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The spillover benefits of AV technology could be wide-ranging

The spillover benefits of AV technology could be wide-ranging

The potential applications span health care, retail and agriculture, among other industries.

On Wednesday June 19, 2019, Axios wrote:
The effort to commercialize fully autonomous vehicles has spawned an array of supporting hardware and software technologies whose impact could extend well beyond AVs.

The sizable picture: Fierce competition during the mobile complaceing boom led to better, cheaper components cameras, batteries, wireless chips that in turn transformed technologies from satellites to drones. A similar process could play out with AVs, as the billions of investment dollars pouring into the sector enable advances that spill over into retail, health care and other parts of the economy.

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