Amazon-Backed Aurora Readies An Air-Traffic Control System For Self-Driving Cars

Posted on December 30, 2019 Screen Shot 2019-12-30 at 8.55.54 AM

Self-driving cars aren’t quite ready for large-scale commercial deployment, but as the technology advances most companies developing it plan multiple layers of safety. Aurora, a startup that counts Amazon as an investor, thinks a system of remote monitors acting much like air-traffic controllers is one way to help ensure public acceptance of its robotic chauffeurs. Read more.