What's Driving Driverless Cars?

WASHINGTON --- Auto and tech companies are coming together to put driverless cars on the road. Data is what's powering the race. From design and manufacturing to safety and services, data is informing every step of the process towards fully autonomous vehicles. As transformative as they are, self-driving, connected cars are just one component in a much-larger data-collection network soon to be on the world's roads and highways.

What's the future of transportation look like with self-driving and human-driving cars side-by-side? How will the data--some estimates go as high as 1GB per second--from driverless cars be put to use?

Bloomberg, in partnership with Western Digital, interviewed the following experts to discuss the future of autonomous vehicles:

Hon. Christopher A. Hart, Chairman, U.S. National Transportation Safety Board
Felix Holst, Founding Partner, Hack Rod
Dr. John Launchbury, Director, Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), U.S. Department of Defense
Dave Tang, SVP & GM, Western Digital Corporation

Watch the video at http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7889731-bloomberg-western-digital-bgovdata  

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