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[August 18, 2014]
Baidu rolls out self-driving cars [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]
(China Daily: Hong Kong Edition Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Baidu Inc, China's largest search engine company, was the host of a self-driving car seminar in Beijing on Aug 18, 2014. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Five self-driving vehicles had their test runs outside the event venue at Baidu's headquarters in Beijing. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] The cars were developed by Wuhan University, Beijing Union University, Beijing Institute of Technology, the Military Transportation University and a team led by Li Deyi, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. [[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Equipped with cameras, radars, GPS, navigation equipment and computers, the next-generation cars completed a round trip of around 200 meters one after another without drivers. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] The first passengers of the driver-less journey included senior executives of Baidu's Institute of Deep Learning, which is the Chinese equivalent to Google's X Labs. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Scientists finalize test platform for ultra-speed maglev train Arctic expedition team conducts scientific studyChina's first driverless subway train on exhibition (c) 2014 China Daily Information Company. All Rights Reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info).
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