Virtual pedestrians pave way to safer roads for driverless cars

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Virtual pedestrians pave way to safer roads for driverless cars

Software takes evasive action.

A "virtual human" suddenly steps out at a blind bend, but the engineer in the Volvo car's driving seat on the test track doesn't flinch, leaving it to software to take evasive action. Private test tracks like the one owned by Sweden's AstaZero are playing an increasing role as manufacturers like ...

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