presented by: Michigan House

Detroit: Adoption of First Self-Driving Shuttle

The future of any city depends heavily on the technology upon which it is built. For Detroit, that technology is expansive. From the world’s fastest internet, to the world’s first fully functional autonomous shuttle, the city has become an incubator for leading startups. This discussion will focus on the implementation of self-driving vehicles and the required infrastructure that led to them being accepted into the daily fabric of Detroit. Hear how the combination of a high-speed fiber network, an autonomous vehicle developer, and a real estate company provided the foundation for a world-class smart city committed to delivering unique experiences for its residents and visitors. You will walk way understanding how technology continues to help create “generational skip” in downtown Detroit!



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced