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This week, there has been a lot of news related to IoT partnerships. Intel picks up Itseez; T-Mobile and IBM are working with Twilio; Levis and Google are working on smart clothing; Arduino is offering support for Amazon; the city of Los Angeles is opening up its data to developers; and Nest is making its Thread protocol open source.
Uber will be using a hybrid Ford Fusion that will gather mapping data as it tests the autonomous driving capabilities. The car will have multiple sensors including radars, laser scanners, and high resolution cameras to map details of the environment.
The city’s planners think it is possible to not just drastically cut traffic but ultimately to do away with vehicle emissions and transportation-related deaths. To get there, it will transition to a shared-model of electric self-driving cars and public transit.