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Otto Self Driving Trucks to reform the future of transportation

Otto, a San Francisco based Startup is working on Self-Driving truck technology. Its aims to reshape the future of transport by adding auto pilot mode to assist drivers.

Vehicles of future will own technology that will keep them self sustained on driving part. Many startups are working on self-driving vehicles. Recently we had covered news on driverless taxis, with this the auto-pilot mode that will keep the driving safe and take necessary action in case of an accident. Going on the next level, reshaping the future of transport, a San Francisco based startup Otto is working on Self Driving Trucks. Experts are testing mapping software for trucks that can lead its direction with safety.

Not just limited to self-driving, the startup is adding smart technology that plans route for the truck and adds maximum control. A combination of complex hardware and software technology that works together to predict road patterns, keeping the truck safely on the road and necessitates action required to control it under unusual scenario. Aim behind this technology is to assist drivers instead of completely removing the requirement of driver. It can act as a strong assistance if the driver is sleepy or unable to concentrate on his driving.

Driverless vehicles are under inspection to reach masses, adhering to safety standards. It is tough build up a self sustained algorithm that can effectively control the vehicle parts on various routes. But, ample of startups have came up to develop technology for turn self-driving into reality. It also relies on the future and on the infrastructure how well self-driving technology can assist us.


  • Otto team that includes 15 former Google Employees, are working on a self driving truck technology to assist drivers.
  • Otto Self Driving trucks can help drivers to take a break while driving. The technology maps a route of roads for safe and continuous driving.

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