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Autonomous cars still many years away: conference panel

Media | 06/05/2018 7:35 pm EDT

TORONTO — The advent of fully autonomous cars on the road is still further away than some may think, according to an executive at a company that supplies small cells. “I would wager we’re probably 15 years away at the very least,” said Kyriakos Vergos, vice-president in North America for Airspan, a vendor of LTE small cells and backhaul technologies. Autonomous cars are those that do not require a driver behind the wheel in any circumstance. Vergos, who was on a panel discussing 5G technology at the Telecom Summit in Toronto, said there are still huge hurdles to clear for the...