YANDEX's news * Russia - A new player in the truckmakers' field ?
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Yandex doesn't plan to create its own autonomous car like Google, the Russian company is adapting its technologies to the needs of major car manufacturers. For example, the Yandex.Navigator service recently was built into the Toyota RAV4 Exclusive and Honda. Also, at the end of August Yandex signed an agreement with the Russian truck maker KAMAZ to create a navigation system based on artificial intelligence... Most existing GPS systems only guide trucks as if they were light cars, which becomes problematic on narrow streets and under low bridges. Therefore, truck drivers rarely use such systems... As part of collaboration with KAMAZ, Yandex plans to develop an artificial intelligence system to help truck drivers keep the vehicle in the lane, monitor whether the driver is tired, and initiate an emergency brake if necessary...
(Photo Ramil Sitdikov/RIA Novosti - Yandex signed an agreement with the Russian truck maker KAMAZ to create a navigation system based on artificial intelligence) -- Moscow, Russia - RBTH, by Victoria Zavyalova - September 15, 2016
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