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Sony Reveals New Self-Driving EV Prototype

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Sony has unveiled its prototype self-driving electric vehicle which will be used as a platform for Sony’s state-of-the-art imaging sensors.

Instead of side mirrors, cameras display footage of areas the driver cannot directly see on a large monitor.

The prototype uses 33 sensors that can assess its surroundings and objects on the road. Through Vision-S, Sony hopes to enhance sensor technology to enable self-driving in the future.

The electronics maker plans to test the car on public streets before the end of fiscal 2020.