By Jeff Brown, editor, Exponential Tech Investor
Last October, a modified Toyota Prius drove itself 3,099 miles—from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to the George Washington Bridge in Manhattan.
There was a human in the driver’s seat. But he didn’t touch the steering wheel, gas, or brake pedals for the entire trip. The self-driving car drove itself the entire distance.
If any readers are curious, you can have a look at the time-lapse video of the entire coast-to-coast journey here.
Although the trip was the first of its kind, it got little to no press coverage.
But make no mistake, this is a remarkable achievement. This sort of trip wouldn’t have been possible even just a few years ago.
Today, I want to share with you the technology that made it possible—and show why it’s a trend that ought to be on every investor’s radar…