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High-Tech Companies Must Prepare for Opportunities That Autonomous Driving Technology Will Bring

Published: 19 September 2016

ID: G00313542

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa, James F. Hines


The automotive industry is heading toward the full-fledged commercialization of autonomous driving technology beyond 2020. Technology strategic planners at high-tech companies should take steps now to capture the opportunities in the autonomous driving technology market.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Autonomous driving technology will force the automotive industry to collaborate with strategic planners in the nonautomotive industry
  • The need for new sensing technology in autonomous driving systems will create business opportunities for strategic planners at high-tech companies
  • Autonomous driving systems will require a high-precision, 3D map system, creating a new business segment for strategic planners within the IT industry

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