Driving the driverless revolution forward

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Mr Ronny Cohen, co-founder and chief executive of VayaVision, an Israeli firm pushing autonomous technology forward. It has developed a system offering precise 3D imaging of the environment around a vehicle.
Mr Ronny Cohen, co-founder and chief executive of VayaVision, an Israeli firm pushing autonomous technology forward. It has developed a system offering precise 3D imaging of the environment around a vehicle. ST PHOTO: ZHAKI ABDULLAH
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Over two days of discussions on everything from electric vehicles to smart cities, autonomous vehicles stood out at this year's Smart Mobility Summit in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Organised by the Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative - which is spearheaded by the Israeli Prime Minister's Office - this year's summit drew almost 4,000 guests from around the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 24, 2018, with the headline Driving the driverless revolution forward. Subscribe