Have Apple's second place by number of self-governing vehicles in the capital of UAVs in California. Co With its 45 UAVs, Apple outperformed Uber and Tesla.
Apple is catching up
If about Uber and Tesla say for a couple of years, then Apple's drones used to be a rare beast and extremely mysterious. AT April 2017, the company tested only 3 drones. AT end of last year their already 27. And now, after 3 seconds excess of a month already 45.
What do u competitors?
Tesla officially tests in California, 39 unmanned vehicles, and Uber - 29 machines. More cars in this state only Cruise - 110 units. The previous leader was Wyamo, but they threw most of their fleet into Arizona.
What are interesting drones Apple
Until very clear - Tim Cook usually gets away with general phrases. " Autonomy - this is something incredibly exciting for us, let's see where it will lead us, - Apple CEO said in an interview with Bloomberg in the summer of 2017. - we consider autonomy as the mother of all projects in the sphere of artificial intelligence. Perhaps this is one of the the most complex AI projects you need to work on "
As it turned out, Apple was working on its own project of drones in 2014 year. The project was named Titan and on Over 1,000 engineers worked on it, but in autumn 2016 the company decided to freeze the project and to fire some of the employees. A at April 2017, Apple received permission to unmanned vehicles in California and released on Three state roads.