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KDDI, Sony invest in self-driving car OS developer Tier IV

Wednesday 7 March 2018 | 13:54 CET | News
Japanese operator KDDI, Sony and other investors have injected around JPY 3 billion (approximately USD 28.4 million) in Tier IV, a university-affiliated startup that develops and sells operating systems for self-driving vehicles. KDDI said it will partner with Tier IV to launch self-driving car tests using 5G networks, Nikkei reports. Sony, which acquired its stake via its affiliated investment fund, said it may collaborate with its semiconductor and nonlife insurance units.

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Companies: KDDI / Nvidia / Sony
Countries: Japan
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