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You Don’t Really Need 5G, Your Self-Driving Car Does

Self-driving cars or autonomous vehicles (AVs) are the killer app for 5G wireless internet. Right now, AVs are Clint Eastwood style lone gunslingers, roving the highways in search of a free lane. They see the world through camera lenses and LIDAR (similar to radar, but using lasers instead of radio waves). When they encounter other AVs, they pass right on by, without so much as a tip of the hat.

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