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Regulators Must Be Quick to Adjust to Autonomous Car Revolution, Says Israel’s Chief Scientist
Ami Appelbaum, Israel’s chief scientist and chairman of the country’s innovation investment arm, spoke at a conference on innovation held by Calcalist at the Mondial de l'Automobile auto show in Paris
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The autonomous car will affect every aspect of the industry as it requires sensor capabilities, connectivity systems, and safety and cybersecurity measures, Appelbaum said.
“Israeli entrepreneurs were among the first to identify the trends of autonomous cars, smart mobility, and shared transportation,” Calcalist's publisher Yoel Esteron said in the opening ceremony of the event. “These startups already collaborate with car-making giants and technology giants. They are at the forefront of cybersecurity, software, sensors, and chips for autonomous and electric cars, computer vision, artificial intelligence technology for smart mobility, and shared transportation,” he added.