5 Biggest Players in Driverless Cars

The self-driving Google car leads the autonomous car movement, but other names are worth a look

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5 Biggest Players in Driverless Cars

Qualcomm (QCOM)

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What role could phonemaker Qualcomm (QCOM) possibly play in the world of autonomous cars? Well, driverless cars are going to need some way of seeing using computer chips and sensors, and QCOM has certainly proven itself in the world of microchips.

It’s not just digital vision that could make QCOM one of the pillars of the driverless car movement, however. The company’s CEO Kara Swisher recently suggested that autonomous cars would need to communicate with one another while sharing the road. Qualcomm is well-positioned to tap into its know-how to make it happen.

While QCOM might not seem to be the likeliest here, the potential is still enormous.


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