Microsoft has unveiled its plan to dominate in autonomous car software with its recently deal with the highest selling car brand in the world, Toyota.
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Microsoft announced its deal with Toyota on Wednesday. The deal will include car operating systems, Wi-Fi, motion sensors, voice recognition, and navigation in Toyota self driving cars.
Report has it that Microsoft’s recent deal with Toyota might sprout up new deals for other auto industries.
Peggy Johnson, the executive vice president of business development at Microsoft, said “the connected car represents an enormous opportunity for the auto industry, and at the core it’s a software challenge,”
Toyota Connect marked an expansion of an even earlier partnership with Microsoft to research and develop connected car services. Toyota Connect is the data science hub for the Toyota, serving its robotics and artificial intelligence research.