CHINA Amazing! Smart buses debut in Shenzhen

CHINA

Amazing! Smart buses debut in Shenzhen

By Fang Tian | People's Daily app

20:45, December 04, 2017

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Four self-driving buses began trial operation on Dec 2 in Shenzhen, a developd high-tech city of South China’s Guangdong Province, according to Shenzhen News.

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The four smart buses can run without a driver owing to Alphaba, a self-devloped smart driving bus transit system which enables emergency stop, passing around roadblocks, avoiding pedestrians and changing lanes, said the report.

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The smart bus system based on artificial intelligence, automatic control and vision computing can accurately change lanes.

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Ridar censors, cameras and GPS antennas are set to guarantee safe driving.

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Another shining point of the smart buses is the new pay method. A QR code and bus cards issued by Shenzhen and other cities including Beijing, Chongqing, Nanjing, Suzhou and Guangzhou, are acceptable to pay for a smart bus tour in Shenzhen. Passengers are free to take during the trial period.

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In case of any emergency, the buses are equipped with a driver who can manually change the vehicle from self-driving to manual mode.

(Photos and GIF images: WeChat account nandusz)

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