CityVerve, is a UK government-funded smart city demonstrator based in Manchester. Here, Jeremy Cowan talks to Nick Chrissos, head of Innovation Technology, Cisco UKI — Cisco is one of the 21 organisations which are part of the CityVerve consortium — to get an overview of the CityVerve project
There is no longer any doubt that autonomous vehicles (AVs) will soon be a reality on our roads. However, there are multiple challenges which must first be overcome. Initial AVs will be restricted to operating on certain “known” roads, plus these early vehicles won’t be truly autonomous and will require human control and oversight at times.