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Training in self-driving ecosystem launched in India

IANS  |  New Delhi 

US-based edutech institution Udacity on Monday announced a collaboration with GPS navigation, tracking and location solution provider MapmyIndia to provide training to students and recruit professionals who have completed the Self-Driving Nanodegree with Udacity.

The partnership will provide wide career opportunities for students who take up this course and will help them solve real-life job challenges.

"We are excited to be the first edu-tech company to have launched the self-driving nanodegree on a global platform. Our partnership with MapmyIndia is a sincere effort to accelerate innovation in this ecosystem and provide a wide spectrum of opportunities for students in India," said Ishan Gupta, MD India, Udacity in a statement.

The nine-month online programme in self-driving provides interactive projects in computer vision and robotic controls as well as other software development skills that are required to build and develop the self-driving car technology.

MapmyIndia has been investing in developing technology to fuel maps which can power self-driving cars.

"We are excited to support our customers and recruit talented specialists from Udacity's Self-Driving Nanodegree programme," added Rohan Verma, Executive Director and CTO, MapmyIndia.



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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 16:48 IST