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LG joins Microsoft to accelerate autonomous vehicles business

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has partnered to help grow its autonomous vehicle and infotainment system business by leveraging Microsoft's cloud and (AI) technologies along with LG's future developments.

LG will apply Microsoft's AI knowledge to its (ADAS), Driver-Status Monitoring Camera (DSM) and Multi-Purpose Front Camera products and incorporate Microsoft's Solution Accelerator in LG's

With Data Box service, data captured on the road can be uploaded automatically to create a library that helps the grow even smarter, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

"Working together, we can empower automakers to deliver differentiated mobility experiences, create new services and revenue opportunities, and to build safer, more intelligent and more sustainable vehicles," said Sanjay Ravi, Manager, at

will drastically reduce the time required for LG AI to learn and evolve.

Azure can help AI self-driving software learn diverse patterns displayed by drivers as well as recognise and distinguish between pedestrians and other objects.

"Our expectation is that the combination of Microsoft's advanced with LG's fast-growing automotive components business will accelerate the self-driving auto industry as a whole," said Kim Jin-yong, of the

With help from Azure, LG's vehicle infotainment system will allow drivers to easily and quickly check traffic conditions on the road, search for nearby restaurants, call up favourite songs and more.



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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 09:38 IST