Beyond the land and to the sea! Cars aren't the only transport targeted for commercial self-driving. Self-navigating ships have been proposed to launch in 2025!
Cars are not the only targets for commercial use of self-driving technologies--these technologies are steadily advancing for ships as well. The Japanese government is working to launch self-navigating ships by 2025. Self-navigating is the maritime version of self-driving; it requires technological development to support autonomous operations that differ from those of cars. This article provides the latest updates on the self-navigation support technologies currently in development.