Uber is partnering with the university of Arizona

October 6, 2015

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Uber is partnering with the university of Arizona to help develop the self-driven car. The University of Arizona will work on optical systems for Uber self-driven car.

For this deal, Uber will donate $25,000 to the university’s college of optical sciences. The university is going to be a test bed for Uber’s prototype mapping vehicle. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed an executive order “supporting the testing and operation of self-driving vehicles in Arizona” according to a release from the Arizona Governors Office.

Uber didn’t mention, how many Uber employees would work with the university researchers.