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Test Site for Autonomous Vehicles Opens In Norway-A World First

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Norway’s Trondheim Fjord will be the world’s first technological playground for pilotless vehicles that move below, on and above the water’s surface.

Snake robots, underwater drones, unmanned ships and flying drones are craft you will soon be able to see on Trondheim Fjord, Norway’s third-longest fjord located in the west-central part of the country. The area is being established as a test lab for autonomous technology – which could replace the crews on ships, among many other possibilities.

“As far as I know, this is the first test site of its kind in the world. In fact, I’m surprised at how fast the development is progressing...

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