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European Union or United States laws will regulate face
recognition for surveillance.
By 2025, the use of face recognition for broad surveillance will come under regulatory guidance in the
United States or Europe, limiting uses of face recognition by governments for general, large-scale detection of people.
Laws will require self-driving cars to share performance
and safety data.
By 2030, some countries will require that manufacturers share data from semiautonomous and
autonomous vehicles on performance and accidents,
akin to the National Transportation Safety Board in
the United States for air transport.
A self-driving car will cross the continental United States.
By 2025, the first car to cross the United States
without human intervention will be celebrated.
There will be roads closed to human drivers. By 2030, at
least one city in the world will close a region to all
human-piloted vehicles and employ a mix of
autonomous cars, including large-scale public micro-transit systems.
Governments will start to build road infrastructure for
By 2035, in numerous regions in the United States,
Europe, and elsewhere, specially designed signaling
and related infrastructure will be deployed that allows
semiautonomous vehicles to be reliably autonomous
for long stretches of highway. Special “hyperlanes”
will be created in places that allow for high-speed
Chris Welty is a senior research scientist at Google, Inc.
Lora Aroyo is a computer scientist and professor at The Vri-je Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft
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courtesy James Gary.