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5G will drive autonomous vehicles beyond standard routes to next level

Jun 13, 2019 - Orlando Business Journal (Florida)

Joe Moye can see visions of a future where commuters may be able to hail self-driving cars on demand - like an Uber or taxi.

But to get to that level, the industry needs 5G.

The CEO of Orlando-based Beep Inc. - a self-driving shuttle firm introduced earlier this year in southeast Orlando's Lake Nona community - plans to start autonomous operations in the 17-square-mile neighborhood by year's end. That's just the start of what autonomy can do.

Beep's current shuttle, manufacture...