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Toyota's newest self-driving tech sports keener vision

Enhanced system detects low, small objects in all directions

Toyota's U.S. AI research unit has developed a next-generation self-driving test vehicle with a 360-degree scanning capability.

NAGOYA, Japan -- Toyota Motor unveiled in the U.S. Thursday its most advanced automated driving research vehicle to date, featuring an increased ability to sense objects in its vicinity.  

Developed by the automaker's American artificial intelligence R&D unit, the Toyota Research Institute, the Platform 3.0 test vehicle is capable of detecting objects up to 200 meters away in a 360-degree view.

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