Abu Dhabi Explores Autonomous Driving and Metaverse Development

  • Publish date: Sunday، 12 December 2021
Abu Dhabi Explores Autonomous Driving and Metaverse Development

Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) and Roborace, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the development of innovative products based on autonomous technologies and Roborace metaverse infrastructure to facilitate faster and wider adoption of autonomous vehicle technology, with a focus on sustainability.

Roborace will review the opportunity to establish its regional HQ in Abu Dhabi and will also consider the operation of upcoming seasons of its autonomous racing series from and in Abu Dhabi, as well as collaborate with ADIO and Mubadala on the development of its metaverse technology from the testing and simulation of autonomous driving systems in specialised centers of expertise in Abu Dhabi.

To showcase the technology, Roborace will be exhibiting one of its autonomous racing cars, and the Guinness World Records Fastest Autonomous Car in the world – Robocar – at the FutrWorld event from December 9-11 at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi.

ADIO, Mubadala and Roborace are active proponents of the 4th Industrial Revolution, viewing artificial intelligence and the intersection of physical and virtual reality as the backbone of future industries.