Drifting champion tackles Goodwood with VR, 5G and one tiny…

Drifting champion tackles Goodwood with VR, 5G and one tiny startup’s tech | TechCrunch

Designated Driver uses Samsung VR headset  and Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phones mounted on the roof transmitting via Vodafone’s 5G network to the Designated Driver remote operating station. 

Typically, Designated Driver’s remote teleoperations driver would sit in front of six screens.

“We’ve pioneered state of the art teleops technology by leveraging 5G,” Designated Driver CEO Manuela Papadopol said. “We’re proud to push boundaries for mobility.”

DD recently remotely controlled a vehicle at Goodwood from its offices in Portland, Ore., some 5,000 miles and an ocean away, saying they maintained 100msec delay for the transatlantic teleops demo.

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