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Microsoft hosted its fourth Innovation Day in Brussels this week, with partner organisations showing off the technology wares they predict could take off in the near future.
This photo shows a system, developed by the Microsoft Research team in Cambridge, whereby a car learns how to drive around a track within a computer game. With further work, it's hoped the system can be tested on real vehicles.
The three green laser lines measure the time until impact with various objects, while the lines on the road show the route the car has taken previously, which it uses to perfect its line.