Ride a robot bus

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According to Whitehall, new technology could soon enable robot buses in rural areas, satellite navigation systems to help shoppers find available parking spaces and Nobel prize winners being beamed in to classrooms thanks to virtual reality sets.

This is part of a cross-government five-year digital strategy. It will includes policies on education, transport and health in an effort to boost the digital economy, which official figures show accounted for 7.5% of the economy (£113 billion) in 2013, making it seven times faster than the wider economy over a five year period between 2008 – 2013. The government strategy paper is due by spring.