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Autonomous robots, flying vehicles and virtual reality at Dubai's GITEX

By Bijan Hosseini, CNN

Published 0837 GMT (1637 HKT) December 18, 2020
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Visitors from around the world flocked to Dubai for its annual GITEX technology summit, where everything from autonomous robots to virtual reality was on display. (Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images) KARIM SAHIB/AFP/AFP via Getty Images
Visitors stand next a concept flying car at the Dubai World Trade center. GITEX was held from December 6 to December 10. (Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images) KARIM SAHIB/AFP/AFP via Getty Images
This autonomous-driving concept car was on display.
Visitors participate in a virtual reality autonomous flight simulation.
Robots are displayed next to a concept flying car. (Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images) KARIM SAHIB/AFP/AFP via Getty Images
A self-driving autonomous vehicle.
Noam Azran, CEO of BeeFree Agro, pitches his startup at the GITEX Supernova Challenge, where startups from around the world competed for $200,000 in prize money.
The winners and runner-ups at the GITEX Supernova Challenge.