A lidar is a light-emitting radar which provides a 3D image of a car’s environment, necessary for autonomous vehicles (AV), but lidars are costly. Tesla, alone among car manufacturers, is dispensing with a lidar on its road to AVs. This forces much higher data generation, collection and computation on Tesla in order to improve the […]
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June 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Tesla May Have Taken Wrong Turn On Lidar
Is There A Shortcut For Tesla On The Road To Autonomous Vehicles? – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) | Seeking Alpha
June 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on Is There A Shortcut For Tesla On The Road To Autonomous Vehicles? – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) | Seeking Alpha
Tesla is taking a different route towards full autonomous vehicles compared to other car manufacturers in dispensing with the lidar. This requires the company to generate much more data in order to improve the algorithms required for other sensors to build a 3D model of the environment without a lidar. Some argue this data can […]
June 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on Waymo Vs. Tesla, The Race To The Autonomous Car
While existing car manufacturers are pouring resources into the development of fully autonomous cars, they lack some of the crucial capabilities required. As such, they risk being upstaged by newcomers who are forcing them to either acquire, partner, or develop these capabilities. Here, we look at two of these newcomers who seem to be at […]