Tesla's To Eye Future With New Sensors?
Science fiction writers of the Thirties like David H. Keller wrote longingly about driverless cars, but it takes a great company like Tesla lead by visionaries like Elon Musk. Tesla has announced that they have dropped their current sensor supplier, MobilEye, and are going to try something new.
It is unclear why Tesla is dropping MobileEye, but one reason may be the emergence of newer approaches to automated driving...
Historically, automated driving systems used rules hand-coded by engineers to recognize obstacles and make critical on-the-road decisions. Increasingly, however, rules are being replaced by machine learning, a way of training a system how to behave using masses of data. Deep learning in particular will be used to train cars not just how to see but how to drive correctly...
Nvidia, which supplies hardware to many carmakers including Tesla, has demonstrated a system that uses deep learning to control everything on a self-driving prototype. This was purely an experimental prototype, however, and does not necessarily reflect a future Nvidia offering...
Drive.ai, a company started by a group of AI researchers from Stanford University, is developing a sophisticated automated driving system that it will eventually offer to carmakers.
Via Technology Review.
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