self driving cars

carsWill Self-Driving Vehicles Make Uber A Dangerous Choice?

Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft are a convenient alternative to calling a cab. Once users download the company’s app and register an account, they can start booking rides. Although ride-sharing services can be more expensive than a cab, it’s what …

camerasTwo Cheap Cameras Can Provide LiDAR-like Object Detection for Self-Driving

Cornell researchers can use two inexpensive cameras on either side of the windshield to detect objects with nearly LiDAR’s accuracy and at a fraction of the cost. Currently, the LIDAR implementation needs three devices and a cost of $10,000 per …

artificial intelligenceTesla Autonomy Software

Tesla Autonomy Investor Day described their software. Tesla has a shadow mode where they can compare alternative software algorithms against the current software. Tesla will only proceed from shadow mode to early adopter software rollout if the Shadow Mode software …

carsTesla Will Showcase Full Self Driving Computer on Monday

Tesla will showcase the full self-driving computer (FSD) on Monday and will provide test drives of Tesla's that are using the FSD computer.

artificial intelligenceBuilding a Better Driver #TCRobotics

Autonomous vehicles can't be as good as human drivers. They need to be better. Aurora co-founder and CPO Sterling Anderson and Uber ATG Chief scientist Raquel Urtasun dig into the self-driving stack and how AI is used to help vehicles …

carsTesla Autopilot Needs Big Progress to Reach Full Self-driving

Self-driving car expert Brad Templeton does not believe that Tesla is close to having its software ready for full self-driving cars. Brad has lengthy assessment of the current capabilities of the Tesla Autopilot. Brad feels that the Autopilot needs improvements …

businessEconomic Impact of Self-driving Trucks

Trucks are the backbone of the supply-chain delivery system. 70% of goods are delivered by truck. The U.S. trucking industry generated $700.3 billion in economic activity in 2017. Self-driving trucks will revolutionize logistics. It can bring down the cost by …

artificial intelligenceTencent Keen Security Lab Tricks Tesla Autopilot into Oncoming Traffic

Tesla Autopilot recognizes lanes and assists control by identifying road traffic markings. Tencent Keen Labs proved that by placing interference stickers on the road, the Autopilot system will capture this information and make an abnormal judgment, which causes the vehicle …

artificial intelligenceGetting Autonomous Cars Ready for the Road #emtechdigital

Dmitri Dolgov is the CTO and VP of Engineering, Waymo. Dmitri briefly reviewed the self-driving car work ten to 15 years ago from the DARPA grand challenge to today. They initially chose 10 driving routes and driving about 100,000 miles …

artificial intelligenceFuture of AI and Security #emTechDigital

Dawn Song Professor, UC Berkeley; Founder and CEO, Oasis Labs Future of AI and Security Dawn is talking about AI-powered DDOS cyber attacks. Machine Learning in the Presence of the Attacker Cyber attacks upon AI. It can attack the integrity …