Tesla’s Lack Of LIDAR For Autopilot Is Legit & Provides Competitive Edge, Research Hints

Tesla’s Lack Of LIDAR For Autopilot Is Legit & Provides Competitive Edge, Research Hints

This story about Tesla and LIDAR was first published by Gas2 Autonomous vehicles use electronic sensors to gather information about the outside world. Those sensors substitute for the eyes and ears of human drivers. The data they collect is fed to high-speed computers that turn it into digital maps that are then used to guide the car along its path. The typical assortment of sensors include ultrasound equipment, GPS input, cameras, radar transmitters, and LIDAR. LIDAR is much like radar except it used pulses of light instead of pulses of radio waves to probe the surrounding environment. According to […]

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