Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Tesla demonstrates how its self-driving car sees the world

Saturday, November 19, 2016 2:36
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Tesla followed up a previously released video that demonstrated the capabilities of the company’s autonomous driving system with a new one, this time giving us a glimpse of how its self-driving cars see the world.

The Model X in the video is seen circling through the neighborhood streets surrounding Tesla’s Palo Alto, Calif. headquarters, with no human intervention. A series of colorful boxes and lines outline real-world objects detected by the vehicle’s suite of sensors in spectacular detail. The vehicle is able to individually identify in-lane obstacles from oncoming obstacles, while also having the ability to distinguish road signs from traffic lights – something its current generation Autopilot is unable to do.

Using what the company describes as Tesla Neural Net for vision – combining signals captured through eight cameras and twelve advanced ultrasonic sensors – Tesla’s fleet of vehicles with “hardware 2” will have a 360-degree view and see the world in precision beyond what humans are capable of.

Tesla continues to collect data in “Shadow Mode” and incrementally improve upon its self-driving algorithms through over-the-air software updates. “Our goal is, we’ll to be able to do a demonstration drive of full autonomy all the way from LA to New York,” CEO Elon Musk has said in the past. According to Musk, the trip would be “from home in LA, to dropping you off in Times Square, and then the car will go park itself.”

The post Tesla demonstrates how its self-driving car sees the world appeared first on TESLARATI.com.

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.