05 novembre 2020

The culprits of consumers acting as beta testers for safety critical software

Last week Tesla sent out a beta software update called "Full Self-Driving" to a select group of customers. This release is expected to comprise of improvements to the company's Autopilot – and include advanced driver-assist features designed for local, non-highway streets. While this is a remarkable engineering feat and a courageous move, it is also a dangerous one.  on October 21, the company released a beta software update to selected Tesla owners called Full Self Driving (FSD). The problem is the same as before: the name is... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2020

Tesla “Full Self Driving” Will Include Pothole Avoidance, Vector-Space Bird’s Eye View … & What Else?

    Tesla "Full Self Driving" Will Include Pothole Avoidance, Vector-Space Bird's Eye View ... & What Else?This evening on Twitter, after receiving the 4200th request for bird's eye view to be included in Tesla touchscreen visualizations, Tesla CEO Elon Musk provided the first affirmative response I've seen to this request. He noted that "Vector-space bird's eye view" would come with Full Self Driving (FSD) once ...https://cleantechnica.com  
26 octobre 2020

What Will Happen After Tesla Releases Next Autopilot/FSD Software Update?

  1. Social media will be flooded with Tesla owners posting videos of what their cars can now do. (I will almost certainly do so.) 2. Consumer interest in Tesla will jump upward again, and interest in the FSD package will also jump — among potential owners and current owners. 3. Tesla will raise the price of the FSD software package. 4. Eagle-eyed critics will identify a few gaps where Autopilot still struggles, identifying remaining technical barriers to fully self-driving Tesla robotaxis. 5. Major media sites will write... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2020

Is Tesla’s Autopilot Unwanted In Germany?

n September 2020, the EU NCAP, an NGO that has many European government authorities as members, tested driving-assist systems and ranked Tesla Autopilot below average. The main reason for the low rank of the functionality test was explained as follows: “Tesla’s systems name Autopilot is inappropriate as it suggests full automation.” In their valuation guidelines, they explain, “A good system name should not be misleading and contain Assistance to clearly identify the system design and its purpose to assist the driver.... [Lire la suite]