16 septembre 2020

Robotaxis: What’s The Difference Between 10x Better & 10x Safer?

When thinking of being a 10 times better driver — better in solving difficult situations — we get a completely different picture. In that case, we can remove all the victims of DUI, texting, dozing off while driving, disciplining the kids in the back seat, or plain stupid behavior like reckless speeding. That is about 90% of all accidents. The other ~10% of accidents are the result of the driver not being fast enough, not being experienced enough, having only 2 eyes (with none in the back of his head), and other normal... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2020

An Autonomous Vehicle Is A New Medium

“You can have many views of what a computer is. My particular view is that a computer is a new medium. (…) A computer will be in the future more looked at in this way — as a delivery vehicle for software.” — Steve Jobs in 1995. For most, an autonomous vehicle (AV) is a car, but it also can be seen asa new medium — something that in the future will be seen as a delivery vehicle for software. It delivers software to you, and one part of its diverse software services is autonomous transportation. In that respect, the term autonomous... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2020

Autonomous driving to take off in 2020, China robotaxi CEO says

Autonomous driving to take off in 2020, China robotaxi CEO says   GUANGZHOU -- Self-driving vehicles will soon be as ordinary as taking a self-operating elevator, according to Tony Han, CEO of Chinese robotaxi startup WeRide.ai. "In the 19th century, elevators still needed human operators, but now they are unstaffed," Han said. "The autonomous operation of vehicles will become a commonplace service." Han sees the new year as the turning point for self-driving technology. "2020 will be the year in which we will... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2019

Here are Elon Musk’s wildest predictions about Tesla’s self-driving cars

Here are Elon Musk’s wildest predictions about Tesla’s self-driving cars Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a series of bold predictions today about the ability for his company’s cars to completely drive themselves. And Musk thinks it will happen sooner than most of his competitors — perhaps as soon as the end of this year. Musk made the comments at an invitation-only event for investors at Tesla’s Palo Alto-headquarters, laying out a near-future vision in which self-driving Teslas vehicles compete with the likes of Waymo, GM, and... [Lire la suite]