29 Nov '16, 7pm

Can Israeli Start-up Oryx Oust Lidar Drom Self-Driving Cars?

Lidar has been the best thing to happen to self-driving cars —and also the worst. Installing a bank of lasers on the roof means a car can capture millions of points of information every second, rapidly building up a 3D image of the world around it. The problem is that until recently, lidar units were more expensive than the cars that carried them. High performance units on Google’s early vehicles cost $70,000; devices with shorter range and a narrower field of view, from lidar pioneer Velodyne, can still cost thousands. There is always the option of going without lidar altogether, as Tesla has done. Its cars rely on cheaper radar, video, and ultrasonic sensors. But the fatal crash of a Model S this summer while its Autopilot system was engaged shows that this solution is far from ideal. What autonomous car makers really want is a dirt cheap and utterly reliable sensor that...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/s...

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