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  1. danny

    Full Release of FSD Beta to N.A., Competitors Double Down on LiDAR | TMC Podcast #27

    Topics- 0:00 Stream begins 0:25 Intro 3:04 Consolidation in LiDAR manufacturers 22:14 Volvo EX90 to ship with LiDAR 47:50 FSD Beta Full Release in N.A. 1:01:49 FSD detecting autopilot cheats 1:11:10 Gwen Shotwell directly overseeing SpaceX Starship 1:13:31 Viewer comments from previous podcasts...
  2. danny

    Tesla Opening Charging Connector to World | TMC Podcast #26

    We cover Tesla opening up their charging connector to the world, Tesla scaling back on solar, FSD V11 going out to Tesla employees, and more. Topics- 0:00 Intro 2:47 Tesla opens up their connector standard 26:10 Tesla scales back on solar 49:50 California power companies and solar 55:32...
  3. dqd88

    What is your prediction re Waymo/Lidar?

    If Elon is right, and Waymo (et al) scraps Lidar at some point after they realize it's too expensive, etc... What happens then? Do they write-off all that Cap-ex that went into Lidar? Do they start from the ground up with Vision? Do they call it quits? Do they try to acquire Tesla for autonomy...
  4. S

    Cornell University Study on Cameras vs LiDAR

    Saw an article yesterday on Gizmodo about whether Cornell University’s study on using two stereo cameras up front on the windshield was a better idea and less expensive one than using a LiDAR system and whether this showed that Tesla was correct in its approach (although not much on this...
  5. Matias

    Promising solid state lidar

    This sounds very promising MIT and DARPA Pack Lidar Sensor onto Single Chip Another solid state device, which apparently should be available soon: Quanergy Announces $250 Solid-State LIDAR for Cars, Robots, and More
  6. Urgo

    Security researcher disabled self-driving car with a laser and a Raspberry Pi

    Saw this in the news today. Autopilot in the Tesla shouldn't be effected by this specifically since it is using cameras instead of these Lidar sensors but still worth noting when thinking of all the things Tesla needs to be considering before releasing auto pilot to the world. Self-driving cars...