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GM Buys Lidar Company

Discussion in 'Autonomous Vehicles' started by NerdUno, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. NerdUno

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    99% ? That's pretty incredible.
     
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    This is a very interesting news item, and some insight can be gained by way of the Cruise CEO's brief article on medium '[...] by collapsing the entire sensor down to a single chip, we’ll reduce the cost of each LIDAR on our self-driving cars by 99%.":

    How we’re solving the LIDAR problem – Kyle Vogt – Medium
     
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    Might be a 99% reduction on GM vehicles. Not sure that will be passed along to competitors.
     
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    99% of what though? I have the same problem with battery advancements projections too. They say they will improve things by x% but don't give the baseline, so it's worthless.
     
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    Personally, I suspect that Time of Flight cameras will obsolete LIDAR.
     

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