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Tesla's Computer Vision Master Plan

Discussion in 'Autopilot & Autonomous/FSD' started by strangecosmos, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. strangecosmos

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    Thank you for this!
     
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    Thank you for this!
     
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    Great article. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    I appreciated the article, thanks for that. Not to be critical but I probably wouldn’t have used Tesla’s self driving demo video as evidence of what this technology can do. That video was obviously faked (or hardcoded if one prefers).
     
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    Nice work. Agreed. I too hope for real change to our environment instead of vacuous narcissists decrying others as they fly their polluting jets to the next conference that accomplishes nothing.
     
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    Good read. I'm not against lidar, but agree if it isn't effective in certain weather conditions then you cannot base your self-driving on it.
     
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    There's no proof that something weird is going on in Tesla's self driving video. However, the 2016 California disengagement report strongly implies that Tesla simply drove their car over the same course multiple times over a few days, until they got good footage. At the very least, the disengagement report implies that Tesla's system at the time was extremely brittle and would not be able to generalize well to other situations. On top of this, Tesla's Autopilot currently, despite being over a year later, still doesn't display a lot of the capabilities shown in that video.
     
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    Really great article and I certainly agree with all. Nice explanations. I am also in the camp that I believe LIDAR isn't necessary. My eyes don't have it and I've been able to successively navigate for 50 years. :D Cameras and RADAR are good enough as you know. Just a matter of time with the right software.
     
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    So not faked, just not filmed in one attempt.

    Doesn't really have any bearing on whether the video was "faked". A demo is a demo — not a finished commercial product ready to be used by customers. Tesla never said that customers' cars would have full self-driving software in 2018, and it would have been unreasonable to expect that. Elon's optimistic prediction is that Hardware 2 Teslas will be capable of full self-driving by the end of 2019. And of course, there's a good chance it will be later than that.
     
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    One year later and the major outline you wrote still holds!
     
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