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Musk Says Lidar is a Crutch

In a recent earnings call with investors Elon Musk renewed his stand against the use of lidar in autonomous vehicles, at least in the case of Tesla automobiles. Musk has long argued that LIDAR is too expensive and too bulky … Continue reading

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Tesla Sticking with Radar

“Elon Musk says today’s Tesla cars can improve their self-driving ability with its existing radar system by generating the kind of point cloud you’d normally expect only from LIDAR. (LIDAR’s the laser sensing system used in the trademark, roof-mounted beacons in Google cars.) In messages on his Twitter feed, … Continue reading

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