An Introduction to
Later that Year
We have been working around the least reliable part of the Car
Made the Car stronger
Bla Bla .. Bla ...
1.25 million deaths worldwide
400 deaths everyday in India
We need to Fix the Bug rather than patching around it.
Light Detection & Ranging
helping the car ‘see’ objects right in front of it.
These include the usual suspects - pedestrians, and other motorists.
also detects and records information about road signs and traffic lights
4 front & Back
Mapping and Localization
It is most likely a motorcycle and not a bicycle and will get categorized as such by the vehicle.
(e.g. change lanes, drive forward 10m, turn right).
A general Algorithm
and removes all those that would either cross an obstacle or come too close to the predicted path of a moving one.
therefore that path would be eliminated from the feasible set.
Remaining paths are evaluated based on
Once the best path has been identified, a set of
are passed on to the vehicle’s on-board processors and actuators.
takes on average 50ms
It can be longer or shorter depending on the
The process of localization, mapping, obstacle detection, and path planning is repeated until the vehicle reaches its destination.