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Here’s what full self driving autopilot “sees”

What unreleased FSD Autopilot sees. Straight from Tesla Autopilot recruiting website. pic.twitter.com/EaI5DzKbYs

— The Tesla Show (@TheTeslaShow) January 31, 2020

From The Tesla Show Twitter feed: "What unreleased FSD Autopilot sees. Straight from Tesla Autopilot recruiting website."

From the job description:

Apply cutting-edge research to train deep neural networks on problems ranging ...

U.S. Senator calls out Tesla over safety issues involving ‘misleading’ Autopilot feature

01.26.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

A sitting U.S. Congressman is urging Tesla to rebrand its Autopilot feature due to safety concerns. In a statement, U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) is requesting that the Elon Musk-founded electric vehicle manufacturer make significant changes t... ...

With Garmin Autoland, small planes can land themselves if the pilot becomes incapacitated

Here’s a horror scenario for you: you’re flying in a small plane and suddenly the single pilot who knows how to fly passes out. In the movies, somebody would probably talk one of the passengers through safely landing the plane. In reality, that’s unlikely. Flying planes is hard. Now, however, planes outfitted with the Garmin ...

Tesla acquires computer vision startup DeepScale in push towards robotaxis

Tesla has acquired DeepScale, a Silicon Valley startup that uses low-wattage processors to power more accurate computer vision, in a bid to improve its Autopilot driver assistance system and deliver on CEO Elon Musk’s vision to turn its electric vehicles into robotaxis. CNBC was the first to report the acquisition. TechCrunch independently confirmed the deal ...

Tesla Autopilot was engaged before 2018 California crash, NTSB finds

A Tesla Model S was in Autopilot mode —the company’s advanced driver assistance system — when it crashed into a fire truck in Southern California last year, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. Reuters was the first to the report on the contents of the public documents. A ...

Elon Musk is raising the price of Tesla’s “full self-driving” feature by another $1,000

The price of a Tesla vehicle equipped with “full self-driving” is about to get more expensive, the second time in the past several months the company has increased fees for a feature that isn’t completely functional. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that the price of its full self-driving option will increase by $1,000 on ...

Watch a plane land itself truly autonomously for the first time

A team of German researchers have created an automatic landing system for small aircraft that lets them touch down not only without a pilot, but without any of the tech on the ground that lets other planes do it. It could open up a new era of autonomous flight — and make ordinary landings safer ...