• A Hungarian startup is betting cameras will help it deliver self-driving cars more quickly and cheaply than Waymo

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    AImotive, a Hungarian startup, is developing self-driving car technology that relies on cameras, instead of Lidar laser sensors, to detect cars, obstacles, and signs.
    Its approach differs sharply from Waymo, Uber, and General Motors, all of which are focusing on cars that use more expensive Lidar technology.
    AImotive thinks using cameras could put autonomous cars on the road faster and at a much lower price than the competition, but some say cameras have big limitations and risks.
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - When it comes to developing self-driving cars, a startup based in Hungary, of all...
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  • A Hungarian startup thinks it has the key to cheaper self-driving cars - but a ride in its test car suggests it has a lot of work ahead

    A Hungarian startup thinks it has the key to cheaper self-driving cars - but a ride in its test car suggests it has a lot of work ahead

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    AImotive is developing self-driving car technology that relies on inexpensive cameras, rather than a pricey Lidar system.
    The company recently began testing a car equipped with its technology in Silicon Valley.
    I got a test ride, and it was an unnerving experience.
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Covering the development of self-driving cars has offered some unique experiences.
    I've ridden in a car with no one in the driver's seat. I've ridden in one that had the driver's seat turned around so that it faced the backseat. And I've ridden in one that piloted itself around the narrow, hilly streets...
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