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Tesla Motors Reveals Autopilot 2.0, Available on All New Cars Including Model 3

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All Tesla Vehicles Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware
 
Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving transportation safety and accelerating the world’s transition to a sustainable future. Full autonomy will enable a Tesla to be substantially safer than a human driver, lower the financial cost of transportation for those who own a car and provide low-cost on-demand mobility for those who do not.
 
We are excited to announce that, as of today, all Tesla vehicles produced in our factory – including Model 3 – will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver. Eight surround cameras provide 360 degree visibility around the car at up to 250 meters of range. Twelve updated ultrasonic sensors complement this vision, allowing for detection of both hard and soft objects at nearly twice the distance of the prior system. A forward-facing radar with enhanced processing provides additional data about the world on a redundant wavelength, capable of seeing through heavy rain, fog, dust and even the car ahead.
 
To make sense of all of this data, a new onboard computer with more than 40 times the computing power of the previous generation runs the new Tesla-developed neural net for vision, sonar and radar processing software. Together, this system provides a view of the world that a driver alone cannot access, seeing in every direction simultaneously and on wavelengths that go far beyond the human senses.
 
Model S and Model X vehicles with this new hardware are already in production, and customers can purchase one today: https://www.tesla.com/autopilot
 
Before activating the features enabled by the new hardware, we will further calibrate the system using millions of miles of real-world driving to ensure significant improvements to safety and convenience. While this is occurring, Teslas with new hardware will temporarily lack certain features currently available on Teslas with first-generation Autopilot hardware, including some standard safety features such as automatic emergency breaking, collision warning, lane holding and active cruise control. As these features are robustly validated we will enable them over-the-air, together with a rapidly expanding set of entirely new features. As always, our over-the-air software updates will keep customers at the forefront of technology and continue to make every Tesla, including those equipped with first-generation Autopilot and earlier cars, more capable over time.

Source: https://electrek.co/2016/10/19/tesla-fully-autonomous-self-driving-car/

Cool. While I'm not really a fan of full autonomous driving, this is a major technological step. Most of the auto industry is worried. :P

 

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Discounted car insurance with AutoPilot ... :) please....

 

3 minutes ago, awesomeness10120 said:

Most of the auto industry is worried. :P

They should be.


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Lets hope this one actually works 


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but my miata...

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Now hurry up and make a Tesla pickup truck so I can buy one. If I didn't need a truck (Nor want a 2nd vehicle, been there done that) i'd pre-purchase a model 3 immediately.

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3 hours ago, DocShay said:

Now hurry up and make a Tesla pickup truck so I can buy one. If I didn't need a truck (Nor want a 2nd vehicle, been there done that) i'd pre-purchase a model 3 immediately.

i think a tesla truck would have a too niche usecase for them to invest in that so early on. maybe if they teamed up with another manufacturer but i don't think they will soon.

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and every car has a gtx titan to run these autopilot features hmmmm....


 

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1 minute ago, kiwibacon said:

and every car has a gtx titan to run these autopilot features hmmmm....

So the Tesla can run Crysis


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17 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

but my miata...

I hate that name

 

its an MX5 :D


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21 hours ago, SansVarnic said:

Discounted car insurance with AutoPilot ... :) please....

Never happening as long as there is the ability to disable it.


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42 minutes ago, awesomeness10120 said:

SNIP

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1 hour ago, Centurius said:

Never happening as long as there is the ability to disable it.

meh ...


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