In this tech primer podcast by EV Now we talk about some of the challenges around AI and autonomous vehicles, and why self-driving taxis haven’t appeared as quickly as we might have expected.

This is a massive subject and we’re just scratching the surface in this pod.

Subjects Covered

– AI basics and levels of autonomy

– Why self-driving software differs from ‘normal’ software development

– Static scene recognition

– Further capabilities required for a self-driving vehicle

– Hardware

– Companies working in the self-driving space – and their challenges

– Future and timelines


Links

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lanceeliot/2019/12/20/explaining-level-4-and-level-5-of-self-driving-cars-in-plain-english/?sh=6cfe82484709

Predictive AI
https://wayve.ai/blog/predicting-the-future/

California Department of Motor Vehicles – Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit Holders
https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/vehicle-industry-services/autonomous-vehicles/autonomous-vehicle-testing-permit-holders/

Technical blog on autonomous vehicles
https://towardsdatascience.com/ai-and-the-vehicle-went-autonomous-e176c73239c6

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a31122014/tesla-testing-autonomous-mode-12-miles/

https://blog.waymo.com/

State of AI report – very detailed presentation from AI investors (covering a range of industries)
https://www.stateof.ai/

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