Consulting group says robotaxis will arrive in 2021; private self-driving cars will carry hefty price tag.
Lidar developer working with China’s Idriverplus to bring autonomous vehicles to mass production.
No tricks for these robotics, AI and autonomous vehicle startups, who received funding in the final days of October.
Companies creating lidar, pedestrian behavior software, and virtual reality systems earned additional funding in recent weeks.
Changing light conditions and durability standards create need for optical filters for lidar in automotive systems.
Framework of GPS and sensors that observe road conditions could eliminate need for predetermined 3D mapping of roadways.