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EM tweets working on radar alt to lidar

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by MelindaV, Jul 14, 2016.

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    An interesting tweet just came thru from Elon that could have a much cheaper option to work with than lidar

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    Working on using existing Tesla radar by itself (decoupled from camera) w temporal smoothing to create a coarse point cloud, like lidar
    7/14/16, 7:59 PM
     
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    The final part of his tweet finished the picture.
     
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      I like how they're thinking "outside the box" with their existing hardware implementation to keep improving the system until version 2 or whatever is ready for production.
       
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      stereo cameras out preform Lidar and Radar.
      The X started shipping with a camera housing able to hold 2 cameras.
      waiting for the 2nd cam and AP update.
       

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