Sensors – the Eyes and Ears of Autonomous Vehicles

Intel Explainer: Gathering Information from the Road

One of the most basic – and challenging – building blocks of an autonomous vehicle system is the ability to detect and classify objects. A vehicle must be able to accurately assess its surroundings before safely adjusting to traffic, roadway regulations or obstacles.

The high-accuracy sensors inside advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are saving lives on the road today and include a suite of cameras, lidar, radar, computing, and mapping technologies, explained here.

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