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.

More: Autonomous Driving at Intel (Press Kit) | Experience Counts, Particularly in Safety-Critical Areas (Amnon Shashua Editorial) | Intel and Mobileye Autonomous Test Car Drives in Jerusalem (360-degree view video) | Download a static version of this graphic (PDF)

About Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), a leader in the semiconductor industry, is shaping the data-centric future with computing and communications technology that is the foundation of the world’s innovations. The company’s engineering expertise is helping address the world’s greatest challenges as well as helping secure, power and connect billions of devices and the infrastructure of the smart, connected world – from the cloud to the network to the edge and everything in between. Find more information about Intel at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.