Computer Vision

Computer vision in self-driving cars. Part 3. Better than people

At the moment, self-driving cars can help drivers, but they only reach the third level of autonomy at best. That is why the Tesla manual states that a person has to keep their hands on the wheel while driving, so that they can take control of the car if necessary. The autonomous driving technology is not reliable enough as of now, and a failure in one of the cars subsystem may lead to an accident. But, even at this stage, the autopilot is able to predict and handle a number of dangerous situations much better than a person would.

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