Tesla unveiled its scandalous Autopilot feature amidst mixed opinions, claiming it to be safer than a human driver. This feature takes complete control of the car, enabling the driver to relax while on the road. Here is a video that shows how Tesla Autopilot sees and administers objects around it.
Several companies have invested millions in perfecting the self-driving module for cars, including the likes of Google, Mercedes, Nissan, Audi, and other reputed brands.The technology was also introduced in China on experimental basis. Despite this, self-driving cars employing the Autopilot feature have known to be in accidents previously, also resulting in a couple of deaths that tarnished the reputation of the software before it could be introduced commercially.
At the same time, the Autopilot is also known to have saved lives. The community has mixed opinions about the Autopilot, but the company is trying to inculcate acceptance for the technology through its video on how it works. The Autopilot “reads” the objects in its vicinity and draws wireframes around them, highlighting the no-go areas where collision is possible. It explains just how human the feature is, promising an infinite number of new opportunities for automakers and consumers everywhere.