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May 21, 2018

Koopman doubts Mobileye AV claims

Ars Technica quoted Philip Koopman in an article about the feasibility of Mobileye’s autonomous vehicle technology. Mobileye is trying to make AVs work on optical cameras alone. The company presumes how reliably their system will avoid mistakes, and that they will successfully integrate cameras with lidar and radar systems to reduce mistakes to one-in-a-billion. Koopman extols the company for its transparency, but seriously doubts their claims. “Almost certainly there are assumptions that are false that the authors didn’t even realize they made,” he said of Mobileye. Read the article here.