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Tech Makes Driverless Cars Safer, But Will It Also Make Them Too Expensive?

LiDAR (Light imaging, Detection And Ranging) sensors are seen by most as an essential component of self-driving cars. These sensors use multiple lasers to bounce light off nearby objects, creating highly accurate 3D maps of the immediate environment. This is done in a similar way to that of a radar system. The technology enables the vehicle to ‘see’ the world accurately enough to travel safely at speeds of up to 70 mph, or more if … Read more