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Old 2nd April 2018, 10:03   #1
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Default Autopilot was engaged in fatal Tesla X accident

On Friday, March 23rd a man identified as an Apple engineer and former EA programmer Walter Huang died in a fatal accident when his Tesla X hit in a median barrier on Highway 101 in Mountain View. Tesla has now officially confirmed that autopilot was engaged.

Of course, this is a huge problem for Tesla and everyone else involved in the self-driving trials. This accident happened just days after the Uber Fatal accident that stirred the pot heavily and showcased that we might be much further behind on Level 4 and 5 self-driving that we have been lead to believe.

Nvidia provides a specialized version of Drive PX2 hardware that comes with a Denver ARM-based SoC and a Parker class GPU with an additional MXM based discrete GPU to help the autopilot functionality. Tesla S, X and 3 solutions should sit between Drive PX2 auto cruise and Drive PX2 auto-chauffeur version of the hardware.

Tesla has its own in-house software team so Nvidia does not have to worry that much about being thrown under the bus for this accident, but the question remains why the autocruise control didnít detect this fatal median barrier.

https://fudzilla.com/news/45944-auto...sla-x-accident
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