Intel showed off its first self-driving car

Published: Wilson Clark

On: Jan 2018

On Monday, the well-known firm Intel reached to new highs on autonomous driving by showcasing its brand new first ever self-driving test car and meanwhile announced a tie-ups with several popular automakers in order to take the technology forward.

During the industry expo CES in Las Vegas, the CEO of Intel organization Brian Krzanich introduced the first autonomous car of company in the 100-vehicle test fleet.

Below read out some exciting things related to this self-driving car of Intel.

Intel is likely to showcasing its first ever self driving vehicle

Reportedly, the self-driving vehicle is consist of various wonderfully manufacturing features including laser scanners, 12 cameras, radars, and computing technologies from Mobileye as well as Intel.

Apart from this, there are 3 high resolution cameras at the front part of the car which enable a 180 degree field of view and even allow the image processor of car see at a distance up to 300 meters.

Mobileye makes software for autonomous driving and it was purchases by Intel previous year for around $15 billion. Thereafter, Intel also declared that it planned to manufacture a fleet of 100 hugely automated cars to test in the United States of America, Israel and Europe.

This year, the self driving vehicles are in focus at CES. The automakers, tech companies as well as start-ups are planning to carve out their nascent market shares. Uber and Nvidia on Sunday announced that the ride hailing service will make use of the former’s chips for an AI computing systems for the self-driving cars fleet.

Intel said that around 2 million vehicles from car makers such as Volkswagen, BMW and Nissan which will use Mobileye technology to build HD maps throughout the year 2018. Then those maps would be used by autonomous cars for the navigation purpose.

To develop automated vehicles and map roads in china, the American company has announced partnership with China’s automaker SAIC motor and digital mapping firm NavInfo.