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Waymo

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Waymo is developing fully self-driving cars with the goal of making it easier and safer for people to get around. It is test-driving its vehicles on closed courses, public roads, and in simulation.

Creator
Waymo
Country
United States 🇺🇸
Year
2016
Type
Autonomous Vehicle
Creator
Waymo
Country
United States 🇺🇸
Year
2016
Type
Autonomous Vehicle

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FEATURES
Fully self-driving technology with person in the vehicle never expected to take control at any time. Custom sensors and software designed to detect pedestrians, cyclists, vehicles, and other objects up to 300 meters away. Fleet of self-driving vehicles includes modified Lexus SUVs, custom-built prototype vehicles (nicknamed "Firefly"), and fully self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans. Tests undergoing with Class 8 trucks.
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Custom sensors include: lidar to build 360-degree view of road and objects around the vehicle; radar to detect distance and speed of objects in motion; and high resolution cameras to detect visual information like traffic lights.
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Intel-based computing system
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Custom software
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STATUS
Ongoing
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WEBSITE
https://waymo.com/