EEVblog #1088 – Uber Autonomous Car Accident Report

The NTSB today released the report into the fatal Uber Autonomous car accident.
TLDR;
The RADAR, LIDAR, and cameras DID detect and classify pedestrian bicycle correctly.
The system DID determine that emergency braking was required.
But Uber disabled the systems emergency braking feature in autonomous mode.
Uber also disabled Volvo’s inbuilt pedestrian safety detection system.
There is also no system to alert the driver that the system detected
an emergency braking scenario.
Uber are rooted.

Previous videos:

The NTSB report: https://www.ntsb.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/NR20180524.aspx
https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Reports/HWY18MH010-prelim.pdf

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The NTSB today released the report into the fatal Uber Autonomous car accident.
TLDR;
The RADAR, LIDAR, and cameras DID detect and classify pedestrian bicycle correctly.
The system DID determine that emergency braking was required.
But Uber disabled the systems emergency braking feature in autonomous mode.
Uber also disabled Volvo’s inbuilt pedestrian safety detection system.
There is also no system to alert the driver that the system detected
an emergency braking scenario.
Uber are rooted.

Previous videos:

The NTSB report: https://www.ntsb.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/NR20180524.aspx
https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Reports/HWY18MH010-prelim.pdf

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1088-uber-autonomous-car-accident-report/

EEVblog Main Web Site: http://www.eevblog.com
The 2nd EEVblog Channel: http://www.youtube.com/EEVblog2

Support the EEVblog through Patreon!
http://www.patreon.com/eevblog

Stuff I recommend:
https://kit.com/EEVblog/

Donate With Bitcoin & Other Crypto Currencies!

Crypto Currency

T-Shirts: http://teespring.com/stores/eevblog
πŸ’— Likecoin – Coins for Likes: https://likecoin.pro/@eevblog/dil9/hcq3

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