All Tesla Cars to Have Self-Driving Tech Going Forward | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

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Despite some missteps with its Autopilot feature, Tesla has pledged to equip all of its cars with self-driving technology going forward.That includes eight cameras for 360-degree visibility at up to 250 meters, 12 ultrasonic sensors for detection of hard and soft objects, and a forward-facing radar capable of seeing through heavy rain, fog, dust, and even the car ahead.ADVERTISINGinRead invented by TeadsA new onboard computer, meanwhile, runs the company’s neural net for vision, sonar, and radar processing, promising a “view of the world that a driver alone cannot access, seeing in every direction simultaneously and on wavelengths that go far beyond the human senses,” Tesla said in a blog post.”Full autonomy will enable a Tesla to be substantially safer than a human driver, lower the financial cost of transportation for those who own a car, and provide low-cost on-demand mobility for those who do not,” the luxury automaker wrote.Model S and Model X vehicles with the new components are already in production and available to purchase now. The upgrades will also be applied to the upcoming Model 3.

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