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MIT Shows Off Autonomous Driving Without Using 3D Maps

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory may have just solved part of the autonomous driving puzzle with a new framework. Called MapLite, the new technology doesn't depend on precision maps created in advance, effectively creating its own mapping on the fly. It accomplishes that via a combination of LiDar and GPS, using the GPS for general positioning and LiDar for short point-to-point mapping. That point-to-point pathfinding is further optimized by other sensors as the vehicle moves between points. Presumably, although the more desolate roads this has...
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