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Autonomous Vehicle Concept

Elon Musk’s Assertion: LiDAR Is a “Crutch” — Is it?

This head-scratching comment actually makes (some) sense… Elon Musk Is Right: LiDAR Is a Crutch (Sort of.) by Luis Dussan, Founder & CEO, AEye Tesla founder Elon Musk recently declared that LiDAR is a “crutch” for autonomous vehicle makers. The comment sparked headlines and raised eyebrows in the industry. Given that this vision technology is the core of many companies’ self-driving car strategies, his view strikes many as anathema or just plain nuts…  

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