The AI car computer called Drive PX will be combined with German automotive supplier ZF's self-driving platform in a fleet test planned by package delivery and logistics vendor Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL). The goal is solving one of the biggest challenges for automating package delivery: getting deliveries the "last mile" between a central location to their final destination. The 2018 demonstration will use the package delivery company's (ETR: DPW) fleet of 3,400 electric delivery vehicles outfitted with cameras, radar and lidar (light detection and ranging). Sensor data is fed into an AI platform based on Drive PX. The partners claimed the combination can leverage AI and deep learning to allow autonomous vehicles to understand its surroundings, plot and drive along a safe route, and then park itself at the delivery point.
Oct-11-2017, 21:40:19 GMT