Volvo Cars and Luminar Open Up Long-Distance Lidar Dataset

There are approximately a dozen autonomy-related companies I’m keeping an eye on. As noted in a recent article about Waymo’s approach versus Tesla’s approach, two key take-home points were: 1) autonomous driving experts disagree on which approach will lead to the most success in commercialized autonomous driving, 2) I certainly don’t know which approach will win. With that in mind, a new press release from Luminar caught my attention.