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Autonomous cars aren’t scarcely as crafty as we think, says Toyota exec

The conduct of Toyota’s billion-dollar U.S. synthetic comprehension investigate core delivered a existence check on Friday for anyone over-enamored by unconstrained automobile technology: a cars aren’t as crafty as we think.

“I wish to assistance a press and a open know that when they see a automobile that does not have a tellurian being behind a circle and it seems to be driving, that a automobile is not as intelligent as a tellurian being behind a wheel, even yet it seems it competence be,” pronounced Gill Pratt, executive technical confidant during Toyota.

He was vocalization in Tokyo at a proclamation of a Silicon Valley center. Toyota will open it in Jan 2016 to expostulate synthetic comprehension and robotics research, both for unconstrained vehicles and other projects.

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Gill Pratt (left), executive technical confidant during Toyota, and Akio Toyoda, CEO of Toyota, pronounce during a Tokyo press discussion on Nov. 6, 2015.

Pratt explained what researchers already know though maybe others don’t: Autonomous cars demeanour good in tranquil environments though shortly destroy when faced with tasks that tellurian drivers find simple.

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