The examples described in this article shed light on some of the shortcomings of the AI that drives today’s automated vehicles. Limitations to modern computer vision creates problems in which vehicles confuse one object for another, or fail to identify an object in front of it. Such examples highlight the need for human-centered design that keeps the driver attentive and in the loop.
Despite the seemingly widespread belief that self-driving cars are on our roads today, there is currently no vehicle that meets the SAE standards of a fully-autonomous vehicle. MotorTrend describes why this is the case, and how far we are from full self-driving cars.