30-40% Of Tesla Owners Buy Autopilot (And Full Self-Driving Is Just 3 Years Away)

Full self-driving capability is just three years away, according to one Silicon Valley expert.

“We’ve probably spent $100 billion in the past four or five years developing technology for fully autonomous go-anywhere cars,” says Blair LaCorte, president of AEye. “That … can now be used in more intelligent ways, in more intelligent business models.”

AEye develops advanced vision hardware, software, and algorithms that, the company says, act as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles.

I spent 30 minutes with LaCorte talking about autonomous cars, AEye’s technology, and how he sees a path to self-driving cars:

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