Mastering the Safety Challenges of Autonomous Cars Takes More Than a Powerful
Brain -Kurt Sievers, IAA Frankfurt Motor Show Keynote
There are common misconceptions about what autonomous cars can do and what it
takes to make them a reality. Suffice to say, a self-driving car is not as
simple as a smartphone on wheels. NXP President Kurt Sievers cut through the
hype during a keynote at IAA /Frankfurt Motor Show 2019, one of the
world’s largest automotive events and platform for new mobility
The often-cited autonomous car fatalities are not due to the absence of 5G
connectivity or bandwidth shortages, the lack of computing power or the infant
capabilities of artificial intelligence or machine learning.
Mastering the safety challenge of autonomous cars takes more than a powerful
brain, he said. A safety-first approach in sensing and computing would bring
the required quantum-leap to autonomous driving. After all, safety is not
negotiable in a smart, connected, automated world.