Tesla Autopilot HW3 details from teslamotors describes a supercomputer in every Tesla cars to enable self-driving capabilities

For the past few months Tesla has been slowly sharing details of its upcoming “Hardware 3” (HW3) changes soon to be introduced into its S/X/3 lineup. Tesla has stated that cars will begin to be built with the new computer sometime in the first half of 2019, and they have said that this is a simple computer upgrade, with all vehicle sensors (radar, ultrasonics, cameras) staying the same. Today we have some information about what HW3 actually will (and won’t) be.

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WHY IT MATTERS: this very detailed and technical article describes the hardware components that make up the Tesla computer that drives autopilot and that should be powerful enough to enable self-driving in every Tesla today as promised. 

Farid Mheir
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