- October 15, 2023
- Posted by: Dordea Paul
- Categories: Automotive, Innovation, IT
The road ahead is full of possibilities when it comes to autonomous vehicles. With autonomous driving technology gaining more traction than ever before, new systems are constantly changing the landscape and introducing new opportunities to the industry. Discover the top four autonomous vehicle trends in 2023, and see how these technologies will continue to influence the future of autonomous driving.
Performance Improvement With AI
Artificial intelligence and deep learning technology help improve the safety and functionality of autonomous vehicles. Solutions like object detection algorithms, convolutional neural networks, and machine learning all help improve vehicle performance. With no drivers on board, AI is the key to creating a vehicle that can operate safely, smoothly, efficiently, and responsibly in real-world settings.
Rising Demand for Emission-Free Cars
Public demand for sustainability and environmental responsibility is affecting industries around the world. This point of interest spans the entire automotive industry, and autonomous vehicles can play a huge part in meeting this rising demand.
Electric engines and other clean technologies help create emission-free autonomous vehicles to combat air pollution. Furthermore, widespread implementation of autonomous vehicles—or even vehicles with ADAS features like adaptive cruise control—can help reduce traffic congestion and lower carbon emissions.
The Potential of Vehicle Connectivity
As more vehicles with advanced computer systems hit the road, the potential for interconnectivity between vehicles and other parties expands. Vehicle connectivity can provide real-time information about cars, drivers, pedestrians, and the surrounding environment. This information can then help improve driver alerts, accident prevention, and road condition or traffic flow monitoring.
Robust cybersecurity is a necessary part of safe autonomous vehicles. That’s why advancements in cybersecurity are among the most exciting autonomous vehicle trends in 2023. Security measures, such as VPN-based networks, help companies achieve safe and responsible data transmission and reception. Blockchain technologies also help secure data management to improve tracking, communication, and connectivity without sacrificing safety.
Hesai Technology is a leading provider of lidar systems for autonomous vehicles and other applications. As autonomous vehicle technology expands, our commitment to engineering precise and reliable lidar systems remains the same. Learn more about how lidar serves autonomous vehicles and what the future has in store for this technology at Hesai.