Tesla's Optimus robot prototype was not the lone happening the institution shared connected Friday evening during its AI Day presentation. Autopilot manager Ashok Elluswamy took the signifier during Tesla's AI time to speech astir however the company's Full Self Driving bundle has improved. He revealed that determination are present 160,000 customers moving the beta software, compared to 2,000 from this clip past year.
In total, Tesla says determination person been 35 bundle releases of FSD. In a Q&A astatine the extremity of the presentation, Musk made different prediction — he's made a fewer before — that the exertion would beryllium acceptable for a worldwide rollout by the extremity of this twelvemonth but acknowledged the regulatory and investigating hurdles that remained earlier that happens.
Afterward, Tesla's tech pb for Autopilot question planning, Paril Jain, showed however FSD has improved successful circumstantial interactions and tin marque "human-like" decisions. For example, erstwhile a Tesla makes a near crook into an intersection, it tin take a trajectory that doesn't marque adjacent calls with obstacles similar radical crossing the street.
It's known that each Tesla tin supply datasets to physique the models that FSD uses, and according to Tesla's engineering manager Phil Duan, present Tesla volition commencement gathering and processing elaborate 3D structures from that data. They said the cars are besides improving decision-making successful antithetic biology situations, similar night, fog, and rain.
Tesla trains the company's AI bundle connected its supercomputer, past feeds the results to customers' vehicles via over-the-air bundle updates. To bash this, it processes video feeds from Tesla's fleet of implicit 1 cardinal camera-equipped vehicles connected the roadworthy contiguous and has a simulator built successful Unreal Engine that is utilized to amended Autopilot.
The automaker already has a ample Nvidia GPU-based supercomputer and a information halfway holding 30PB (that's 30,000,000GB) of stored footage. Tesla is besides moving connected a caller custom-built machine utilizing chips designed by Tesla called Dojo, with which the institution says it tin regenerate 72 GPU racks consisting of 4,000 GPUs with lone 4 Dojo cabinets.
At past year's AI day, executives revealed Dojo's archetypal spot and grooming tiles, which would yet make into a afloat Dojo clump oregon "ExaPod." Today the institution announced that the archetypal ExaPod is expected to beryllium completed by Q1 2023. The institution plans to physique a full of 7 successful Palo Alto. In a 10-cabinet system, Tesla said the Dojo ExaPod would interruption the obstruction of the ExaFlop of compute and contains 1.3TB of high-speed SRAM and 13TB of high-bandwidth DRAM.
Since past year's AI day, Dojo improvement deed a fewer milestones, including installing the archetypal Dojo cabinet, investigating 2.2MW of load testing, and present the institution is moving astatine a physique complaint of 1 tile per day. Dojo was besides demonstrated moving a Stable Diffusion exemplary utilizing 25 Dojo dies, creating this AI-generated representation based connected a punctual of "Cybertruck connected Mars."
All Tesla vehicles contiguous travel modular with a driver-assist diagnostic called Autopilot. For an additional $15,000, owners tin bargain the Full Self-Driving option, which Musk has repeatedly promised volition 1 time present afloat autonomous capabilities to Tesla conveyance owners. To date, FSD remains a "Level 2" precocious driver-assistance system, meaning the operator indispensable enactment afloat engaged successful the vehicle's cognition portion successful motion.
FSD, which is presently disposable to astir 160,000 drivers successful the US and Canada, allows users to entree Autopilot's partially automated operator assistance strategy connected metropolis streets and section roads. The strategy purports to velocity up and dilatory down, marque turns — including unprotected near turns, which are highly hard for automated systems — and recognizes postulation signals and different roadworthy signs.
Tesla has gotten successful blistery h2o with the national authorities based connected reports of FSD malfunction and different information issues. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 16 crashes in which Tesla conveyance owners utilizing Autopilot crashed into stationary exigency vehicles, resulting successful 15 injuries and 1 fatality. Tesla is facing a imaginable callback of Autopilot, FSD, oregon some aft the authorities upgraded its probe earlier this year.
The institution has been accused of false advertising by regulators and sued by customers for allegedly misleading them astir the capabilities of their vehicles. But FSD is besides important to Musk's imaginativeness of a afloat driverless future. And Musk himself has mostly avoided immoderate superior consequences — truthful acold — successful his efforts to obscure the limitations of Tesla's autonomous driving technology.