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Tesla preparing significant Autopilot upgrade, will use radar as ‘primary sensor’

Tesla is preparing a significant upgrade to its autopilot technology for a future software update, the company announced today. The biggest change is in how the company uses its radar sensors. Previously, a camera and image processing system were the the primary sensors, backed up by data from the radar system to verify its findings — but going forward, the camera ...

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Sony may scoop up Toshiba’s image sensor business

Sony may further cement its dominance in the market of smartphone camera components by acquiring Toshiba’s sensor business. Amid an ongoing corporate restructuring, Toshiba is nearing a deal with Sony to sell off its sensor division, according to a report today from Reuters. Sony is far and away the leading supplier of CMOS image sensors used to power smartphone cameras and ...

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