What sets AutoX's system apart from the L4 autonomous driving crowd is its emphasis on inexpensive but high-resolution cameras as the primary sensor, rather than expensive LiDAR laser arrays and other costly sensors. AutoX’s high resolution camera sensing enables the AI to safely detect small objects, such as kids and pets, and see farther ahead than other autonomous driving technologies that heavily rely on LiDAR.
“Highest safety and lowest cost; this is where our key technology lies,” said Jianxiong.
With a diverse team of research minds from the likes of MIT, Stanford, CMU and Berkeley, along with engineering talent from Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Ford, AutoX is determined to make a mark on the autonomous driving industry.
AutoX’s grocery delivery and mobile store pilot will roll out in two phases: The first pilot is in San Jose, and phase two will expand the pilot west to Mountain View and Palo Alto with more delivery partners joining soon.