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Safety Testing for AVs: Dropping a Stock Tesla into Virtual Reality

Have you ever wondered how autonomous vehicles (AVs) perceive the world around them, and how we can be sure they’ll see and respond to everything humans can.

On 31st March 2021, the Department for International Trade sponsored a CoMotion LA event titled ‘Safety Testing for AVs: Dropping a Stock Tesla into Virtual Reality’, during which we got a glimpse of the answer as we show how AV developers and testers use simulation to explore an AV’s capabilities. And for the first time ever, we can show how the object detection system of a totally stock Tesla can be tested using virtual reality.

dRISK.ai proudly showed off our ‘spoofing rig’ and answered questions on AV safety testing together with a panel made up of:

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtOuxhs7I9Q

Full recording here (Requires sign up): https://comotionnews.zoom.us/rec/share/6Qu_Vy21x_ycbC73xI373fbP8vnDtJp8qifxiBR4t9WF2u0v7eVVaGJGWYuPXQjP.hQbuJ_hXt3M3VOAO