The need for AVs to be able to make quick determinations on par with a human's ability in order to ensure passenger and pedestrian safety is paramount. Getting machines up to that level, however, is a tall order. But despite the elusiveness of the goal, it's not stopping a large number of companies from getting involved.
AI market's expected growth:
2017: $782.9 million
2025: $10 billion
(based on a CAGR of 38.46%)
BMW Group's Driving Simulation Center
Investment estimated at 100 million euros
Systems affected by AI:
Voice recognition, sentiment analyses, image recognition, motion detection, data analysis
Some of the software companies involved:
Alphabet, Microsoft, IBM, Intel, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Harman
Some of the OEMs involved:
GM, Ford, Fiat-Chrysler, Tesla, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW, Continental
MarketsandMarkets, "Automotive Artificial Intelligence Market – Global Forecast to 2025"