Some images from my October 2017 self-driving car ride from the Uber Advanced Technologies Group in Pittsburgh. The Uber press packet’s animated gifs hint at how complicated the back-end processing for autonomous vehicles is.

  • How a self-driving Uber sees the world (circa 2017; Courtesy Uber)
  • A self-driving Uber awaits a self-drive in the Uber ATG lot on Oct. 23, 2017
  • Uber autonomous Volvo CX-90
    Ready for a self drive on the banks of the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh (Oct. 23, 2017)
  • Inside the Uber self-driving Volvo CX-90, the closer screen shows the raw feed from the Velodyne HDL-64; the laptop screen's version is augmented with intelligence.
  • Uber ATG vehicle operators have their hands at the ready; the red button puts control back in the driver's hands.
  • A rundown of the Uber self-driving Volvo's sensor suite.
  • How a self-driving Uber sees the world, part 2 (circa 2017; Courtesy Uber)