It is worth mentioning that Apollo2.5 brings a lower cost solution, with a camera based visual perception scheme that reduces the cost of sensors by 90% earlier and reduces the threshold for autopilot R & D. The Apollo2.5 version is also open to visual debugging tools, Apollo high precision map data collector, Apollo cloud simulator, and more efficient.DevelopmentTools to further improve the development efficiency of the developer.
At the same time, Li Zhenyu, vice president of Baidu and general manager of intelligent driving group, announced that the Apollo ecological alliance was 100% at the meeting, and BYD formally joined the Apollo open platform and became the 100th partner. Baidu led the establishment of the Apollo automotive information security laboratory also officially unveiled at the meeting.
In April 19, 2017, Baidu announced the launch of Apollo, marking the first system level opening of global autopilot technology. Baidu chairman and chief executive Robin Li expressed confidence in Baidu's development of autopilot on several occasions in public. "In the next 3 to 5 years, there will be a complete replacement for drivers on the open road." Driving a car. "
"Intelligent driving is one of the most exciting technologies of the time, the journey is still long, and we need to redouble our efforts to create a good time that can safely drive intelligent driving," Lu Qi, President and chief operating officer of Baidu group, sent "birthday wishes" to Apollo.