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How a College Kid Made His Honda Civic Self-Driving for $700

Who needs a Tesla when you can build your own automated copilot using free hardware designs and software available online?

Brevan Jorgenson’s grandma kept her cool when he took her for a nighttime spin in the Honda Civic he’s modified to drive itself on the highway. A homemade device in place of the rear-view mirror can control the brakes, accelerator, and steering, and it uses a camera to identify road markings and other cars.

“She wasn’t really flabbergasted—I think because she’s seen so much from technology by now,” says Jorgenson, a senior at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. Others are more wary of the system…
Robotics – MIT Technology Review

The DIY self driving car: College student transforms his Honda Civic for just $700 using plans he found online

The DIY self driving car: College student transforms his Honda Civic for just 0 using plans he found online

Model S and Model X vehicles with the new hardware are ‘already in production … I bought the phone that is ‘the brains of the Neo’ (a OnePlus 3) from Amazon with Prime and stopped up at Walmart to get a cheap unlimited data plan for it. ‘
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