Amazon’s toy car helps developers code self-driving tech
Amazon has unveiled a toy car designed to help developers safely test self-driving code which could be used in full-sized vehicles.
The 1/18th-scale vehicle is called DeepRacer and costs $249 if pre-ordered, or $399 post-release.
DeepRacer wants to help democratise reinforcement learning development. The technique was used by Alphabet’s researchers to create AlphaGo, an AI which defeated the human world champion of the notoriously difficult Go board game.
Created by the Amazon Web Services division, the...