Less than a month after deciding that dealing with standard government protocol was more than he could bear, Comma.ai founder George Hotz has had a rethink – and found way around the interference he so reviled for his Comma One semi-autonomous system.
He announced on the Comma.ai website he open sourced the software code and robotics research platform for the driver-assistance system. By doing so, he can’t really make a profit off the program, but it does make it immune to involvement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Anyone looking to get in on the ground floor of the next stage of the code can get it for free through GitHub. (more…)