By Luc Vincent, President, Level 5

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve officially Woven Planet is a software-first subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, and their vision is to create mobility of people, goods, and information that everyone can enjoy and trust. …


Nearly a year ago, Level 5’s autonomous vehicles (AVs) drove our first autonomous miles in San Francisco. We were excited to discover that the stack we built for Palo Alto generalizes well to new environments, tackling dense city traffic, lane changes, U-turns, and merges without any specific tuning. …


By: Robert Morgan, Engineering Director and Mason Lee, Technical Program Manager

To build an autonomous vehicle (AV), we need to be able to safely and efficiently modify and test its software and hardware stacks. While on-road testing may seem like an effective way to do this, it’s simply unrealistic. …


An introduction and tutorial for training machine learning motion prediction models using Lyft Level 5’s Prediction Dataset

By: Luca Bergamini, Software Engineer; Vladimir Iglovikov, Software Engineer; Filip Hlasek, Engineering Manager; and Peter Ondruska, Head of Level 5 Research

Predicting the behavior of traffic agents around an autonomous vehicle (AV) is one of the key unsolved challenges in reaching full self-driving autonomy. With our and


By Peter Ondruska, Head of AV Research and Sammy Omari, Head of Motion Planning, Prediction, and Software Controls

Over the last few years, machine learning has become an integral part of self-driving development. It has unlocked significant progress in perception, but it does remain limited in its use across the…


By: Robert Morgan, Director of Engineering and Sameer Qureshi, Director of Product Management

We’re excited to announce that our autonomous vehicles (AVs) are back on the road — and that during the shelter in place we continued to make progress by doubling down on simulation. …


By: Sacha Arnoud, Senior Director of Engineering and Peter Ondruska, Head of AV Research

Given how important and complex self-driving is, we at Lyft deeply care about creating an environment where teams can join forces. To accelerate development and hear from diverse perspectives, we’re across the…


By Luca Del Pero, Engineering Manager; Hugo Grimmett, Level 5 Product Manager; and Peter Ondruska, Head of AV Research

Dodging a pothole. Slamming on the brakes for an unexpected pedestrian. Deciding when it’s safe to enter a busy intersection. …


By: Emil Praun, Principal Engineer and Michael Benisch, Engineering Director

A common challenge when deciding which autonomous problems to solve first is how to balance breadth versus depth. Going broad means expanding the (ODD) of situations that an autonomous vehicle (AV) can handle. Example situations include operating…


by Luc Vincent, EVP of Autonomous Technology

Since day one, Level 5 has been working to improve mobility for everyone through autonomous driving technology. Over the last two and a half years, we’ve made significant progress toward building self-driving cars. …

Woven Planet Level 5

Level 5, part of Woven Planet, is developing autonomous driving technology to create safe mobility for everyone. Formerly part of Lyft. Acquired July 2021.

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