comma.ai

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Comma is a developer and marketer of a self-driving kit that allows the car to run automatically. The company's goal is to show that making driverless vehicles could be done relatively cheaply using off-the-shelf components and existing vehicles.

TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQSan Diego, CA, US
Websitecomma.ai
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)12(+10%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

comma.ai Office Locations

comma.ai has an office in San Diego
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comma.ai Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015

comma.ai total Funding

$8.1 m

comma.ai latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

comma.ai investors

comma.ai's latest funding round in April 2018 was reported to be $5 m. In total, comma.ai has raised $8.1 m
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comma.ai Cybersecurity Score

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C

76/100

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comma.ai Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    89/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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comma.ai News and Updates

Comma.ai Could Buy Automaker, Waymo Ditching “Self-Driving,” Xpeng Adds Lidar — Autonomous Driving Updates

Stories related to autonomous driving tech have been building up, so I'm going to run through a few of them right here. Comma.ai, Waymo, and Xpeng each have some news to bring to the table

Comma.ai Adds Driver Monitoring To Its Self-Driving Software Stack

George Hotz and his team of automotive hackers at comma.ai are on a mission to liberate autonomous driving from the corporate overlords that have ruled the space since its inception -- even if it means snubbing the authorities at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

comma.ai Blogs

Working with comma: A Guide for Car Companies

After Consumer Reports tested our product, we’ve seen a big uptick in reach outs from car companies. Some have understood us better than others.Our mission is to solve self driving cars while delivering shippable intermediaries, and we are very focused on this mission. By solve self driving cars, we…

Understanding the openpilot Safety Model

We’ve been seeing questions about if modifications to openpilot violate our safety model or not. The safety model has three main principles. The driver must always be paying attention. The driver must always be capable of immediately retaking manual control of the vehicle. The vehicle must not alter…

Safer Control of Steering

I’ve seen several very sketchy experiments around lately where people are controlling the steering of cars in unsafe ways. Let me break down a few of these ways, and discuss concerns. This is not safety advice, this is educational background info. If you do not understand what you are doing, don’t d…

A 100x Investment (Part 2)

So I sat down to write part 2, and at first it was exactly what you’d expect. Copying and pasting the titles, “Don’t hand engineer feature spaces”, “Really, your hand engineered feature space won’t work”, “If you need a map for safety, you will fail”, “Level 4 or bust is stupid” etc.But then I reali…

A 100x Investment (Part 1)

comma.ai has raised $8.1 million, Zoox has raised $990 million. Cruise and Waymo have raised even more.By my priors, this bothers me. How can I claim with a straight face we are going to win self driving cars, when, all else being equal, we appear much less likely to succeed. Although I lose sleep t…

Toyota Giraffe Configuration Fix

If you are reading this, it’s probably because you got an alert that looks like the one below.This means that your EON isn’t reading CAN data from the stock camera. Technically, this is an acceptable configuration: openpilot detects if the stock camera is disconnected and, if so, generates all the C…
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comma.ai Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was comma.ai founded?

    comma.ai was founded in 2015.

  • How many employees does comma.ai have?

    comma.ai has 12 employees.

  • Who are comma.ai competitors?

    Competitors of comma.ai include Pony.ai, Waymo and Phantom AI.

  • Where are comma.ai offices?

    comma.ai has an office in San Diego.

  • How many offices does comma.ai have?

    comma.ai has 1 office.