By | September 14, 2018

The present technology relates to an information processing device and information processing method with which it is possible to easily pass an oncoming vehicle on a narrow road, etc. Provided is an information processing device, comprising: a map generation unit which generates map data of the periphery of a vehicle, and which updates the map data in accordance with the movement of the vehicle; and a turnout space detection unit which, on the basis of the map data, detects a turnout space which is a space whereat it is possible for the vehicle to make a turnout, and generates turnout space information which relates to the detected turnout space and is used to set an avoidance path which the vehicle is caused to take in order to pass an oncoming vehicle. As an example, the present technology may be applied to a vehicle control system which carries out an autonomous driving control.

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