Competition has begun heating up as to who will be the first one to operate a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles, as demonstrated again by recent announcements from General Motors (GM) and Uber. However, a lot of work is still needed to allow such vehicles to roam freely throughout our city centers, neighborhoods and freeways, […]
Volvo and Autoliv will form a new partnership, called Zenunity, which aims to develop self-driving car software based on Nvidia’s Drive PX computing platform. The goal is to have the software fully functioning inside of cars by 2021. Volvo will utilize the software in its own vehicles, while Autoliv will be able to sell to […]
Industry opinion on when we will have the first commercial self-driving car is divided, with some, mostly automakers, gunning for 2020, while others expect it to take more than 10 years. Ford and BMW have both said 2020 – 2022 is the goal for at least Level 4 autonomous vehicles, which should be fully driverless […]
Bosch is creating the brain for the self-driving cars of the future. At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin this week, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the computer can apply machine learning methods. The AI onboard computer is expected to guide […]
Nvidia and Audi confirmed plans to have a road-ready driverless car by 2020 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas. The driverless car will have Level 4 capability, meaning it is able to work without a driver or steering wheel. Before that, Audi will launch the first Level 3 autonomous car, which […]
A new report says Google has spun out its self-driving unit — now called Waymo — and is undertaking a major pivot away from making its own autonomous vehicles, instead moving to become a provider of self-driving car tech for major automakers. These Google car revelations revealed in a lengthy report on tech site The […]
After abandoning its own GPU for supercomputers, machine learning, and video games in 2009, Intel has returned to the market with a new 72-core Xeon Phi, to compete with NVIDIA’s growing portfolio of GPUs. The Xeon Phi ‘Knights Landing’ chip, announced at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany last week, is Intel’s most powerful and […]
As the race to master self-driving car technology accelerates, some investors say Tesla Motors partner NVIDIA Corp. may have the edge over competitors Apple and Google. According to Investors Business Daily, Wedbush Securities analyst Betsy Van Hees sees Santa Clara, Calif.-based NVIDIA as nearing a breakthrough that will bring autonomous vehicles to the next level. Van […]
Nvidia has announced its DGX-1 Deep Learning System at the 2016 GPU Technology Conference. The system sports eight of Nvidia’s newest Tesla GP100 graphics cards, providing up to 170 teraflops of half-precision performance. That might not mean much to the average PC fan, but in context that is over twelve times the graphics performance of […]
A leading graphics processor company wants to level up your ride.
Some are not who you think they are.
High-performance system-on-a-chip processors are leaping from the desktop to the blacktop.
New technologies from Nvidia and USC make CGI faces look like you’d expect them to – until they move and get all creepy.
Graphics processing chip-maker Nvidia plans to build a new headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., to house its move beyond the GPU market.