Leading the Charge to an Electric Future: Audi Unveils E-Tron SUV

Some companies ride the current of innovation. Others lead the charge into new technologies. Amid a crowd of 1,600 reporters and guests in the San Francisco Bay Area, NVIDIA partner Audi unveiled its latest trailblazing vehicle: the e-tron SUV, built to accelerate the age of electric powertrains. The automaker’s first all-electric vehicle has a stunning Read article >

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How MagLev Speeds Autonomous Vehicles to Superhuman Levels of Safety

Most of us don’t think about it when we take the wheel, but the sheer variety of conditions and events we face on our daily drive is staggering. To help manufacturers build self-driving cars able to handle these, NVIDIA announced on Thursday at the Facebook @Scale Conference, in San Jose, Calif., Project MagLev — an Read article >

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Japan Shifts Autonomous Driving Industry into High Gear with NVIDIA DRIVE

As home to some of the world’s largest automakers, suppliers and automotive research institutions, Japan is a global authority when it comes to developing self-driving technology. At GTC Japan, NVIDIA showcased a range of partners developing on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform. Toyota first announced its collaboration with NVIDIA at the 2017 GPU Technology Conference in Read article >

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Amid Robotics Revolution, GTC Japan Celebrates All Things Autonomous

With artificial intelligence powering the smart phones in our hands and the drones roaming our skies, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang unveiled plans to make all our devices more intelligent. At the GPU Technology Conference in Tokyo, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced the new NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPU and TensorRT software to enable intelligent Read article >

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A Path for Safe Self-Driving: NVIDIA Opens DRIVE Constellation Platform to Simulation Partners

Autonomous driving is more than just replacing the human driver, it’s about creating an AI driver that’s much safer than a human. According to RAND Corporation, to drive even 20 percent better than a human requires 11 billion miles of validation. That translates to more than 500 years of nonstop driving in the real world Read article >

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Introducing NVIDIA DRIVE AGX DevKit: Open, Scalable Platform for Autonomous Driving

At GTC Japan, in the heart of the robotics revolution, we introduced today the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier Developer Kit, a platform for building autonomous driving systems. This open, scalable software and hardware solution enables companies to seamlessly develop and test customized autonomous driving technology, streamlining production. “After several years of working on an autonomous Read article >

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Isuzu Developing Next-Generation Trucks with NVIDIA DRIVE AGX

Isuzu Motors Limited, one of Japan’s leading commercial vehicle makers, is using the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX platform to address an industry-wide driver-shortage issue while making roadways safer and less congested. “There’s not enough truck drivers in world, a crisis not just here in Japan but a crisis everywhere in the world,” said NVIDIA founder and Read article >

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What’s the Difference Between a CNN and an RNN?

The hit 1982 TV series Knight Rider, starring David Hasselhoff and a futuristic crime-fighting Pontiac Firebird, was prophetic. The self-driving, talking car also offers a Hollywood lesson in image and language recognition. If scripted today, Hasselhoff’s AI car, dubbed KITT, would feature deep learning from convolutional neural networks and recurrent neural networks to see, hear Read article >

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Mercedes-Benz EQC Trailblazes Cockpit of the Future

Four years in the making, Mercedes-Benz’s first all-electric SUV looks smart, and acts it. The Mercedes-Benz EQC — introduced by Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche Tuesday in Stockholm — kickstarts the automaker’s new line of electric vehicles. At the center of the zero-emissions luxury vehicle is the AI-rich MBUX infotainment system, powered by NVIDIA. “This is Read article >

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GTC Japan: Robots, Start Your Engines

By land, sea and air, robots will arrive in Tokyo as the GPU Technology Conference heads to Japan. But the most anticipated autonomous machines may be the ones that come by road. With rapidly advancing sensing and processing capabilities, autonomous vehicles are speeding toward reality. And as the home of some of the world’s largest Read article >

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