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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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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Perception Matters: How Deep Learning Enables Autonomous Vehicles to Understand Their Environment

Humans are constantly taking in data from the world around them using five primary senses. You hear your phone ring, see a notification on your computer screen or touch something hot. However, without perception, there’s no way to decipher those inputs and determine what’s relevant. That you should answer the call, know there’s an email Read article >

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A Sixth Sense for Self-Driving Cars: Startup Builds Intuition into Driverless Vehicles

You can learn a lot about a person in just one glance. You can tell if they’re tired, distracted or in a rush. You know if they’re headed home from work or hitting the gym. And you don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes or Columbo to make these types of instant deductions — your brain Read article >

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Robocar Climbs to New Heights at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The dynamics of racing — a human driver guiding a powerful machine to reach the finish line as fast as possible — haven’t changed much since the Goodwood Festival of Speed was founded a quarter century ago. Until now. The Roborace Robocar, a futuristic vehicle designed for the new era of driverless transportation, became the Read article >

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Let’s Go Driverless: Daimler, Bosch Select NVIDIA DRIVE for Robotaxi Fleets

Imagine summoning a driverless car from your smartphone: Fully autonomous vehicles based on DRIVE Pegasus AI supercomputer will usher in a new era of mobility-as-a-service.

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The Fast and the Driverless: Munich Team Takes Home Roborace Victory

The sport of racing is a balance of strategy and improvisation, requiring intense focus to make split-second decisions. But when there’s no human pushing the pedal to the metal, how do you break away? Automotive enthusiasts will have a chance to see the answer in mid July, when Robocar, the world’s first robotic race car, Read article >

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SoundHound Digs Deeper Into Voice AI Market

SoundHound is learning some new AI tricks. The Silicon Valley startup, which creates AI-based voice services, has fetched $100 million in strategic investment capital as it expands its offerings. In addition to its eponymous music recognition app, SoundHound offers its Hound voice search app and Houndify voice platform for companies to create AI-powered voice services. Read article >

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