DRIVE Xavier, World’s First Single-Chip Self-Driving Car Processor, Gets Approval from Top Safety Experts

Automotive safety isn’t a box you check. It’s not a feature. Safety is the whole point of autonomous vehicles. And it starts with a new class of computer, a new type of software and a new breed of chips. Safety is designed into the NVIDIA DRIVE computer for autonomous vehicles from the ground up. Experts Read article >

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AI Think I Can: Why GPUs May Be the Engine That Could Lead Us to Autonomous Trains

Trains could be first out of the station to earn bragging rights as a fully autonomous form of transportation. That’s because — unlike passenger vehicles or long-haul trucks — trains move on tracks, making them easier to control. Autonomous trains were a hot topic at last month’s GPU Technology Conference last week, with speakers at Read article >

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NVIDIA Revs Up Autonomous Car Development at Legendary Research Site

We’re doubling down on R&D at the former home of historic Bell Labs, which gave the world convolutional neural networks and the Unix operating system.

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Geneva Motor Show Highlights AI, Electric Cars

Flashy, fun, beautiful. The Geneva Motor Show has long been the showcase for outrageous luxury and exotic cars that make headlines around the world. As it kicks off its 88th edition this week, opening its doors to tens of thousands of attendees, the show is bringing more electric cars — and more AI — to the Read article >

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Rimac Introduces AI Hypercar Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE

With the introduction of the C_Two, Rimac Automobili’s all-electric hypercar plans to incorporate AI functionality throughout, using our NVIDIA DRIVE AI car computer. Unveiled yesterday at the Geneva Motor Show, the C_Two will offer unprecedented performance together with bespoke technology. From Level 4 autonomy to AI-enabled driver assistance and recognition features, the C_Two introduces a number of Read article >

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NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus Wins Coveted Paul Pietsch Award

Like its namesake — the late racing driver and editorial powerhouse — the Paul Pietsch Award is revered around the world. This week NVIDIA received the 2018 honors for NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus, the first artificial intelligence computer designed to drive fully autonomous robotaxis. The award honors innovative achievements in the area of vehicle technology or Read article >

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Dreaming of Driverless: What’s the Difference Between Level 2 and Level 5 Autonomy?

Cars with some autonomous capabilities are already here: here’s now to understand what’s coming next. Self-driving cars are no longer science fiction. Today, you can already buy a car that steers itself through rush-hour traffic on the freeway and parallel parks. However, for a car that can do the same job as a chauffeur, you’ll Read article >

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Chinese Automaker Chery to Use NVIDIA-Powered ZF ProAI for Level 3 Autonomous Cars

Chery, one of China’s leading automakers, is adopting the new ZF ProAI system, powered by NVIDIA DRIVE AI self-driving technology, to bring Level 3 autonomous driving to the world’s biggest auto market. The news was announced today at the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit, by Konstantin Sauer, CEO of ZF, one of the world’s biggest Read article >

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Automotive Innovations Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE Draw Crowds at CES 2018

There was no escaping the automotive innovations, or the camera-toting crowds gawking at them, at CES 2018 this week in Las Vegas. NVIDIA kicked off the show with a torrent of new partnerships and autonomous driving solutions. Uber, Volkswagen, Aurora, ZF, Baidu and Mercedes-Benz all announced new initiatives with NVIDIA. The announcements brought the total Read article >

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Magic Bus: NVIDIA Holodeck Brings Iconic VW Microbuses of the Past — and Future — to the Floor of CES

I just took part in the trippiest experience at CES this week. It doesn’t involve psychedelics, though it does involve a journey to the 1960s, and forward to the 2020s. I can’t say the trip was long, but it was just the right kind of strange. I was among the hundreds of people who lined Read article >

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