Volvo is the latest automaker to announce plans to integrate Nvidia's powerful Drive AGX chips in its cars. Volvo said Wednesday that Nvidia's Drive AGX Xavier chip will be the basis of the core computer that features in the next-generation SPA modular platform, which has been dubbed SPA2 and expected to offer Volvo's first fully self-driving system. The Swedish automaker will offer a Level 4 self-driving system in 2021. Level 4 means the system can drive on its own but only in specific conditions. A Level 5 self-driving system can handle all situations expected of a human driver. Nvidia's...
Bosch and Daimler pick Nvidia AI chip for self-driving cars
Bosch and Daimler, two of Germany's biggest automotive firms, announced Wednesday that they have selected Nvidia's Drive Pegasus artificial intelligence computer chip and supporting software to power their future self-driving systems. The computer chip can handle over 320 trillion operations per...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Nvidia pumps brakes on self-driving car development after Uber crash
The March 18 crash in Tempe, Arizona, where one pedestrian was struck and killed by an Uber self-driving car based on a Volvo XC90, has caused massive reverberations across the industry. The latest company to take a step back from self-driving car technology? Nvidia. Reuters reported on Tuesday...Sean Szymkowski
Nvidia aims to make Level 5 self-driving cars a reality with supercomputer chip
Nvidia may be best known for its computer graphics cards, but its new supercomputer chip may one day be a car's brain—and in the not-too-distant future to boot. The company revealed its latest artificial intelligence computer called Pegasus, and the company developed it with Level-5...Sean Szymkowski
Nvidia’s self-driving car doesn’t need road markings or even pavement
Most people will recognize Nvidia as a company that makes graphics cards for computers. But the company is also heavily involved in the auto industry, making computer chips with powerful processing capabilities that control everything from infotainment to self-driving systems. It turns out Nvidia...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
NVIDIA Artist Building Custom GT90 Supercar At Home
Inspired by a video game and a youth spent bodging bodywork and tuning turbos, Nvidia artist Adam Pintek has decided to turn his abilities toward construction of a Ford GT90 Concept clone from scratch--and he's doing it in his garage. The whole project smacks heavily of professional-grade work, as...Nelson Ireson
As technology evolves a whole array of new features for cars become available for almost every aspect of the vehicle - from tires, to engines to powerful in-car entertainment systems. Now, specialist company Icon has just unveiled its modern-day take on the humble speedometer, and the new design opens up a whole range of possibilities about how we might drive and be entertained in our cars in the future. The project, known as 'Icar', was undertaken in conjunction with renowned computer graphics company NVIDIA, and the new technology essentially replaces analog speedometers with new digital 3D...