Nvidia signals expansion in AI with Uber, Volkswagen partnerships

Nvidia Unveils Beastly CPU For Self-Driving Cars

Nvidia Unveils Beastly CPU For Self-Driving Cars

Touted by Nvidia as the "world's most powerful SoC (system on a chip)", Xavier was built to process Level 5 autonomous driving data from a vehicle's radar, cameras, Lidar and ultrasonic systems with more energy efficiency and a smaller form factor than anything else on the market. One of the first vehicles that will benefit is the company's slick revamped bus, the I.D. Buzz.

"Artificial intelligence is revolutionising the vehicle", said Herbert Diess, Volkswagen CEO.

Diess added, "Autonomous driving, zero-emission mobility and digital networking are virtually impossible without advances in AI and deep learning. Working with NVIDIA, the leader in AI technology, enables us to take a big step into the future".

"The complexity of autonomous driving, the complexity of the software of future cars is incredible", said Jensen Huang, Nvidia CEO.

With the Nvidia platform, users will be able to enhance systems throughout the life of the vehicle via software updates, and gain new capabilities as further developments are made in autonomous driving.

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"Xavier is a key part of the Nvidia Pegasus AI computing platform". The Drive IX aims at helping developers build in auto AI assistants and also act as a hub for both internal and external sensors.

The chipmaking firm has already developed a significant number of partnerships in order to push into the developing autonomous vehicle market, claiming that it is working with more than 320 other organisations, including Tesla.

Nvidia also said its first Xavier processors would be delivered to customers this quarter. The chip system is created to bring about a huge amount of computing power for self-driving applications. The technology will enable intelligent co-pilot capabilities based on processing sensor data, both inside and outside the auto.

Nvidia shares were up 4%, near 224, in midday trading on the stock market today. It brings together computer vision, computer graphics, and AI with the aim of delivering information and alerts during a drive. For Nvidia customers, the Pegasus motherboard is pitched as the path to production for fully autonomous vehicles.

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