Toyota is investing more than $2.8 billion to develop automated driving software.
The great unwashed are not to be trusted
Everyone’s favourite taxi companies, Uber and Lyft, want politicians to stop the great unwashed from owning self-driving cars.
Volta graphics, eight custom cores for automotive
Nvidia CEO announced that Drive Xavier world's first autonomous machine processor is up and running as the silicon got back from the Fab two weeks ago, and of course, it works flawlessly.
Ampere and the gaming GPU
There have been many reports that Nvidia’s next generation technology will be codenamed Ampere and we want to set one thing straight. The successor of Volta is an AI/ML chip and not a GPU - just like Volta never was.
Self-driving Nvidia powered fleet
Uber just ordered up to 24,000 Volvo XX90 self-driving cars for its driverless, hail ride/share - post taxi fleet.
Level 5, fully autonomous robotaxi
Not even a full year after it announced the Drive PX 2 , Nvidia has just announced a much more powerful self driving platform that is targeting robo-taxies or the world, in other words companies like Uber, Lift and the like.
Will take some time
Fudzilla has already mentioned Jim Keller, the hardware engineer that was one of the key people for finishing what was considered to be the overambitious AMD Zen CPU project. Keller now works for Tesla, and our well-informed friends confirmed that he is building a self-driving platform for the company.
Self-driving car based on game
In the future, if you are wondering why your Waymo self-driving car is driving is driving erratically and keeps stopping in front of prostitutes, it might be because its software was trained using Grand Theft Auto V.
Gets Audi too
Who would have thought that people who are covering computer graphics would start writing about the automotive industry. Each car of the future is going to get a self-driving ADAS system, powered by a SoC that is wrapped around a strong CPU and GPU. Nvidia announced at CES 2017 that it just scored both Mercedes and Audi automotive deals.
Did not mention how
Fruity cargo-cult Apple has written to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration claiming that it is still interested in making self-driving cars.