Made You Look: GPU Technology Helps Volkswagen Create Eye-Catching Vehicle Designs

Thanks to GPUs, practical vehicle design doesn’t have to be boring. Last month, Volkswagen used the latest in simulation and compute technologies to tailor its design process for both fuel efficiency and style. Striking the elusive balance between form and function called for a collaborative effort. Altair, a global technology company, developed a computational fluid Read article >
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Signed, Sealed, Autonomously Delivered: TuSimple Operates New Kind of Mail Carrier in Self-Driving Pilot

Snail mail has a new set of futuristic, faster wheels. NVIDIA DRIVE partner and autonomous trucking startup TuSimple has been hauling mail more than 1,000 miles between Phoenix and Dallas as part of a two-week pilot with the U.S. Postal Service. Halfway through the test, the self-driving prototypes from TuSimple — which is also an Read article >
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Signed, Sealed, Autonomously Delivered: TuSimple Operates New Kind of Mail Carrier in Self-Driving Pilot

Sensor Sensibility: A Common Sense Method to Add Camera, Radar, Lidar and More to Autonomous Vehicles

When it comes to autonomous vehicle sensor suites, one size does not fit all. From Level 2+ automated driving to fully autonomous robotaxis, and from cars to shuttles to trucks, the wide range of autonomous vehicle types requires a variety of different sensors to safely operate. These can include different sensor types and models from Read article >
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Sensor Sensibility: A Common Sense Method to Add Camera, Radar, Lidar and More to Autonomous Vehicles

A Proven Method: DRIVE Constellation Now Supports CarSim Vehicle Model

NVIDIA’s simulation tools for testing autonomous cars in the virtual world now offer more models for validation. Two key simulation companies — Mechanical Simulation, creator of CarSim and TruckSim, and IPG — are integrating their high-fidelity vehicle models into the NVIDIA DRIVE Constellation platform. This means that every aspect of driving — from how long Read article >
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A Proven Method: DRIVE Constellation Now Supports CarSim Vehicle Model

DRIVE Labs: Pursuing Perfection for Intersection Detection

Navigating a traffic-light controlled intersection may seem routine. But when the NVIDIA BB8 autonomous test vehicle first performed that task last year, it had our engineers smiling.
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DRIVE Labs: Pursuing Perfection for Intersection Detection

How Do Self-Driving Cars Make Decisions?

Self-driving cars see the world using sensors. But how do they make sense of all that data? The key is perception, the industry’s term for the ability, while driving, to process and identify road data — from street signs to pedestrians to surrounding traffic. With the power of AI, driverless vehicles can recognize and react Read article >
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How Do Self-Driving Cars Make Decisions?

Tesla Raises the Bar for Self-Driving Carmakers

In unveiling the specs of his new self-driving car computer at this week’s Tesla Autonomy Day investor event, Elon Musk made several things very clear to the world. First, Tesla is raising the bar for all other carmakers. Second, Tesla’s self-driving cars will be powered by a computer based on two of its new AI Read article >
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Tesla Raises the Bar for Self-Driving Carmakers

How Does a Self-Driving Car See?

To drive better than humans, autonomous vehicles must first see better than humans. Building reliable vision capabilities for self-driving cars has been a major development hurdle. By combining a variety of sensors, however, developers have been able to create a detection system that can “see” a vehicle’s environment even better than human eyesight. The keys Read article >
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How Does a Self-Driving Car See?

AI in the Fast Lane: Automotive Tech Accelerates at GTC 2019

From start to finish, this week’s GPU Technology Conference was buzzing with automotive innovation. Sleek vehicles greeted attendees at the front door of the San Jose Convention Center. Autonomous vehicles lined up for potential future passengers inside the exhibit hall. And self-driving cars seamlessly maneuvered around pedestrians and obstacles on the roads behind the conference Read article >
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AI in the Fast Lane: Automotive Tech Accelerates at GTC 2019

GTC 2019: Huang Kicks Off GTC, Focuses on NVIDIA Data Center Momentum, Blue Chip Partners

NVIDIA’s message was unmistakable as it kicked off the 10th annual GPU Technology Conference: it’s doubling-down on the data center. Founder and CEO Jensen Huang delivered a sweeping opening keynote at San Jose State University, describing the company’s progress accelerating the sprawling data centers that power the world’s most dynamic industries. With a record GTC Read article >
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GTC 2019: Huang Kicks Off GTC, Focuses on NVIDIA Data Center Momentum, Blue Chip Partners

That’s No Mirage: NVIDIA and Partners Make Self-Driving Dreams a Reality in Las Vegas Desert

Road-ready advanced autopilot systems, intelligent cockpits and highly accurate map localization platforms wowed the crowds this week at CES in Las Vegas. At the core of each of these cutting-edge technologies is the high-performance, energy-efficient compute of NVIDIA DRIVE. To kick off the show, ZF and Continental announced premium, Level 2+ automated driving systems using Read article >
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That’s No Mirage: NVIDIA and Partners Make Self-Driving Dreams a Reality in Las Vegas Desert

From Gear Shifts to A-Lists: Los Angeles Auto Show a Star-Studded Affair

As the home of classic films and Hollywood blockbusters made possible by cutting-edge technology, Los Angeles has always been buzzing with excitement. And this year’s 111th running of the Los Angeles Auto Show fits right in. During the show preview this week, automakers unveiled sleek redesigns of iconic models, as well as innovative concepts coming Read article >
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From Gear Shifts to A-Lists: Los Angeles Auto Show a Star-Studded Affair

Policy Leaders Map Future of Safe Self-Driving at GTC DC

There’s at least one thing policymakers can quickly agree on: for autonomous vehicles to become mainstream, they must be proven safe. Policy, tech and automotive leaders gathered this week at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference in Washington to discuss how the industry can safely and effectively deploy self-driving technology. While companies and regulators are still determining Read article >
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Policy Leaders Map Future of Safe Self-Driving at GTC DC

17 Startups Driving the Automotive Future at GTC Israel

At GTC Israel this week, 17 automotive startups showcased the latest developments in autonomous driving, connectivity and mobility services. The young companies are developing on NVIDIA DRIVE, taking advantage of Israel’s fast-paced, flexible startup culture to speed the deployment of safe self-driving on public roads. With the help of high-performance, energy-efficient compute from the NVIDIA Read article >
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17 Startups Driving the Automotive Future at GTC Israel

Startups Pack GTC Israel as Smallest of Them All Sweeps Top Inception Award

NVIDIA’s third GPU Technology Conference in just over a month spilled across Tel Aviv’s convention center this week, in a packed show featuring a live demo of an AI-infused apple-picking drone, a student-built autonomous Formula One car and a two-person company that ran away with the title of Israel’s hottest startup. The second annual GTC Read article >
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Startups Pack GTC Israel as Smallest of Them All Sweeps Top Inception Award

NVIDIA Launches GPU-Acceleration Platform for Data Science, Volvo Selects NVIDIA DRIVE

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang unveils RAPIDS to accelerate data science; highlights auto, health advancements at GPU Technology Conference in Europe.
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NVIDIA Launches GPU-Acceleration Platform for Data Science, Volvo Selects NVIDIA DRIVE

Autonomous Autobahn-anza: Array of Driverless Vehicles Coming to GTC Europe

As the birthplace of the automobile, Germany — the location of next month’s GTC Europe — is the ideal backdrop to map out the future of mobility and transportation. Global automotive and tech leaders will gather at the event in Munich on Oct. 9-11 to share insights, engage in AI training and show off innovations Read article >
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Autonomous Autobahn-anza: Array of Driverless Vehicles Coming to GTC Europe

Amid Robotics Revolution, GTC Japan Celebrates All Things Autonomous

With artificial intelligence powering the smart phones in our hands and the drones roaming our skies, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang unveiled plans to make all our devices more intelligent. At the GPU Technology Conference in Tokyo, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced the new NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPU and TensorRT software to enable intelligent Read article >
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Amid Robotics Revolution, GTC Japan Celebrates All Things Autonomous

GTC Japan: Robots, Start Your Engines

By land, sea and air, robots will arrive in Tokyo as the GPU Technology Conference heads to Japan. But the most anticipated autonomous machines may be the ones that come by road. With rapidly advancing sensing and processing capabilities, autonomous vehicles are speeding toward reality. And as the home of some of the world’s largest Read article >
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GTC Japan: Robots, Start Your Engines