Nvidia Xavier sampling in Q1 18
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Monday, 08 January 2018 18:43

Nvidia Xavier sampling in Q1 18


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.

Nvidia will have two big GPUs in 2018
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:48

Nvidia will have two big GPUs in 2018


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.

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:30

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s


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.

Nvidia announces self driving Pegasus
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Tuesday, 10 October 2017 16:45

Nvidia announces self driving Pegasus


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.

Keller is building self-driving vehicles for Tesla
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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. 

Grand Theft Auto V teaches self-driving cars
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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.

Nvidia announces Mercedes self-driving deal
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Sunday, 08 January 2017 20:10

Nvidia announces Mercedes self-driving deal


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. 

Apple insists it still wants to make self-driving cars
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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.

Qualcomm wireless car charging gets momentum
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Mercedes and Lumen system integrator

The Mercedes S550 plug in hybrid is the first car to commercially comes with Qualcomm Halo wireless car charger. Fudzilla saw a demo of this technology back in May 2015 and it sounded more than promising. 

Mercedes self-driving car decides drivers more important than pedestrians
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There is no laying down your life for anyone

Carmaker Mercedes-Benz has decided that if it comes to a choice between drivers and pedestrians it will choose the side which paid rather a lot of money for one of its products.