Lucid Motors to Use NVIDIA’s DRIVE Hyperion Platform to Power its ‘DreamDrive Pro’ Advanced Driver Assist System
Nvidia Corp is now at the center of a growing market for advanced AI-powered processors in the auto industry, which are powerful enough to support such features as autonomous driving along with a host of other vehicle safety systems. Luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors is the latest automaker to turn to Nvidia for the compute platform to power its DreamDrive Pro advanced driver assist system.
Eric Walz2022-10-18 10:00 PT
AMD Acquires Semiconductor Company Xilinx for $50 Billion in its Push into the Automotive Hardware Space
Computer hardware giant AMD has completed its previously announced acquisition of semiconductor company Xilinx in an all-stock transaction valued at $50 billion. The acquisition plans were first announced in Oct 2020. With the addition of Xilinx, AMD expands its product portfolio and software expertise to a wide range of intelligent computing applications from the data center to the edge to end devices.
Eric Walz2022-03-23 11:00 PT
Toyota-backed Startup Pony.ai Builds Autonomous Driving Computing Unit Built on the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin Processor
Autonomous driving technology developer Pony.ai, which is planning to launch a robotaxi service in China using a fleet of self-driving Toyota Sienna minivans, announced the development of a complete autonomous driving computing unit built on NVIDIA’s powerful Orin system-on-a-chip (SoC). The processor is Pony.ai’s 6th generation autonomous driving system and is designed for automotive-grade mass production.
Eric Walz2022-02-26 12:15 PT
The First Model From Baidu’s New EV Brand JiDU to Use the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin System-on-a-Chip to Support L4 Autonomous Driving
JiDU Automotive, the new electric vehicle venture formed by China’s internet technology giant Baidu Inc and Chinese automaker Geely, will use the powerful NVIDIA DRIVE Orin system-on-a-chip (SoC) in its first model to support L4 autonomous driving capabilities, the company announced.
Eric Walz2022-02-13 10:00 PT
Intel’s Autonomous Driving Arm Mobileye is Testing its Self-driving Technology in New York City
Intel Corp’s autonomous driving division Mobileye is testing its self-driving technology in New York City, one of the most challenging environments for self-driving vehicles to operate in, the company announced on Monday. Mobileye said its testing will help to prove how well its self-driving technology can handle the city’s chaotic streets packed with vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists and a host of other challenges that a self-driving vehicle will face in the real world.
Eric Walz2021-08-26 16:00 PT
Intel-owned Mobileye Unveils its New Lidar and Radar Technology for Autonomous Vehicles at CES
As automakers race to develop self-driving vehicles, they are turning to tech companies and chipmakers for help in designing and developing the hardware that will support future electric and self-driving vehicles. One such company is Intel subsidiary Mobileye. During two sessions at CES on Monday, Mobileye president and chief executive officer Amnon Shashua explained how the company is planning to become a global leader in autonomous vehicle technology.
Eric Walz2021-02-17 17:15 PT
AI-Powered Chip Developer Horizon Robotics Raises $400 Million in Latest Funding Round
Beijing-based Horizon Robotics announced on Jan. 7 it raised $400 million in its Series C2 financing, which is led by Chinese battery manufacturer CATL, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of electric vehicle batteries to the auto industry, including Tesla. The startup is seeking to dominate the market for powerful embedded AI-powered chips for the millions of autonomous driving vehicles that the company expects to be on the road in China by 2025.
Eric Walz2021-02-13 11:00 PT
Xilinx & Continental Create the Auto Industry’s First Production-Ready 4D Imaging Radar for Autonomous Vehicles
Silicon Valley chipmaker Xilinx Inc. and automotive supplier Continental have teamed up to create the first production ready 4D radar for autonomous vehicles, the companies announced. The new advanced radar sensor (ARS) from Continental is called the “ASR540” and it was built on the Xilinx Zynq UltraScale multiprocessor system on a chip (MPSoC).
Eric Walz2020-10-31 12:30 PT
NVIDIA Announces DRIVE AXG Orin, One of the Most Advanced Platforms for Autonomous Vehicles
At Nvidia’s GTC Technology Conference in China this week, the chipmaker unveiled its latest NVIDIA DRIVE platform the AGX Orin. Orin is an advanced processor for autonomous vehicles or robots. The Orin SoC integrates NVIDIA’s next-generation GPU architecture and Arm Hercules CPU cores, combined with new deep-learning and computer vision accelerators that can deliver 200 trillion operations per second.
Eric Walz2020-01-25 10:55 PT
Xilinx Announces New High-Performance Adaptive Devices for Autonomous Driving & ADAS Applications
At this week's Xilinx Developer Forum Europe 2019 in the Netherlands, Silicon Valley-based semiconductor company Xilinx, Inc., a leading supplier of silicon chips to global automakers and other industries, announced the expansion of its automotive-qualified 16 nanometer (nm) family of chips with two new devices—the automotive (XA) Zynq UltraScale+ multiprocessor system-on-chip (MPSoC) 7EV and the 11EG.
Eric Walz2019-12-20 11:00 PT
NVIDIA Announces ‘DRIVE AP2X’ 9.0, its Latest Level-2 Autonomous Driving Platform
NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang delivered the opening keynote at this week’s annual GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California to announce some of the company’s latest products and breakthroughs in fields such as autonomous driving, artificial intelligence and deep-learning. Among the highlights this year was the announcement of Nvidia’s latest autonomous driving platform called DRIVE AP2X, a complete level-2 autonomous driving platform.
Eric Walz2019-04-27 18:44 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT