CES 2016: NVIDIA Accelerates Autonomous Driving Race At CES

Posted: Jan 5 2016, 12:01pm CST | by , in News | CES

 
CES 2016: NVIDIA Accelerates Autonomous Driving Race at CES
As part of its quest to eliminate traffic fatalities, Volvo will be the first automaker to deploy DRIVE PX 2.
  • CES 2016: Nvidia to develop their Drive PX2 in Volvo SUVs!

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The announcement was made by Nvidia during its official keynote on autonomous car technology.

Today Nvidia carried out its keynote at CES 2016 with autonomous-driving leadership. Nvidia unveiled an artificial-intelligence technology at CES 2016 called Drive PX2. The supercomputer Drive PX2 lets cars sense the world around them.

The keynote was carried out at CES 2016 in front of more than 400 automakers. The Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed Drive PX2. Drive PX2 is an automotive supercomputing platform that processes 24 trillion deep learning operations.

The first generation Drive PX is used by more than 50 automotive companies around the world. The new Drive PX2 is 10 times faster than the previous.

The Drive PX2 delivers 8 teraflops of processing power, equal to the processing power of 150 MacBook Pros. The Drive PX2 is only the size of a small lunch box. According to Nvidia their tech will help the self-driving cars to revolutionize the auto industry.

“Self-driving cars will revolutionize society,” Huang said at the beginning of his talk. “And NVIDIA’s vision is to enable them.” - See more at: http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2016/01/04/drive-px-ces-recap/#sthash.4ETz3JUC.dpuf

It was also announced Volvo will be the first auto maker to use the Drive PX2. Volvo will use the supercomputer tech in their SUVs. Volvo will be the first automaker to deploy Drive PX2.

Nvidia tech can address some serious and harmful traffic problems. The tech will inevitably lead to a safer road experience. The aim is also the Vision 2020 of Volvo which wants safer roads than ever before.

Read more about latest innovations, gadgets and the tech items coming to CES 2016 in our CES Hub.

CES is the ultimate gathering place for those thriving on consumer technology business. The CES 2016 is organized by the CTA and will consist of more than 3600 exhibitors. The convention will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada from the 6th to the 9th of January, 2016.

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