Apr 5, 2016

Here’s how Nvidia is powering an autonomous, electric race car

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, supercomputing, transportation

Could we see race car driver careers become all AI? Nvidia is testing the concept.

Formula E is going completely autonomous with the all-new Roborace series slated for the upcoming race season. At its GTC developer conference, Nvidia announced these autonomous, electric race cars will be powered by Nvidia Drive PX 2, a supercomputer built for self-driving cars.

Drive PX 2 is powered by 12 CPU cores and four Pascal GPUs that provides eight teraflops of computer power. The supercomputer-in-a-box is vital to deep learning and trains artificial intelligence to adapts to different driving conditions, including asphalt, rain and dirt.


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