Baidu and Inspur Build Heterogeneous Acceleration Platform to Facilitate the Development of …

BEIJING, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Chinese IT manufacturer Inspur announced recently that its NF5568M4 server has been selected by internet giant Baidu to provide hardware support for the deep learning platform of Baidu’s driverless car. Deep learning is one of the core areas of driverless technology.In December 2015, Baidu’s driverless car passed the road test starting from the Baidu Tower in Zhongguancun High-tech Park in Beijing, driving onto the G7 Beijing-Xinjiang Expressway, through the Fifth Ring Road and reaching Olympic Forest Park, and back.The driverless technology adopted throughout the course included decelerating, lane switching, overtaking, going on and off ramps and turning around. The car passed each of these testing criteria and reached a top speed of 100 kilometers per hour.Another core technology in driverless cars is image sensing and recognition and Baidu’s…


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