NVIDIA and Baidu team up for autonomous car AI platform

Nvidia has announced a new partnership with Baidu, China’s largest search engine, to work together on developing an artificial intelligence (AI) platform for self-driving cars. The announcement was made at the Baidu World Conference last week, with Baidu planning to use the jointly-developed technology in its own fleet of autonomous taxis. But the companies also plan to make the platform available to other car manufacturers to who want to add self-driving tech to their vehicles. While a partnership between a PC graphics card company and a Chinese search engine might seem a bit odd, the match actually works out well. Nvidia will be bringing its existing AI tech to the table, such as its Drive PX 2 auto-pilot system, while Baidu already has the essential mapping data. The goal for…


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