Nvidia launches supercomputer for self-driving cars

Self-driving car technology, which has stirred concerns over driver safety, is rapidly becoming viewed as something that could actually add to road safety. Nvidia, the Santa Clara based visual computing company, was careful to make that point as it unveiled Nvidia Drive PX 2, a new supercomputer for cars it says will speed the way to self-driving vehicles. “Self-driving cars will revolutionize society,” CEO Jen-Hsun Huang told a crowd of 400 automakers and others at the annual CES expo underway in Las Vegas. “Autonomous cars will bring increased safety, new convenient mobility services and even beautiful urban designs,” Huang predicted. The lunch-box sized computer, 10 times faster than a previous version of the device, will be available to car makers in the fourth quarter of this year, the company said,…


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