Nvidia Teams Up With Baidu to Develop Artificial Intelligence, Self-Driving Car

Shutterstock photo By Alyssa Abkowitz BEIJING–Chip maker Nvidia Corp. and Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc. said Thursday that they are forming a partnership to develop a self-driving, artificially intelligent car. Speaking at the annual Baidu World conference, Nvidia co-founder and Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang announced that his Santa Clara, Calif.-based company will work with Baidu to build a self-driving car platform whose algorithm-based operating system will include cloud-based, high-definition maps and the ability to perceive and react to different road environments. The partnership comes after Baidu received approval earlier this week from regulators to test its self-driving cars in California, where Tesla Motors Inc., Ford Motor Co. and Google parent Alphabet Inc., among others, are testing their autonomous-driving cars on the road. Baidu already is testing self-driving cars in China…


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