Processor company Nvidia’s new car-mounted supercomputer is as powerful as 150 MacBook Pros

Matt Weinberger/Business InsiderNvidia CEO Jenn-Hsun Huang at CES 2016 Graphics processor company Nvidia used this week’s CES 2016 mega-event to introduce its Nvidia Drive PX 2, billed by CEO Jen-Hsun Huang the “world’s first in-car AI supercomputer for self-driving cars.”  Moreover, Volvo will be a partner with Nvidia, becoming the first to use the Nvidia Drive PX 2, Huang announced. As you may guess from that introduction, the Drive PX 2, upgraded from last year’s first model, is designed to be the on-board supercomputer that helps self-driving cars navigate the roads — and get better over time, using buzzy deep-learning technology. In other words, this would be the “brain” that lets self-driving cars, self-drive. To do that, it needs to be really, ridiculously powerful. And Huang says that this new car supercomputer is up to the challenge.  “The…


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