Two guys and a moose: how Nvidia teaches your car to drive itself

How do you train a car to drive itself? Let it watch real drivers. Engineers from graphics processing unit (GPU) company Nvidia designed a system that learned how to drive after watching humans drive for a total of 72 hours, as reported by NetworkWorld. The likely conclusion of the system’s success is that driverless cars are coming faster than most of us expected.The details of how Nvidia trained two test cars are in a file titled End to End Learning for Self-Driving Cars. The basics are as follows: Nvidia used three cameras and two Nvidia DRIVE PX computers to watch humans drive cars for 72 hours.  The car training was conducted in several states, in varied weather conditions, day and night, and on a wide variety of road types and conditions. The cameras…


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