Inside NVIDIA’s New Self-Driving Supercomputer Powering Tesla’s Autopilot

October 25th, 2016 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EV Annex. When Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced new self-driving hardware, he said, “it’s basically a supercomputer in a car” capable of Level 5 autonomy after a sequence of software updates rapidly improves its performance over time. So who makes this supercomputer? NVIDIA announced that Tesla’s, “in-vehicle supercomputer is powered by the NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 AI computing platform… [and it] delivers more than 40 times the processing power of the previous system. It runs a Tesla-developed neural net for vision, sonar, and radar processing.” Above: NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang shows off his own (very admirable) Tesla car collection (Twitter: NVIDIA) The CEOs of both NVIDIA and Tesla have a strong history of collaborating with one another. NVIDIA’s Huang is, himself, a Tesla owner…


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