NVIDIA Unveils Drive PX Pegasus: Made To Power Fully Autonomous Vehicles

11 October, 2017, 00:39 | Author: Sheri Evans
  • NVIDIA Unveils Drive PX Pegasus: Made To Power Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Nvidia isn't shy about talking up the specifications.

Nvidia's Drive PX Pegasus computing platform represents a massive leap over its predecessor (the PX 2) and is no less than 10 times as fast, and fully capable of handling a mind-boggling 320 trillion operations per second.

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the kit is the fact that the dedicated GPUs it is using are not Volta but rather based on a next-generation architecture. It relies on two Xavier system-on-a-chip processors and two discrete GPUs with a focus on computer vision algorithms and machine learning.

Nathan Lane Claims Harvey Weinstein Attacked Him At Hillary Clinton's Birthday
And several Democratic senators have already pledged to donate Weinstein's previous contributions to women's organizations. Their courage and the support of others is critical in helping to stop this kind of behavior", the statement read.

The company claims the new computer, which is about the size of a license plate, offers more power than current prototype systems that are so large they typically fill up a car's entire trunk. Since the company made the announcement at GTC Europe in Germany, we aren't sure if that means a USA or a European plate, though.

The Pegasus platform also supports Auto grade ASIL D Automotive Safety Integrity Level D which refers to the highest classification of initial hazard (injury risk) defined within ISO. It also comes with controller area network, Flexray, and multiple 10Gbit Ethernet connectors.

The green graphics guys say their system could allow people to reclaim billions of hours lost behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Man Utd defender Bailly: Mourinho will bring more title glory to club
In contrast, they've conceded just two goals so far - both of which came in their away draw to Stoke City in September. The players may feel that they're able to kill off any opponent after dispatching of CSKA Moscow 4-1 and Basel 3-0.

That big speed improvement is integral to developing fully self-driving cars, which require the ability to process an enormous amount of information to determine the appropriate speed and direction of the vehicle. Nvidia claims that machine-driven vehicles could eventually be safer than human-driven cars because AIs aren't distracted, tired, or emotional. "If you live near Singapore one north, the business district where the Grab Taxi/NuTonomy pilot is running, you might, but there'll likely be engineers on board each vehicle monitoring its every move". If you don't work in the purchasing department of a major automotive manufacturer or supplier, the price is probably irrelevant to you.

Graphics-chip maker Nvidia (NVDA) on Tuesday unveiled a new artificial intelligence computer for fully autonomous vehicles, and announced German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group is deploying a test fleet of self-driving delivery trucks next year using Nvidia technology.

Taylor's rushing leads No. 9 Badgers past Cornhuskers
They could go into their final stretch - Iowa, Michigan, at Minnesota - with a 9-0 overall record and a 6-0 Big Ten mark. UW will be looking for more big plays next week as they host the Purdue Boilermakers (1-1, 3-2) at Camp Randall Stadium.

Recommended:

  • Kylie Jenner Drowns Out Her 'Baby Bump' In Massive Shirt

    Kylie Jenner Drowns Out Her 'Baby Bump' In Massive Shirt

    Back in 2013, Natalie told Star magazine that she gets on best with the Jenner sisters as a result of them being close in age. The snap drowned her hourglass figure to the point of looking shapeless, and erased any hint of a burgeoning baby bump.
    Nirmala Sitharaman teaches 'namaste' to Chinese troops

    Nirmala Sitharaman teaches 'namaste' to Chinese troops

    She exhorted the troops to continue with the same zeal and sense of pride and honour showing due respect to human rights. Two short videos of the meeting were posted on the minister's official Twitter account on Sunday.
    Evidence of Honeypreet's hand in Panchkula violence: Haryana cops

    Evidence of Honeypreet's hand in Panchkula violence: Haryana cops

    Ram Rahim further told the court that he was not in a position to pay Rs 30 lakh fine imposed on him by the Panchkula CBI court. "The amount of fine will be returned to us with interest if the appeal is accepted", said Ram Rahim's Lawyer SK Garg Narwana.
  • Nokia axes OZO VR camera development

    Nokia axes OZO VR camera development

    The camera captured 4K images and video with help from eight wide-angle cameras, which came in a package that weighed 9.3 pounds. Lee, who previously served as Samsung North America's CEO, was hired just four months back as Nokia's new global president.
    Sergio Ramos: 'Gerard Pique and I have a great relationship'

    Sergio Ramos: 'Gerard Pique and I have a great relationship'

    Ramos and Pique , who play for rival clubs Madrid and Barca, have feuded in the past but are now on good terms. The gamble paid off as Spain earned a 3-0 win in a game in which he handed a start to youngster Marco Asensio .
    Boston Increases Security in Response to Las Vegas Shooter's Research

    Boston Increases Security in Response to Las Vegas Shooter's Research

    As the Boston Globe reports, Fenway Park hosts some of the biggest concert venues during the summer months. Paddock, 64, booked a room in a Chicago hotel but did not show up, the officials said.
  • Google Home Max is a $399 smart speaker with room-filling sound

    Google Home Max is a $399 smart speaker with room-filling sound

    This is clearly the device that Google envisions competing with the likes of Apple's high-end HomePod and Amazon's Echo Plus. Google has announced a smart sound feature allowing the device to automatically adapt to the user's requirements.
    Turnovers cost Wolverines, MSU wins 14-10

    Turnovers cost Wolverines, MSU wins 14-10

    Up next is a game at Minnesota followed by a visit from IN and trip to Northwestern before the Penn State-Ohio State 1-2 punch. During today's game, every @UAB_FB player is wearing the name of a young patient at the nearby Children's Harbor Hospital.
    Man released after London vehicle  incident injured 11

    Man released after London vehicle incident injured 11

    Any fears that this was a terror incident have been dismissed and it is being investigated as a road traffic investigation.
  • Kenyan opposition leader Odinga withdraws from new presidential election

    Kenyan opposition leader Odinga withdraws from new presidential election

    Over the weekend, NASA leaders maintained that they will not participate in the coming elections if their demands are not met. A majority found so many irregularities, they said the elections did not meet the threshold set out by the constitution.
    RIP Windows Phone: Microsoft moves away from mobile hardware

    RIP Windows Phone: Microsoft moves away from mobile hardware

    The VP though assured the platform will continue to be supported so that bug fixes and updates would be released when needed. The Windows Phone operating system used Microsoft's Metro UI and offered a smattering of live tiles for its homescreen.

    ACCUWEATHER ALERT: Remnants Of Nate To Impact New York Area Monday

    It's not going to be a great day, but there still is a scenario in which it's not raining for some of the daytime hours. Remnants of tropical storm Nate move through the southern Gulf Coast states this morning, tracking northeast.


Popular

Trump administration to scrap Obama-era Clean Power Plan
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will withdraw from Obama-era Clean Power Plan to slow global warming. Industry groups cheered the planned repeal, saying it would reverse regulatory overreach by Obama and McCarthy.

'Pradhan Sewak' Modi should initiate probe in Jay Shah's case: Congress
Addressing a press conference, Goyal said that the defamation case will be filed at Ahmedabad where Jay carries out his business. He said the bank, and not a union minister, should defend the loan.

Death toll reaches 14 in United States nursing home hurricane tragedy
On Sept. 13, eight residents died and other residents were evacuated from the facility. Rick Scott issued emergency rules later that month.

Catalonia Waits With Bated Breath As Independence Decision Looms
It is home to 7.5 million people and accounts for about a fifth of Spain's economy. She said Catalonia, which borders France, already has "considerable autonomy".

Governor Christie Sends Complement of State Police Personnel to Puerto Rico
In less than two weeks, Medina and the rest of North Carolina for Puerto Rico collected more all of the donations. One by one, cars are pulling into the parking lot filled with food and supplies for the people of Puerto Rico.

Modi visits hometown Vadnagar, visits school
PM also flagged off the "Antyodaya Express", between Udhna (Surat, Gujarat) and Jaynagar (Bihar). In his warm speech, PM gave all credit to the people and the Vadnagar soil for what he is today.

Best selling smartphone in the world so far in 2017
It is also why many have been highly-anticipating the iPhone X which is said to introduce a period of a super cycle for Apple . The iPhone X will be in short supply when it launches later this year due to production issues , reported MacRumors .

President Trump fires off on Twitter about Sen. Corker; Corker fires back
The attack by Trump also came as days after the senator made comments criticizing the President publicly. U.S defense Secretary, James Mattis recently contradicted Trump on Iran nuclear deal too.

Ole Miss Changes Mascot from Bear to Landshark, Will Keep Rebels Nickname
Auburn played the second half with less urgency after leading by four touchdowns to start the third quarter. Rebels sophomore QB Shea Patterson topped 300 yards passing for the fourth time in five games this season.

Newton may be getting his groove back for Panthers
He went out late in the game with an ankle injury, but was cleared for a full practice on Thursday. "We have to get it fixed". He had 64- and 57-yard catches in the first half for two of his three receptions of 50-plus yards in his eight-year career.