In the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Nvidia and Audi too will play significant role as they have partnered for the development of new generation of self-driving cars.
It is learned Audi is looking to provide the latest technology of Nvidia to its advanced autonomous vehicles.
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said at CES 2017 they have developed a new version of its car supercomputer chip and it is called as Xavier, which has eight high-end computing cores and 512 graphics processors to handle advanced tasks in the vehicle such as recognizing pedestrians near a road.
Audi North America president Scott Keogh said their partnership with chip giant is ten years old when the sales of its cars hiked from 60,000 to 210,000 units a year as Nvidia’s technology was used in those.
The president added AI is on the horizon and Audi has brought to CES its autonomous car that is driving itself around the parking lot.
He further mentioned, “We’ve been in this for 10 years and we have never seen it so exciting, so dynamic, and so fast.”
Nvidia on the other hand said at CES 2017 event in Las Vegas that automotive supplier Bosch will adopt their Drive Computer to accommodate Xavier chip into the automotive industry.