Jen-Hsun Huang: Building the brains of self-driving cars

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Drive PX will have the brains to steer autonomous cars through situations in which they need to read street signs and recognize the difference between an ambulance and a FedEx delivery truck or a police car and a taxi. It will know that a ball in the street probably means that a child soon will follow or that a partially opened door on a parked vehicle likely will yield someone stepping out of it, says Danny Shapiro, Nvidia’s senior director of automotive.Nvidia is working with automakers, Tier 1 suppliers and universities to apply its processing products into upcoming vehicles and component systems.”We believe that features like these will be mandated in the coming years because they save lives,” Shapiro says. “I see a time when this is standard technology.”

Source: Jen-Hsun Huang: Building the brains of self-driving cars

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