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INTRODUCING THE
NEW NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2
 

FOR AUTOCRUISE DRIVING AND HD MAPPING

INTRODUCING THE NEW NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 - FOR AUTOCRUISE DRIVING AND HD MAPPING

The AI Car Computer for Self-Driving Vehicles

NVIDIA DRIVE™ PX 2 is the open AI car computing platform that enables automakers and their tier 1 suppliers to accelerate production of automated and autonomous vehicles. It scales from a palm-sized, energy efficient module for AutoCruise capabilities, to a powerful AI supercomputer capable of autonomous driving.

 

The new single-processor configuration of DRIVE PX 2 for AutoCruise functions —which include highway automated driving and HD mapping—consumes just 10 watts of power. Plus, it enables vehicles to use deep neural networks to process data from multiple cameras and sensors.

 

DRIVE PX 2 can understand in real-time what's happening around the vehicle, precisely locate itself on an HD map, and plan a safe path forward. It's the world's most advanced self-driving car platform—combining deep learning, sensor fusion, and surround vision to change the driving experience.

 

The scalable architecture is available in a variety of configurations. These range from one passively cooled mobile processor operating at 10 watts, to a multi-chip configuration with two mobile processors and two discrete GPUs delivering 24 trillion deep learning operations per second. Multiple DRIVE PX 2 platforms can be used in parallel to enable fully autonomous driving.

 

With a unified architecture, deep neural networks can be trained on a system in the data center, and then deployed in the car.

 

SENSOR FUSION

 

DRIVE PX 2 systems can fuse data from multiple cameras, as well as lidar, radar, and ultrasonic sensors. This allows algorithms to accurately understand the full 360-degree environment around the car to produce a robust representation, including static and dynamic objects. Use of Deep Neural Networks (DNN) for the detection and classification of objects dramatically increases the accuracy of the resulting fused sensor data.

Computer Vision

COMPUTER VISION AND DEEP NEURAL NETWORK PIPELINE

 

NVIDIA AI platforms are built around deep learning. With a unified architecture, deep neural networks can be trained on a system in the datacenter, and then deployed in the car. NVIDIA DGX-1™ can reduce neural network training in the data center from months to just days. The resulting neural net model runs in real-time on NVIDIA DRIVE™ PX 2.

See the NVIDIA research paper End-to-End Learning for Self-Driving Car, which details how a convolutional neural network (CNN) was deployed on DRIVE PX 2 to enable a self-driving car.

 

NVIDIA DRIVEWORKS
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT

 

NVIDIA DriveWorks is a Software Development Kit (SDK) that contains reference applications, tools and library modules. It also includes a run-time pipeline framework that integrates every aspect of the driving pipeline, from detection to mapping and localization to path planning to visualization.
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NVIDIA DRIVEWORKS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT
 
END-TO-END HD MAPPING

END-TO-END HD MAPPING

 

NVIDIA offers an end-to-end mapping technology for self-driving cars, designed to help automakers, map companies, and startups rapidly create HD maps and keep them updated. This state-of-the-art technology uses an NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 AI supercomputer in the car, coupled with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs in the data center, to create highly detailed maps. Learn more.

 

THE PLATFORMS

 

DRIVE PX 2 FOR AUTOCRUISE

Small form factor DRIVE PX 2 for AutoCruise is designed to handle functions including highway automated driving, as well as HD mapping. This platform will be available in Q4 2016.

DRIVE PX 2 FOR AUTOCRUISE
 
DRIVE PX 2 FOR AUTOCHAUFFER

DRIVE PX 2 FOR AUTOCHAUFFEUR

DRIVE PX 2 configuration with two SoCs and two discrete GPUs is available today for point-to-point travel.

 

DRIVE PX 2 FOR FULLY AUTONOMOUS DRIVING

Multiple fully configured DRIVE PX 2 systems can be integrated in a single vehicle to enable autonomous driving.

DRIVE PX 2 FOR FULLY AUTONOMOUS DRIVING
 

Watch NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveil the newest NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 self-driving car platform

 
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