Toyota is using Nvidia’s supercomputer to bring autonomous driving to the masses
Toyota has tapped Nvidia to help it bring self-driving tech to people — and roads — in just a few years.
The automaker will use Nvidia’s Drive PX supercomputer, a platform with a robust new processor called Xavier, to power the autonomous driving systems inside its future cars, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced Wednesday at the GTC Conference in San Jose, California.
These production vehicles are slated to hit the marketplace in a few years, which means that by 2020 there should be Toyota cars equipped with a system that will allow them to drive autonomously.
The partnership is the latest effort by Nvidia to leverage computing power to apply artificial intelligence to a variety of products,…