To drive better than humans, autonomous vehicles must first see better than humans.
Building reliable vision capabilities for self-driving cars has been a major development hurdle. By combining a variety of sensors, however, developers have been able to create a detection system that can “see” a vehicle’s environment even better than human eyesight.
Everything we “throw away” ends up somewhere else — destined for landfill or even the oceans. With increasing awareness of environmental calamities like mountains of trash in some Asian countries and the Great Pacific Garbage Patches, out of sight is no longer necessarily out of mind.
NVIDIA Senior Director of Automotive Danny Shapiro gives a rundown of the major automotive announcements at #GTC19 — from the end-to-end partnership with Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development to the availability of DRIVE Constellation.
Sleek vehicles greeted attendees at the front door of the San Jose Convention Center. Autonomous vehicles lined up for potential future passengers inside the exhibit hall. And self-driving cars seamlessly maneuvered around pedestrians and obstacles on the roads behind the conference hall.