Nvidia hosts its annual GTC Technology Conference, a forum for the global GPU development community, in San Jose, California, May 8 through 11. The chipmaker, which plays a growing role as a provider of high-powered systems and computing engines for next-generation vehicles, has announced an agenda for the gathering, which will focus heavily onÂ artificial intelligence Read More..
Amid all the enthusiasm for driverless cars, a senior Toyota executive, speaking at the CES consumer electronics show, focused on some of the big challenges that will need to be overcome before autonomous driving can be adopted on public roads. Gill Pratt, who heads the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), said current attempts to introduce so-called Read More..
(Bloomberg) –Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to buy startup Geometric Intelligence Inc. toÂ help the ride-hailing company create a new artificial-intelligence research lab. The startup has 15 employees and isÂ developing new machine-learning techniques inspired by cognitive science that rely on less data. Chief Executive Officer Gary Marcus, an author and professor of psychology and neural science at Read More..
BMW and Toyota Motor have teamed up with insurer Allianz to invest in Nauto, a Californian startup company that has developed technology toÂ accelerate the auto industry’s drive to develop autonomous cars. Nauto’s system, which lets fleet vehicles become part of a self-learning network, consists of an in-vehicle camera and sensor hardware, a smart network and Read More..
Volkswagen, acknowledging the growing automotive importance of machine learning, has acquired a stake in theÂ German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). â€œArtificial intelligence (AI) is a key technology for autonomous driving and therefore an investment in our future,â€ VW Group CEOÂ Matthias Mueller Â said in a press statement. “We want to forge ahead with AI research Read More..
DETROIT — Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche showed theÂ new Mercedes E-Class here on the eve of the Detroit auto show, saying the core model is “the very first series-built car that is equipped with car-to-X communication.” Zetsche said the E-Class not only “talks” to other cars, but also can learn, using artificial intelligence technology to take Read More..
LAS VEGAS – The new CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) said there is a lot of hard work to be done before driverless cars can be commercialized. “Although the industry has made great strides over the last five years, we are a long way from the finish line of fully automated cars,” said Read More..
LAS VEGAS — Volvo Cars will operate a test fleet of 100 XC90 SUVs equipped with Nvidia’s newÂ deep-learning based computing engine. Nvidia said on the eve of the CES consumer electronics show here that the test cars, which will start driving autonomously in the Gothenburg area next year, will be equipped with its new Drive Read More..
Toyota Motor is investing 1 billion dlrs over the next five years in artificial intelligence and robotics, underscoring how the automotive industry’s corporate priorities are changing. The Japanese carmaker said it will establish a new company, Toyota Research Institute (TRI), in Silicon Valley near Stanford University. It will start operations January 1. A second center Read More..