Xilinx has majority of LiDAR market
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 17:31

Xilinx has majority of LiDAR market


Essential for Level 4 / 5 self driving

Xilinx is not a name that you associate that much with the automotive industry, but these guys actually play in most of the self driving and other automotive markets.

Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:48

Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat


Pete Bannon takes Keller's driving wheel

Now that Jim Keller left Tesla for Intel, the new chap in control of Tesla's self-driving car is former PA Semi and Apple apostate Pete Bannon.

Nvidia announces Automotive SoC Orin
Published in News
Saturday, 31 March 2018 20:07

Nvidia announces Automotive SoC Orin


Gives little to none details

Nvidia’s CEO, the man  known for his  two hour plus keynotes that tend to become even longer, has announced the company's next generation automotive chip codenamed Orin. Nvidia gave few details about the chip but did mention it is expected to perform similarly to Pegasus.

Nvidia Pegasus to sample in Q3 2018
Published in News
Saturday, 31 March 2018 19:56

Nvidia Pegasus to sample in Q3 2018


Professor Xavier sampling now

The automotive industry is very slow to adopt technology and traditionally the life cycle of a car is six years. Every third year the car gets a facelift improvement but generally every six years you can expect a totally new platform. With that in mind, Nvidia Drive Xavier and Pegasus won’t go into production before 2019.

Nvidia announces self driving Pegasus
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 16:45

Nvidia announces self driving Pegasus


Level 5, fully autonomous robotaxi

Not even a full year after it announced the Drive PX 2 , Nvidia has just announced a much more powerful self driving platform that is targeting robo-taxies or the world, in other words companies like Uber, Lift and the like.