Nvidia Drive Hyperion 8 will pilot self-driving cars and trucks

Nvidia unveiled its latest generation platform for self-driving vehicles: the Hyperion 8 cars.

The company unveiled the latest technology for self-driving cars and trucks at CES 2022. The tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. Nvidia unveiled the tech in an online event.

The latest generation Drive platform uses Nvidia Drive Orin systems-on-a-chip, 12 surround cameras, nine radar, 12 ultrasonics. One front-facing LiDAR, and three interior-sensing cameras.

There is a backup available to ensure. The AV can drive its passengers to a safe place, said Ali Kani. President of Nvidia’s automotive business, in a press briefing.

Above: Nvidia’s latest self-driving car platform is the Drive Hyperion 8 cars .

“These new electric cars will get better and better over time with each over-the-air update,” said Kani. “Such companies can benefit from new business models that are software-driven.”

services like Drive Hyperion. And the autonomous trucking company announced at CES 2022 that it will build its new platform on Nvidia Drive Orin.

speech AI, computer vision, natural language understanding cars.

Nvidia did a cute demo of Drive Concierge making a dinner reservation at Nobu in Las Vegas via an audio conversation with a driver. The concierge answered questions about the chef and the specialty at the restaurant on the fly.

The shortage is currently around 60,000 drivers cars.

Kani ended the press briefing with a demo of Nvidia Drive Concierge. An always-on, digital assistant for drivers, it’s one example of helpful agents created with Nvidia Omniverse Avatar using the company’s

Kani said that he expects to see it being use in vehicles this year. He had no specific date for availability.

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