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Nvidia powers first Level 3 autonomy production car

Source: Smart2Zero  – July 17th, 2017   Chipmaker Nvidia (Santa Clara, CA) has announced that Audi (Ingolstadt, Germany) has chosen Nvidia products and technologies to power features in the automaker’s new 2018 A8 luxury sedan – claimed as the world’s first Level 3 autonomous driving car to go into production. The A8, says Nvidia, is…

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Continental substantiates automated driving

Source: Smart2Zero  – July 3rd, 2017   Automated driving is not one single capability. Different traffic situations require different sets of sensors and algorithms. Tier one supplier Continental has introduced techniques and implementations covering a big part of what we understand by “automated driving.” They will all be shown at the upcoming IAA automotive exhibition.…

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Software-defined car takes shape (Smart2Zero)

Source: Smart2Zero  – June 26th, 2017   How will the car of the future look like? Normally, this is the topic of board meetings in the automotive industry. At NXP’s ‘FTF Connects’ conference in San Jose it was the keynote topic of developers in the software and semiconductor industry. The common denominator: It will be…

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NXP extends partner network (EENewsAutomotive)

Source: EENewsAutomotive  – June 21st, 2017   Amidst an increasingly dynamic automotive electronics landscape, chipmaker NXP is expanding its partner network. At its FTF Connects Silicon Valley meeting in San Jose (Calif), NXP announced a collaboration with software vendor Elektrobit (EB) and an expansion of its long-standing R&D partnership with infotainment expert Harman International. […]…

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