NVIDIA’s VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay is showcasing the company’s push to democratize robotics development.
The Nvidia open source robot Kaya and the robotic delivery platform Carter have driven on stage.
Nvidia is open sourcing its robotics code.
NVIDIA is using Carter to deliver popcorn. Carter can look at a person’s face and to respond to gestures.
NVIDIA has Isaac a robotic simulator.
NVIDIA Robotic Kits
Jetson Nano is a mini AI-focused dev kit. The board contains a 128-core 921MHz Nvidia Maxwell GPU to accelerate neural network algorithms. It has a a quad-core 1.4GHz ARM Cortex-A57 CPU cluster for running application code and peaks at 472GFLOPS. It uses about 5W to 10W. It also includes 4GB of 64-bit LPDDR4 RAM with 25.6GB/s of memory bandwidth, gigabit Ethernet, USB and various IO interfaces, HDMI output, and a microSD slot for storage. It can run Linux4Tegra.
The $99 Jetson Nano board is for enthusiasts and it’s available now to order.
$129 Nano option is for commercial developers working on edge systems and available in quantities of 1,000 or more with 16GB of eMMC storage. It will be available should in June.
SOURCE – Live coverage of Claire Delaunay’s presentation at Techcrunch Robotics AI 2019, Nvidia
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