NVIDIA unviled the DRIVE Atlan Autonomous Vehicle Platform. It is a Next-generation SoC to deliver more than 1,000 TOPS and equipped with BlueField DPU. Atlan will not be available for a couple of years, software development is well underway.
During the GTC 21 keynote address this morning, NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced:
$8 Billion Automotive Pipeline — Established OEMs, truck makers, NEVs and robotaxi companies are putting NVIDIA DRIVE into production. This growing pipeline incorporates deals from companies including Volvo Cars, Mercedes-Benz, NIO, SAIC, TuSimple, Zoox, Cruise, Faraday Future, VinFast and more over the next six years.
The eighth-generation Nvidia Hyperion (Autonomous Vehicle) platform includes the sensors, high-performance compute and software necessary for autonomous vehicle development, all verified, calibrated and synchronized right out of the box.
Hyperionn uses two NVIDIA DRIVE Orin systems-on-a-chip (SoCs). They provide ample compute for level 4 self-driving and intelligent cockpit capabilities. These SoCs process data from a halo of 12 exterior cameras, three interior cameras, nine radars and two lidar sensors in real time for safe autonomous operation.
Hyperion also includes all the tools necessary to evaluate the NVIDIA DRIVE AV and DRIVE IX software stack, as well as real-time record and capture capabilities for streamlined driving data processing.
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