NVIDIA’s Atlan and Hyperion Self Driving Platforms

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: DRIVE …

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Nvidia Drive Uses 1000 Watts But Tesla HW3 FSD Chip Uses 36 Watts

In October 2017 Nvidia and partner development companies announced the Drive PX Pegasus system, based upon two Xavier CPU/GPU devices and two post-Volta (Turing) generation GPUs. The companies stated the third generation Drive PX system would be capable of Level 5 autonomous driving, with a total of 320 INT8 TOPS of AI computational power and …

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Nvidia’s Danny Shapiro Senior Director of Automotive Interview

Nextbigfuture interviewed Danny Shapiro, Nvidia’s Senior Director of Automotive. Nio and Nvidia had announced the use of the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin system-on-a-chip (SoC) for NIO’s new generation of electric vehicles. NVIDIA’s Orin has developer kits available now and will sample chips later this year. The supercomputer, Adam, will use four ORIN processors to achieve 1 …

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Ten Exaflop European Supercomputer in 2021

The European supercomputer Leonardo, managed by Cineca, that will be installed at the end of 2021 in the new data center located in Bologna, will be based on Atos BullSequana XH2000 technology, and feature nearly 14,000 NVIDIA Ampere architecture-based GPUs and NVIDIA Mellanox HDR InfiniBand. It will deliver 10 exaflops of FP16 AI performance. It …

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Eight Nvidia A100 Next Generation Tensor Chips for 5 Petaflops at $200,000

The Nvidia A100 chip was presented at the Hot Chips conference. Sander Olson provided Nextbigfuture with the presentation. The Nvidia A100 is a third-generation Tensor Core chip. It is faster and more efficient than competing chips like the prior Nvidia chip (V100), the Google Tensor processing unut (TPU) version 3, and Huawei Ascend. The Nvidia …

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NVIDIA Selene Supercomputer Delivers 1 exaFLOPs for AI and 27 petaFLOPs Regular Computing

NVIDIA made the supercomputing cluster called Selene in less than a month. The cluster was built in the month since the announcement of Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture and A100 artificial intelligence (AI) accelerators. Selene provides up to 1 exaFLOPs of AI, and over 27 petaFLOPs of HPM. Selene ranks as the No. 2 supercomputer for …

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NVIDIA AI Training in Seconds Instead of Hours or Days

Nvidia’s AI platform set eight records in training performance, including three in overall performance at scale and five on a per-accelerator basis. The AI platform now slashes through models that once took a whole workday to train in less than two minutes. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger …

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World’s Fastest Supercomputer Triples Performance to 445 PetaFLOPS

Using HPL-AI, a new approach to benchmarking AI supercomputers, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer system reached 445 petaflops or nearly half an exaflops. The system’s official Linpack performance is 148 petaflops announced in the new TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer, NVIDIA ran HPL-AI computations in less than …

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Better AI and processors will deliver breakthrough mainstream drones

Teal is already selling its dumbed down but ultra-fast Sport version (at a suggested retail of $799). And in 2018, the company says its Teal 2 will hit the market powered by Nvidia’s Jetson GPU and Neurala’s artificial brain. The Teal sport drones can fly 80+ MPH Out of the Box. A smarter drone could …

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