Arm has announced the formation of the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC). This cooperation among companies is a good idea but do they have the necessary expertise?
Humans drivers are expected to be mature enough to anticipate what might happen on the road next. What expectations should we have of drivers who are not human?
NXP launched a deep learning toolkit called eIQ Auto. NXP is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by making its tool "automotive-quality." NXP's goal is to make it easier for AV designers to implement deep learning in vehicles.
Bosch, Continental, Denso, GM, Nvidia, NXP, and Toyota declared their support for the new consortium.
As the automotive industry rushes toward assisted driving and autonomous vehicles, it seems to be forgetting something kind of important.
DeepScale argues AI chips and sensor systems should come with DNNs optimized for the application. It will fundamentally change how companies buy AI technology.