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Automotive – Top Resources from GTC 21

The annual DRIVE Developer Days was held during GTC 2021, featuring a series of specialized sessions on autonomous vehicle hardware and software, including perception, mapping, simulation and more, all led by NVIDIA experts. These sessions are now available to view anytime with NVIDIA On-Demand.

The developer resources listed below are exclusively available to NVIDIA Developer Program members. Join today for free in order to get access to the tools and training necessary to build on NVIDIA’s technology platform here

 

On-Demand Sessions

DRIVE AGX Hardware Update with NVIDIA Orin

Speaker: Gary Hicok, Senior Vice President, Hardware and Systems, NVIDIA

This session will provide an early look at the next generation of DRIVE AGX hardware platforms based on the upcoming NVIDIA Orin SoC.

 

Turbocharge Autonomous Vehicle Development with DRIVE OS and DriveWorks

Speaker: Stephen Jones, Product Line Manager & Hope Allen, Product Manager, DriveWorks, NVIDIA

Learn how NVIDIA DRIVE OS and DriveWorks turbocharge autonomous vehicle development, delivering foundational autonomous tools and functional safety while simultaneously optimizing NVIDIA DRIVE AGX compute performance.

 

DRIVE AV Perception Overview

Speaker: Chongyu Wang, Product Manager

The ability to interpret a scene with 360° awareness is a critical function of an autonomous vehicle. In this session, we highlight the NVIDIA DRIVE AV Perception software stack, including an architecture overview and our latest algorithmic results.

 

Mapping and Localization with DRIVE AV

Speaker: Rambo Jacoby, Principal Product Manager, NVIDIA

The use of HD maps is a key part of ensuring a safe and comfortable journey. In this session, we’ll provide an overview of NVIDIA’s end-to-end solution for creating and maintaining crowdsourced HD maps, and how they’re used for vehicle localization.

 

A Modular Approach to AV Planning and Control

Speaker: Alexey Baranov, Senior Product Manager, NVIDIA

Planning and control executes maneuvers using input from perception, prediction, and mapping. In this session, we review the NVIDIA DRIVE AV modular approach to planning and control software and the variety of capabilities it enables.

 

Leveraging EGX and DGX for Developing AV Platforms and Supporting Connected Services

Speaker: Rambo Jacoby, Principal Product Manager, NVIDIA

In this session, we look at how NVIDIA DGX and NVIDIA EGX and are used to create the network of data centers and edge devices necessary for developing an AV platform and delivering functionality and connected services to vehicles of the future.

 

Automated Testing at Scale to Enable Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles

Speaker: Justyna Zander, Global Head of Verification and Validation, NVIDIA

In this session, we discuss the use of simulation and computing infrastructure for AV development. We also demonstrate a scalable and automated set of solutions for end-to-end testing to enable AV deployment on the road, according to safety standards.

 

NVIDIA DRIVE Sim and Omniverse

Speaker: Matt Cragun, Senior Product Manager, AV Simulation, NVIDIA

This session covers the use of simulation and computing infrastructure for AV development. We also demonstrate a scalable and automated set of solutions for end-to-end testing to enable AV deployment on the road, according to safety standards.

 

Click here to view all of the Automotive sessions and demos on NVIDIA On-Demand.