You might see a car with a familiar logo driving around if you're in California. The state's
added NVIDIA to the list of companies that
can test their self-driving technologies on its roads, and according to
The Verge, it wasted no time to get the ball rolling. While NVIDIA isn't exactly an auto company, it
designed processors for self-driving vehicles and put its own test car together, so it can take its autonomous technologies for a spin when needed. Back in September, it also announced that it's
working with Baidu to create an AI platform for
Automakers serious about their self-driving aspirations typically head to California for testing. Just recently, the state
granted two little-known automakers (Wheego and Valeo) permission to do test drives on its roads, but its complete list includes bigger names, including Google,
BMW and NVIDIA's partner Baidu. You can watch NVIDIA's AI test car named BB8 learn from a human driver in the video below:
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