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Tesla: Cooling Tech Engineer Stole Dojo Exascale Supercomputer Secrets

Theft of secret information about Tesla’s in-house supercomputer, the exascale-class “Project Dojo” system due to be up and running this year,  are at issue in a suit filed by the company against an HPC cooling technology engineer and former employee who joined Tesla in January and resigned this month. According to a story by Bloomberg […]

Intel Wins DARPA R&D Contract for Off-Road AV R&D

April 26, 2022 — DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has awarded Intel Federal LLC a contract to develop advanced simulation solutions for off-road autonomous ground vehicles. The company said Intel Labs will work in partnership with its collaborators, the Computer Vision Center Barcelona, and the University of Texas at Austin. The RACER-Sim (Robotic […]

Edge NVMe Storage for Autonomous Vehicles

In this sponsored post, Braden Cooper, Product Marketing Manager at One Stop Systems, indicates that as new developments and technologies in HPC are introduced, the need for more capture, compute, and storage in autonomous vehicles will continue to grow.  To meet the throughput required by the latest GPUs, NVMe storage must be integrated into autonomous vehicles in a rugged and easily removable form factor. 

Vayyar Claims 1st Single Chip 4D Imaging Radar Sensor ‘XRR’ Covering Distances 0-300M

TEL AVIV – 19 May, 2021 – Vayyar Imaging, a 4D imaging radar company, has launched what it said is the world’s first multi-range “XRR” chip, a single RFIC with a range of 0-300m, designed for passenger cars, trucks and motorcycles. Supported by a 48-antenna MIMO array, the leading-edge platform provides radar imaging with unprecedented […]

Driver-Optional Monarch Tractor Closes $20M Series A with Global Partners

Livermore, CA — Monarch Tractor, a fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor manufacturer, announced the closing of its $20 million Series A funding round. The round includes global industrial equipment manufacturers, automotive suppliers, venture capital, and impact capital. The new investors will support the rapid growth of Monarch Tractor’s global deployment. The investment round garnered global […]

Vayyar 4D Imaging Radar Platform: In-cabin Safety Technology for Multifunctionality on a Chip

Tel Avid – February 2, 2021 – Vayyar, maker of 4D imaging radar, is advancing its mission with the auto industry’s first in-cabin safety ‘combo’ solution. Powered by a single sensor, it’s designed to prevent both the “hot car” incidents that have claimed the lives of thousands of children as well as the countless deaths […]

Telechips Picks Arm IP for Automotive SoC

Cambridge, UK – December 14, 2020 – Arm today announced that Telechips, a fabless semiconductor company specializing in automotive applications, has selected a leading-edge suite of Arm IP for its next-generation automotive system-on-chip (SoC), the Dolphin5, which is designed for applications such as Advanced Driver-assistance Systems (ADAS) and digital cockpit, including IVI Systems. To meet Telechips’ high performance, […]

Autonomous Vehicles to Race at Indy 500 Speedway

One of – if not the – most famous car races in the world, the Indianapolis 500, will take AV form a year from this fall when more than 36 universities globally will compete for $1.5 million in prize money in the Indy Autonomous Challenge, to be held at the world-famous motor speedway in Indiana. […]

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Rich Brueckner and Doug Ball Talk CFD, Autonomous Mobility and Driving Down HPC Package Sizing

Doug Ball is a leading expert in computational fluid dynamics and aerodynamic engineering, disciplines he became involved with more than 40 years ago. In this interview with the late Rich Brueckner of insideHPC, Ball discusses the increased scale and model complexity that HPC technology has come to handle and, looking to the future, his anticipation […]

Car as ‘Computing Device’: Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia Team to Build Software-defined Vehicles for 2024

Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz today said they plan to create an in-vehicle computing system and AI infrastructure for 2024 Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped with “upgradable automated driving functions.” The resulting cars and trucks will be capable of automated address-to-address driving of regular routes, such as commutes and repeat deliveries, according to the companies.