Nvidia suspends all autonomous car testing
Nvidia is briefly stopping testing of its autonomous car platform in response to final week’s deadly collision of a self-driving Uber automotive with a pedestrian. TechCrunch confirmed this with the corporate, which provided the next assertion:
In the end [autonomous vehicles] shall be far safer than human drivers, so this essential work must proceed. We’re briefly suspending the testing of our self-driving automobiles on public roads to study from the Uber incident. Our world fleet of manually pushed knowledge assortment automobiles proceed to function.
Reuters first reported the information.
The manually pushed automobiles, to be clear, should not self-driving ones with security drivers, however historically managed automobiles with a full autonomous sensor suite on them to gather knowledge.
Toyota additionally suspended its autonomous car testing out of concern for its personal drivers’ well-being. Uber in fact ceased its testing operations without delay.