NVIDIA went from computers to mobile devices and now they are into cars. At the CES 2012 NVIDIA showed off their Lamborghini, Audi, and Tesla with their tech in it. Check out the video below to learn more.
Powered by NVIDIA, the A7 boasts 3D navigation with Google Earth integration, allowing you to navigate highways and byways using 3D satellite maps. It’s also outfitted with various driver-assistance cameras, including a night vision camera that helps detect pedestrians and obstacles in low light.
- Starting at $59,250
- Supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine
- 310 horsepower and 325 lb-ft torque
- Quattro all-wheel drive
- 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds
Tesla Model S
The Tesla Model S boasts advanced infotainment and instrument cluster systems, based on two Tegra processors. One powers the digital instrument cluster, while the other processor handles the 17-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The infotainment system includes a full web browser and car controls, such as for the panoramic sunroof and door locks.
- Starting at $49,900
- 40, 60, 85 kwh electric motor options
- Up to 435 horsepower
- Rear-wheel and all-wheel drive options
- 0 to 60 MPH in 4.4 seconds
For those with more exotic tastes, there’s also a gleaming white Lamborghini Aventador on display. This beauty uses NVIDIA processors in its multimedia and navigation system, which displays real-time Google Maps data.
- Starting at $382,000
- Naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine
- 610 horsepower and 508 lb-ft torque
- All-wheel drive
- 0 to 60 MPH in 2.9 seconds
Automotive technology concepts
At NVIDIA’s indoor booth in the convention center Lear Corp. is showing off their 360 Surround View concept, which stitches together video feeds from four cameras (front, rear, left, right) to give the driver a bird’s eye view of what’s happening around the vehicle.
Also being demonstrated there is the NVIDIA UI Composer – which allows manufacturers to rapidly iterate cluster designs – as well as a prototype instrument cluster.