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AMD Zen God joined Tesla: full development AI chip

via:博客园     time:2017/12/10 23:31:03     readed:583

Jim Keller, who led the Zen architecture project, resigned from AMD and chose to join Tesla near the end of the project, so what did he do at Tesla?

At the NIPS 2017 conference, Elon Musk, the boss of Tesla,Jim Keller is vice president of autonomous drive hardware and develops AI chips for Tesla.


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Elon Musk has already unfolded his cards, clearly saying: "We are developing our own AI chips.& rdquo;

Jim Keller is the one behind the "waves". It is reported that,Jim Keller is leading a team of 50 people to develop a dedicated AI chip for Tesla, AI chips will be used in Tesla electric cars in the future, to complete the operation of the unmanned operation.

Some analysts pointed out that Tesla to create their own AI chip in order to reduce dependence on other chip companies, because Tesla abandoned Mobileye last year, switch to NVIDIA embrace, and now even self-sufficient decided to research chips.

By the way, on Tesla since the chip research, media reports before "AMD-based technology" should be non-existent, first AMD and Tesla have not yet issued a joint statement, followed by AMD himself No time to take into account the AI ​​research, after all, on the AMD hand on the AI ​​chip resources are not many financial and material resources are far less than NVIDIA and Intel and other companies.


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Tesla now has more than 1.3 billion miles of autopilot mileage data accumulated through the first generation of autopilot systems and will serve the second generation autopilot systems, all of which are used in the second generation autopilot systems NVIDIA's DRIVE PX 2 platform is not yet clear as to when Tesla could use a new AI chip in their electric car.

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