Hyundai Motor Group and tech giant Nvidia announced the Nvidia Drive âconnected carâ platform, which is an all-new infotainment system for the conglomerate’s next-generation vehicles.
All Hyundai, Kia and Genesis models will be equipped with Nvidia Drive from 2022. Yes, this includes entry-level cars as well, although it is currently available on the Genesis G80 and GV80. Nvidia Drive comprises a hardware and software stack, offering âconnected carâ services based on audio, video, navigation, connectivity and artificial intelligence (AI). The companies said this system is constantly being updated, so its AI functionality will only improve over time.
Paul Choo, senior vice president of electronics, Hyundai Motor Group, said, âThe Nvidia Drive platform has a proven track record of being scalable, energy efficient and has the performance to support our next generation. of software-defined vehicles. It is also an open platform (with deep learning capabilities) for other partners to provide relevant services to owners.
Nvidia Vice President of Autonomous Vehicles Ali Kani said, âNvidia brought consumer electronics functionality and a graphically rich user interface to infotainment systems over ten years ago. Today, we are transforming those systems again with the power of AI, helping Hyundai Motor Group increase safety and value, while improving customer satisfaction, throughout the lifespan of the vehicle.
Hyundai and Nvidia have been working together since 2015 and are currently developing an advanced digital cockpit which is expected to launch in late 2021. More details regarding Nvidia Drive and other in-vehicle technology developments will be announced in the near future.