TuSimple taps Nvidia’s chips for autonomous computing

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TuSimple Holdings Inc has partnered Nvidia Corp to use its chips to design an advanced autonomous driving computer for its self-driving trucks.

The computer will be specifically engineered for TuSimple’s commercial self-driving trucks.

The computer will power sensor perception and vehicle operation.

The computer,powered by Nvidia’s chip, will be installed in the autonomous trucks TuSimple is currently developing.

TuSimple will own usage rights to the controller’s design.

TuSimple is also partnering an unnamed third party manufacturer to produce it.