Three game-changers in the Automotive industry in 2018 dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-21 10:41:33

New data-driven services, strong light-weight materials and a rapidly built out infrastructure for EVs (Electric Vehicles) are trends impacting the automotive industry throughout 2018. Stefan Issing, the Global Industry Director for Automotive at IFS, presents his industry predictions for the year ahead. 1) Service revenue in Automotive will increase by 30 percent during 2018 When German car...

Google Maps for Android gets step-by-step directions for public transit navigation dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-12-16 03:37:25

When some people -- such as suburbanites -- think of Google Maps, their minds likely go to motor vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, and trucks. People also use it for other types of transportation, however, such as walking, biking, and mass-transit. Google Maps works rather well for these various means of traveling, adjusting both the route and estimated time based on your selection. Today,...

Navigate your way across a busy city using these three apps dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-12-13 18:27:49

Getting around a city is easier than ever and you could use a mix of transport from a hired bike, the underground, bus or even hire a "car club" vehicle for a few hours. Using a bicycle is the preferred option for many as it includes health benefits as well. However, how do you know where to go? Do you use a GPS? Decent options, but they are designed for cars and not for bikes which can create...

Are you ready for containers in your office? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-28 20:45:17

It happened again. You were attending a conference, or meeting with industry peers and someone said it: "Containers." No, that person isn’t talking about a method to package or ship products -- they’re talking about software. For those coming away from these scenarios scratching their heads, it’s time you ask yourself, "What exactly is a container, and what do I need to know about it for my...

AMD and Intel join forces for exciting new processors dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-06 19:52:54

Coke and Pepsi. Ford and Chevy. Intel and AMD. These are examples of competing products where consumers are often very passionate. For instance, I would refuse to own a Chevy or a General Motors vehicle based on my love for Ford. I have a similar feeling for AMD, although I have strayed to Intel for my PC builds on occasion. Having competing companies work together is almost sacrilege, but not...

AOC U3277PWQU 32-inch 4K UHD Professional Monitor [Review] dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-10-22 16:21:07

I'm a big fan of value. Is that because I'm not a wealthy person? Partially. Even when I can afford something, however, I don't necessarily buy it. When buying a car, for instance, I try to get the most bang for my buck while getting a reasonable vehicle -- my only new car purchase was a Ford Focus priced below invoice. Could I have gotten a better vehicle? Sure, but the Focus provided value. When...

Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week - Mercury News - Reuters dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-14 03:16:14

Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week - Mercury News
(Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) fired between 400 and 700 employees this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, Mercury News reported on Friday, citing interviews with former and current employees.
Tesla Model X safety issue prompts recall of thousands of...

Nvidia announces Drive PX Pegasus AI system for self-driving cars dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-10-11 21:45:23

Smart self-driving cars could become a reality sooner than predicted after Nvidia revealed its most powerful AI hardware platform to date. At the company’s GTC Europe conference in Munich this week, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unveiled the new Drive PX Pegasus system -- the company’s most advanced offering, and the world’s first AI computer dedicated to powering such vehicles. "In the future,...

DHL will trial Nvidia's new autonomous driving tech in electric delivery vehicles dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-10-11 20:42:38

Package delivery could soon become smarter than ever after DHL revealed it will soon be trialing a powerful new AI platform. At Nvidia’s GTC Europe event in Munich this week, the world’s largest logistics company today announced a partnership with Nvidia’s Drive AI technology in its autonomous delivery vehicles. DHL says that it is not looking to replace its delivery drivers with the...

NVIDIA Announces Drive PX Pegasus at GTC Europe 2017: Level 5 Self-Driving Hardware, Feat. Post-Volta GPUs - AnandTech dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-10 12:00:45

NVIDIA Announces Drive PX Pegasus at GTC Europe 2017: Level 5 Self-Driving Hardware, Feat. Post-Volta GPUs
At GTC Europe 2017 in Germany, NVIDIA today has announced the Drive PX Pegasus, a new entry to the Drive PX family of computing modules for self-driving cars. Building off of the previous Drive PX family members, the Driver PX Pegasus is intended...