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Seems like everyone is getting in the self-driving car tech game these days.
Nvidia is the latest company to throw its hat in the ring. On first thought, car tech may seem like an unnatural fit for the tech company, but there is a connection there.
In IT Blogwatch, we go along for the ride.
So what is going on? Adam Westlake has the background:
California is a hotbed for autonomous vehicle testing, with...companies like Google, Ford, Tesla, Mercedes, and more...getting approval to put their cars on the road. Well, things are going to get even more crowded...as Nvidia is the latest company to get permission from the California DMV, allowing it to test its own self-driving car technology on public roads...Nvidia’s permit was granted late last week, and its car was...spotted in the Bay Area this weekend.
Wait, Nvidia? Self-driving cars isn't what that company usually focuses on, right? Aaron Mamiit has the details: