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NVIDIA: Drive PX Pegasus AI Computer Powers Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles

NVIDIA introduced its Drive PX Pegasus AI computer that it claims can power Level 5 autonomous vehicles. Will Pegasus help show a path to production for the automakers and tech companies working on fully autonomous vehicles?
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