Wednesday, September 27, 2017

JD X Selects NVIDIA for AI Logistics and Delivery

“Special delivery” has new meaning if the package arrives by a drone or robot. That world’s not far off, as attendees of GTC China — the first in a series of NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conferences being held this fall around the world — are finding out this week when they step into the conference’s outdoor robotics area. There they’ll find JDrone and JDrover, the latest creations from JD X, the innovation lab for e-commerce giant,

NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced the companies’ collaboration to bring AI to logistics and delivery using autonomous machines, powered by the NVIDIA Jetson supercomputer on a module, during his keynote address at the two-day event in Beijing. AI plays a critical role in this effort, and many industries will benefit.