Smart Computing Purpose-Built for Autonomous Driving
Horizon’s Brain Processing Unit
High Performance architecture with energy efficiency and programming flexibility
Following the age of the PC, the Smartphone revolution and the growth of Cloud computing, computing architectures are going through another profound transformation in the era of smart vehicles. The BPU™ is founded on the software-hardware co-design and integration approach pioneered by Horizon. Its powerful data-driven and compute efficient design can evolve continuously to support the most advanced algorithms in the industry.
Multiple concurrent compute units incl. vector FP and Transformer data engine
High performance CNN engine and large in-compute-memory array, supported by a high-speed data-bridge. From 5 to 500 DL TOPS.
Heterogenous computing with programmability and scalability. Fix and Flt. Pt hybrid support. Ideal for the entire AD workflow
Low batch size. Automotive use cases. Safety, security, reliability
Hardware and Software Co-designed and Purpose-built for Autonomous Driving
Horizon’s BPU™: Compute efficiency
Horizon BPU™ computing architecture is the optimal choice in the burgeoning era of Smart Driving and Software 2.0. Designed for both efficient computing of cutting-edge algorithms and for programming flexibility and versatility, Horizon BPU™ leverages recent innovation in accelerated computing and prepares for the future.
The BPU is co-optimized with the latest Neural Net architectures such as EfficientNet and Transformer.
Powerful & Efficient
The BPU™ design is optimized for performance density and energy efficiency
High level of hardware and software parallelism; Compute units and data management units working in a seamless cooperation.
Built for Automotive
With heterogenous computing and comprehensive safety and security coverage, for streaming data at low batch sizes and low latency.
BPU™ Data-driven architecture innovations
Compute | Memory | Data | Power management | Virtualization
Years of hardware design and algorithms experience combined to deliver the industry best computing architecture.
- Systolic array of MACs
- High-speed data bridge
- Adaptive precision scaling
- Transformer optimization
- Hardware virtualization
- Advanced programmability
and more …
The BPU™ enables developers to create their best applications.
Understanding Scenario Complexity
Horizon familiarity with the complexity and uniqueness of China roads brings about the best and safest driving experience
From OS, BSP and Middleware, to SDKs, an easy-to-use toolchain and example algorithms designed for automotive applications, Horizon Robotics provides an open software environment to developers.
Horizon advanced driving algorithms are designed to accelerate your time-to-market and reduce your development costs
Journey™ and Matrix solutions are scalable from ADAS to high level of automated driving as well as intelligent cabin applications
“We Make Human Life Safer and Better with Smart Driving Solutions”
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