While some expected Magic Leap to partner with Qualcomm to use the company’s Snapdragon XR platform, Magic Leap went a different direction. The company today announced that the Magic Leap One features an Nvidia Tegra TX2 SoC with a Pascal-based Parker GPU.
Yeah, because lightfields require a lot more horsepower than Qualcomm is packing.
Nvidia first introduced the Tegra TX2 in early 2016, and it developed the SoC for vehicle automation, not graphics processing, so we’re surprised to find it powering an upcoming mixed reality device. Magic Leap isn't the only immersive computing company working with Nvidia's Tegra platform;
It's basically an upgraded version of what's used in the Nintendo Switch.
Their first SoC truly targeted at autonomous driving/robotics/etc. is Xavier, which is a deep learning beast, but not as much about traditional GPU performance.
The original iteration of the Tegra TX2 features two Denver 2.0 cores and four ARM Cortex A57 cores, whereas the Magic Leap One would includes a single Denver core and two 64-bit A57 cores.
I'm guessing it's the same silicon, but just with half the cores disabled for power and/or cost reasons.
Would someone please find a way to prevent these "Online Working" spam entries.
They have invaded every online forum I've visited!
Yeah, it should be pretty easy to have a threshold number of posts an account has to reach, before which any post including a link is subject to moderation before going live. That should do the trick, as most of these spam posters have new accounts with only a couple posts.
And it shouldn't make much more work for mods, since most have to review and remove flagged posts, anyhow.