Facial Recognition as a Service for Businesses

News, CUDA, cuDNN, GeForce, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 21 2016

Russia’s NTechLab, one of the world’s leading facial recognition companies, released a new product called FindFace.Pro that allows businesses to easily integrate their cloud-based REST API into existing products. NVIDIA products are used extensively in the technology. The team is using CUDA, GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs, TITAN X GPUs and cuDNN-accelerated deep learning frameworks to

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Texas A&M Launches New GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer

News, Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, Cluster / Supercomputing, Geoscience, Higher Education / Academia, Material Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 20 2016

Texas A&M installed a new $2.1 million supercomputer with 10 times the processing power of their previous system Eos, which was launched in 2009. Nicknamed “Terra,” the new supercomputer will support projects that include developing new materials, discovering new drugs, forecasting storm surges and managing energy resources. “Terra represents a new supercomputer iteration deployed at

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Mixed-Precision Programming with CUDA 8

Features, CUDA, DP4A, FP16, Mixed Precision

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 19 2016

In the practice of software development, programmers learn early and often the importance of using the right tool for the job. This is especially important when it comes to numerical computing, where tradeoffs between precision, accuracy, and performance make it essential to choose the best representations for data. With the introduction of the Pascal GPU

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Share Your Science: GPUs Help Provide Insight on the Secrets of Solar Wind

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, physics, Share Your Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 19 2016

Shahab Fatemi, PhD Fellow at the University of California Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory, shares how his team is using CUDA, TITAN X and Tesla K80 GPUs to develop a three-dimensional plasma model that can provide a better understanding of how solar wind could affect Earth.  “GPUs have been revolutionary in space and plasma physics modeling,”

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Autonomous Drone Hunts Down Rogue Drones From the Sky

Features, News, CUDA, Defense, GeForce, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 18 2016

Once it classifies the object, the Jetson-powered Airspace drone fires a tethered net to capture the other craft from the sky and safely returns it to its landing pad. Airspace is the only drone security solution capable of identifying, tracking, and autonomously removing rogue drones from the sky. The start-up is using GeForce GTX 1080

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