DesignWorks December 2016 Release is now available!

DesignWorks, OptiX, Iray, MDL, Video Processing, Nsight Visual Studio Edition, Linux Graphics Debugger

Eric Foo, posted Nov 30 2016

Get the latest SDK and tools designed for developers creating professional graphics, advanced rendering, video processing, material design, 3D printing and virtual reality applications. We are excited to share a comprehensive update of our innovative and industry leading SDKs and tools for the DesignWorks December 2016 release.

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Artificial Intelligence Generates Christmas Song From Holiday Image

Features, Research, CUDA, cuDNN, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 30 2016

Researchers from University of Toronto developed an AI system that creates and then sings a Christmas song based by analyzing the visual components of an uploaded image. With the help of CUDA, Tesla K40 GPUs and cuDNN to train their deep learning models, the researchers trained their neural network on 100 hours of online music.

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Share Your Science: Understanding Cancer Biology with GPUs

Research, Computational Chemistry, CUDA, Medical and Life Sciences, Molecular Dynamics, Share Your Science, Social Impact, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 29 2016

Gil Speyer, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) shares how NVIDIA technology is accelerating the computer processing of transcriptomes from thousands of cells gleaned from patient tumor samples. Using NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPUs and CUDA, the scientists developed a statistical analysis tool called EDDY (evaluation of differential dependency) that examines in

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Watch Dogs 2 from Ubisoft features improved lighting and antialiasing from GameWorks

GameWorks

David Coombes, posted Nov 29 2016

Watch Dogs 2, the latest hit game from Ubisoft, features amazing graphics and is set in the San Francisco bay area. The PC version features some stunning ray marched volumetric fog which is so characteristic of the bay area in summer. For the PC version, Ubisoft and NVIDIA engineers worked together to raise the graphics appearance and performance by implementing advanced ambient occlusion, shadow and temporal anti aliasing algorithms to create the ultimate version of the game.

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Turn Your Selfie Into Realistic VR Avatar

News, Research, Cloud, CUDA, Games, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Signal / Audio Processing, Virtual Reality

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 28 2016

California-based startup ObEN uses artificial intelligence to create a personalized and realistic 3D virtual self with just one smartphone image, and transports your virtual self into any AR and VR environment. ObEN, who was also chosen as one of 33 companies to participate in HTC’s VIVE X accelerator program, raised nearly $8 million for their

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