Logitech’s New Webcam Includes Dynamic Background Removal Feature

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 03 2016

Announced at TwitchCon in San Diego, Logitech introduced their newest webcam designed to meet the needs for serious streamers. “With the C922 Pro Stream Webcam, we are taking game casting to the next level so you can easily broadcast your gameplay like a pro, better engage with your community, and stand out from the crowd,”

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Deep Learning Helps iHeartRadio Personalize Music Recommendations

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 30 2016

The popular digital radio platform iHeartRadio is using deep learning to help uncover what listeners find important when enjoying music. “Humans perceive music through a wide variety of factors, including rhythm, instrumentation, tempo, and vocals,” wrote Tim Schmeier, a data scientist at iHeartRadio in a recent blog. “Some artists have a distinct “sound” while others

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Share Your Science: Calculating High-Accuracy Molecular Energies With GPUs

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 29 2016

Janus Juul Eriksen, a Ph.D. fellow at Aarhus University in Denmark, shares how he is using OpenACC to optimize and accelerate the quantum chemistry code LSDalton on the Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. “OpenACC makes GPU computing approachable for domain scientists,” said Eriksen. “Initial OpenACC implementation required only minor effort, and more importantly,

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Zebra Medical Vision Wins NVIDIA’s “Inception Champion” Award

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 28 2016

Big data visualization startup Zebra Medical Vision took home the inaugural award  for their significant advancements of Artificial Intelligence and deep learning using NVIDIA GPUs. The world has an aging population and the demand for medical imaging services is quickly outpacing the supply of radiologists. Israel-based Zebra Medical Vision uses big data to deliver large-scale

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Google Open-Sources Image Captioning Intelligence

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 27 2016

Google released the latest version of their automatic image captioning model that is more accurate, and is much faster to train compared to the original system. “The TensorFlow implementation released today achieves the same level of accuracy with significantly faster performance: time per training step is just 0.7 seconds in TensorFlow compared to 3 seconds

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