Share Your Science: Exploring the Wonders of the World in Virtual Reality

News, Research, CUDA, GeForce, Media & Entertainment, Quadro, Share Your Science, Virtual Reality

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 03 2016

Dominic Eskofier, co-founder of realities.io shares how they are using GPUs for their photogrammetric virtual reality app, Realities on Steam. The app transports users to some of the most mesmerizing places around the world – like ancient Mayan temples in Guatemala – with the push of a button. Using CUDA with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

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Video Technology Helps Pokémon Interact with Real World

Research, Augmented Reality, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 02 2016

The augmented reality game Pokémon Go is by far the most popular mobile game ever created – but what if its virtual characters could interact with the real world? Researchers at MIT recently published a paper introducing a technique called “interactive dynamic video,” which lets people reach in and touch objects in videos. Using an

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Reading Between The Threads: Shader Intrinsics

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, DX11, DX12, Vulkan, OpenGL, nvapi, DesignWorks

Mathias Schott, posted Jul 29 2016

Introduction

When writing compute shaders, it’s often necessary to communicate values between threads. This is typically done via shared memory. Kepler GPUs introduced “shuffle” intrinsics, which allow threads of a warp to directly read each other's registers avoiding memory access and synchronization. Shared memory is relatively fast but instructions that operate without using memory of any kind are significantly faster still.

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The Technology Behind the Viral Prisma Photo App

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

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 29 2016

The new Prisma mobile app that transforms your photos into a work of art has been downloaded nearly 17 million times since it was released last month on iOS devices and is now surpassing 2 million a day after it was made available for Android users this week. People of all ages and celebrities around

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