Share Your Science: Accelerating Oil Discovery with GPUs

Research, Energy Expoloration & Generation, Oil & Gas, Seismic Exploration, Share Your Science, SuperComputing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 24 2016

Thor Johnsen, an HPC Expert at Chevron, talks about how they are using NVIDIA GPUs for seismic imaging and modeling of the subsurface of the earth to create detailed 3D maps used to identify locations for oil drilling. Share your GPU-accelerated science with us: http://nvda.ly/Vpjxr Watch more scientists and researchers share how accelerated computing is

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AI Legend Gill Pratt of Toyota to Keynote at GPU Technology Conference

Events, Features, Automotive, GTC, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 23 2016

Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute and one of the world’s leading figures in artificial intelligence will be a keynote speaker at the GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley on April 7. Pratt joined Toyota in 2015 from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency where he led the DARPA Robotics Challenge. His

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Ready for Takeoff: Off-the-Shelf Jetson TX1 Carrier Boards Let Developers Soar

Embedded Computing, Enterprise, mobile, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Feb 23 2016

Developers looking to bring deep learning to drones, robots and other embedded computing applications can now get a head start. Connect Tech Inc. (CTI), an Ontario, Canada-based embedded-computing group, has launched the Astro Carrier for Jetson TX1. It’s the first commercially available, deployment-ready carrier board for our supercomputing module.

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NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK Now Available

News, CUDA, cuDNN, DIGITS, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 22 2016

The NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK brings high-performance GPU acceleration to widely used deep learning frameworks such as Caffe, TensorFlow, Theano, and Torch. The powerful suite of tools and libraries are for data scientists to design and deploy deep learning applications. Following the Beta release a few months ago, the production release is now available with:

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Autonomous Robot Will Iron Your Clothes

Research, Algorithms & Numerical Techniques, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 21 2016

Columbia University researchers have created a robotic system that detects wrinkles and then irons the piece of cloth autonomously. Their paper highlights the ironing process is the final step needed in their “pipeline” of a robot picking up a wrinkled shirt, then laying it on the table and lastly, folding the shirt with robotic arms.

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