Automatically Remove Backgrounds From Images

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 22 2017

Researchers from Adobe, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign developed a deep learning-based method that clips objects from photos and videos. Researchers have developed a number of different artificially intelligent programs to automatically subtract a background from an image, but most are based on colors. When presented

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AI Composer Creates Music for Films and Games

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 16 2017

AIVA Technologies, one of the leading startups in the field of AI music composition, developed a deep learning-based system that is the world’s first non-human to officially acquire the worldwide status of Composer. AIVA is registered under the France and Luxembourg authors’ right society (SACEM), where all of its works reside with a copyright to

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Developer Spotlight: Defending the Planet Against Asteroids with Artificial Intelligence

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster / Supercomputing, Defense, Developer Spotlight, GeForce, Government / National Labs, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 15 2017

James Parr, co-director of the NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) shares how NVIDIA GPUs and deep learning can help detect, characterize and deflect asteroids. The FDL hosted 12 standout graduate students for an internship to take on the White House’s Asteroid Grand Challenge, an ongoing program that aims to get researchers to “find all asteroid

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VRWorks SDK 2.3 Now Available

GameWorks, VRWorks

Anthony Cascio, posted Mar 15 2017

NVIDIA has released the new VRWorks SDK for application and headset developers along with the GeForce driver version 378.78.

The driver is available for download at: https://www.nvidia.com/download/index.aspx and the SDK has been posted at https://developer.nvidia.com/vrworks.

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AI Predicts Athletes’ On-Field Decision-Making

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 10 2017

Researchers at Disney, California Institute of Technology and STATS, a supplier of sports data developed a deep learning-based technique that provides coaches and teams with a quicker tool to help assess defensive athletic performance in any game situation. The method analyzes game data on player and ball positions to create models, or “ghosts,” of how

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