Autonomous Robot Starts Work as Office Manager

News, Research, Computer Vision, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 17 2016

Programmed with the latest artificial intelligence software, Betty will spend the next two months working as an office manager at Transport Systems Catapult monitoring staff and check environmental conditions. The robot, developed by engineers at the University of Birmingham, uses NVIDIA GPUs for various forms of computer vision — like feature extraction — and 3D

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Autonomous Robotic Surgery Moving to Reality, With Help of GPUs

Corporate, GPU Computing, Science, Social Impact

Lan Malin, posted Jun 17 2016

When you’re headed into surgery, you want a doc with unmatched skill, proven experience and steady hands. Or maybe just a really good robot. Researchers at the Children’s National Medical Center, in Washington, D.C., are advancing this pursuit by having robot surgeons perform soft-tissue operations autonomously. A Guiding “Hand” Robot-assisted surgery can be traced back […]

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New App Uses Deep Learning to Suggest Emojis

News, Cloud, Image Processing, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 16 2016

Dango is a new mobile that automatically suggests the best emoji, stickers and GIF images to include in your text conversations. The app relies on a neural network to understand the context of your conversation and predict the best visuals to help you communicate. To do this, the developers used the Theano deep learning framework

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Artificial Intelligence Helping to Ensure Humanity’s Future Food Supply

News, Research, Caffe, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Medical and Life Sciences, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 15 2016

The Earth isn’t getting any bigger, so we need to start finding more efficient ways to feed the projected 10 billion people by 2050 using the same amount of land. WIRED recently published an article highlighting several examples of how artificial intelligence technology can be used to tackle this challenge: Crop Disease Diagnosis Researchers from

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IndieCade Showcase @ E3 with NVIDIA

GameWorks, SHIELD Stories

Anthony Cascio, posted Jun 13 2016

Are you an Indie Developer, and are you going to E3 this year? If so, be sure to stop by the IndieCade Festival @ E3 and check out NVIDIA SHIELD. We will be located at booth #623 in the South Hall. We will be showcasing four of the top Indie games available on NVIDIA SHIELD, Contrast, Super Meat Boy, Super Mega Baseball, and Ultimate Chicken Horse.

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