Developing an Autonomous Bot is a Walk in the Park

Events, Features, Automotive, DIGITS, Embedded, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 22 2016

Each November for the last decade, Tsukuba City in Japan has run a 2,000-meter race unlike just about any other in the world. What’s unusual is not the terrain – spanning parks, city streets, even indoor shopping malls – or the speed, the pace is a leisurely stroll. It’s the participants: each is an autonomous

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Winning Team Sets Record at SC16 Student Cluster Competition

Events, Features, Cluster / Supercomputing, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 21 2016

A team from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) used 16 NVIDIA GPUs to pull off an SC first, winning both the first place prize for highest overall score and the highest LINPACK run at the SC16 supercomputing show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Held every at the annual SC conference, teams

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Lip Reading AI More Accurate Than Humans

Features, Research, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 18 2016

Researchers from Google’s DeepMind and the University of Oxford developed a deep learning system that outperformed a professional lip reader. Using a TITAN X GPU, CUDA and the TensorFlow deep learning framework, the team trained their models on over 100,000 sentences from nearly 5,000 hours of BBC programs. By looking at each speaker’s lips, the

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Announcing The VR Funhouse Mod Contest

GameWorks, VRWorks, VR

David Coombes, posted Nov 18 2016

Are you a developer, modder, student, or hobbyist interested in creating amazing experiences in VR? Download the VR Funhouse Mod Kit and show us your incredible creations for a chance to win cash and GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics cards! VR Funhouse features the hottest simulation and rendering technologies, wrapped up in an incredibly fun virtual reality experience. It’s built using the Unreal Engine and features the following technologies used in AAA game development:

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