Latest NVIDIA JetPack Developer Tools Will Double Your Deep Learning Performance

Features, News, Research, CUDA, cuDNN, Embedded, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 12 2016

Today NVIDIA released a major update of the JetPack SDK with new developer tools and libraries that doubles the performance of deep learning applications on the Jetson TX1 Developer Kit, the world’s highest performance platform for deep learning on embedded systems. JetPack 2.3 is available as a free download and is focused on making it

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Deep Learning May Soon Assist Pro Football Coaches

Research, CUDA, cuDNN, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 08 2016

An Oregon State University professor is training his GPU-accelerated neural network to understand and coach football. “AI will revolutionize sports,” said Alan Fern, lead researcher and computer science professor at Oregon State University. Using CUDA, Tesla K80 GPUs, and the cuDNN versions of Caffe and Torch deep learning frameworks, Fern trained his model on video

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Share Your Science: Improving the Geolocation Accuracy of Aerial and Orbital Imagery with GPUs

Research, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, CUDA, Defense, Government / National Labs, Image Recognition, Share Your Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 07 2016

Devin White, Senior Researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory shares how they are using GPUs to improve the geolocation accuracy of imagery collected by a satellite, manned aircraft, or an unmanned aerial system. Using Tesla K80 GPUs and CUDA, the researchers in the Geographic Information Science and Technology Group at ORNL developed a sensor-agnostic, plugin-based

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Epic Games and NVIDIA VR Funhouse Game Jam

GameWorks, VRWorks, VR

David Coombes, posted Sep 06 2016

Last week we announced the release of our VR Funhouse Mod Kit allowing developers and hobbyists to create new experiences using Unreal Engine with integrated VRWorks and GameWorks technologies. This week, we are excited to announce a VR Funhouse Game Jam in partnership with Epic Games, Valve and HTC in Hamburg, Germany on the MS Bleichen (September 24-26).

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Grade Exams 90% Faster

News, Research, CUDA, cuDNN, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 06 2016

Four UC Berkeley researchers developed a program to help grade papers during their time working as teaching assistants – and now, they’ve added artificial intelligence to their app to help instructors speed up the grading process. The team launched the online grading app Gradescope two years ago and have accumulated 10 million answers to around

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