First Emotionally Intelligent Speaker Trained on GPUs

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 12 2016

Created by researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the MoodBox speaker is billed as the first ever high quality wireless speaker that senses human emotions. Using NVIDIA Tesla GPUs and deep learning, the speaker operates with cutting edge sensory recognition technology named “Emi”. Emi collects and analyzes audio signals and music

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Share Your Science: Orthopedic Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Platform

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 11 2016

Justin Barad, CEO of OSSO VR shares how they are using NVIDIA GPUs and the latest virtual reality technologies to create a low-cost immersive surgical simulator designed to train surgeons to use orthopedic devices. Barad, a trained orthopedic surgeon, shares how students are graduating from medical schools without learning how to do certain procedures and

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Automatic Colorization of Grayscale Images

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 08 2016

Colorization of grayscale images is a simple task for the human imagination. Researchers from the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago and University of Chicago developed a fully automatic image colorization system using deep learning and GPUs. Their paper mentions previous approaches required some level of user input. Using a TITAN X GPU, they trained their

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Share Your Science: Robots Thinking More Like Humans with Deep Reinforcement Learning

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 07 2016

Pieter Abbeel, Professor at UC Berkeley shares how his Artificial Intelligence lab is using NVIDIA GPUs and deep reinforcement learning to enable a robot to learn on its own. Abbeel’s robotics work was recently highlighted in Rolling Stone’s story “Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 1”. The video demonstrates how their robot

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Baidu Collaborates with Peel for Voice-Controlled Smart Home Products

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 07 2016

With over 150 million users and 10 billion monthly remote commands, Peel will begin using Baidu’s Deep Speech technology in their next-generation voice-enabled products. Deep Speech is a state-of-the-art GPU-trained speech recognition system developed using “end-to-end deep learning” by Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL). Baidu’s Adam Coates, who leads the SVAIL team, said:

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