Tracking the Endangered African Grevy’s Zebra with Deep Learning

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

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 05 2016

In January, nearly 120 teams of scientists, schoolchildren and the U.S. ambassador to Kenya took part in the first ever Great Grevy’s Rally — driving over 25,000 square km to census the Grevy’s zebra, one of the most endangered mammals on the planet. In the 1970s there were 15,000 Grevy’s zebras and now there is

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Baidu Launches Augmented Reality Platform for Smartphones

News, Research, Augmented Reality, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, CUDA, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Quadro

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 04 2016

Baidu’s new DuSee platform allows people to make use of augmented reality within the Chinese internet giant’s apps, such as Mobile Baidu search, and takes advertising to the next level. In a demo of the technology, when a user of the Mobile Baidu app points their smartphone at a map of Shanghai, a virtual 3D

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Share Your Science: Exploring the Wonders of the World in Virtual Reality

News, Research, CUDA, GeForce, Media & Entertainment, Quadro, Share Your Science, Virtual Reality

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 03 2016

Dominic Eskofier, co-founder of realities.io shares how they are using GPUs for their photogrammetric virtual reality app, Realities on Steam. The app transports users to some of the most mesmerizing places around the world – like ancient Mayan temples in Guatemala – with the push of a button. Using CUDA with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

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Video Technology Helps Pokémon Interact with Real World

Research, Augmented Reality, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 02 2016

The augmented reality game Pokémon Go is by far the most popular mobile game ever created – but what if its virtual characters could interact with the real world? Researchers at MIT recently published a paper introducing a technique called “interactive dynamic video,” which lets people reach in and touch objects in videos. Using an

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Build an AI Cat Chaser with Jetson TX1 and Caffe

Features, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Jetson TX1

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 02 2016

Fun projects arise when you combine a problem that needs to be solved with a desire to learn. My problem was the neighbors’ cats: I wanted to encourage them to hang out somewhere other than my front yard. At the same time, I wanted to learn more about neural network software and deep learning and

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