Reshaping the Light on Extreme Diameter Telescopes with GPUs

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Signal / Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 01 2016

The atmospheric turbulence that distorts the trajectory of lights rays have been a source of frustration for astronomers using huge telescopes. Damien Gratadour, an associate professor at Université Paris Diderot, was at the GPU Technology Conference last month to talk about how his team is using NVIDIA GPUs to reshape light beams so astronomers can

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Deep Learning Helps Transfer Famous Artistic Styles to Videos

Research, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, cuDNN, GeForce, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 01 2016

A new style transfer algorithm makes clips from Ice Age appear as paintings in the style of van Gogh’s “Starry Night”. Researchers from University of Freiburg in Germany are using cuDNN deep learning software and NVIDIA TITAN X GPUs to extract a specific artistic style from a source painting, and then synthesizes this information with

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The new Pascal OpenGL extensions have arrived

pascal, OpenGL, GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, DesignWorks

Kedarnath Thangudu, posted Jun 01 2016

NVIDIA has just published the OpenGL extensions that expose the Pascal GPU architecture’s new hardware features. The extensions are available on GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 GPUs starting with the 367.XX drivers:

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NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Wows Crowds at Bay Area Maker Faire

Embedded Computing, Deep Learning, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Jun 01 2016

A human-scale “Transformer” robot. A psychedelic, animatronic giraffe. Ridable cupcakes and loads of carnival food. It was all on display last week at Maker Faire. Thousands of artists, engineers and hobbyists descended on the 11th annual Maker Faire Bay Area in San Mateo, Calif., to show off their latest prototypes, homemade products and weekend projects. […]

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Easily Build Your First Movie Recommender System

Research, Cloud, Image Processing, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 30 2016

Recommender systems are being deployed everywhere to deliver personalized experiences. Siraj Raval, a former software engineer at Meetup and CBS Interactive, recently launched an entertaining yet informative YouTube channel called Sirajology aimed to inspire and equip developers to build the future. His recent tutorial video explains how you can create a recommender system in just

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