New Compiler Features in CUDA 8

Features, C++, Compilation, CUDA, CUDA 8, Runtime Compilation

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 07 2016

CUDA 8 is one of the most significant updates in the history of the CUDA platform. In addition to Unified Memory and the many new API and library features in CUDA 8, the NVIDIA compiler team has added a heap of improvements to the CUDA compiler toolchain. The latest CUDA compiler incorporates many bug fixes, optimizations and support

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Restb.ai Offers Custom Computer Vision as a Service

News, Research, CUDA, cuDNN, DIGITS, GeForce, Image Recognition, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 04 2016

The Barcelona-based startup developed a deep learning algorithm to determine in real-time what is in a particular image. RestB is commercializing their high-precision models by charging customers an initial training fee to build a custom model for their needs and charging per API call thereafter. “If we take a picture of a city, (other company’s

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AI Camera Might One Day Detect Lies Better Than a Polygraph

News, Research, CUDA, GeForce, Image Recognition, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 04 2016

The Russian machine learning firm Tselina Data Lab developed a deep learning-based camera algorithm called Fraudoscope that detects lies on facial emotions. Trained with CUDA and TITAN X GPUs, the lie-detecting app uses a high-definition camera to observe an interrogation and decode the results. The camera focuses on the interviewee — the software maps changing

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Virtual Agent Understands Your Social Cues

Features, News, Research, CUDA, cuDNN, GeForce, Image Recognition, Internet / Communications, Media & Entertainment, Signal / Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 03 2016

A researcher from Carnegie Mellon University developed S.A.R.A. (Socially Aware Robot Assistant) that not only comprehends what you say, but also understands facial expressions and head movements. Using CUDA, GTX 1080 GPUs and cuDNN with TensorFlow to train the deep learning models, S.A.R.A. will reply differently if she detects a smile than someone frowning and

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Deep Learning in Aerial Systems Using Jetson

Features, Computer Vision, cuDNN, Deep Learning, Jetson

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 03 2016

The adoption of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) has been steadily growing over the last decade. While UAS originated with military applications, they have proven to be beneficial in a variety of other fields including agriculture, geographical mapping, aerial photography, and search and rescue. These systems, however, require a person in the loop for remote control,

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