Stanford’s Social Robot ‘Jackrabbot’ Seeks to Understand Pedestrian Behavior

Research, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, CUDA, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 03 2016

Stanford researchers in the Computational Vision and Geometry Lab developed a robot that could soon autonomously move among us with normal human social etiquettes — such as deciding rights of way on the sidewalk. Using a Tesla K40 GPU and CUDA to train the machine learning models, the robot is able to understand its surroundings

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Smart Home Hub Brings Artificial Intelligence Into Your Home

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 02 2016

A new AI-powered device will be able to replace all of your various smart home control apps, as well as being able to recognize specific people and respond to a range of emotions and gestures. AI Build is a London-based startup focused on making your smart home more natural and intuitive. Powered by an NVIDIA

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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

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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

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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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