Whose Sign Is It Anyway? AI Translates Sign Language Into Text

Deep Learning, Education, GTC 2017, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted May 11 2017

Deaf people can’t hear. Most hearing people don’t understand sign language. That’s a communication gap AI can help bridge, Syed Tousif Ahmed, a research assistant at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Future Everyday Technology Lab, explained at the GPU Technology Conference this week. Ahmed and his colleagues are using computer vision, machine learning and embedded […]

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Want Drones to Fly Right? Make Them Hallucinate, MIT Prof Says

Embedded Computing, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted May 11 2017

How do you teach a drone to fly better? Make it hallucinate. Okay. So how do you make a drone hallucinate? With VR, of course. Still with us? Good. Let’s explain. MIT’s Sertac Karaman has been building drones and teaching them to fly autonomously for awhile now. As associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics, and […]

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CUDA 9 Features Revealed: Volta, Cooperative Groups and More

Features, Cooperative Groups, CUBLAS, CUDA, CUDA 9, Deep Learning, Libraries, Tensor Cores

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 11 2017

Today at the GPU Technology Conference NVIDIA announced CUDA 9, the latest version of CUDA’s powerful parallel computing platform and programming model. In this post I’ll provide an overview of the awesome new features of CUDA 9. Support for the Volta GPU architecture, including the new Tesla V100 accelerator; Cooperative Groups, a new programming model […]

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New NVIDIA Deep Learning Software Tools for Developers

Events, News, CUDA, cuDNN, HPC, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, tensort

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 10 2017

Aided by developers’ requests, NVIDIA announced a significant update to the NVIDIA SDK, which includes tools, libraries and enhancements to the CUDA programming model to help developers accelerate and build the next generation of AI and HPC applications. The latest SDK updates introduce new capabilities and performance optimizations for GPU-accelerated applications: New CUDA 9 speeds

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NVIDIA Accelerates AI, Launches Volta, DGX Workstation, Robot Simulator, More 

Corporate, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Events, GPU, GPU Technology Conference, GTC 2017

Lan Malin, posted May 10 2017

The AI revolution sweeping the globe just got faster. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Wednesday launched Volta, a new GPU architecture that delivers 5x the performance of its predecessor before a record crowd of more than 7,000 scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and global press at our GPU Technology Conference. Over the course of two hours, Huang introduced […]

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