Share Your Science: Microsoft Developing Applications for the Visually Impaired

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 18 2016

Ken Tran, Senior Research Engineer at Microsoft Research shares how they are using deep learning to create applications for people who are blind or visually impaired. Using Tesla M40 and TITAN X GPUs with the cuDNN-accelerated Caffe deep learning framework, they have trained their language model to describe images or scenes in natural language. The

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VR Funhouse packed with GameWorks technology

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Victoria Rege, posted Jul 14 2016

Today NVIDIA released its first ever video game. VR Funhouse is a carnival of fun based on GPU accelerated simulation technology. Each of the seven minigames shows how the immersion of virtual reality can be increased through advanced rendering, haptic feedback and realistic physics. VR Funhouse is available on steam today.

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Meet the New Tesla-Accelerated Supercomputer at Michigan State University

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 14 2016

Accelerated by 200 Tesla K80 GPUs, the Laconia Supercomputer was recently unveiled at the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research at Michigan State University. Named after a region in Greece that was home to the original Spartans, the mascot of Michigan State University, the supecomputer ranks in the TOP500 fastest computers in the world and is projected

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Using Sketches to Search for Products Online

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 13 2016

Sometimes drawing a quick sketch is easier than using text to describe a particular product you have in mind. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London created a tool that recognizes hand-drawn sketches on a smartphone or tablet and uses them to search for products online. Using two Tesla K80 GPUs and the cuDNN-accelerated Caffe

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Displaying HDR Nuts and Bolts

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Evan Hart, posted Jul 12 2016

As you may have already seen in our previous entries regarding high dynamic range (HDR) on this blog, we’re pretty excited about the promise of HDR. Now this series can get to the business of showing you how to enable it in your code.

Requirements (in case you missed them in the earlier post):

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