NVIDIA HairWorks in the Witcher 3

GameWorks, Hairworks

Aron Zoellner, posted Nov 16 2015

HairWorks brings a new level of fidelity to the gameplay experience of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt by producing stunning shading and dynamic motion with thousands of simulated hairs on multiple characters, simultaneously on-screen. Hair and fur even react to forces and spells for yet another level of immersion. The Witcher 3 uses HairWorks to create dynamic hair and fur on dozens of characters in the game.

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DX12 Do's and Don'ts, Updated!

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer

David Coombes, posted Nov 12 2015

As promised, here are some updates to the DX12 Do’s and Don’ts article we posted earlier.

These are the updates we have made:

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Inference: The Next Step in GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning

Features, cuDNN, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Optimization

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 11 2015

Deep learning is revolutionizing many areas of machine perception, with the potential to impact the everyday experience of people everywhere. On a high level, working with deep neural networks is a two-stage process: First, a neural network is trained: its parameters are determined using labeled examples of inputs and desired output. Then, the network is

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NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1 Supercomputer-on-Module Drives Next Wave of Autonomous Machines

Features, Autonomous Vehicles, cuDNN, Deep Learning, Jetson TX1, tegra

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 11 2015

Today NVIDIA introduced Jetson TX1, a small form-factor Linux system-on-module, destined for demanding embedded applications in visual computing.  Designed for developers and makers everywhere, the miniature Jetson TX1 (figure 1) deploys teraflop-level supercomputing performance onboard platforms in the field.  Backed by the Jetson TX1 Developer Kit, a premier developer community, and a software ecosystem including

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Accelerating Hyperscale Data Center Applications with Tesla GPUs

Features, cuDNN, Datacenter, Docker, Hyperscale, Mesos, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 10 2015

The internet has changed how people consume media. Rather than just watching television and movies, the combination of ubiquitous mobile devices, massive computation, and available internet bandwidth has led to an explosion in user-created content: users are recreating the internet, producing exabytes of content every day. Periscope, a mobile application that lets users broadcast video

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