Facial Recognition Software Helping Caterpillar Identify Sleepy Operators

News, Automotive, cuDNN, GeForce, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Oil & Gas, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 11 2016

Operator fatigue can potentially be a fatal problem for Caterpillar employees driving the massive mine trucks on long, repetitive shifts throughout the night. Caterpillar recognized this and joined forces with Seeing Machines to install their fatigue detection software in thousands of mining trucks worldwide. Using NVIDIA TITAN X and GTX 1080 GPUs along with the

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Rendering a Game for HDR Display

HDR, GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer

Evan Hart, posted Aug 11 2016

Continuing our series on HDR color in games, we’ll start this post with the simple truth. There is no one correct way to do things. However, we do have advice on things that do work well and things that don’t. The first concern is obviously whether your game is rendering with HDR internally today. Since most PC games are, we’ll consider this a pretty safe bet. Beyond this are the more subtle challenges we’ll tackle in this post.

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DetectNet: Deep Neural Network for Object Detection in DIGITS

Features, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, DetectNet, DIGITS

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 11 2016

The NVIDIA Deep Learning GPU Training System (DIGITS) puts the power of deep learning in the hands of data scientists rxnd researchers. Using DIGITS you can perform common deep learning tasks such as managing data, defining networks, training several models in parallel, monitoring training performance in real time, and choosing the best model from the

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Deep Learning for Object Detection with DIGITS

Features, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, DIGITS, Object Detection

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 11 2016

Today we’re excited to announce the availability of NVIDIA DIGITS 4. DIGITS 4 introduces a new object detection workflow and DetectNet, a new deep neural network for object detection that enables data scientists and researchers to train models that can detect instances of faces, pedestrians, traffic signs, vehicles and other objects in images. Object detection is

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PC GPU Performance Hot Spots

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer

Matthijs De Smedt, posted Aug 10 2016

Introduction

Game developers shipping titles for PC and consoles are faced with many interesting rendering optimization challenges. The GPU cost of techniques like tile-based lighting or the CPU cost of the rendering API are going to impact performance very differently based on which platform is being used.

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