NVIDIA Developer Program

Supporting the Community That's Changing the World

We believe that developers are the inspired, technical minds transforming the world around us with new innovations. You are key contributors to the advancement of every field—and the foundation of NVIDIA’s success. To ensure you have the best resources to innovate and accelerate your work, we’ve created a program that is devoted to your needs, with access to free SDKs, technical documentation, peer and domain expert help, and information on the right hardware to tackle the biggest challenges.

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NVIDIA AI Perception Coming to ROS Developers

September 22, 2021

NVIDIA AI Perception Coming to ROS Developers

AI Model Rapidly Identifies Structures Damaged by Wildfires

September 22, 2021

AI Model Rapidly Identifies Structures Damaged by Wildfires

Manufacturing the Future of AI with Edge Computing

September 15, 2021

Manufacturing the Future of AI with Edge Computing

New AI Research Ranks Cities Fighting Climate Change with Sustainable Rooftops

September 15, 2021

New AI Research Ranks Cities Fighting Climate Change with Sustainable Rooftops


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The NVIDIA® CUDA® Deep Neural Network library (cuDNN) is a GPU-accelerated library of primitives for deep neural networks. cuDNN provides highly tuned implementations for standard routines, such as forward and backward convolution, pooling, normalization, and activation layers.

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NVIDIA TensorRT™ is an SDK for high performance deep learning inference. It includes a deep learning inference optimizer and runtime that delivers low latency and high throughput for deep learning inference applications.

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NVIDIA JetPack SDK is the most comprehensive solution for building end-to-end accelerated AI applications. All Jetson modules and developer kits are supported by the JetPack SDK.

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Technical Training

Develop the skills you need to do your life’s work in AI, accelerated computing, accelerated data science, graphics and simulation, and more, through the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI). Choose from an extensive catalog of hands-on, instructor-led workshops or self-paced online training, and benefit from access to GPUs in the cloud. You can also take select courses that provide a certificate of competency to support your professional career growth.

DLI Omniverse Course

Create a Scene with Omniverse 101

Explore how to generate a scene using human-readable Universal Scene Description ASCII (.USDA) files and then create your own scene within the USD framework in this free NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) online course.

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DLI Deep Learning Course

Get Started with Deep Learning

In this computer vision and natural language processing course through the NVIDIA DLI, find out how to train deep learning models from scratch and deliver highly accurate results.

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Sign Up for a DLI Workshop

Accelerate your career with hands-on instructor-led workshops through the NVIDIA DLI. Discover how to implement and deploy an end-to-end project in a day and access the industry-leading knowledge that drives breakthroughs.

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Resources for
Professors and Students

NVIDIA offers an array of benefits for student developers, educators, and researchers in academia, including:

Resources for Startups

NVIDIA Inception—the leading accelerator of AI, data science, and HPC startups—supports over 8,500 startups worldwide with go-to-market support, expertise, and technology. Startups get access to training through NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Institute (DLI), preferred pricing on hardware through our global network of distributors, invitations to exclusive networking events, and more.

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On-Demand Content
and Upcoming Events

As a member of the NVIDIA Developer Program, you’ll get unlimited access to NVIDIA On-Demand, the home for NVIDIA resources from NVIDIA GPU Technology Conferences (GTCs) and other leading industry events from around the world. This includes keynotes, technical and industry sessions, demos, and research posters.

Join us online for our next GTC, November 8-11, to learn how AI is transforming the world.

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