Into the Woods: This Drone Goes Where No GPS Can

Embedded Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Jun 09 2017

Most drones would be lost without GPS. Not this one. A drone developed by NVIDIA researchers navigates even the most far-flung, unmapped places using only deep learning and computer vision powered by NVIDIA Jetson TX1 embedded AI supercomputers.

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Developer Voices

Research, CUDA, cuDNN, Developer Voices, GeForce, Jetson

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 02 2017

We love seeing all of the NVIDIA GPU-related tweets – here’s some that we came across this week: How many Jetsons are too many Jetsons? Correct ans = number of Jetsons you own + 1.

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How NVIDIA Metropolis Is Paving the Way Toward Smarter Traffic

Deep Learning, Embedded Computing, GTC 2017, Jetson, Metropolis

Lan Malin, posted May 31 2017

Traffic. Nobody likes it, but we all have to deal with it. As the world’s cities grow more densely populated, scientists and entrepreneurs are looking for solutions to gridlock, pollution and the other byproducts of a world filled with cars.

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GTC Doubleheader: AI, Robotics Events Draws 300 Teen Technologists

Deep Learning, Embedded Computing, Education, GTC 2017, Jetson, NVIDIA Foundation

Lan Malin, posted May 17 2017

Hundreds of Ph.D.s prowled the hallways of the eighth annual GPU Technology Conference in San Jose last week to catch up on the latest developments in AI. Also in attendance were hundreds of teens, getting their first taste of what AI can offer.

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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.

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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.

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Introducing Metropolis – Video Analytics for Smart Cities

News, CUDA, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, tensort, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 08 2017

NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA Metropolis™ intelligent video analytics platform today at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose, CA.

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Developer Voices

News, Research, Developer Voices, GeForce, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 05 2017

We love seeing all of the NVIDIA GPU-related tweets – here’s some that we came across this week: training machine learning models on CPU instead of GPU be like pic.twitter.com/4BjYSjSN9b — Simone Margaritelli (@evilsocket) May 3, 2017 GPU Heaven!!

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Developer Spotlight: Defending the Planet Against Asteroids with Artificial Intelligence

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster / Supercomputing, Defense, Developer Spotlight, GeForce, Government / National Labs, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 15 2017

James Parr, co-director of the NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) shares how NVIDIA GPUs and deep learning can help detect, characterize and deflect asteroids.

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NVIDIA Jetson TX2: The New Gold Standard for AI at the Edge

Features, News, CUDA, cuDNN, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 07 2017

The newest member of the Jetson family — Jetson TX2 — offers a comprehensive solution to challenges faced by developers looking to push the boundaries of AI at the edge.

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