NVIDIA’s High School Interns Spend Summer Creating Robots

Inner Geek, Intelligent Machines, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Aug 29 2017

High school’s usually closed during the summer, but our inaugural batch of young “Jetson” interns never stopped learning.

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Researchers and Robots Swarm Japan’s RoboCup Competition

Deep Learning, Intelligent Machines, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Aug 10 2017

Some robots played soccer. Others tackled picking and packing duties in a simulated warehouse. Still others competed to see which could tackle household chores, like setting the table.

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How a Boston Startup Plans to Poach Poachers in Africa Using Intelligent Drones

Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Social Impact

Lan Malin, posted Jun 29 2017

Across the African savanna, 25,000 elephants and 1,000 rhinos are killed by poachers each year, according to some estimates. At this rate, they’ll be extinct within two decades.

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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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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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