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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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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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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NVIDIA’s High School Intern Builds Robots With Jetson TX1

Embedded Computing, Deep Learning, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Jan 11 2017

Most high school students save their summers for vacations, trips to the beach and generally steering clear from school. Not so for Prat Prem Sankar.

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Intelligent Micro-Machines Swarm Out of Sci-Fi, Into GTCs

Deep Learning, Embedded Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Events, GTC

Lan Malin, posted Nov 01 2016

Robots that count cattle from the sky. Smart cameras that fly themselves. Plug-and-play, GPU-powered brains that turn drones into robots that are as home in your house as they are in the open skies. This isn’t science-fiction.

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Latest NVIDIA JetPack Developer Tools Double Deep Learning Performance

Embedded Computing, Deep Learning, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Sep 12 2016

It just got a whole lot easier to add complex AI and deep learning abilities to intelligent machines. All it takes is NVIDIA JetPack 2.3, available for free download today.

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NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Wows Crowds at Bay Area Maker Faire

Embedded Computing, Deep Learning, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Jun 01 2016

A human-scale “Transformer” robot. A psychedelic, animatronic giraffe. Ridable cupcakes and loads of carnival food. It was all on display last week at Maker Faire.

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St. Louis Spectacular: Student Robot Builders Battle in FIRST Medieval-Themed Competition

Embedded Computing, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted May 06 2016

More than 20,000 student inventors and their armed robots battled for medieval-themed strongholds over four days of brisk competition at last week’s FIRST Championship.

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Look, Ma, No Hands! 3 Unmanned Systems Companies to Watch at Xponential 2016

Embedded Computing, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted May 03 2016

With the exploding popularity of robots, drones and other unmanned systems, there are few better places to see the latest in autonomous technology than at Xponential, the world’s premier gathering of the people who design and build it.

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