New AI Technologies Introduced at GTC 2020 Keynote

AI / Deep Learning, Top Stories, Featured, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 14 2020

At GTC 2020 NVIDIA unveiled new state-of-the-art conversational AI frameworks and recommender systems.

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NVIDIA Research Unveils Flowtron, an Expressive and Natural Speech Synthesis Model

AI / Deep Learning, Featured, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, NVIDIA Research, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 14 2020

A team of researchers from the NVIDIA Applied Deep Learning Research group developed a state-of-the-art model that generates more realistic expressions and provides better user control than previously published models.

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OpenAI’s Jukebox Produces Music with Lyrics from Scratch

AI / Deep Learning, Top Stories, Featured, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 01 2020

This week, OpenAI released Jukebox, a neural network that generates music with rudimentary singing, in a variety of genres and artist styles.

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Amazon Trains Alexa on GPUs to Better Handle Complex Queries

AI / Deep Learning, HPC, Featured, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 03 2020

Amazon researchers, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, developed a deep learning-based, sequence-to-sequence model that can better handle simple and complex queries.

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Developer Blog: How to Deploy Real-Time Text-to-Speech Applications on GPUs Using TensorRT

AI / Deep Learning, Featured, Speech & Audio Processing, TensorRT

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 19 2020

In this developer blog post, we’ll walk through how to convert a PyTorch model through ONNX intermediate representation to TensorRT 7 to speed up inference in one of the parts of Conversational AI – Speech Synthesis.

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Nuance Accelerates Conversational AI Training by 50%

AI / Deep Learning, Featured, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 17 2020

Using Automatic Mixed Precision running on TensorFlow, Nuance has realized a 50% speedup in ASR and NLP model training on NVIDIA Volta GPUs without loss of accuracy, helping to reduce their time to market.

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NVIDIA Announces TensorRT 6; Breaks 10 millisecond barrier for BERT-Large

AI / Deep Learning, Features, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing, TensorRT

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 16 2019

Today, NVIDIA released TensorRT 6 which includes new capabilities that dramatically accelerate conversational AI applications, speech recognition, 3D image segmentation for medical applications, as well as image-based applications in industrial au

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Google Develops ASR System To Help People with Speech Impairments

AI / Deep Learning, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 29 2019

Google researchers have developed a deep learning-based automatic speech recognition (ASR) system that aims to improve communications for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

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NVIDIA Slashes BERT Training and Inference Times

AI / Deep Learning, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing, TensorRT

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 13 2019

In today’s announcement, researchers and developers from NVIDIA set records in both training and inference of BERT, one of the most popular AI language models

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Top 5 AI Speech Applications Using NVIDIA’s GPUs for Inference

AI / Deep Learning, Features, cuDNN, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 01 2019

To help developers manage growing datasets, latency requirements, customer requirements, and more complex neural networks, we are highlighting a few AI speech applications that rely on NVIDIA’s inference platform to solve common AI speech challen

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