NVIDIA AI Inference Performance Milestones: Delivering Leading Throughput, Latency and Efficiency

Accelerated Computing, Features, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Computer Vision & Machine Vision

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 12 2018

Inference is where AI-based applications really go to work. Object recognition, image classification, natural language processing, and recommendation engines are but a few of the growing number of applications made smarter by AI.

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Visualizing Star Polymers in Record Time

Accelerated Computing, Design & Visualization, Cluster/Supercomputing, Computer Graphics & Visualization, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education/Academia, Visualization

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 11 2018

In the last five minutes, you have probably come into contact with more polymers than you can count. In fact, they are everywhere; in grocery bags,  water bottles, phones, computers, food packaging, auto parts, tires, airplanes, and toys.

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GPU-Accelerated Cluster Helps Researchers Simulate the Spin of a Golf Ball

Accelerated Computing, Cluster/Supercomputing, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, Visualization

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 03 2018

The professional golfer can hit a golf ball at a speed of 120 to 134 mph, resulting in a spin rate of 2800 to 3500 revolutions per minute, and a distance over 200 yards.

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Porsches, Storm Troopers, and Ray Tracing: How NVIDIA and Epic are Redefining Graphics

Features, Game Development, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Games, GeForce, Quadro, ray tracing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Oct 01 2018

Throughout 2018, NVIDIA and Epic Games have lead the charge in showing what development teams can pull off with real-time ray tracing. During GDC, they worked together to create a short demo entitled “Reflections”   Amazing, isn’t it?

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NVIDIA Announces Nsight Graphics 2018.4

Features, Game Development, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Games, Nsight

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 13 2018

Today, NVIDIA announced Nsight Graphics 2018.4, the first public release of GPU Trace.

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NVIDIA Turing Optimized Developer SDKs

Artificial Intelligence, Design & Visualization, Features, Game Development, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Development Tools & Libraries, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, ray tracing, Turing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 13 2018

The NVIDIA Turing architecture is one of the biggest leaps in computer graphics in 20 years. Here’s a look at all of the developer software announced to take advantage of this cutting-edge GPU.

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AI Helps Predict Soybean Production in Argentina and Brazil

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Image Processing, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 25 2018

Researchers from Stanford University recently developed a deep learning-based system that can predict soybean production from satellite imagery.

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RTX Coffee Break: Reference In-Engine Path Tracer (6:22 minutes)

Game Development, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Games, ray tracing, RTX

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 21 2018

A new video tutorial explains why it’s important to have a path tracer in your rendering engine, and detail how the Optix 5.0 AI Denoiser can improve the quality of a rendered image.

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RTX Coffee Break: Ray Traced Reflections and Denoising (9:52 minutes)

Game Development, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Games, ray tracing, RTX

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 17 2018

Reproducing accurate reflections has always been a big challenge in game development. Artists and engineers traditionally needed to apply a complex set of connected solutions – and even then, the results can be jarring.

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RTX Coffee Break: Ray Traced Ambient Occlusion (4:17 minutes)

Game Development, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Games, ray tracing, RTX

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 13 2018

SSAO (Screen Space Ambient Occlusion) is popular, but a limited process being used in contemporary games. Ray tracing provides better results. We explain why, and prove it with a set of side-by-side examples.

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