Germany’s BrighterAI Named Hottest Startup at GTC Europe

On the tenth day of the tenth month in Munich, there were ten. Deeply ambitious AI startups, that is, going head to head at GTC Europe. They were vying for the title of Europe’s Hottest Startup in a series of lightning-fast pitches and Q&A with a panel of startup specialists at the show’s Inception Awards. Read article >

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Keep on Rockin’: Startup Develops AI for Mapping Tunnels and Mineshafts

RockMass is digging a niche for itself in mining and tunnels. The Toronto-based startup is developing an NVIDIA AI-powered mapping platform that can help engineers assess tunnel stability in mines and construction. Today, geologists and engineers visually assess the risks of rock formations by standing five meters away from the rock as a safety precaution. Read article >

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GTC DC: Learn How Washington Plans to Keep the U.S. in Front in the AI Race

The U.S. government spends about $4 trillion a year, and the question every taxpayer seems to ask is: How can we get more, while paying less? The answer more and more leaders are turning to: AI. That’s why thousands of agency leaders, congressional staff, entrepreneurs, developers and media will attend our third annual GTC DC Read article >

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Putting Biopsies Under AI Microscope: Pathology Startup Fuels Shift Away from Physical Slides

Hundreds of millions of tissue biopsies are performed worldwide each year — most of which are diagnosed as non-cancerous. But for the few days or weeks it takes a lab to provide a result, uncertainty weighs on patients. “Patients suffer emotionally, and their cancer is progressing as the clock ticks,” said David West, CEO of Read article >

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AI Chatbot Offers Better Way to Search Maze of Company Info

Your company’s internal online directory of resources resembles a medieval labyrinth. Finding something like the in-house holiday schedule can entail hitting lots of walls. Startup Jane.ai aims to help navigate around those headaches. The St. Louis company is developing a chatbot to find company information, intending to cut back the pain of lengthy, often fruitless Read article >

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An App for Sore AIs: Research App Seeks to Predict Seasonal Allergies

Being in nature should be calming, amid chirping birds, buzzing bees, burbling brooks. But pollen, in a sneak attack, makes allergy sufferers erupt into a sneezing, watery-eyed mess. It’s not easy to predict when seasonal allergies will strike — but it’s a question researchers at Palo Alto-based startup doc.ai are tackling with their first data Read article >

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Autonomous Autobahn-anza: Array of Driverless Vehicles Coming to GTC Europe

As the birthplace of the automobile, Germany — the location of next month’s GTC Europe — is the ideal backdrop to map out the future of mobility and transportation. Global automotive and tech leaders will gather at the event in Munich on Oct. 9-11 to share insights, engage in AI training and show off innovations Read article >

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Psst, Play Aggressively: Visor Launches AI for In-Game Alerts in ‘Overwatch’

Multiplayer first-person shooters can be both exciting and nerve-racking. So, it helps to have a knowledgeable player by your side with suggestions. That’s the promise of Visor, which is offering in-game AI alerts and post-game analysis for titles like Blizzard’s Overwatch, a first-person shooter for team battles. San Francisco-based Visor recently scooped up $4.7 million Read article >

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Shapely Bell Curve: NVIDIA Volta Tensor Core GPUs Power 5 of 6 Gordon Bell Finalists

Movies have the Oscars. Television has the Emmys. Broadway has the Tonys. But for those known for harnessing computing power more than star power, what counts is the Gordon Bell Prize. Established more than three decades ago by the Association for Computing Machinery, the award recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of computing for applications Read article >

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Robot Tamer Madeline Gannon: New Platform Will Bring Machines to Heel at Scale

Training, testing and coding robots is a grueling process. Our recently launched Isaac platform promises to change all that. Few know that better than roboticist Madeline Gannon. For the past month, she’s been hard at work developing a robotic art installation in her research studio in the Polish Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Her development sprint Read article >

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