Startups Pack GTC Israel as Smallest of Them All Sweeps Top Inception Award

NVIDIA’s third GPU Technology Conference in just over a month spilled across Tel Aviv’s convention center this week, in a packed show featuring a live demo of an AI-infused apple-picking drone, a student-built autonomous Formula One car and a two-person company that ran away with the title of Israel’s hottest startup. The second annual GTC Read article >

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NVIDIA Launches GPU-Acceleration Platform for Data Science, Volvo Selects NVIDIA DRIVE

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang unveils RAPIDS to accelerate data science; highlights auto, health advancements at GPU Technology Conference in Europe.

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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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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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Kiwi Delivery Robots Tackle Student Snack Attacks

What’s not to like about food delivered by a cheery little robot in about 30 minutes. That’s the attraction of Kiwi Bot, a robot hatched by a Colombian team now in residence at the University of California, Berkeley’s Skydeck accelerator, which funds and mentors startups. The startup has rolled out 50 of its robots — Read article >

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Kampai to AI! GTC Japan Celebrates Robotics Innovations

We’re throwing a get-together in Tokyo next week for 5,000 or so of our closest friends. Actually, it’ll be more than that if you count all of the robots. GTC Japan 2018 marks our 10th GPU Technology Conference in the country, and it’s going to be the biggest and best yet. Come see how robots Read article >

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NVIDIA’s High School Robotics Interns Dive into Deep Learning

Age is just a number. And nothing proves that adage better than our latest group of high school “Jetson” interns, who spent eight weeks using deep learning and neural networks to build robots that may one day be used on our campus in Santa Clara. These talented students from local high schools brought their passion Read article >

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Jetson TX2 Powers Top Two Teams in RoboMaster AI Challenge

Take the best and brightest engineers on the planet. Give them a challenge that’s equal parts engineering, strategy and teamwork. Bring them to a battlefield in front of hundreds of roboticists and researchers. And throw in a healthy bounty of prizes for the winners. Now kick it up a notch with robots and AI. This Read article >

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Man Teleports Into Miniature Vehicle in Stunning On-Stage Demo at GTC Taiwan

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang just used VR to shrink one of our colleagues and teleport him into a miniature car, which he then drove around a miniature city. The on-stage demonstration Wednesday was a rousing finale to Huang’s keynote at our GPU Technology Conference in Taiwan. With such technology, humans will be able to use Read article >

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