Class Is in Session: AI App Schools on English Pronunciation

Isthmus. Nuclear. Anemone. Tricky English pronunciations are a challenge for many immigrants to the U.S. and native-born speakers alike. ELSA — which stands for English language speech assistant — aims to help with that. The three-year-old Silicon Valley startup offers an English-pronunciation app, dubbed ELSA Speak, that’s geared toward American English and available for Android Read article >

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Veo’s AI Camera Brings World Cup-Like Analysis to Weekend Warriors

While the best soccer players on the planet take to the pitch in this summer’s World Cup, amateur coaches can reach for the stars by adding AI to their playbooks. Veo, a Copenhagen-based startup, has created a camera for its users to place midway on a soccer field touchline (that’s the “sideline” for U.S. readers) Read article >

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SoundHound Digs Deeper Into Voice AI Market

SoundHound is learning some new AI tricks. The Silicon Valley startup, which creates AI-based voice services, has fetched $100 million in strategic investment capital as it expands its offerings. In addition to its eponymous music recognition app, SoundHound offers its Hound voice search app and Houndify voice platform for companies to create AI-powered voice services. Read article >

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NVIDIA Opening AI Research Lab in Toronto, Following Move in Seattle

Toronto is a thriving hub for AI experts, thanks in part to foundational work out of the University of Toronto and government-supported research organizations like the Vector Institute. We’re tapping further into this expertise by investing in a new AI research lab — led by leading computer scientist Sanja Fidler — that will become the Read article >

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How the PC Is Raising the Game for Everyone, Everywhere

PC gaming’s latest moment is its biggest yet. Today new gaming experiences charge across the internet, and hundreds of millions of GeForce PCs, seemingly at the speed of light. Witness the ‘battle royale’ craze. Each week tens of millions of PC gamers parachute in to games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Even more tune in Read article >

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Jensen Huang’s Speech at Unveiling of Energy Department’s Summit Supercomputer

Secretary Perry, Governor Haslam, Senator Alexander, Director Zacharia, Ginnie, John, and the IBM team, and all of the amazing researchers of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, it’s a great pleasure to be here today to inaugurate the Summit supercomputer. Summit is a remarkable machine. The fastest computer ever made. Every statistic of Summit is amazing. It Read article >

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Reaching the Summit: Accelerated Computing Powering World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Call it the most powerful scientific tool ever built. Call it a new paradigm of computing. Just don’t call it slow, because whatever number you look at, Summit — which made its debut Friday at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory — is flat-out fast. This massive machine, powered by 27,648 of our Volta Tensor Core Read article >

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