AI Brings Osteoarthritis to Its Knees

Osteoarthritis — the wearing down of the protective cartilage between the bones — causes severe joint pain and is a leading cause of disability. Yet this common disease of the bones is one of the most difficult to detect and prevent in its early stages. In the U.S. alone, osteoarthritis is responsible for the majority Read article >

The post AI Brings Osteoarthritis to Its Knees appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

Computer Vision Startup Plugs Critical Security Hole in Vehicle Inspection

Amir Hever was driving into a government facility a few years ago when he discovered a huge flaw in their security process. As he approached the entrance gate, a security guard dropped to his knees to look underneath his vehicle. “When he stood up, I asked him what he was looking for,” said Hever, CEO Read article >

The post Computer Vision Startup Plugs Critical Security Hole in Vehicle Inspection appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

An AI for AI: New Algorithm Poised to Fuel Scientific Discovery

Deep learning is performing wonders, automating everything from driving to recognizing speech to composing music. Now, it’s poised to fire up scientific discovery, thanks to new software created by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Working on the GPU-accelerated Titan supercomputer at ORNL, the team developed an algorithm that Read article >

The post An AI for AI: New Algorithm Poised to Fuel Scientific Discovery appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

NVIDIA Captures Pole Position at CES Amid Flurry of Auto News

NVIDIA tonight jump-started CES 2018, quickly putting more road between it and the competition in the race to create safe solutions for autonomous driving. Speaking to a crowd of nearly 1,000 people, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced that the company is collaborating with 320-plus partners on self-driving, including new efforts with key players on three Read article >

The post NVIDIA Captures Pole Position at CES Amid Flurry of Auto News appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

Making Life on the Road Easier for Truckers with AI-Infused Autonomy

Episode 2 of “I am AI” docuseries explores safer conditions for truck drivers. Truck drivers haul most of the freight that traverses the U.S. With long hours, mounting demand to fulfill online orders, and the perils of navigating everything from snowstorms and to rush hour traffic, it can be a stressful job. Episode 2 of Read article >

The post Making Life on the Road Easier for Truckers with AI-Infused Autonomy appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

Musician Who Lost His Arm Plays Piano Again with AI Prosthesis

A Star Wars-inspired limb provides control of each finger. A galaxy far, far away is a little closer with the invention of a robotic arm inspired by Luke Skywalker’s bionic hand. And while this arm may not wield a lightsaber, it has a greater power for jazz musician Jason Barnes — it lets him play Read article >

The post Musician Who Lost His Arm Plays Piano Again with AI Prosthesis appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.