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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Reinforcement Learning ‘Really Works’ for AI Against Pro Gamers, OpenAI Trailblazer Says

Fast, creative, smart — great gamers are all these things. Somebody has to teach machines how to keep up. That somebody is Ilya Sutskever and his team at OpenAI Sutskever, co-founder and research director of OpenAI, and his team at Open AI are developing AI bots smart enough to battle some of the world’s best Read article >

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How MagLev Speeds Autonomous Vehicles to Superhuman Levels of Safety

Most of us don’t think about it when we take the wheel, but the sheer variety of conditions and events we face on our daily drive is staggering. To help manufacturers build self-driving cars able to handle these, NVIDIA announced on Thursday at the Facebook @Scale Conference, in San Jose, Calif., Project MagLev — an Read article >

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Japan Shifts Autonomous Driving Industry into High Gear with NVIDIA DRIVE

As home to some of the world’s largest automakers, suppliers and automotive research institutions, Japan is a global authority when it comes to developing self-driving technology. At GTC Japan, NVIDIA showcased a range of partners developing on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform. Toyota first announced its collaboration with NVIDIA at the 2017 GPU Technology Conference in Read article >

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A Path for Safe Self-Driving: NVIDIA Opens DRIVE Constellation Platform to Simulation Partners

Autonomous driving is more than just replacing the human driver, it’s about creating an AI driver that’s much safer than a human. According to RAND Corporation, to drive even 20 percent better than a human requires 11 billion miles of validation. That translates to more than 500 years of nonstop driving in the real world Read article >

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Introducing NVIDIA DRIVE AGX DevKit: Open, Scalable Platform for Autonomous Driving

At GTC Japan, in the heart of the robotics revolution, we introduced today the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier Developer Kit, a platform for building autonomous driving systems. This open, scalable software and hardware solution enables companies to seamlessly develop and test customized autonomous driving technology, streamlining production. “After several years of working on an autonomous Read article >

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Isuzu Developing Next-Generation Trucks with NVIDIA DRIVE AGX

Isuzu Motors Limited, one of Japan’s leading commercial vehicle makers, is using the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX platform to address an industry-wide driver-shortage issue while making roadways safer and less congested. “There’s not enough truck drivers in world, a crisis not just here in Japan but a crisis everywhere in the world,” said NVIDIA founder and 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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