Ridiculously Fast New Processor for Autonomous Machines, Tasty Kebabs Bring Crowd to NVIDIA HQ

AI robots. Chicken kebabs. Ridiculously fast technology. Ah, the good things in life. At an event that spanned everything from drones that autonomously fly through the air to bots that navigate our sidewalks to the software and semiconductors that power it all, we hosted last night our second public autonomous-machines meetup at NVIDIA’s new headquarters Read article >

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Now Available: NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Module for Next-Gen Autonomous Machines

Delivery robots that speed orders right to your door. Manufacturing robots that collaborate with humans. Handheld DNA sequencers that help scientists save crops from disease. These machines are among the first to make the leap from sci-fi into reality, thanks to the latest advances in the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier platform. And the massive AI Read article >

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How Robots Will Learn: Berkeley’s Sergey Levine Coaxes Robots to Enjoy Their Childhood

Imagine robots straining to grip door handles. Or lifting plastic bananas and dropping them into dog bowls. Or struggling to push Lego pieces around a metal bin. If you visited the laboratory of professor Sergey Levine at the University of California at Berkeley, you might see some puzzling scenes. “We want to put our robots Read article >

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What Lies Beneath: Underwater Drone Unlocks Secrets of the Deep

Capturing beautiful images from dizzying heights and out-of-reach locations is becoming the norm thanks to aerial drones. But for those more at home under the waves, there has been no comparable offering. Notilo Plus, a Marseille, France-based startup and member of the NVIDIA Inception program, is diving into this opportunity with iBubble — the world’s Read article >

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NVIDIA Extends PhysX for High-Fidelity Simulations, Goes Open Source

NVIDIA PhysX, the most popular physics simulation engine on the planet, is going open source. We’re doing this because physics simulation — long key to immersive games and entertainment — turns out to be more important than we ever thought. Physics simulation dovetails with AI, robotics and computer vision, self-driving vehicles, and high performance computing. Read article >

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E-Commerce Giants Select NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier for Next-Gen Delivery Robots

Leading China e-commerce companies JD.com and Meituan have selected the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier platform to power their next-generation autonomous delivery robots. Over the past decade, China’s e-commerce has grown to represent more than 40 percent of the world’s online transactions —accounting for hundreds of billions of dollars in trade annually. That’s larger than the Read article >

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Fish Out of Water: Using Drones to Help African Nations Spot Illegal Fishing

The undulating western coast of Africa is one of the most diverse fishing zones in the world, with more than 1,000 identified fish species. It’s also one of the most at risk. One of the World Wildlife Fund’s “Critical Regions of the World,” the West African marine region has been overfished for decades, with rampant Read article >

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How Robots Could Save Strawberries, Green Agriculture, and Feed a Growing Population

Like strawberries? Changes in the labor market mean harvesting fresh strawberries by hand may soon be economically unsustainable. The solution: a wild new breed of robots developed by Harvest CROO Robotics — a startup backed by strawberry growers — that can identify ripe fruit and gently snip it at the stem. It’s a sneak peek Read article >

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NVIDIA, Carnegie Mellon Team Up to Aid First Responders

When disaster strikes, the clock ticks faster. Civilians need to be evacuated. Supplies need to be moved. First responders need to be deployed. Delays can cost lives. AI will soon help those on the ground keep up amidst the chaos, NVIDIA Vice President for Accelerated Computing Ian Buck explained Tuesday, detailing a partnership between NVIDIA Read article >

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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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