AI Makes a Splash: Parisian Trio Navigates Autonomous Cargo Ships

It started as friends hacking a radio-controlled boat over a weekend for fun. What happened next is classic Silicon Valley: Three childhood buddies parlay robotics and autonomous vehicle skills into an autonomous ship startup and cold-call the world’s third-largest cargo shipper. San Francisco-based Shone — founded by Parisian classmates Ugo Vollmer, Clement Renault and Antoine 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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Pixellot Scores a Goal for Amateur Sports by Automating Video Analysis with AI

Stephen Curry. Cristiano Ronaldo. Tom Brady. These future hall of famers and their pro teammates all up their game using extensive video analysis. Why should it be any different for weekend warriors and aspiring rec league stars? Startup Pixellot has a way to offer everyone the chance to get some game, whether it’s on the Read article >

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Residence In: NVIDIA Launches Year-Long Research Residency Program

If you’re a researcher looking to deepen your exposure to AI, NVIDIA invites you to apply to its new AI Research Residency program. During the one-year, paid program, residents will be paired with an NVIDIA research scientist on a joint project and have the opportunity to publish and present their findings at prominent research conferences Read article >

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Startup Deploys AI-Enabled Vision to Deliver Clicks to Retail’s ‘Bricks’

Amazon knows exactly how many seconds you pace around their site while shopping for running shoes. But brick-and-mortar retailers stumble when it comes to measuring foot traffic. Motionloft promises to put them in step. The San Francisco startup offers a device that sports a specialized video “super sensor” and NVIDIA Jetson-powered AI for monitoring pedestrian, Read article >

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AI a Priority for U.S. Government, Federal CIO Suzette Kent Says

There’s nothing like a little Van Halen in the morning. In a rousing talk at the Washington edition of our GPU Technology Conference Wednesday — our fourth such show in just over a month — U.S. Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent presented a video outlining a far-reaching vision of IT modernization accompanied by “Right Now,” 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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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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