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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Israel’s Constellation of Startups Using NVIDIA DGX Station to Polish Their Stars

A host of startups at the GPU Technology Conference in Israel this week are showing off the extraordinary acceleration gains and efficiency the NVIDIA DGX Station provides for their deep-learning work. Companies like Cognata — which creates technology for testing autonomous vehicles in VR and won last year’s $100,000 Inception award at GTC Israel — Read article >

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Medical Startup Scrubs Operating Room Data to Train Better Surgeons

Tweezers carefully poised, the surgeon gingerly attempts to extract the patient’s funny bone. But the hand slips — buzz! — and another round of the classic board game Operation is lost. At best, the game, which first went on sale in the 1960s, might identify children with the steady grip and hand-eye coordination of a Read article >

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NVIDIA CEO on How Deep Learning Makes Turing’s Graphics Scream

The deep learning revolution sweeping the globe started with processors — GPUs — originally made for gaming. With our Turing architecture, deep learning is coming back to gaming, and bringing stunning performance with it. Turing combines next-generation programmable shaders; support for real-time ray tracing — the holy grail of computer graphics; and Tensor Cores, a Read article >

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Germany’s BrighterAI Named Hottest Startup at GTC Europe

On the tenth day of the tenth month in Munich, there were ten. Deeply ambitious AI startups, that is, going head to head at GTC Europe. They were vying for the title of Europe’s Hottest Startup in a series of lightning-fast pitches and Q&A with a panel of startup specialists at the show’s Inception Awards. 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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GTC DC: Learn How Washington Plans to Keep the U.S. in Front in the AI Race

The U.S. government spends about $4 trillion a year, and the question every taxpayer seems to ask is: How can we get more, while paying less? The answer more and more leaders are turning to: AI. That’s why thousands of agency leaders, congressional staff, entrepreneurs, developers and media will attend our third annual GTC DC Read article >

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Noisy Data: Nigerian Startup Aims to Save Lives by Analyzing Infant Cries with AI

There’s more to an infant’s cry than what meets the ear. A Nigerian startup is seeking potentially life-saving information in those wails using AI. It’s developing a deep learning model to enable hospitals in developing nations to use this data to improve treatment of birth asphyxia, one of the most common — and deadly — Read article >

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Putting Biopsies Under AI Microscope: Pathology Startup Fuels Shift Away from Physical Slides

Hundreds of millions of tissue biopsies are performed worldwide each year — most of which are diagnosed as non-cancerous. But for the few days or weeks it takes a lab to provide a result, uncertainty weighs on patients. “Patients suffer emotionally, and their cancer is progressing as the clock ticks,” said David West, CEO of Read article >

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AI Chatbot Offers Better Way to Search Maze of Company Info

Your company’s internal online directory of resources resembles a medieval labyrinth. Finding something like the in-house holiday schedule can entail hitting lots of walls. Startup Jane.ai aims to help navigate around those headaches. The St. Louis company is developing a chatbot to find company information, intending to cut back the pain of lengthy, often fruitless Read article >

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