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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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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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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Whale of an Idea: Tapping AI to Keep Ships from Striking Endangered Sea Mammals

After centuries of steadily decimating the world’s whale populations, humans have taken significant steps to reverse their catastrophic impact. One of the latest: an AI-powered project spearheaded by the Canadian government that aims to minimize collisions between ships and North Atlantic right whales, 50-foot-long creatures that got their name from early whalers for being the 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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Keep on Rockin’: Startup Develops AI for Mapping Tunnels and Mineshafts

RockMass is digging a niche for itself in mining and tunnels. The Toronto-based startup is developing an NVIDIA AI-powered mapping platform that can help engineers assess tunnel stability in mines and construction. Today, geologists and engineers visually assess the risks of rock formations by standing five meters away from the rock as a safety precaution. 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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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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