It’s Elemental: Summit Supercomputer Probes Role of Supernovas in Laying Foundation for Life

Supernovas — the spectacular explosions that occur in dying stars — may hold the answers to many questions about the origins of life. The cataclysmic events are responsible for spreading throughout the universe the chemical elements formed within stars. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn., are Read article >
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It’s Elemental: Summit Supercomputer Probes Role of Supernovas in Laying Foundation for Life

Four Surprising Ways Inference Is Putting AI into Action

From voice assistants like Alexa and Google Maps navigation to Bing’s conversational search, AI has become a part of daily life for many. These tasks are performing deep learning inference, which might be thought of as AI put into action. The deep learning neural networks that power AI are trained on massive amounts of data. Read article >
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Four Surprising Ways Inference Is Putting AI into Action

A Breed Apart: New NVIDIA-Powered Data Science Workstations Now Available Worldwide

Data science is one of the fastest growing fields of computer science, and it’s impacting every industry. Companies in finance, insurance, retail and other areas are hiring data scientists, analysts and engineers at an unprecedented rate. To derive insights from their data that can transform their businesses, they need powerful hardware and software. That’s now Read article >
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A Breed Apart: New NVIDIA-Powered Data Science Workstations Now Available Worldwide

How NVIDIA RTX Is Taking Building Designs to New Heights

By building interactive experiences for its clients, Neoscape, a Boston-based creative studio, is changing the landscape of architectural visualization with NVIDIA Quadro RTX. With the latest advancements like ray tracing, enhanced VR head-mounted displays and real-time graphics engines, studios are under increasing pressure to provide high-quality designs and boost production workflows to meet their clients’ Read article >
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How NVIDIA RTX Is Taking Building Designs to New Heights

Made You Look: GPU Technology Helps Volkswagen Create Eye-Catching Vehicle Designs

Thanks to GPUs, practical vehicle design doesn’t have to be boring. Last month, Volkswagen used the latest in simulation and compute technologies to tailor its design process for both fuel efficiency and style. Striking the elusive balance between form and function called for a collaborative effort. Altair, a global technology company, developed a computational fluid Read article >
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Made You Look: GPU Technology Helps Volkswagen Create Eye-Catching Vehicle Designs

What’s the Difference Between Hardware and Software Accelerated Ray Tracing?

You don’t need specialized hardware to do ray tracing, but you want it. Software-based ray tracing, of course, is decades old. And it looks great: movie makers have been using ray-tracing for decades now. But it’s now clear that specialized hardware — like the RT cores built into NVIDIA’s latest Turing architecture — make a Read article >
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What’s the Difference Between Hardware and Software Accelerated Ray Tracing?

Moves Like Jaguar: Carmaker’s Logo Springs to Life at LA, Paris, Shanghai Auto Shows

The cars weren’t the only things ready to growl at this year’s Los Angeles, Paris and Shanghai auto shows. Luxury automaker Jaguar surprised attendees with a wall-sized digital display that featured a life-like, interactive — and vocal — jaguar that responded to their every move. Jaguar wanted a display that would showcase how responsive their Read article >
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Moves Like Jaguar: Carmaker’s Logo Springs to Life at LA, Paris, Shanghai Auto Shows

Ray with Me: How One Indie Developer Used Reddit to Get His Ray-Tracing Project Some Help

Scrolling through the NVIDIA Reddit, I came across a post from “fatheadlifter.” Looking for RTX gamers to beta test a new Ray Tracing-only game Hey everyone, I’m developing a game that is RTX required and I’m in need of some beta testers who can help make sure this is working good on their RTX systems. I’m Read article >
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Ray with Me: How One Indie Developer Used Reddit to Get His Ray-Tracing Project Some Help

Signed, Sealed, Autonomously Delivered: TuSimple Operates New Kind of Mail Carrier in Self-Driving Pilot

Snail mail has a new set of futuristic, faster wheels. NVIDIA DRIVE partner and autonomous trucking startup TuSimple has been hauling mail more than 1,000 miles between Phoenix and Dallas as part of a two-week pilot with the U.S. Postal Service. Halfway through the test, the self-driving prototypes from TuSimple — which is also an Read article >
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Signed, Sealed, Autonomously Delivered: TuSimple Operates New Kind of Mail Carrier in Self-Driving Pilot

Made in Taiwan, Powered by NVIDIA: TAIWANIA 2 Supercomputer Comes Online

TAIWANIA 2 – the fastest supercomputer in Taiwan and 20th fastest in the world – is now open for business. The first “made in Taiwan” AI supercomputer, TAIWANIA 2 is a milestone in Taiwan’s promotion of AI as a core tenant of its future development and will be used by academic and research communities at Read article >
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Made in Taiwan, Powered by NVIDIA: TAIWANIA 2 Supercomputer Comes Online

A Ray of Funshine: Computex 2019 Kicks Off Summer as Ray Tracing Sizzles

When the summer sun crests, gamers know that more than tan lines are coming. They also know that means the next wave of PC gaming is just ahead from NVIDIA and game publishers. This year, gamers had their eyes trained on Computex in Taiwan, one of the world’s biggest annual tech trade shows, where many Read article >
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A Ray of Funshine: Computex 2019 Kicks Off Summer as Ray Tracing Sizzles

Ready, Set, Drone! MIT Simulation Uses NVIDIA RTX Technology to Put Drone Racing Teams to the Test

Drone pilots are getting their flying skills put to the test with FlightGoggles, a simulation powered by NVIDIA RTX technology that delivers a virtual race course inside a photorealistic environment. Competitors from around the world are participating in the AlphaPilot Challenge, an open challenge to develop an NVIDIA Jetson-powered AI framework for high-speed autonomous racing Read article >
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Ready, Set, Drone! MIT Simulation Uses NVIDIA RTX Technology to Put Drone Racing Teams to the Test

Sensor Sensibility: A Common Sense Method to Add Camera, Radar, Lidar and More to Autonomous Vehicles

When it comes to autonomous vehicle sensor suites, one size does not fit all. From Level 2+ automated driving to fully autonomous robotaxis, and from cars to shuttles to trucks, the wide range of autonomous vehicle types requires a variety of different sensors to safely operate. These can include different sensor types and models from Read article >
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Sensor Sensibility: A Common Sense Method to Add Camera, Radar, Lidar and More to Autonomous Vehicles

GPU Computing 101: Why University Educators Are Pulling NVIDIA Teaching Kits into Their Classrooms

Along with the usual elements of university curriculums — lectures, assignments, lab exercises — there’s a new tool that educators are increasingly leaning into: NVIDIA Teaching Kits. University educators around the world are tapping into these kits, which include downloadable teaching materials and online courses that provide the foundation to understand and build hands-on expertise Read article >
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GPU Computing 101: Why University Educators Are Pulling NVIDIA Teaching Kits into Their Classrooms

Intel Highlighted Why NVIDIA Tensor Core GPUs Are Great for Inference

It’s not every day that one of the world’s leading tech companies highlights the benefits of your products. Intel did just that last week, comparing the inference performance of two of their most expensive CPUs to NVIDIA GPUs. To achieve the performance of a single mainstream NVIDIA V100 GPU, Intel combined two power-hungry, highest-end CPUs Read article >
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Intel Highlighted Why NVIDIA Tensor Core GPUs Are Great for Inference

NVIDIA Invests in WekaIO’s Speedier Data Transfer for AI

NVIDIA today made a strategic investment in WekaIO, whose technology speeds data transfer for performance-hungry AI applications. The startup, which is based in San Jose, with engineering offices in Tel Aviv, offers high-performance file storage software that accelerates data transfer between network-attached shared flash storage and GPUs. Founded in 2014, WekaIO offers high-throughput, high-bandwidth, low-latency Read article >
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NVIDIA Invests in WekaIO’s Speedier Data Transfer for AI

Bird’s-AI View: Harnessing Drones to Improve Traffic Flow

Traffic. It’s one of the most commonly cited frustrations across the globe. It consumed nearly 180 hours of productive time for the average U.K. driver last year. German drivers lost an average of 120 hours. U.S. drivers lost nearly 100 hours. Because time is too precious to waste, RCE Systems — a Brno, Czech Republic-based Read article >
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Bird’s-AI View: Harnessing Drones to Improve Traffic Flow

Paige.AI Ramps Up Cancer Pathology Research Using NVIDIA Supercomputer

An accurate diagnosis is key to treating cancer — a disease that kills 600,000 people a year in the U.S. alone — and AI can help. Common forms of the disease, like breast, lung and prostate cancer, can have good recovery rates when diagnosed early. But diagnosing the tumor, the work of pathologists, can be Read article >
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Paige.AI Ramps Up Cancer Pathology Research Using NVIDIA Supercomputer

A Proven Method: DRIVE Constellation Now Supports CarSim Vehicle Model

NVIDIA’s simulation tools for testing autonomous cars in the virtual world now offer more models for validation. Two key simulation companies — Mechanical Simulation, creator of CarSim and TruckSim, and IPG — are integrating their high-fidelity vehicle models into the NVIDIA DRIVE Constellation platform. This means that every aspect of driving — from how long Read article >
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A Proven Method: DRIVE Constellation Now Supports CarSim Vehicle Model