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Going Against the Grain: How Lucidyne Is Revolutionizing Lumber Grading with Deep Learning

Talk about a knotty problem. Lucidyne Technologies has been using AI since the late 1980s to detect defects in lumber products. But no matter how much technology it‘s employed, finding imperfections in wood boards - a process that‘s critical to categorizing lumber and thus maximizing its value - has remained a challenge. ‘This isn‘t like Read article The post Going Against the Grain: How Lucidyne Is Revolutionizing Lumber

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How to Train Your Robot: Robot Learning Guru Shares Advice for College Students

Whether you‘re a robot or a college student, it helps to start with the fundamentals, says a leading robotics researcher. While robots can do amazing things, compare even the most advanced robots to a three-year-old and they can come up short. Pieter Abbeel, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and cofounder of Covariant.ai, Read article The post How to Train Your Robot: Robot Learning Guru Shares Advice for College Stude

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Record 80+ Turing Laptops Reaching Market in New GeForce GTX 16-Series Release

In a record for GeForce, top computer makers are introducing more than 80 new laptops based on our supercharged GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and 1650 GPUs. Following the launch of more than 40 GeForce RTX laptops at CES in January, well over 100 new GeForce laptop models are appearing in the first half of the Read article The post Record 80+ Turing Laptops Reaching Market in New GeForce GTX 16-Series Release appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

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Turing Now Starts at 149: Introducing GeForce GTX 1650

Welcome to GeForce GTX PC gaming. NVIDIA today launched worldwide the GeForce GTX 1650, giving you smooth performance on the latest games. With the arrival of the GTX 1650, our acclaimed Turing family of GeForce GTX GPUs now starts at 149. The GTX 1650 is the perfect choice for gamers looking for a quick, easy Read article The post Turing Now Starts at 149: Introducing GeForce GTX 1650 appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

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Tesla Raises the Bar for Self-Driving Carmakers

In unveiling the specs of his new self-driving car computer at today‘s Tesla Autonomy Day investor event, Elon Musk made several things very clear to the world. First, Tesla is raising the bar for all other carmakers. Second, Tesla‘s self-driving cars will be powered by a computer based on two of its new AI chips, Read article The post Tesla Raises the Bar for Self-Driving Carmakers appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

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How UnitedHealth Group Is Infusing Deep Learning Into Healthcare Services

In a massive healthcare organization, even a small improvement in workflow can translate to major gains in efficiency. That means lower costs for the healthcare provider and better, faster care for patients. UnitedHealth Group, one of the largest healthcare companies in the U.S., is turning to GPU-powered AI for these kinds of enhancements. In a Read article The post How UnitedHealth Group Is Infusing Deep Learning Into Healthcare Services appea

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Lean, Green, AI Machines: 5 Projects Using GPUs for a Better Planet

Earth Day is a good day for AI. And the benefits are felt all year, all around the world, as deep learning and NVIDIA GPUs aid our understanding of ecosystems and climate patterns, preserving plants and animals, and managing waste. Here are five ways companies, researchers and scientists are using GPUs for a better planet: Read article The post Lean, Green, AI Machines: 5 Projects Using GPUs for a Better Planet appeared first on The Official NVI

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How Does a Self-Driving Car See?

To drive better than humans, autonomous vehicles must first see better than humans. Building reliable vision capabilities for self-driving cars has been a major development hurdle. By combining a variety of sensors, however, developers have been able to create a detection system that can ‘see‘ a vehicle‘s environment even better than human eyesight. The keys Read article The post How Does a Self-Driving Car See? appeared first

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Israeli Startup Putting the Squeeze on Citrus Disease with AI

The multibillion-dollar citrus industry is getting squeezed. The disease known as ‘citrus greening‘ is causing sour fruit around the world. Damage to Florida‘s citrus crops has cost billions of dollars and thousands of jobs, according to the University of Florida. In the past few years, the disease has moved into California. SeeTree, an AI startup Read article The post Israeli Startup Putting the Squeeze on Citrus Disease with

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NVIDIA DRIVE Brings Green Energy to Shanghai Auto Show

Automakers and suppliers are turning the industry green with NVIDIA DRIVE. Electric and autonomous vehicle concepts are lining the floor this week at the Auto Shanghai show, bringing new technology and energy to production cars. Some of the biggest reveals are rising above the noise with technology powered by NVIDIA DRIVE. China, the world‘s largest Read article The post NVIDIA DRIVE Brings Green Energy to Shanghai Auto Show appeared first

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Dig In: Startup Tills Satellite Data to Harvest Farm AI

The farm-to-fork movement is getting a taste of AI. Startup OneSoil cultivates AI to help farmers boost their bounty. The company offers a GPU-enabled platform that turns satellite data into farm analytics for soil and crop conditions. The Belarus-based company interprets satellite feeds to show how plants reflect different light waves, and it rates the Read article The post Dig In: Startup Tills Satellite Data to Harvest Farm AI appeared first

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