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NVIDIA Focuses on Robotics to Fuel Growth, Opens Research Lab

NVIDIA (NVDA) in its attempt to exploit the growing opportunities in the robotics market launches a research lab in Seattle to look into all its robotics projects.
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The Worst Pain in the World, Bendable Phones, and Joshua Tree: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Ten hut, Gizmodo readers! Do you have a New Year’s Resolution you should be working on? Do not answer that rhetorical question, because yours are the feeble dreams of weaklings and mine is to whip this sorry, good-for-nothing blog audience squad into shape!Read more...
Tags: Food, Gadgets, Comics, Astronomy, TV, Science, Technology, Privacy, Syfy, Ces, Glass, Surveillance, Physics, Birds, International Space Station, Ocean


Here’s what’s cooking inside Nvidia’s new AI robotics research lab in Seattle

When Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang interacted with a sensitive robotic hand at today's open house for his company's robotics research lab in Seattle, it was love at first touch. "It almost feels like a pet!" Huang said as he tickled the hand's fingers, causing them to retreat gently. "It's surprisingly therapeutic," he told the crowd around him. "Can I have one?" The robotic hand, which is programmed to avoid poking humans when they come too close, was just one of the machines on displ...
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Here’s what’s cooking inside Nvidia’s AI robotics research lab in Seattle

When Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang interacted with a sensitive robotic hand at today's open house for his company's robotics research lab in Seattle, it was love at first touch. "It almost feels like a pet!" Huang said as he tickled the hand's fingers, causing them to retreat gently. "It's surprisingly therapeutic," he told the crowd around him. "Can I have one?" The robotic hand, which is programmed to avoid poking humans when they come too close, was just one of the machines on displ...
Tags: Science, California, Nvidia, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Huang, Jensen Huang, University District Nvidia


AMD CEO Talks Ray Tracing Development and Future Windows Laptops

AMD CEO Lisa Su sat down with press, including Gizmodo, yesterday to chat about the company’s CES announcements. The conversation started with a bang, addressing Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang’s criticisms of AMD less than an hour earlier, then moved to a broad discussion of AMD’s business. Of particular note was the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Ces, Nvidia, Amd, Gizmodo, Lisa Su, RYZEN, Jensen Huang, CES 2019, Ryzen 2


Nvidia CEO Trashes AMD's New GPU: 'The Performance Is Lousy'

Yesterday I spent two hours listening to the CEOs of rival companies talk trash about each other. It reminded me of my parents right after their divorce. Nvidia was shit talking AMD, and AMD politely responded with just enough bite for you to take notice.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ces, Nvidia, Amd, Lisa Su, Jensen Huang, CES 2019


Razer's First Foray into Gaming Monitors is a Show Stopper

Razer’s just made gaming monitors more colorful. The very first from the company, the 27-inch Razer Raptor, includes a bright strip of LED lights along the base.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Ces, Nvidia, Displays, Razer, Consumer Tech, Gaming Displays, CES 2019, Razer Blade 15, Razer Raptor


Nvidia Is Finally Making Ray Tracing Graphics More Affordable With Its New RTX 2060 Card

Okay, you’ve probably heard of ray tracing right? When Nvidia announced its Turing GPU architecture last year, it couldn’t stop talking about ray tracing, which is some very cool technology that allows reflections and shadows in a digitally rendered environment (like a game) to behave as they would in real life. It’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Ray Tracing, Rtx, CES 2019, Nvidia Rtx 2060


Nvidia's Powerhouse Ray Tracing GPUs Are Finally Coming to Laptops

It’s something we’ve all expected since Nvidia first announced the RTX 20-series of GPUs last year. Super fast ray tracing graphics cards in a laptop. And finally, after months of waiting, Nvidia announced the new series of GPUs at CES.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ces, Nvidia, Consumer Tech, Ray Tracing, CES 2019


HP's 65-inch HDR Gaming Monitor With G-Sync Looks Spectacular

A year ago, Nvidia announced plans for a series of gigantic monitors with G-sync built in, running on Android, and sporting a unique blend of features found on no other TV or computer monitor. The monitors, collectively called BFGDs (as in Big Fucking Gaming Displays), had a major issue in those early demos. They…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Televisions, Consumer Tech, HP OMEN, Gaming Displays, CES 2019, Nvidia Bfgd


These face-generating systems are getting rather too creepily good for my liking

Machine learning models are getting quite good at generating realistic human faces — so good that I may never trust a machine, or human, to be real ever again. The new approach, from researchers at Nvidia, leapfrogs others by separating levels of detail in the faces and allowing them to be tweaked separately. The results are eerily realistic. The paper, published on preprint repository Arxiv (PDF), describes a new architecture for generating and blending images, particularly human faces, that “l...
Tags: Science, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Nvidia


Alienware's Thinnest Laptop Yet Balances Power, Price, and Portability Nicely

All of a sudden, it seems like almost no one is making laptops like Alienware makes laptops: beefy, loud, and fast. Most of the top gaming laptop makers have embraced the design style popularized by Razer and supported by Nvidia’s Max-Q design ethos: thin and sacrificing a little power for portability. But not…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Nvidia, Dell, Razer, Alienware, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, Alienware M15, Alienware M15 Review


What's the Deal With Nvidia's Ridiculous $2,500 Titan RTX Graphics Card?

For those that have been balking at the $1,200 price tag of the RTX 2080 Ti cards, you might want to look away now, as Nvidia has now topped that with the new $2,500 Titan RTX.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Nvidia, Machine Learning, Ai, Graphics Cards, Gpu, Consumer Tech, Ray Tracing, Prosumer, Tensor Cores, Rtx, Titan RTX


What on Earth Makes a $1,200 Graphics Card Worth It?

Nvidia wants you to spend about the same on its latest top-of-the-line graphics card, the GTX 2080 Ti, as you might on an entirely new computer. You could get a great laptop or a very solid desktop for the same $1,200 price Nvidia’s new card commands. You could get a couple of PS4 Pros or Xbox Ones! You could get an…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Gtx, Nvidia 2080 Ti Review, Turing Architecture, Nvidia 2080, Nvidia 2080 Ti


The EU Copyright Directive, Starforce, Ray-Tracing and Apple: Best Gizmodo Posts of the Week

The European Union passed its disastrous Copyright Directive this week, including amended versions of its onerous Articles 11 and 13 (the so-called “link tax” and “upload filter,” respectively). There’s still time to make sure it never passes into law by defeating a final ratification vote in January, though given the …Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Iphone, Apple, Science Fiction, Space, Science, Technology, Audio, Eu, European Union, Nasa, Sony, Nvidia, Archaeology, Sci Fi, Tumblr


Why Ray Tracing on Nvidia's New GPUs Is so Exciting

Nvidia recently announced new high-end graphics cards with an RTX designation attached to the model numbers—that RTX indicates the card’s enhanced ray tracing abilities, which could bring a whole new level of realism to games. Here’s what you need to know about ray tracing and how it’s going to feature on the graphics…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Ray Tracing, Computer Graphics


Who Cares NVIDIA Makes Great Gaming Graphics?

Who Cares NVIDIA Makes Great Gaming Graphics?
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Nvidia's Beastly New 20-Series RTX GPUs Claims up to 6X Performance Starting at $500

It’s been a long time, but after first announcing the Pascal architecture in 2014 and then releasing the GTX 1070 and 1080 in May 2016, Nvidia finally has a new top-of-the-line graphics card for the PC gamers. Say hello to the new GeForce RTX 2070, 2080, and 2080 Ti.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Nvidia, Desktops, Graphics Cards, Pc Gaming, GeForce, Gpus, Consumer Tech, Nvidias Rtx 2080 Is Real, Nvidia Rtx


Race for ExaFlop Supercomputers with GPU dominant machines

The World of supercomputers is shifting rapidly with most of the compute power coming from GPU acceleration. In June 2018, 56 percent of the additional flops were a result of NVIDIA Tesla GPUs... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Energy, Science, Technology, World, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Nvidia, Supercomputers, Gpu


Nvidia Taught an AI to Flawlessly Erase Watermarks From Photos

Photographers already face an uphill battle in trying to preventing people from using their digital photos without permission. But Nvidia could make protecting photos online much harder with a new advancement in artificial intelligence that can automatically remove artifacts from a photograph, including text and…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Mit, Nvidia, Ai, Photographs, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Aalto University


All Signs Point to a Late August Release for Nvidia's New GTX 1180 GPU

Even though Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang told journalists at Computex that new GPU’s wouldn’t be available for “a long time,” new rumors and leaks indicate that the upcoming Nvidia GTX 1180 could get announced much sooner, possibly as early as late August at Gamescom in Germany.Read more...
Tags: Science, Germany, Nvidia, Turing, Graphics Cards, Gpu, Computex, Gamescom, Dekstops, Gpus, Consumer Tech, Jensen Huang, GTX 1180, Possible Gtx 1180 Launch Date


This Mid-Range Graphics Card Is Reasonably Priced, At Least By 2018 Standards

If you have a small PC case and/or a small budget, but still want to play new PC games at reasonably good settings, the NVIDIA GTX 1060 is the graphics card for you. Get EVGA’s 3GB version for $230 right now, which is the best price we’ve seen all year, though it was cheaper last year before the great crypto-shortage…Read more...
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Nvidia Is Using AI to Perfectly Fake Slo-Mo Videos

One of the hardest video effects to fake is slow motion. It requires software to stretch out a clip by creating hundreds of non-existent in-between frames, and the results are often stuttered and unconvincing. But taking advantage of the incredible image-processing potential of deep learning, Nvidia has come up with a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Research, Software, Nvidia, Slow Motion, Ai, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Slow Mo, The Slow Mo Guys, Artificial Intelligance


IBM And NVIDIA Reach The Summit: The World's Fastest Supercomputer

IBM, NVIDIA, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that they have completed testing the world’s fastest supercomputer, Summit, at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Capable of over 200 petaflops (200 quadrillion operations per second), Summit consists of 4600 IBM dual socket Power 9 nodes, connected by over 185 miles of fiber optic cabling. Each node is equipped with 6 NVIDIA Volta TensorCore GPUs, delivering total throughput that is 8 times faster ...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Ibm, U S Department of Energy DOE, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, IBM NVIDIA, NVIDIA Volta


Nvidia chips power the world’s fastest supercomputer

The U.S. Department of Energy recently debuted a new supercomputer with the name Summit, built by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, that is eight times faster than the previous top U.S.-based supercomputer. For some artificial intelligence (AI) applications and workloads, Summit will be more than 100 times faster than Titan, the previous fastest computer that came out five years ago. This supercomputer recaptures the top-performing spot for the United States for the first time si...
Tags: Science, United States, Tennessee, Nvidia, U S Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sunway TaihuLight


The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Is an Absolute Beast

Behold Summit, a new supercomputer capable of making 200 million billion calculations per second. It marks the first time in five years that a machine from the United States has been ranked as the world’s most powerful.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, United States, Nvidia, Ibm, Supercomputers, Computer Science, Summit, Summit Supercomputer


Nvidia CEO Says New GPUs Won't Be Available for a 'Long Time'

People thinking about upgrading or building new gaming PCs have had a rough six months. First, there was the cryptocurrency boom, which caused graphics cards to sell for double or triple their MSRP. Then, just as soon as GPU prices began to fall, the price of RAM became an issue, with …Read more...
Tags: Science, Ram, Nvidia, Pcs, Desktops, Graphics Cards, Gpu, Pc Gaming, Gpus, Consumer Tech, New Nvidia Gpus Not Coming For A Long Time


The Pentagon's Controversial Drone AI-Imaging Project Extends Beyond Google

Google has pressed forward with its effort to provide artificial intelligence solutions to the Department of Defense, despite an internal employee petition against the company’s involvement in a pilot program that analyzes drone footage using AI and the resignations of around a dozen employees who objected to the…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Department Of Defense, Nvidia, Ibm, Pentagon, Project Maven


Nvidia’s researchers teach a robot to perform simple tasks by observing a human

Industrial robots are typically all about repeating a well-defined task over and over again. Usually, that means performing those tasks a safe distance away from the fragile humans that programmed them. More and more, however, researchers are now thinking about how robots and humans can work in close proximity to humans and even learn from them. In part, that’s what Nvidia’s new robotics lab in Seattle focuses on and the company’s research team today presented some of its most recent work aro...
Tags: TC, Science, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Fox, Robots, Nvidia, Brisbane, Machine Learning, Robotics, Seattle, University of Washington, Birchfield, Brisbane Australia Nvidia, Dieter Fox, Stan Birchfield


Monday's Best Deals: Grilling Sale, Carabiner Multitool, Graphics Card, and More

Start off your week with discounts on a whole bunch of grilling equipment, a , a NVIDIA graphics card, and more.Read more...
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