• Can’t Get a Cab? NTT DoCoMo Helps Taxis Get You

    Can’t get a taxi? We can relate. But that’s only half the reason ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber are such a success. It turns out if you’re a taxi driver you have an even bigger problem: it’s hard to predict where, and when to find passengers, Shin Ishiguro, a data...

  • Star Power: Why the World’s Largest Telescope Relies on GPUs

    The universe’s oldest, most distant galaxies may hold clues about the future of our own. But even with the world’s largest telescope, scientists won’t be able to see those galaxies clearly without our GPUs. The European-Extremely Large Telescope, or E-ELT, will capture images 15 times sharper than the dazzling shots the Hubble...

  • Announcing the DeepGlobe Satellite Challenge for CVPR 2018 – Facebook Research

    We are excited to announce the DeepGlobe Satellite Challenge, for the DeepGlobe workshop happening at CVPR 2018. The workshop, which is a collaborative effort from Facebook, DigitalGlobe, Purdue, and MIT, aims to bring together a diverse set of researchers to advance the state-of-the-art in satellite image analysis by providing datasets and a...

  • Investing in France’s AI Ecosystem

    Posted by Olivier Bousquet, Principal Engineer, Google Zürich Recently, we announced the launch of a new AI research team in our Paris office. And today DeepMind has also announced a new AI research presence in Paris. We are excited about expanding Google’s research presence in Europe, which bolsters the efforts of the...

  • Adobe, NVIDIA CEOs Discuss Partnership, Touch on Wild New Possibilities

    New technologies will allow you to use VR to travel to stunning new worlds. Or, through augmented reality, to blend those worlds with your own. At the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas before an audience of more than 10,000 marketing pros and data scientists, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and NVIDIA CEO Jensen...

  • Using Machine Learning to Discover Neural Network Optimizers

    Posted by Irwan Bello, Research Associate, Google Brain Team Deep learning models have been deployed in numerous Google products, such as Search, Translate and Photos. The choice of optimization method plays a major role when training deep learning models. For example, stochastic gradient descent works well in many situations, but more advanced optimizers...

  • Walt Disney Imagineering, NVIDIA Develop New Tech to Enable Millennium Falcon Attraction

    When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens next year at Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort, park guests will visit the planet of Batuu, a remote outpost that was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes. But you don’t have to wait another year to get a glimpse...

  • Robby the Self-Driving Robot Delivers Food to GTC Attendees

    If you’re at GTC this week and your stomach is rumbling between meals, you’re in luck. Robby, a self-driving robot from Robby Technologies, will be packed with snacks and roaming outside the halls of the San Jose Convention Center, making special deliveries to show-goers. Some 8,500 attendees have flooded into our ninth...

  • NVIDIA Research Lets VR Users Explore Vast Virtual Worlds

    Virtual worlds are infinite, but your living room is not. Today, the size of physical space limits VR users’ ability to move in boundless virtual space. And VR isn’t particularly immersive if you trip over the couch. The NVIDIA Research team is collaborating with Adobe and Stony Brook University to solve the...

  • NVIDIA to Unleash Deep Learning in Hyperscale Datacenters

    Millions of servers powering the world’s hyperscale data centers are about to get a lot smarter. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Tuesday announced new technologies and partnerships that promise to slash the cost of delivering deep learning-powered services. Speaking at the kickoff of the company’s ninth annual GPU Technology Conference, Huang described a...