All posts tagged "Research"

  • Research
    Improving End-to-End Models For Speech Recognition

    Posted by Tara N. Sainath, Research Scientist, Speech Team and Yonghui Wu, Research Scientist, Google Brain Team Traditional automatic speech recognition (ASR) systems, used for a variety of voice search applications at Google, are comprised of an acoustic model (AM), a pronunciation model (PM) and a language model (LM), all of which...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    A Summary of the First Conference on Robot Learning

    Posted by Vincent Vanhoucke, Principal Scientist, Google Brain Team and Melanie Saldaña, Program Manager, University Relations Whether in the form of autonomous vehicles, home assistants or disaster rescue units, robotic systems of the future will need to be able to operate safely and effectively in human-centric environments. In contrast to to their...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Japan’s Komatsu Selects NVIDIA as Partner for Deploying AI to Create Safer, More Efficient Construction Sites

    GTC Japan — Komatsu, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction and mining equipment, has selected NVIDIA as its partner to bring AI to jobsites, making them safer and more efficient, NVIDIA announced today. The partnership – described at GTC Japan by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang – will focus on...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    A Lightweight Library for Generative Adversarial Networks

    A video of a generator improving over time. It begins by producing random noise, and eventually learns to generate MNIST digits. In order to make GANs easier to experiment with, we’ve open sourced TFGAN, a lightweight library designed to make it easy to train and evaluate GANs. It provides the infrastructure to...

  • Research
    Building Facebook’s platform for large-scale AR experiences – Facebook Research

    Facebook is taking another step towards bringing Augmented Reality (AR) into the everyday experiences of people around the globe. Earlier this year we announced the concept of AR Studio, a tool that enables developers to build animated frames, face masks, and interactive effects. Today we opened availability of AR Studio to everyone,...

  • Research
    Exploring the Potentials of Mobile Photography

    Storyboard (Android) transforms your videos into single-page comic layouts, entirely on device. Simply shoot a video and load it in Storyboard. The app automatically selects interesting video frames, lays them out, and applies one of six visual styles. Save the comic or pull down to refresh and instantly produce a new one....

  • Big Data
    20 Years of Persistent Identifiers – Applications and Future Directions

    Introduction Persistent identifiers (PID) have existed for more than 20 years and have become well established as a means for identifying literature and data on the web. They were invented to address the problem of disappearing internet links, also known as “link rot”, which was seen as undermining the emerging digital record...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    NVIDIA TITAN V Transforms the PC into AI Supercomputer

    LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 07, 2017 — Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems — NVIDIA today introduced TITAN V, the world’s most powerful GPU for the PC, driven by the world’s most advanced GPU architecture, NVIDIA Volta. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/784717b1-1693-450e-972a-ddd727e29e8b http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/efde185f-3f3d-4fe5-a580-cacdeda76d55 Announced by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    ONNX V1 released – Facebook Research

    In September, we released an early version of the Open Neural Network Exchange format (ONNX) with a call to the community to join us and help create an open, flexible standard to enable deep learning frameworks and tools to interoperate. Today Facebook, AWS, and Microsoft are excited to announce that with the...

  • Research
    Introducing a New Foveation Pipeline for Virtual/Mixed Reality

    Posted by Behnam Bastani, Software Engineer Manager and Eric Turner, Software Engineer, Daydream Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR) offer a novel way to immerse people into new and compelling experiences, from gaming to professional training. However, current VR/MR technologies present a fundamental challenge: to present images at the extremely high...