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  • GFN Thursday Slays with ‘Orcs Must Die! 3’ Coming to GeForce NOW
    by GeForce NOW Community on July 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This GFN Thursday brings in hordes of fun — and a whole lot of orcs. Orcs Must Die! 3, the newest title from the action-packed, orc-slaying series from Robot Entertainment, is joining the GeForce NOW library when it releases tomorrow, Friday, July 23.   In addition, 10 more games are coming to the service this Read article > The post GFN Thursday Slays with ‘Orcs Must Die! 3’ Coming to GeForce NOW appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Shopping Smart: AiFi Using AI to Spark a Retail Renaissance
    by Brian Caulfield on July 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Walk into a store. Grab your stuff. And walk right out again, without stopping to check out. In just the past three months, California-based AiFi has helped Choice Market increase sales at one of its Denver stores by 20 percent among customers who opted to skip the checkout line. It allowed Żabka, a Polish convenience Read article > The post Shopping Smart: AiFi Using AI to Spark a Retail Renaissance appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Just What You’re Looking For: Recommender Team Suggests Winning Strategies
    by Rick Merritt on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The final push for the hat trick came down to the wire. Five minutes before the deadline, the team submitted work in its third and hardest data science competition of the year in recommendation systems. Called RecSys, it’s a relatively new branch of computer science that’s spawned one of the most widely used applications in Read article > The post Just What You’re Looking For: Recommender Team Suggests Winning Strategies appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • From Concept to Credits, Faster: NVIDIA Studio Ecosystem Improves Game Creation With RTX-Acceleration and AI
    by Stanley Tack on July 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Top game artists, producers, developers and designers are coming together this week for the annual Game Developers Conference. As they exchange ideas, educate and inspire each other, the NVIDIA Studio ecosystem of RTX-accelerated apps, hardware and drivers is helping advance their craft. GDC 2021 marks a major leap in game development with NVIDIA RTX technology Read article > The post From Concept to Credits, Faster: NVIDIA Studio Ecosystem Improves Game Creation With RTX-Acceleration and AI appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Arm Is RTX ON! World’s Most Widely Used CPU Architecture Meets Real-Time Ray Tracing, DLSS
    by Brian Burke on July 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    A pair of new demos running GeForce RTX technologies on the Arm platform unveiled by NVIDIA today show how advanced graphics can be extended to a broader, more power-efficient set of devices. The two demos, shown at this week’s Game Developers Conference, included Wolfenstein: Youngblood from Bethesda Softworks and MachineGames, as well as The Bistro Read article > The post Arm Is RTX ON! World’s Most Widely Used CPU Architecture Meets Real-Time Ray Tracing, DLSS appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • NVIDIA CEO Awarded Lifetime Achievement Accolade by Asian American Engineer of the Year
    by Isha Salian on July 18, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang was today conferred the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award by Asian American Engineer of the Year, an annual event that recognizes outstanding Asian American scientists, engineers and role models. In a virtual ceremony, Huang was awarded for his contributions as “a visionary and innovator in parallel computing technology that accelerates the realization Read article > The post NVIDIA CEO Awarded Lifetime Achievement Accolade by Asian American Engineer of the Year appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • A Sparkle in Their AIs: Students Worldwide Rev Robots with Jetson Nano
    by Kalyan Meher Vadrevu on July 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Every teacher has a story about the moment a light switched on for one of their students. David Tseng recalls a high school senior in Taipei excited at a summer camp to see a robot respond instantly when she updated her software. After class, she had a lot of questions and later built an AI-powered Read article > The post A Sparkle in Their AIs: Students Worldwide Rev Robots with Jetson Nano appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • A Grand Slam: GFN Thursday Scores 1,000th PC Game, Streaming Instantly on GeForce NOW
    by GeForce NOW Community on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This GFN Thursday marks a new millennium for GeForce NOW. By adding 13 games this week, our cloud game-streaming service now offers members instant access to 1,000 PC games. That’s 1,000 games that members can stream instantly to underpowered PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, SHIELD TVs, Android devices, iPhones and iPads. Devices that otherwise wouldn’t dream of Read article > The post A Grand Slam: GFN Thursday Scores 1,000th PC Game, Streaming Instantly on GeForce NOW appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • NVIDIA’s Liila Torabi Talks the New Era of Robotics Through Isaac Sim
    by Clarissa Garza on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Robots are not just limited to the assembly line. At NVIDIA, Liila Torabi works on making the next generation of robotics possible. Torabi is the senior product manager for Isaac Sim, a robotics and AI simulation platform powered by NVIDIA Omniverse. Torabi spoke with NVIDIA AI Podcast host Noah Kravitz about the new era of Read article > The post NVIDIA’s Liila Torabi Talks the New Era of Robotics Through Isaac Sim appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • AutoX Unveils Full Self-Driving System Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE
    by Katie Burke on July 12, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Your robotaxi is arriving soon. Self-driving startup AutoX last week took the wraps off its “Gen5” self-driving system. The autonomous driving platform, which is specifically designed for robotaxis, uses NVIDIA DRIVE automotive-grade GPUs to reach up to 2,200 trillion operations per second (TOPS) of AI compute performance. In January, AutoX launched a commercial robotaxi system Read article > The post AutoX Unveils Full Self-Driving System Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • NVIDIA and Palo Alto Networks Boost Cyber Defenses with DPU Acceleration
    by Ash Bhalgat on July 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Cybercrime cost the American public more than $4 billion in reported losses over the course of 2020, according to the FBI. To stay ahead of emerging threats, Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, has developed the first virtual next-generation firewall (NGFW) designed to be accelerated by NVIDIA’s BlueField data processing unit (DPU). The DPU Read article > The post NVIDIA and Palo Alto Networks Boost Cyber Defenses with DPU Acceleration appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Tongues Untied: Dataset Starts Global Dialogue in Conversational AI
    by Jane Polak Scowcroft on July 9, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    A startup in East Africa is harnessing conversational AI to get the word out about a third wave of COVID-19 passing through the region. It hopes its Mbaza AI Chatbot will lead to partnerships that use the technology to tackle other concerns across the continent’s many languages. “COVID is here to stay, unfortunately, and it’s Read article > The post Tongues Untied: Dataset Starts Global Dialogue in Conversational AI appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Math Teaches Math: Researchers Tap AI to Boost Classroom Discussions
    by Scott Martin on July 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    U.S. math students still aren’t making the grade on the world’s stage, but a team of researchers backed by the National Science Foundation is putting AI to the test for improving the teaching of the subject in public schools. Teachers in two Colorado school districts in the spring started pilot tests with AI for analyzing Read article > The post Math Teaches Math: Researchers Tap AI to Boost Classroom Discussions appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Squad Up for GFN Thursday with 400+ Multiplayer PC Games, Including 3 Added This Week
    by GeForce NOW Community on July 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    GFN Thursday is a weekly gaming party, and a party’s always better with friends. With more than 400 multiplayer PC games streaming on GeForce NOW, there’s nothing stopping gamers from joining friends in the action. Take a look at why gaming with a group has never been easier, thanks to the cloud, and the 3 Read article > The post Squad Up for GFN Thursday with 400+ Multiplayer PC Games, Including 3 Added This Week appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • NVIDIA CEO Unveils ‘First Big Bet’ on Digital Biology Revolution with UK-Based Cambridge-1
    by Craig Rhodes on July 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Introducing NVIDIA’s “first big bet” on the digital biology revolution, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Wednesday unveiled Cambridge-1, a $100 million investment that promises to harness partnerships across the U.K. for breakthroughs with a “global impact.” The U.K.’s most powerful supercomputer, Cambridge-1 will advance research at AstraZeneca, GSK, King’s College London, Oxford Nanopore, and Guy’s and Read article > The post NVIDIA CEO Unveils ‘First Big Bet’ on Digital Biology Revolution with UK-Based Cambridge-1 appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • GFN Thursday Goes Full Steam Ahead: Over 700 Steam Summer Sale Games Streaming on GeForce NOW
    by GeForce NOW Community on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Wake up, wake up, wake up, it’s the first of the month. This first of the month is a GFN Thursday celebration. The Steam Summer Sale now has over 700 PC games on sale that are playable on GeForce NOW. And since it’s also the first GFN Thursday of the month, it’s time to check Read article > The post GFN Thursday Goes Full Steam Ahead: Over 700 Steam Summer Sale Games Streaming on GeForce NOW appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Technology in Motion: NVIDIA and Volvo Cars Detail Software-Defined Future of Safe Transportation
    by Danny Shapiro on June 30, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    All roads to the future of autonomous, electric and connected transportation run through one key innovation: software-defined, centralized computing. Today at Volvo Cars’ Tech Moment event, Ali Kani, NVIDIA vice president and general manager of Automotive, joined executives from Volvo Cars to outline the centralized compute architecture that will power these software-defined vehicles. This architecture, Read article > The post Technology in Motion: NVIDIA and Volvo Cars Detail Software-Defined Future of Safe Transportation appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.

  • Global Computer Makers Deliver Breakthrough MLPerf Results with NVIDIA AI
    by Shar Narasimhan on June 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    NVIDIA’s partners are delivering GPU-accelerated systems that train AI models faster than anyone on the planet, according to the latest MLPerf results released today. Seven companies put at least a dozen commercially available systems, the majority NVIDIA-Certified, to the test in the industry benchmarks. Dell, Fujitsu, GIGABYTE, Inspur, Lenovo, Nettrix and Supermicro joined NVIDIA to Read article > The post Global Computer Makers Deliver Breakthrough MLPerf Results with NVIDIA AI appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog.