Highlights from NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference 2017: Powering the AI revolution

Highlights from NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference 2017: Powering the AI revolution

We're at the cusp of entering a new era, the coming of artificial intelligence (AI). It's no wonder NVIDIA's direction is to provide the most productive platform to enable and power deep learning, which is the heart of AI computing. Check out the new initiatives like a GPU designed for AI acceleration, a vision for an AI city, a robot simulator, GPU Cloud platform, a goal to train 100,000 developers to tackle deep learning and much more. Welcome to the AI revolution.
NVIDIA supercharges DGX-1 supercomputer with Volta, bumps it to US$149,000 and debuts DGX Station at half the price

NVIDIA supercharges DGX-1 supercomputer with Volta, bumps it to US$149,000 and debuts DGX Station at half the price

At GTC 2017, when NVIDIA debuted the crazy fast Volta-based Tesla V100 compute unit that can churn out 120 Tensor TFLOPS, they made sure to reserve the first batch for their DGX-1 supercomputers for a powerful boost.
NVIDIA launches its new GPU Cloud platform for easy A.I. development

NVIDIA launches its new GPU Cloud platform for easy A.I. development

Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, announced his company's new GPU Cloud platform during the GTC 2017’s keynote, opening up the doors for developers seeking ease of access into the world A.I. development.
NVIDIA unveils Tesla V100 to target AI acceleration with crazy 5,120 CUDA-core based Volta GPU

NVIDIA unveils Tesla V100 to target AI acceleration with crazy 5,120 CUDA-core based Volta GPU

NVIDIA debuts Volta architecture and unveils the Tesla V100 to usher in the era of AI. It is the first data center GPU focused on accelerating AI with 120 TFLOPs deep learning performance - 12x higher than its Pascal predecessor!
Conventional robot training not fast enough? NVIDIA’s robot simulator, Isaac, will make it faster and safer!

Conventional robot training not fast enough? NVIDIA’s robot simulator, Isaac, will make it faster and safer!

Robots evolving robots? NVIDIA's Isaac is a robot simulator that fast tracks training machines to handle real-world situations in a virtual environment, before they are deployed into the physical world. Intrigued? Hit the jump to find out more!
NVIDIA's smart city vision: AI police cars, AI trucks, AI robots and more

NVIDIA's smart city vision: AI police cars, AI trucks, AI robots and more

Building the stepping stones of an AI city through deep learning, AI robots, smart surveillance and more - NVIDIA shows the future of cities with AI enablement at GTC 2017.
Surge in AI expertise forecast spurs NVIDIA to train 100,000 developers in Deep Learning by 2017

Surge in AI expertise forecast spurs NVIDIA to train 100,000 developers in Deep Learning by 2017

5 years ago, no one was talking about deep learning or much about AI in general. Now, IDC estimates 80% of all applications will have some form of an AI component by 2020. NVIDIA takes measures to boost training resources and tie-ups to train 100,000 developers with AI expertise by this year.
Sneak Peek: Inside NVIDIA’s new triangular UFO headquarters

Sneak Peek: Inside NVIDIA’s new triangular UFO headquarters

After two years of construction, NVIDIA's new smart headquarters is on track to complete later this year. We managed to get up-close to check out the basic building blocks within this 500,000 sq-ft office space that was designed with NVIDIA's own iRay software to maximize sunlight utility. Step right in!
NVIDIA plays Superman with new city-scale Metropolis video analytics platform

NVIDIA plays Superman with new city-scale Metropolis video analytics platform

NVIDIA's new Metropolis intelligent video analytics platform could one day become our city guardian by processing vast amounts of video data to provide valuable insights and transform them into smart city solutions like improving traffic and public safety. Is this NVIDIA's version of Superman?