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Nvidia Live Keynote Blog

11:13 AM PDT: That’s all folks. Stay tuned to VR World for more updates from 2016 GPU Technology Conference. 11:03 AM PDT: Baidu introduces Self-driving Car Computer, based on Nvidia DRIVE PX 2 hardware platform. 10:58 AM PDT: Nvidia DRIVE PX AI Car Computer is designed to run between DRIVE PX 2, DGX-1 supercomputer and the actual vehicle, using partners such as Caffe, CNTK, KALDI, TensorFlow, Theano and Torch. Nvidia’s DRIVEKIT achieved #1 accuracy score, with the remaining 8 out of 9 systems all being GPU accelerated. 10:52 AM PDT: DGX-1 system is sold out, at a price of $129,000. Nvidia claims it can replace “250


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NVIDIA’s GTC 2016 To Focus on AI and VR

NVIDIA announced on Wednesday that IBM Watson Chief Technology Officer Rob High will deliver a keynote at the GTC 2016 – GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California, next month. High will be joining other keynote speakers attending the conference including Toyota Research CEO Gill Pratt and Nvidia’s own CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang. Back in November 2015, IBM revealed that its Watson cognitive computing platform had begun using Nvidia’s Tesla K80 GPU accelerators. Working with NVIDIA, the company incorporated GPU-accelerated computing as-a-service capabilities into SuperVessel, a global cloud-based OpenPOWER ecosystem resource. Users now can instantly launch Caffe, Torch and Theano deep-learning frameworks from the SuperVessel cloud


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Virtual Reality is hot for 2016 Emerging Companies Summit

Ever since its inception during what was a dark hour of world economy, Emerging Companies Summit became an integral part of NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, bringing interesting startups into the limelight. Companies such as Elemental Technologies (acquired by Amazon for $296 million), Dave Perry’s GAIKAI (acquired by SONY for $380 million), Natural Motion (acquired by Zynga for $527 million), Oculus (acquired by Facebook for $2 billion) as well as automotive UI pioneer Rightware – all presented at this side event. 2016 Edition will be held on April 6 and last for 12 hours, from 9AM to 9PM (and probably well into the night at the Awards Ceremony). For this year, Emerging