google brain

Google Brain - Photo zoom and enhance

The concept of enhancing a pixelated image isn’t new — “zoom and enhance” is responsible for dozens of criminals being put behind bars in shows like Criminal Minds, but that kind of technology has so far evaded the real world. Well, the boffins over at Google Brain ...

2017-02-24

Martian

Virtual reality in Hollywood

Virtual reality is taking Hollywood by storm.   From cinematic VR experiences based on The Martian and Wild, to new VR categories at major film festivals and awards programs, it’s clear VR is changing how content is created, distributed and enjoyed. About 150 entertainment industry execs, content creators and moviemakers gathered ...

2016-12-09

Nvidia HQ

New NVIDIA HQ

Image Credit: Dean Takahashi Nvidia‘s new headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., is shaped like a triangle, and that goes to the heart of what the company is all about. Triangles, after all, are the polygonal building blocks for 3D graphics images, and Nvidia has become the world’s largest stand-alone company making 3...

2016-11-04

8GPU

8 GPU - Bring Photoreal Graphics to VR

  ILMxLab, the experimental division of Lucasfilm’s VFX house, Industrial Light & Magic, is experimenting with large GPU arrays of up to eight cards in an effort to bring movie-quality graphics to virtual reality. While the graphical capabilities of real-time game engines are becoming increasingly impressive in VR, they still aren&...

2016-08-12

Delivery robots

Self-driving delivery robots coming to the UK, U.S. in 2016

  Before Amazon or Google can get their delivery drones in the sky, another, much lesser known company plans to beat them to the punch — on the ground.  Skype co-founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis have launched Starship Technologies, a company that plans to send tiny, wheeled robots ...

2015-11-10

Chroma

CloudCutout Applies Machine Learning To Image Editing

  Danish startup CloudCutout is applying machine learning techniques to the quotidian yet pernickety process of isolating an image from a background. Their initial target market is school photography, with the aim of undercutting the market by charging half the “standard knockout” bulk cost (50c) per image. The ...

2015-08-13

Sale

Image Scaling with Neural network

  by Norman Tasfi ∙ May 06, 2015   This past summer I interned at Flipboard in Palo Alto, California. I worked on machine learning based problems, one of which was Image Upscaling. This post will show some preliminary results, discuss our model and its possible applications to Flipboard’s products. High quality and ...

2015-05-14

cudavsopencl

CUDA vs. OpenCL

  AMD vs. Nvidia: Should I go with OpenCL or CUDA? Which will perform best with my applications? If you’re looking for more information on CUDA and OpenCL, this is the article for you. We’ll give you a brief overview of what GPGPU is and look at how AMD, Nvidia, ...

2015-01-07

Flex2

NVIDIA PhysX Flex - The real power of GPU

PhysX FleX is a particle based simulation technique for real-time visual effects. Traditionally, visual effects are made using a combination of elements created using specialized solvers for rigid bodies, fluids, clothing, etc. Because FLEX uses a unified particle representation for all object types, it enables new effects where different simulated substances can interact with each ...

2014-12-11

GPU vs CPU rendering

GPU vs CPU rendering

Posted on  October 2, 2014  by Joe Pizzini As GPU render engines become more popular and feature rich, you may be thinking (for the purposes of final frame rendering) that it’s time to jump in and integrate GPUs into your workflow. The driving force behind a migration to GPU rendering has ...

2014-10-03

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