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Exploring 3D Grid Neighborhoods

Discover how 2D grid-based algorithms can be applied in the 3D world for navigation and visibility in video games, robotics, and architectural design. Explore the five 3D grid neighborhoods for solving AI problems like pathfinding and visibility...

Streamlining Protein Language Model Training with Amazon SageMaker

Article highlights: Fine-tuning protein language model on Amazon SageMaker for subcellular localization prediction. Proteins as text strings, key role in drug development. pLMs for designing novel proteins, challenges with model size and training cost. Fine-tuning for task-specific adaptation and...

Unleashing Creativity: AI and RTX Transform Artistry with Adobe

Adobe is teaming up with NVIDIA to bring generative AI to creators through Adobe Firefly, while also introducing new features like the AI-powered Enhance Speech tool in Adobe Premiere Pro. Esteban Toro, an artist featured in the NVIDIA Studio, uses AI-powered features in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to create emotionally moving Cinematic...

The AI Revolution: Super Bowl's Best and Wackiest Commercials

Several companies showcased AI-related ads at Super Bowl LVIII, including Microsoft, which highlighted its AI assistant, Copilot, in a commercial emphasizing its ability to solve various problems and empower individuals. The ad features defiant text overlaid on scenes of people overcoming obstacles, with Copilot generating solutions like creating storyboard images and writing...

Revolutionizing Sustainable Innovation: Atacama Biomaterials' Journey

Atacama Biomaterials, a startup combining architecture, machine learning, and chemical engineering, develops eco-friendly materials with multiple applications. Their technology allows for the creation of data and material libraries using AI and ML, producing regionally sourced, compostable plastics and...

The Reign of ResNet: A New Era with Vision Transformers

Computer vision has evolved from small pixelated images to generating high-resolution images from descriptions, with smaller models improving performance in areas like smartphone photography and autonomous vehicles. The ResNet model has dominated computer vision for nearly eight years, but challengers like Vision Transformer (ViT) are emerging, showing state-of-the-art performance in computer...

Accelerating Toward a Brighter Future: Blendeered's NVIDIA-Themed New Year's City

Pedro Soares, aka Blendeered, showcases his stunning NVIDIA-themed New Year's celebration animation, highlighting the power of technological innovation and NVIDIA Studio's impact on content creation. Using Blender and the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU, Blendeered creates a futuristic city scene with real-time rendering, OptiX ray tracing, and AI-powered tools like NVIDIA...

The Power of Gaussian Splatting: Revolutionizing 3D Representations

Gaussian splatting is a fast and interpretable method for representing 3D scenes without neural networks, gaining popularity in a world obsessed with AI models. It uses 3D points with unique parameters to closely match renders to known dataset images, offering a refreshing alternative to complex and opaque methods like...

The Rise of Gaussian Splatting: Revolutionizing the Avatar Space

The recent surge in Gaussian Splatting papers, including GaussianAvatars and MonoGaussianAvatar, is revolutionizing the field of digital humans. Gaussian splatting offers visually stunning quality, high frame rates, and easy editability, making it a powerful method for representing 3D...

Revolutionizing Accessibility: SiBORG Lab's Innovative Approach with OpenUSD and NVIDIA Omniverse

Mathew Schwartz, an assistant professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, is using NVIDIA Omniverse and OpenUSD to help designers address the challenge of accessibility in building design. Schwartz's team developed open-source code that generates a complex accessibility graph, providing feedback on human movement and energy expenditure. With Omniverse, designers can visualize the graph...

NANA: Moonshine Studio's AI Receptionist Revolutionizes Guest Greetings

Moonshine Studio's 3D artist, Eric Chiang, creates an AI-powered virtual assistant named NANA using GPU-accelerated features and a GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card. NVIDIA Studio Drivers now support Reallusion iClone AccuFACE plugin and other enhancements, while the #WinterArtChallenge invites artists to share their winter-themed creations for a chance to be...

From Words to Reality: The Rise of Text-to-CAD Generation

The rise of AI-powered text-to-image generation has resulted in a flood of low-quality images, causing skepticism and misdirection. However, a new phenomenon of AI-powered text-to-CAD generation has emerged, with major players like Autodesk, Google, OpenAI, and NVIDIA leading the...