Autonomous Robots to Deliver Your Shopping in 2016

Skype co-founders have launched a company that plans to send GPU-based robots to the homes of consumers for local deliveries. The idea is that the deliveries will be sent to a central hub from which the six-wheeled, electric-powered autonomous robots, outfitted wit … Read more

GPUs are the Unlikely Secret Making Cars Much Smarter

In a recent interview with TIME, NVIDIA’s senior director of automotive Danny Shapiro shares how the company’s innovations in gaming graphics are well-suited to the needs of autonomous vehicles. Driverless cars, which take passengers from A to B with minimal human input, are already hitting American roads … Read more

How GPU Computing Is Changing the Shape of Architecture

Combine the Concorde airplane’s swooping lines, the Sydney Opera House’s soaring spaces and the intricacies of a bird’s nest, and you’ll begin to describe the transformative work of architect Daghan Cam. The teaching fellow at University College London’s Bartlett School of Architecture is using GPU computing to render stunning, abstract 3D-printed designs and train image-processing … Read more

Trained Robot Autonomously Spray Paints Bicycle Frames

A team from the Advanced Intelligent Robot Laboratory at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology used CUDA, GeForce and Kinect Fusion to train a multi-axis robot to autonomously spray paint bicycle frames. Nowadays, autonomous spraying painting is … Read more