GTC 2016: Nvidia wants its GPUs to be the brains of tomorrow’s robots

It’s no secret that GPUs are useful for more than just maxing out your frame rate in The Division. They’re quickly becoming an integral part of research into deep learning, AI, and even life-saving medicine.Nvidia is aware of the changing face of GPU development. Its opening keynote focused exclusively on non-gaming applications, some of which have serious implications on everything from self-driving cars, to autonomous drones. Pascal rolls out for research, first Nvidia’s latest GPU architecture, Pascal, has been long anticipated by gamers, but its introduction at GTC 2016 instead focused on extreme high-end gaming. We’ve covered the announcement in-depth. While the hardware shown so far isn’t designed to handle gaming, we’ll probably see a new video card line based on Pascal sometime this summer. Nvidia opens its toolbox Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsung…


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