Nvidia looks toward AI-powered future with Jetson TX1 debut

Image: James Martin, CNET SAN FRANCISCO—Rosie, the robotic housekeeper in the iconic cartoon The Jetsons, was often more lifelike in personality than mechanized. Recent developments in machine learning and artificial intelligence are making such concepts rooted in fantasy and science fiction more tangible than ever. Perhaps it is appropriate that Nvidia’s latest piece of machine learning hardware is dubbed Jetson TX1, which the graphics card maker boasted will power millions of new smart devices to come. “Machine learning is revolutionizing web services,” asserted Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, during a media presentation on Tuesday afternoon. Huang clarified web services is not the only space being propelled forward by machine learning, arguing numerous industries are poised for transformation, such as the automotive industry with self-driving cars. Jetson TX1 is described to be…


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