Wednesday, December 5, 2018

NVIDIA Research Takes NeurIPS Attendees on AI Road Trip

Grab the steering wheel. Step on the accelerator. Take a joyride through a 3D urban neighborhood that looks like Tokyo, or New York, or maybe Rio de Janeiro — all imagined by AI. We’ve introduced at this week’s NeurIPS conference AI research that allows developers to render fully synthetic, interactive 3D worlds. While still early stage, this work shows promise for a variety of applications, including VR, autonomous vehicle development and architecture. The tech is among several NVIDIA projects on display here in Montreal. Attendees huddled around a green and black racing chair in our booth have been wowed by the demo, which lets drivers navigate around an eight-block world rendered by the neural network.