Innevation BLOG

Volvo Group and NVIDIA are delivering autonomy to the world’s transportation industries, using AI to revolutionize how people and products move all over the world. At its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, Volvo Group announced Tuesday that it’s using the NVIDIA DRIVE end-to-end autonomous driving platform to train, test and deploy self-driving AI vehicles, targeting public transport, freight transport, refuse and recycling collection, construction, mining, forestry and more. By injecting AI into these industries, Volvo Group and NVIDIA

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“Hey Siri, how do you say ‘I love you’ in German?” That might seem like an innocuous question to ask your phone or smart speaker. But the algorithms that power the software that can answer a question like this have a dark secret: The process of teaching these models to understand human language has a startlingly large carbon footprint. According to a new paper that will be presented at the annual Association for Computational Linguistics conference in Florence, Italy,

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The Esports Forum, hosted at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center on May 17, showcased the long-term investments that are being made in research, policy, and infrastructure for the Esports and gaming industries, locally, nationally, and abroad. The event included industry updates from the UNLV Office of Economic Development, UNLV International Gaming Institute, Spawn Point, and Caesar’s Entertainment on what each organization is focused on in the world of Esports. Black Fire Innovation, a brand new and

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AWS Hackathon: Build Intelligent Applications using Machine Learning APIs and Serverless Please join the City of Las Vegas, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, AWS & DynTek for our Las Vegas AWS Artificial Intelligence Hackathon where you and a team of peers will have the perfect opportunity to bring your ideas to life and use Amazon ML application services to build innovative solutions.  During the Hackathon, your team will: Identify a specific business problem you need to

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06/12: Architect Anything Meetup 06/12: Las Vegas Ruby User Group 06/13: 3D Printing Meetup 06/13: Las Vegas Unity 3D Meetup 06/13: WooCommerce Meetup 06/18: Las Vegas Bloggers Meetup 06/18: Las Vegas Inventors Meetup 06/19: Las Vegas WordPress Meetup 06/19: React Vegas Meetup 06/20: Chat Bots Meetup 06/20: Docker Las Vegas Meetup 06/20: Nevada Network Operators Group 06/26: Las Vegas Unreal Engine 4 Meetup Interested in having a Meetup at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center? Email us at events@innevation.com

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Thinking about what could lie ahead when climate-induced storms the strength of Hurricane Maria—the deadliest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century—strike again keeps Maria Uriarte up at night.   “We have to prepare to minimize the damage of increasingly severe weather,” said Uriarte, a professor in Columbia’s Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology. “Two years ago, Hurricane Maria destroyed thousands of acres of rainforests in Puerto Rico. But not all species were

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Just announced at Star Wars Celebration Chicago, Lucasfilm and parent company Disney, and the global K-12 nonprofit organization FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) are teaming up to inspire the next generation of heroes and innovators. As part of their Star Wars: Force for Change philanthropic initiative, Disney and Lucasfilm are providing a $1.5 million donation, in-kind, and mentorship resources to help expand access to FIRST programs for more students globally, with a focus on undeserved communities. “Star Wars has always

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In southeast England, patients discharged from a group of hospitals serving 500,000 people are being fitted with a Wi-Fi-enabled armband that remotely monitors vital signs such as respiratory rate, oxygen levels, pulse, blood pressure, and body temperature. Under a National Health Service pilot program that now incorporates artificial intelligence to analyze all that patient data in real time, hospital readmission rates are down, and emergency room visits have been reduced. What’s more, the need for costly home

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Autonomous vehicles might someday be able to navigate bustling city streets to deliver groceries, pizzas and other packages without a human behind the wheel. But that doesn’t solve what Ford Motor CTO Ken Washington describes as the last 50-foot problem. Ford and startup Agility Robotics are partnering in a research project that will test how two-legged robots and self-driving vehicles can work together to solve that curb-to-door problem. Agility’s Digit, a two-legged robot that has a lidar where

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06/04: Ansible Las Vegas Meetup 06/04: International Game Developers Meetup 06/04: Las Vegas Women Entrepreneur Meetup 06/05: CODE Hearted Meetup 06/05: Las Vegas Macintosh User Group 06/06: Kubernetes Las Vegas Meetup 06/06: Las Vegas Pluralsight Meetup 06/06: Las Vegas SolidWORKS User Group 06/06: PHP Vegas Meetup Interested in having a Meetup at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center? Email us at events@innevation.com

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