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NVIDIA Announces AI Collaboration with Taiwan in Fourth Major International Deep Learning Event in a Month

Recap the announcements we made at our GTC event in Taiwan.  #GTC17TW

  • In its fourth major global AI event in a month, NVIDIA today underscored its commitment to helping Taiwan jump start deep learning in an economy best known for its central role in tech’s global supply chain.
  • NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang told a packed house of more than 1,300 in Taipei that the company is teaming up with Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology to further the reach of AI on an island whose tech sector has long been dominated by semiconductor and hardware giants…
  • His two-hour keynote, filled with ambitious tech demos, kicked off a day of breakout sessions on AI topics led by specialists from around the region and multinational corporations, as well as a fireside chat he led with Taiwan’s Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-Gee.
  • Other areas of collaboration include hands-on training of 3,000 developers on leading applications of deep learning; rolling out NVIDIA’s Inception program for incubating AI and big-data startups; providing high-level internship opportunities for Taiwanese post-doctoral students; and supporting MOST’s Project Moon Shot, AI Edge, focused on using AI to sharpen the…
  • They included: – – GTC Taiwan included hands-on training the day before the keynote from the Deep Learning Institute, which provides advanced instruction worldwide in aspects of AI.

At GTC Taiwan, NVIDIA underscored its commitment to helping jump start deep learning in an economy best known for its central role in tech’s global supply chain.

In its fourth major global AI event in a month, NVIDIA today underscored its commitment to helping Taiwan jump start deep learning in an economy best known for its central role in tech’s global supply chain.

NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang told a packed house of more than 1,300 in Taipei that the company is teaming up with Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology to further the reach of AI on an island whose tech sector has long been dominated by semiconductor and hardware giants such as TSMC, Foxconn, Quanta and Asus.

“In no time in my experience has there been a tech force as powerful as AI that has the ability to revolutionize every industry we know,” said Huang.

His two-hour keynote, filled with ambitious tech demos, kicked off a day of breakout sessions on AI topics led by specialists from around the region and multinational corporations, as well as a fireside chat he led with Taiwan’s Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-Gee.

“We want to inspire Taiwan to jump on the AI train, which is still just leaving the station,” he said.

Huang and Chen’s ministry, known locally as MOST, announced an extensive partnership centered on creating Taiwan’s first AI-focused supercomputer at the National Center for High-Performance Computing as a platform for accelerating advanced research.

Built on the NVIDIA® DGX™ AI computing platforms and Volta architecture-based GPUs, it aims to reach next year 4…

NVIDIA Announces AI Collaboration with Taiwan in Fourth Major International Deep Learning Event in a Month

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