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NVIDIA joins hands with NITI Aayog for hackathon

NVIDIA would provide participants with GPU and deep learning technologies, as well as remote access to NVIDIA DGX systems, purpose-built deep learning supercomputers, said the company in a statement.

, ET Bureau|
Aug 28, 2018, 01.01 PM IST
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NVIDIA said it has partnered with India’s think tank NITI Aayog to support it for MoveHack, the government's Global Mobility Hackathon.
NVIDIA said it has partnered with India’s think tank NITI Aayog to support it for MoveHack, the government's Global Mobility Hackathon.

The company, a prominent graphics processing unit (GPU) maker, is going to be a deep learning technology partner for the hackathon.

Global Mobility Summit will be a “platform for driven individuals and teams to collaborate and produce ideas, solutions and prototypes to solve some of the most pressing issues impacting urban mobility in the country today”.

According to the latest announcement by the think tank the hackathon has so far received more than 35000 registrations from more than 25 countries.

As the deep learning partner of MoveHack, NVIDIA would provide participants with GPU and deep learning technologies, as well as remote access to NVIDIA DGX systems, purpose-built deep learning supercomputers, said the company in a statement.

Participants will get a chance to be mentored by NVIDIA experts, including Mukundhan Srinivasan, Deep Learning Solutions Architect at NVIDIA; Bharatkumar Sharma, Senior Solutions Architect at NVIDIA; and super- mentor Simon See, Director of the NVIDIA Technology Center.

Two winners from the teams participating in the deep learning category will be awarded NVIDIA Titan V graphics cards to turbo-charge their AI work.

“The growth of the Indian economy, along with rapid urbanization, make innovations in mass mobility a matter of national importance. NVIDIA is partnering with NITI Aayog to help solve this grand challenge using AI and deep learning,” said Vishal Dhupar, managing director, NVIDIA South Asia.

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