Posted on March 31, 2016
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April 4th - 7th, 2016 | San Jose, CA

"GTC is the largest and most important event of the year for GPU developers.
Join us this year as we showcase the most vital work in the computing industry today - Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning, Virtual Reality and Self Driving Cars. GTC attracts developers, researchers, and technologists from some of the top companies, universities, research firms and government agencies from around the world."

 

Find us at booth #106!

This year at GTC we will be displaying our GPU accelerated systems as well as our experience and expertise in providing systems for VR development. Be sure to swing by our booth, #106, to talk to us about your computing and development needs. Here are the time blocks that the exhibit will be open and we will be at our booth.

Exhibit Times:

Tuesday, April 5th: 11AM - 1PM & 5PM - 7PM

Wednesday, April 6th: 12PM - 2PM & 5PM - 7PM

Thursday, April 7th: 12PM - 2PM

Feel free to reach out and schedule a time to meet with us as well, we would be thrilled to sit down with you and learn more about your work. Looking forward to seeing you in San Jose!

Traverse Pro with GPU acceleration

Our new Traverse Pro laptop, which will be on display at our booth, has the new Intel Skylake 6700K desktop processor, a GTX 980M for GPU acceleration, capable of up to 64GB of RAM, room for up to 4 hard drives, and a 4K screen.

While we have multiple OS installation options, the laptop we have at GTC has an Ubuntu 16.04 beta and CUDA installation to utilize the GTX 980M for GPU accelerated applications such as the Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics (NAMD) simulation that it will be running at our booth.

Customize your own Traverse Pro here!

Puget Systems DIGITS Box

This year at our booth we will be running and displaying our DIGITS Ready, Peak Single Xeon Tower.

Here are the specs:

  • Intel Xeon 3.0GHz Eight Core 20MB CPU
  • 256GB of RAM
  • 4x GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB

This DIGITS Box will be benchmarking on site at GTC, by training a neural network using the CIFAR10 data set and the AlexNet model. We will be displaying our results, hardware usage, and temperatures so you can see how our hardware stacks up against the competition in real world scenarios.

Read more here for an introduction to DIGITS and how we set up the CUDA installation and the DIGITS stack for this system.

Customize your own DIGITS Box here!

VR Case Study with METECS at NASA JSC

METECS is an automation, simulation, and software company headquartered in Houston, TX near NASA's Johnson Space Center. They have expertise in simulation, 3D graphics, multibody dynamics, contact dynamics, robotics, software, and automation. METECS was asked to provide a virtual reality solution at Johnson Space Center for the Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) facility.

METECS chose Puget Systems and our Serenity and Echo Pro solutions to power their VR simulations in the HERA facility at Johnson Space Center.

Click here to learn more about METECS, their projects at NASA JSC, and how they used our systems to run their VR simulations.