NVIDIA uses Tensor cores for AI-powered greenscreen for streamers

NVIDIA unveils RTX Broadcast Engine, taps Tensor Cores on GeForce RTX cards to do live filters, greenscreening.

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Published Thu, Sep 26 2019 7:35 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:47 AM CST

NVIDIA has just announced its new RTX Broadcast Engine, a new gaming-focused feature that taps the Tensor Cores available on Turing GPUs inside of the GeForce RTX series of graphics cards.

NVIDIA uses Tensor cores for AI-powered greenscreen for streamers | TweakTown.com

RTX BRoadcast Engine will be capable of live filters, greenscreening, and other game-focused features for Twitch streamers. NVIDIA is doing some impressive stuff here as it can fully remove the background from your stream with RTX Greenscreen, replacing whatever is behind you with gameplay, or something else entirely.

NVIDIA explains in a press release: "The RTX Greenscreen AI model understands which part of an image is human and which is background, so gamers get the benefits of a greenscreen without needing to buy one".

This wouldn't even be a thing if it wasn't going to include OBS support, with NVIDIA to support the service "in a few months".

RTX Broadcast Engine also touts some AR goodness, something that will use your webcam to detect your face and then track facial movement. NVIDIA lets you overlay your expressions and speech onto a 3D character, similar to what we find on flagship smartphones.

Expect more details from NVIDIA leading into TwitchCon 2019.

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