NVIDIA Mobile GPU Selected for Innovative New Toshiba Line
GeForce FX Go5200 Delivers Graphics Horsepower to Toshiba Qosmio AV Notebook PC
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SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 26, 2004—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the GeForce™ FX Go5200 graphics processing unit (GPU) has been chosen by Toshiba for its Qosmio® E15-AV101, a highly integrated mobile audio/visual (AV) personal computing device targeted at today’s modern household. The Qosmio E15-AV101 delivers highly integrated mobile personal entertainment and PC functionality in a single device, and utilizes the outstanding imaging, video and 3D capabilities of the GeForce FX Go 5200 in conjunction with a 15-inch XGA enhanced TruBrite™ display for superb visual quality.
“When Toshiba designed Qosmio, our key mission was to create a new product category that re-defined how consumers think about digital products and entertainment” said Taro Hiyama, vice president of product marketing, Toshiba Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “The enhanced, TruBrite™ LCD-quality display, Qosmio Engine™ and NVIDIA’s graphics in the Qosmio E15-AV101 combine to provide our customers with a video experience that is comparable to stand-alone consumer electronics devices.”
“When you think about companies that innovate in the notebook market, Toshiba is the first to come to mind. With the inclusion of GeForce FX Go5200 graphics in Toshiba’s new product line, consumers will have an outstanding entertainment experience,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA Corporation. “Whether editing photos or watching a DVD movie, the GeForce FX Go5200 delivers the razor sharp graphics critical to the success of a world-class consumer entertainment device.”
About the GeForce FX Go5200
The GeForce FX Go5200 is an excellent solution for mobile entertainment computing. Combining world-class video playback, the latest Powermizer™ power-saving technology and rock-solid software compatibility, reliability, and stability, the GeForce FX Go5200 is the ideal solution for portable devices which offer consumer electronics functionality. The GeForce FX Go5200 also delivers full Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 hardware compliance to the mainstream, mobile market segment, and is designed to deliver cinematic-quality special effects and studio-quality color, enabling 3D worlds and characters to come alive like never before.
NVIDIA Corporation is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms. Its graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer PCs, enterprise PCs, notebook PCs, professional workstations, handhelds, and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,900 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to the adoption of GeForce FX Go5200 by Toshiba, the features, performance, capabilities and benefits resulting from the integration of the GeForce FX Go5200 in Toshiba’s Qosmio E15-AV101, the quality of graphics delivered by the GeForce FX Go5200, the importance of the quality of graphics to the success of consumer entertainment devices, and the adoption of NVIDIA’s technology by Toshiba, are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the impact of technological advances, successful integration of NVIDIA’s products, manufacturing defects, consumers not adopting Toshiba’s new product line, manufacturing and other delays, NVIDIA’s dependence on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the PC, handheld and semiconductor industries, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, NVIDIA's dependence on third-party developers and publishers and other risks detailed and from time to time in NVIDIA’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 25, 2004 and other filings made from time to time with the SEC. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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