NVIDIA GeForce3 GPU Named One of the Most Innovative Products of 2001
Computer Graphics World Magazine Recognizes NVIDIA for Technology Leadership
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SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 7, 2001 - NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that the GeForce3(TM) graphics processing unit (GPU) has received the prestigious Innovation Award from Computer Graphics World magazine. Each year, the editors of Computer Graphics World and a distinguished panel of judges bestow the Innovation Awards to the products that best represent the essence of innovation in visual computing. Details on the award appear in the December 2001 issue of Computer Graphics World and can be viewed online at www.cgw.com.
"NVIDIA's goal is to develop the highest level of graphics processing capability and drive it into mass market volumes," said Dan Vivoli, vice president of marketing for NVIDIA. "The key to achieving real-time photo-realistic rendering is the breakthrough NVIDIA Shader Technology that will ship in tens of millions of computer systems and consoles over the next year. This award demonstrates that Computer Graphics World, the editorial authority on computer graphics, recognizes that GeForce3 is leading and defining this revolution."
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