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NVIDIA Powers the Digital Home at CES


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Carrie Cowan
NVIDIA Corporation
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CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW—LAS VEGAS, NV—JANUARY 8, 2003--NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, will showcase an array of products designed to provide the ultimate foundation for powering the digital home at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).  From PC-based personal video recorders (PVR) to digital media players and industry-leading graphics and platform processors, NVIDIA® technologies provide a complete software/hardware solution for turning the personal computer into a complete home entertainment center.  Beginning January 8th, NVIDIA is located in meeting room N211 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

“The PC has evolved into the ultimate home entertainment device from which you can control and command everything from music, television, movies, games and more from any room in the house,” said Dan Vivoli, vice president of marketing at NVIDIA.  “In addition to our core competency in graphics, NVIDIA has steadily been amassing an impressive product portfolio in new technology areas, including audio, high-speed networking, and digital connectivity—features that are integral to a feature-rich and powerful connected digital home.”

At CES, NVIDIA will demonstrate the following new products, including:

NVIDIA GeForce™ FX:  The industry’s first GPU to deliver real-time, cinematic quality graphics and special effects on the desktop PC.   Delivering visual effects on par with the hottest motion pictures, the GeForce FX is the most advanced GPU for powering 3D entertainment.

Personal Cinema™:  The NVIDIA Personal Cinema digital entertainment solution puts all of your entertainment experiences—including TV, music, video, photos, and DVDs—in one easy-to-use solution.

NVIDIA nForce™2: Designed to provide a scaleable, high performing foundation for all of today’s business, consumer and enthusiast PCs, NVIDIA nForce platform processors offer myriad cost-effective, performance-enhancing features, including award-winning GeForce graphics and new networking, audio, and multimedia processing capabilities, perfect for powering today’s digital homes and home entertainment centers.

NVDVD™ 2.0:  With support for 14 international languages and an extensive variety of digital media file formats, including DVD movies, music MP3s, AVI and MPEG2 video files and more, NVDVD 2.0 is the ultimate software player for today’s consumers who prefer to use a single application for all of their digital media. 

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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 digital-media PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems and video games consoles.  NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,400 people worldwide.  For more information, visit the company’s Web site at

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