NVIDIA Demonstrates Technology Alignment with Microsoft at WinHEC
NVIDIA® Graphics Processors Support “Longhorn,” Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP Media Center PC Edition
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WINHEC 2005—SEATTLE, WA—APRIL 25, 2005—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that it is a sponsor of the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC), an event that brings the PC industry together each year to explore the future for the Windows platform.
“NVIDIA’s participation in WinHEC is important to Microsoft because of the growing role of powerful graphics and 64-bit platforms to support key initiatives including ‘Longhorn’ and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition,” said Brian Marr, senior product manager of Windows at Microsoft Corp. “We value our relationship with NVIDIA and look forward to continued collaboration.”
Through its strategic relationship with Microsoft, NVIDIA is developing products that help provide a platform for the latest Microsoft technology including:
“NVIDIA and Microsoft are working closely together to drive innovation on the Windows platform and provide new functionality that enhances the overall customer experience,” said Lew Wagman, strategic marketing manager at NVIDIA. “This positions NVIDIA technology as an integral part of Microsoft’s key platforms, including ‘Longhorn,’ Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP Media Center PC Edition.”
NVIDIA Activities at WinHEC
NVIDIA Speaking Events at WinHEC
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