World Of Visual Computing To Converge At NVISION 08
NVIDIA to Host Event Focused on Intersection of Technology, Science, and Art
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 31, 2008—NVIDIA today announced NVISION 08, a three-day mega-event created specifically for the millions of professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. NVISION 08 will bring together engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from every field of the visual computing universe. The event will be held August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, and will serve as a gathering point to share, learn, and create for this important industry which is redefining all aspects of computing.
“Visual computing is an amazing field that brings together the leading edge of technology, science, and art. Its power has simultaneously made it a tool for creation, a medium for artistic expression, and a platform for entertainment, exploration, and communications,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO, NVIDIA. “Visual computing is transforming industries all over the world - from games, movies, and automobiles, to advertising and medicine. Yet this is just the beginning of the visual computing era. We are excited to launch this one-of-a-kind event to celebrate the achievements of our industry and to create an environment where we can collaborate to create the future of visual computing.”
NVISION 08 events will include:
- Presentations by industry leaders and visionaries
- Conferences, breakout sessions, workshops, and expert panels
- Multiple technical tracks for industry professionals
- iGames Expo
- Digital art gallery and HD theater
- Live musical and visual entertainment
- Guinness World Record-breaking-attempt LAN party
- Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) Grand Final
- NVIDIA PartnerForce conference
Conference registration and sponsorship information is available at http://www.nvision2008.com/.
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce® products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.
Certain statements in this release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the benefits and impact of visual computing and the significance of NVISION 08 are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: lower than anticipated attendance at NVISION 08; slower than anticipated adoption of a new industry standard or interface; manufacturing or software defects in our products; the impact of technological development and competition; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-K for the period ended January 27, 2008. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.
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