NVIDIA Announces NVISION 08 Keynote Lineup
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to Kick Off NVISION on Monday, August 25; NBC11 Technology and Business Television Personality, Scott Budman, to Host Second Day Keynote with Celebrity Guests; Special Effects Experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to Present at Third Day Closing Session
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SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 7, 2008—NVIDIA today provided details on the exciting keynote sessions lined up for the NVISION® 08 conference. Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. The keynotes will be held at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts and are open to all registered attendees.
NVISION 08 will open on Monday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. with a keynote address by Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and president of NVIDIA. Mr. Huang will discuss and demonstrate innovation in the field of visual computing. His presentation will highlight content from today’s leading-edge designers, scientists, researchers, and creative professionals. Special guests during Mr. Huang’s presentation will include Jeff Han, the guru of multi-touch display technology (and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of the World), and actress Tricia Helfer of Battlestar Galactica and Burn Notice, who will illustrate how visual computing has impacted the television and film industry.
On Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m., NBC 11’s Scott Budman, accomplished technology and business reporter, will conduct a series of 1:1 interviews with remarkable people who have unique perspectives on visual computing and how it impacts our lives, from design, art, and entertainment to sports and space exploration. Special guests include Bernard Charlès, CEO of Dassault Systèmes; Eileen Collins, former NASA space shuttle commander; Lorne Lanning, film director and founder of Oddworld; and Kyle Busch, NASCAR racing sensation.
The NVISION 08 conference will close on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:00 p.m. with a unique performance by special effect experts and television personalities Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, who are best known for their work in the hit television series, MythBusters.
About NVISION 08
Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. Thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from around the world are expected to attend. Registration for NVISION 08 conference is now open at: http://www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html.
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, California, and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. NVIDIA's inaugural NVISION 08 conference will be held August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com and www.nvision2008.com.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the field of visual computing; and the events and attendees of the 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: rescheduling or cancellation of the NVISION 08 events; the development of technology; the impact of competition and our competitors’ products and technologies 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-Q for the fiscal period ended April 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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