2008 Press Releases

 


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NVIDIA Ion Platform Energizes Atom Into A Premium PC Experience
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 17, 2008—NVIDIA® is poised to energize the PC market by transforming Atom PCs into a premium experience found today in higher priced laptops and desktops.


   
NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers On NVIDIA.COM
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 18, 2008—Users with notebooks equipped with NVIDIA® graphics processing units (GPUs) now have the added flexibility of downloading upgradeable graphics drivers directly from NVIDIA.


   
THQ Selects NVIDIA PhysX Technology For Use In Its WorldWide Studios
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 18, 2008—NVIDIA® Corporation today announced that THQ Inc., a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, has selected NVIDIA PhysX™ technology for use by its studios worldwide.


   
NVIDIA CUDA Technology Dramatically Advances The Pace Of Scientific Research
SANTA CLARA, CA—December 17, 2008— Once thought of as a technology used only for computer games, NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs) with CUDA™ technology are now being used for the serious business of scientific computation.


   
NVIDIA Adds OpenCL To Its Industry Leading GPU Computing Toolkit
SIGGRAPH ASIA 2008—SINGAPORE—DECEMBER 9 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announced its full support for the newly released OpenCL 1.0 specification from the Khronos Group.


   
CUDA Cleans Up At SuperComputing Industry Awards
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 8 2008—Every year at the Supercomputing (SC) convention (http://sc08.supercomputing.org), the organizing committee and media partners give awards for outstanding high performance computing (HPC) research and achievements.


   
EA Signed On To License NVIDIA PhysX Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 8, 2008—NVIDIA® Corporation today announced that Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) has licensed NVIDIA PhysX technology as a development platform which will be available for EA’s studios worldwide.


   
2K GAMES Licenses NVIDIA PhysX Technology For Its Studios Worldwide
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 8, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that 2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., has selected NVIDIA® PhysX™ technology for use by 2K Games’ studios worldwide.


   
DICE Puts Faith In NVIDIA PhysX Technology For Mirror's Edge
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 19, 2008—In the award-winning videogame Mirror’s Edge™, DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio, introduces players to a new heroine named Faith.


   
NVIDIA And CRAY To Deliver Tesla-Enabled CRAY CX1 Desk Side Super Computer
SC08—AUSTIN, TX and SEATTLE, WA —NOVEMBER 19, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and Cray (Nasdaq GM: CRAY) today announced the availability of NVIDIA Tesla C1060 GPU Computing processors in the new Cray CX1 line of supercomputers.


   
NVIDIA And NEC Collaborate To Deliver GPU Computing Solutions To HPC Market
SC08—AUSTIN, TX—NOVEMBER 19, 2008—NVIDIA has announced today that it has begun a close collaboration with NEC to integrate NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs into its systems for the high performance computing (HPC) industry.


   
NVIDIA Tesla Gives Bull Customers A Revolutionary Performance Boost
SC08—AUSTIN, TX—NOVEMBER 19, 2008—Bull, a leading supplier of high performance computing (HPC) technologies, is partnering with NVIDIA to provide the Tesla™ S1070 GPU Computing System as the accelerator option for their HPC solutions.


   
NVIDIA Tesla TurboCharges High-Performance Computing Industry With HP Proliant Servers
SC08—AUSTIN, TX—NOVEMBER 19, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that the Tesla™ S1070 Computing System is now being offered in the highly successful range of HP ProLiant servers.


   
NVIDIA Demonstrates Powerful GPU Computing Solution From Lenovo At SC08
SC08—AUSTIN, TX—NOVEMBER 18, 2008—Today at SC08, NVIDIA demonstrated a Lenovo ThinkStation equipped with Tesla™ C1060 GPU Computing processing technology.


   
NVIDIA Tesla Makes Personal SuperComputing A Reality
SC08—AUSTIN, TX—NOVEMBER 18 2008— Today, scientific research is carried out on supercomputing clusters, a shared resource that consumes hundreds of kilowatts of power and costs millions of dollars to build and maintain.


   
Tokyo Tech Builds First Tesla GPU Based Heterogeneous Cluster To Reach Top 500
SC08—AUSTIN, TX—NOVEMBER 17, 2008—The Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) today announced a collaboration with NVIDIA to use NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs to boost the computational horsepower of its TSUBAME supercomputer.


   
OpenGeoSolutions Transforms Seismic Modeling With NVIDIA TESLA
SEG 2008—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 11, 2008 — Geophysicists in the oil and gas industry are seeking more accurate images of what lies beneath the earth. In order to find what’s been buried for millions of years, Calgary-based OpenGeoSolutions uses a technique called “Spectral Decomposition” specifically to reveal geological information that goes beyond classic seismic resolution and detection.


   
Business Applications Get The Big Picture With NVIDIA Quadro NVS 450 Graphics Card
SANTA CLARA, CA—November 10, 2008—From Wall Street to Main Street, the need for ultra high-resolution professional graphics performance is on the rise. NVIDIA Corp. today introduced the ideal solution: the NVIDIA® Quadro® NVS 450 graphics card.


   
NVIDIA Breaks Visual Computing Barriers With First 4GB Graphics Card
SANTA CLARA, CA – November 10, 2008 – Professionals searching for oil, diagnosing illness or styling the next high-performance luxury vehicle all have one thing in common, the need for advanced visual computing solutions.


   
NVIDIA Delivers World’s Fastest 3D Accelerator For Remote & Distributed Visualization
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 10, 2008—NVIDIA Corp. further demonstrates its commitment to break through visual computing performance barriers with today’s introduction of the new NVIDIA® Quadro® Plex 2200 S4 Visual Computing System (VCS), the world’s fastest 3D accelerator for remote graphics visualization and rendering.


   
NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 6, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 ended October 26, 2008.


   
NVIDIA Redefines Entry-Level Professional Graphics For Small And Integrated Form Factors
SANTA CLARA, CA—November 6, 2008—With today’s traditional workstation model pricing, many organizations can only afford to deploy professional graphics solutions to select designers and engineers, leaving a significant portion of the workforce with sub-optimal products. This is about to change as NVIDIA Corp.


   
Toshiba Introduces The World’s First Laptops With Three NVIDIA GPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 6, 2008—When Toshiba set out to reset the bar for high performance gaming laptops and revamp its flagship gaming line, the company turned to NVIDIA for its expertise in visual computing.


   
NVIDIA Graphics Supercharge Windows 7
LOS ANGELES, CA (WINHEC 2008)—November 5, 2008—Attendees of the annual Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC), held in Los Angeles this week, will have the opportunity to experience the visual enhancements coming in Windows 7 in part due to the close collaboration between Microsoft and NVIDIA.


   
NVIDIA Announces 2009-2010 Fellowship Program
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 3, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, announced it is accepting applications for the NVIDIA® Fellowship Program for the 2009-2010 academic year.


   
SeismicCity Improves Depth Perception with NVIDIA GPU Computing Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 29, 2008—Houston-based SeismicCity announced today that it is using NVIDIA® Tesla™ S1070 1U systems for Reverse Time Migration (RTM) – one of the most advanced seismic imaging techniques ever used by the oil and gas industry. SeismicCity selected the NVIDIA Tesla S1070 as it offered the fastest and most scalable implementation to run these complex algorithms enabling discovery of new oil and gas reserves faster.


   
NVIDIA Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Earnings Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 28, 2008—NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2009 on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time. The Company's prepared remarks will be followed by a question and answer period, which will be limited to questions from financial analysts and institutional investors.


   
New Asus Notebooks Take Gaming To The Next Level With NVIDIA GPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 22, 2008—Notebook gamers now have two new machines from ASUS armed with enough GPU firepower to play the latest generation of PC games.


   
NVIDIA GPUs Deliver “GRAPHICS PLUS” Features to new ASUS Gaming Pc
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 22, 2008—When ASUS selected the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 280 GPU for its new CG6155 extreme gaming machine, it wasn’t simply because of its raw graphics horsepower.


   
World’s Leading Motherboard Manufacturers Turn to NVIDIA SLI for New Intel Bloomfield Platforms
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 21, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the world’s preeminent motherboard manufacturers, ASUS, EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte, and DFI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for their new lineup of motherboards designed to work with Intel Bloomfield CPUs and X58 chipsets.


   
New NVIDIA Motherboard GPUs Pack Big Punch In A Small Package
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 20, 2008—NVIDIA’s engineering team was given a challenge: deliver a desktop GPU which integrates full system I/O and discrete-level performance in one-half the size of previous integrated graphics solutions.


   
NVIDIA Introduces NVIDIA Quadro CX - The Accelerator For Adobe Creative Suite 4
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 16, 2008—NVIDIA today introduced its new accelerator for Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 software, the NVIDIA® Quadro® CX. This new GPU provides creative professionals with a faster, better, more reliable way to maximize their creativity.


   
NVIDIA Introduces Industry-Changing, Highly Integrated GPU
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 15, 2008—Demand for better visual computing performance continues to grow as more and more applications tap the massively parallel processing power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for more than just graphics.


   
NVIDIA Announces Closure of U.S. Department of Justice Investigation Regarding Possible Antitrust Violations
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 13, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the San Francisco Office of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has formally notified NVIDIA that the DOJ investigation into potential antitrust violations related to graphics processing units and cards has been closed. No specific allegations were made against the Company during the investigation.


   
NVIDIA Announces Strategic Partnership with MotionDSP
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announced a strategic partnership with MotionDSP, an emerging leader in digital video software applications and a new NVIDIA® CUDA™ ecosystem partner.


   
NVIDIA GPUs Power A Creative Revolution With Adobe Creative Suite 4
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 24, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that Adobe will natively support its graphics processing units (GPUs) in their newly announced Adobe® Creative Suite® 4. Adobe is the latest visual computing company to grab on to the massively parallel processing power of NVIDIA GPUs for more than just rendering pixels to the screen.


   
NVIDIA GeForce Power Pack Crosses Million Download Milestone In Less Than Two Weeks
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 23, 2008—Graphics is more than just fast frame rates. And with the adoption of NVIDIA CUDA™ technology, developers can use the power of NVIDIA® GeForce® GPUs in ways never before possible.


   
Nvidia Physx Technology Brings an Eerie Chill to Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason
SANTA CLARA, CA. – SEPTEMBER 22, 2008 – Today’s game developers aren’t just interested in high-quality, realistic-looking graphics, they want games that immerse the player into the virtual world. For total immersion, a gaming environment has to “feel” as real as possible and characters must be able to move and interact with the objects in the environment that have a compelling and dramatic impact on game play. The upcoming game Crysostasis: Sleep of Reason, an interactive crossbreed of a first-person thriller mixed with a decidedly macabre horror novel, is one of a growing number of games that will feature NVIDIA® PhysX™ technology, making the game’s interactive atmosphere that much more immersive and creepy.


   
NVIDIA Announces Workforce Reduction
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 18, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced a workforce reduction to allow for continued investment in strategic growth areas. As a result, NVIDIA expects to eliminate approximately 360 positions worldwide, or about 6.5 percent of the Company’s global workforce. The reduction is expected to be completed by the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2009 ending October 26, 2008. NVIDIA will provide employees affected by this reduction with severance packages, counseling, and job placement services.


   
Scicomp Accelerates Market Leading Derivative Pricing Software With NVIDIA CUDA
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2008—Trading in over-the-counter financial derivatives is a high-risk, high-pressure venture. SciComp, an Austin, Texas-based company, has a high-tech derivatives software solution to shorten the development time and accelerate the performance of Monte Carlo pricing models. The company has enhanced SciFinance®, its flagship product, to deliver accurate NVIDIA® CUDA™-enabled derivatives pricing models that run up to 100 times faster than serial code.


   
NVIDIA Pioneers New Hybrid Graphics In Notebooks From Sony, Fujitsu Siemens, And BenQ
SANTA CLARA, CA—September 11, 2008—Notebook PC makers and users desire the realism and performance of a discrete graphics processing unit (GPU), but they still demand maximum battery life.


   
NVIDIA And Opera Team To Accelerate The Full Web On Mobile Devices
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 9, 2008—Browsing the Internet on a mobile device will take a leap forward with today's announcement that NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and Opera Software (OSE: OPERA) are collaborating to bring the full desktop Web-browsing experience, including support for JavaScript, accelerated vector graphics, and video content, to smartphones and mobile Internet devices.


   
NVIDIA Announces Upcoming Schedule Of Events With The Financial Community
SANTA CLARA, CA─AUGUST 27, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it will participate in the following upcoming financial conferences:


   
NVIDIA and CGSociety Announce Winners of NVArt
NVISION 08, SAN JOSE, CA—AUGUST 25, 2008─NVIDIA and CGSociety today announced the winners of the third NVArt digital art competition.


   
NVIDIA Achieves Monumental Folding@Home Milestone With Cuda
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 26, 2008—NVIDIA GPUs are contributing over 1 petaflop[1] of processing power to Stanford University’s Folding@home distributed computing application as of last week, according to the statistics published by Stanford.


   
NVIDIA GeForce 9-Series GPUs Now As Low As $59
NVIDIA continues to offer consumers more choice with the addition today of the GeForce 9400 GT. The GeForce 9400 GT delivers unsurpassed value by enabling end users to enjoy gaming, HD video, enhanced visual effects, and smoother Vista performance for retail prices as low as $59.


   
NVIDIA Physx Technology To Power New Game From Futuremark Games Studio
NVISION 08—SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 26, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Futuremark Games Studio has selected NVIDIA® PhysX™ technology for its upcoming first-person shooter game, Shattered Horizon™, which was officially unveiled last week at the Leipzig Games Convention in Germany.


   
MEDIA ALERT:
NVIDIA will demonstrate truly immersive three-dimensional gaming today at NVISION 08 in San Jose, Calif. Gamers are invited to experience the hottest new PC games on 12 systems featuring NVIDIA GeForce Stereoscopic 3D technology.


   
NVIDIA Cuda Delivers 446% Speed Increase To Pegasys Video Processing Solution
NVISION 2008—SAN JOSE, CA—AUGUST 25, 2008— Today, at the NVISION® 2008 conference, NVIDIA Corporation in conjunction with Pegasys Inc., makers of TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress multi-format video encoding software, showcased a technology demonstration to optimize video processing with the massively parallel architecture of the GPU.


   
How Do You Cram A Black Hole Into A GPU? Find Out At NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 21, 2008—Just as a black hole pulls everything toward it, the NVISION® 08 event in San Jose next week is pulling in experts and practitioners in the field from all over the world.


   
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed And San Jose City Council Commend NVIDIA For Innovative Spirit And Economic Impact
SAN JOSE, CALIF., AUGUST 19, 2008—Mayor Chuck Reed and the San José City Council presented NVIDIA Corporation with a proclamation declaring August 20 through 27 as “Visual Computing Week” in San José.


   
Emergent’s Gamebryo Game Engine To Incorporate NVIDIA Physx Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 19, 2008— NVIDIA Corporation and Emergent Game Technologies have expanded their relationship resulting in NVIDIA PhysX™ technology being directly integrated into all upcoming versions of the Emergent Gamebryo™ game development platform.


   
Realtime Worlds Puts Out An APB For NVIDIA Physx Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 18, 2008—Often underappreciated by those who only casually play games, fast and accurate physical models and calculations are a key to a game’s playability and realism. From the effect of explosions on nearby objects, to the impacts of car accidents, to how a character reacts when hit, physics is as important to realism as high-quality graphics.


   
Live From NVISION 08…It’s Diggnation!
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 15, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that Diggnation will go live from NVISION® 08, the three-day visual computing mega-event. Diggnation is a weekly tech/web culture show based on the top digg.com social bookmarking news stories presented by co-hosts Alex Albrecht and Kevin Rose.


   
NVIDIA Is First To Ship OPENGL 3.0
SIGGRAPH, LOS ANGELES, CA—August 14, 2008—Yesterday, just two days after the Khronos Group announced the new OpenGL® 3.0 standard, NVIDIA Corporation released beta drivers for the cross-platform, 3D graphics standard.


   
From Minutes To Seconds: How Manifold Is Using NVIDIA CUDA To Transform GIS Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 13, 2008—From tracking 911 calls and studying carbon dioxide levels to keeping track of pesticide use, the applications of geographic information systems (GIS) are growing rapidly.


   
NVIDIA GeForce Motherboard GPUs Power New Lines Of Smaller, More Visual Consumer PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA—August 13, 2008—Suppliers of corporate and business PCs have had success in marketing small-form-factor PCs, but to date the demand for smaller PCs in the consumer market has not appeared because these PCs lacked the visual processing power to meet consumers’ increasingly visual application demands.


   
NVIDIA Reports Results For Second Quarter Of Fiscal 2009 And Announces Increase To Stock Repurchase Program
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 12, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2009 ended July 27, 2008.


   
New NVIDIA Quadro Fx Notebook Family Extends Professional Mobile Graphics From Ultra High Performance To Ultra Mobility
SIGGRAPH 2008—LOS ANGELES, CA—August 12, 2008—Demand for better graphics performance and programmability within the professional notebook market continues to increase as animators, designers and engineers work with larger 3D models, datasets and images. NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, continues to address the demand with the introduction of a new series of NVIDIA Quadro® FX mobile GPUs, featuring an NVIDIA® CUDA™ Parallel Computing Processor.


   
New NVIDIA Quadro Plex Systems Bring Visual Supercomputing To The Deskside
SIGGRAPH 2008—LOS ANGELES, CA—August 12, 2008—3D models and datasets have become too large for the standard desktop workstation to handle. To help combat the problem, NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, announced today the D Series of NVIDIA Quadro Plex® Visual Computing Systems (VCS) available in deskside or rackmount configurations. Engineered to provide the most robust NVIDIA Quadro® GPU visualization performance to date, the Quadro Plex systems are ideal for the styling and design, geosciences and scientific visualization industries, working with extremely large 3D models, datasets and power walls.


   
NVIDIA Makes Physics A Reality For Gamers
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 12, 2008—Gamers would agree that they would love to see the worlds in their favorite games be depicted as realistic as possible. For total immersion, the gaming environment has to “feel” as real as possible, and characters must be able to move and interact with the objects in the environment that have a compelling, dramatic impact on game play. With customized physics effects, developers can design trees that bend in the wind, water that ebbs and flows naturally, and include objects in the environment that dramatically impact the gaming experience.


   
NVIDIA Taps Processing Power Of GeForce GPUs For More Than Graphics
SANTA CLARA, CA—August 12, 2008—Consumers want blazing fast performance—whether blasting their way through the latest game or being socially responsible and sharing their PC’s processing power to help find cures for diseases.


   
Bionic Commando To Include NVIDIA Physx Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 11, 2008— CAPCOM Co., Ltd., GRIN Entertainment, and NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today jointly announced that CAPCOM’s upcoming Bionic Commando video game will use GPU-accelerated NVIDIA PhysX™ technology to enhance the game’s debris, smoke, dust, and weapon effects.


   
NVIDIA Announces KYLE BUSCH, #1 Point Leading NASCAR Driver, to Appear at NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 7, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that point leading NASCAR race car driver, Kyle Busch, will speak at NVISION® 08, the three-day visual computing mega-event. One of NASCAR’s youngest and most talented racers, Busch has established himself as the driver to beat in 2008, leading the season in NASCAR point standings and driver rating, and winning seven races so far.


   
NVIDIA Announces NVISION 08 Keynote Lineup
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 7, 2008—NVIDIA today provided details on the exciting keynote sessions lined up for the NVISION® 08 conference.


   
NVIDIA Recognizes University Of Utah As A Cuda Center Of Excellence
SANTA CLARA, CA & SALT LAKE CITY, UT —JULY 31, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, and the University of Utah today announced that the university has been recognized as a CUDA Center of Excellence, a milestone that marks the beginning of a significant partnership between the two organizations.


   
NVIDIA Announces Television Personalities Jamie Hyneman And Adam Savage Will Shoot Or Blow Something Up At NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 30, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that special effect experts and television personalities Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage will appear in a unique presentation at the NVISION® 08 conference.


   
NVIDIA Amps Up GeForce Lineup With Immediate Availability Of Three New GPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 29, 2008— NVIDIA® Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced the immediate availability of three new desktop GeForce® 9 Series graphics processing units (GPUs) that bring support for NVIDIA PhysX™ technology and CUDA™ general-purpose parallel computing to mainstream PC computing markets.


   
NVIDIA Announces Bernard Charlès, CEO Of Dassault Systèmes, To Speak At NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 29, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that Bernard Charlès, president and CEO of Dassault Systèmes, will speak at NVISION® 08. Mr. Charlès is a highly-regarded pioneer in the field of industrial design and visual computing.


   
NVIDIA Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Earnings Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 29, 2008—NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2009 on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time.


   
NVIDIA Brings New World Of Gaming To Notebook PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 29, 2008— NVIDIA Corporation has unveiled a new era of notebook PC gaming, featuring advanced rendering and physics effects that will transform gaming beyond what consumers know today.


   
NVIDIA Dramatically Accelerates the Search for a Cure
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 24, 2008—Stanford University’s distributed computing program Folding@home has become a major force in researching cures to life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and Parkinson’s disease by combining the computing horsepower of millions of processors to simulate protein folding. The Folding@home project is the latest example in the expanding list of non-gaming applications for graphics processing units (GPU). By running the Folding@home client on an NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU, protein-folding simulations can be done 140 times faster than on some of today’s traditional CPUs.


   
Visual Computing Industry Leaders Line Up to Sponsor NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—July 22, 2008—NVIDIA today announced the key sponsors for NVISION® 08, the premier event for visual computing professionals and enthusiasts. Leading the list of sponsors and key contributors for the conference are Christie Digital Systems, EVGA, HP, Microsoft, and PNY Technologies.


   
Three New NVIDIA Tools Help Developers Quickly Debug And Speed Up Video Games
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 17, 2008—Today’s top video games use complex programming and rendering techniques that can take months to create and tune in order to get the image quality and silky-smooth frame rates that gamers demand. Thousands of developers worldwide including members of Blizzard Entertainment, Crytek, Epic Games, and Rockstar Games rely on NVIDIA development tools to create console and PC video games.


   
NVIDIA Launches Visual Computing Industry’s First Emerging Companies Summit at NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—July 16, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced the Emerging Companies Summit, a two-day conference on August 26-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, aimed squarely at entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and investment bankers who are focused on learning more about the visual computing industry.


   
NVIDIA Brings SLI Technology to Intel Bloomfield CPU Platforms
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 14, 2008—PC enthusiasts, manufacturers, and developers around the world have a lot to be excited about today with NVIDIA Corporation’s announcement that it will be bringing the power and performance of its SLI® multi-GPU technology to Intel’s upcoming line of Bloomfield CPUs.


   
Buzz Aldrin to Debut 3D Film “Fly Me To The Moon” At NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 9, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that NVISION® 08 attendees are in for a special experience: an exclusive screening of “Fly Me to the Moon,” a brand-new digital 3D animated feature that will open in August in the U.S.


   
NVIDIA Provides Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Business Update
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 2, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today provided a business update for its second quarter ending July 27, 2008.


   
NVIDIA Appoints First CUDA Center of Excellence
SANTA CLARA, CA & URBANA, IL—JUNE 30, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) today announced that UIUC has been named as the world’s first CUDA Center of Excellence. In addition to the appointment, NVIDIA has donated $500,000 to UIUC for the development of parallel computing facilities and the continuation of its research programs.


   
NVIDIA to Host Guinness World Record Attempt by Gamers at NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 20, 2008—LAN Party gaming will reach a new level during a Guinness World Record-setting attempt at the NVISION® 08 event on August 25 in San Jose, California. The aim of the event is to make history as the world’s “Longest Non-Stop LAN Party.”


   
KISTI Supercomputing Center Powers High-Definition Visual Computing with NVIDIA Quadro Graphics
SANTA CLARA, CA and SEOUL, KOREA—JUNE 16, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, today announced that the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) Supercomputing Center has selected NVIDIA Quadro® FX 5600 graphics cards to power the visual computing performance in its 146-computing node, high-definition visualization system.


   
NVIDIA Tesla Computing Solutions now with the world's first teraflop parallel processor
DRESDEN, GERMANY—JUNE 17, 2008—From video encoding to oil and gas exploration and from medical imaging to scientific research, thousands of CUDA developers in the high performance computing (HPC) community are leveraging a revolutionary GPU computing platform that was announced just one year ago. With over 60,000 downloads of the C-compiler to date, the combination of CUDA™ and Tesla® technologies have been the foundation for industry changing applications, making it the most rapidly adopted GPU computing technology platform in the HPC community.


   
Graphics Evolves Beyond Gaming With New NVIDIA Geforce GTX 200 GPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 16, 2008—Imagine instead of taking over five hours to convert a video for your iPod, it only takes 35 minutes .


   
NVIDIA To Rock San Jose With “Video Games Live” Show at NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 13, 2008—On Tuesday, August 26, a special performance of Video Games Live will captivate NVISION® 08 attendees at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts.


   
NVIDIA Announces Webcast For The Financial Community
SANTA CLARA, CA─JUNE 13, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will conduct a webcast with analysts and investors to discuss new GPU products on Monday, June 16 at 10 A.M. Pacific Time (1 P.M. Eastern time).


   
NVIDIA Announces Actress Tricia Helfer From Battlestar Galactica To Speak At Nvision 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 5, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that Tricia Helfer, the actress widely known for her portrayal of “Number Six” on Battlestar Galactica, the Emmy award-winning television drama series, will speak and appear at NVISION® 08.


   
NVIDIA Optimizes Notebook PCs With New Lineup of GPUs
COMPUTEX 2008, TAIPEI—JUNE 3, 2008—As the global demand for better visual experiences makes its way into the notebook market, NVIDIA Corporation continues to address that demand with the introduction of a new line-up of notebook GPUs, the NVIDIA® GeForce® 9M Series of graphics processors, and a new graphics innovation, NVIDIA Hybrid SLI® technology.


   
NVIDIA Tegra: Tiny Computer Packs Massive Punch!
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 2, 2008—Today, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) introduced the Tegra family of processors, the world’s first single-chip computer capable of the rich high definition and internet experiences we’ve come to expect from our PCs, but on small pocket type devices. NVIDIA Tegra is a tiny computer-on-a-chip, smaller than a US dime (10-cent piece), designed from the ground up to enable the “visual PC experience” on a new generation of mobile computing devices while consuming the smallest amount of power.


   
NVIDIA Announces That NASA Astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins To Speak At NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 30, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that Commander Eileen Collins, former test pilot, astronaut, and space shuttle commander, will speak at NVISION® 08.


   
NVIDIA Announces Web Cast For The Financial Community
SANTA CLARA, CA─MAY 30, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will conduct a Web cast with analysts and investors to discuss its new multimedia computer on a chip products on Monday 2 June at 6.30 A.M. Pacific Time (9.30 A.M. Eastern time).


   
NVIDIA Gelato Pro GPU-Powered Rendering Software Now Freely Available
SANTA CLARA, CA—May 29, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced NVIDIA® Gelato® Pro 2.2 rendering software, the Company’s advanced GPU-accelerated rendering software for professionals, is available as a no-cost download at www.nvidia.com/gelatozone.


   
NVIDIA Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events with the Financial Community
SANTA CLARA, CA─MAY 27, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it will participate in the following upcoming conference:


   
NVIDIA to Host Annual Meeting of Stockholders
SANTA CLARA, CA─MAY 23, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California on Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 10:00 AM Pacific Time.


   
NVIDIA Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events with the Financial Community
SANTA CLARA, CA─MAY 13, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that senior executives will participate in the following upcoming conference.


   
NVIDIA Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 8, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2009 ended April 27, 2008.


   
NVIDIA Helps PC Users Go Green with Hybrid SLI
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 06, 2008—PC users love the visual realism that high-performance graphics processors give their PCs, but would rather do without the noise and power consumption typical of modern entertainment and gaming PCs.


   
Trial Court Finds for NVIDIA in 3dfx Bankruptcy Trial
SANTA CLARA, CA─MAY 2, 2008─NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California issued its Memorandum Decision After Trial (the "Decision") in the 3dfx bankruptcy action.


   
NVIDIA to Sponsor New Stanford Parallel Computing Research Lab
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 30, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation has announced that it is a founding member of Stanford University’s new Pervasive Parallelism Lab (PPL).


   
World’s Top Professional Gamers To Compete In ESWC Grand Final At NVISION 08
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 30, 2008— Hundreds of the world’s top video game players, representing over 50 countries, will take part in the 6th Electronic Sports World Cup™ (ESWC) Grand Final at NVISION® 08, the premier event for visual computing professionals and enthusiasts.


   
Top Ph.D. Innovators Awarded With NVIDIA Fellowships
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 28, 2008—NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced the recipients of the prestigious NVIDIA® Fellowship Program awards for the 2008-2009 academic year.


   
NVIDIA and CGSociety Announce Winners Of NVArt "Architecture And Landscape" Digital Art Challenge
SANTA CLARA, CA and ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA ─APRIL 24, 2008─NVIDIA and CGSociety today announced the winners of the latest NVArt digital art challenge, the second in a series of worldwide art competitions.


   
NVIDIA Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Earnings Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 24, 2008—NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2009 on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time.


   
NVIDIA Takes Apple Mac Pro Users to New Level of Stunning Visual Experience
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that an upgrade kit featuring the award-winning NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT GPU is now available for the Mac Pro. Priced at $279, the GeForce 8800 GT upgrade kit allows first-generation Mac Pro users to optimize their Mac with the same powerful solution already available in second-generation Mac Pro systems to deliver powerful graphics processing for the most demanding professional and consumer applications.


   
Autodesk Effects and Finishing Systems Now Powered By NVIDIA Quadro SDI
NAB 2008, LAS VEGAS—APRIL 14, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announces that Autodesk, Inc. continues to empower creative professionals by offering NVIDIA Quadro® FX 5600 SDI graphics in its newest products for effects and finishing: Autodesk Smoke 2009, Autodesk Inferno 2009, Autodesk Flame 2009, Autodesk Flint 2009, and Autodesk Backdraft Conform 2009 systems.


   
NVIDIA Introduces Fastest GeForce Platforms Ever—Optimized For Gaming PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 10, 2008— NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) continues to address the global demand for better visual experiences on the PC with the recent market introduction of a series of new powerful graphics processing units (GPUs) and media and communications processors (MCPs) that unleash consumers’ creativity and self-expression.


   
World Of Visual Computing To Converge At NVISION 08
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.


   
NVIDIA Announces Retirement of Chief Financial Officer
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 27, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced that Marvin D. Burkett, Chief Financial Officer, informed the Company on March 21, 2008 of his intention to retire.


   
New Enthusiast System Architecture Hits Key Industry Milestones
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 13, 2008 – NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, today announced that support for the Enthusiast System Architecture (ESA) communications protocol is picking up major industry momentum with the global availability of ESA-certified PC components produced by many of ESA’s founding partners, including Cooler Master, CoolIT Systems, NVIDIA®, PC Power & Cooling, Silverstone, Tagan, and Thermaltake.


   
NVIDIA Redefines Notebook Workstation Market
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 21, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today introduced the NVIDIA Quadro® FX 3600M professional GPU for notebook and laptop workstations. This new graphics solution defines a new level of graphics performance and advanced visual computing for designers, engineers, and scientists who demand the functionality of a desktop workstation on a notebook platform.


   
NVIDIA Reveals One of the Largest Generational Performance Leaps in Company History
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 21, 2008—NVIDIA® Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies, has unveiled the first graphics processing unit (GPU) of its next-generation GeForce® 9 Series that may offer the largest single-generation performance jump in the Company’s history.


   
NVIDIA Reports Record Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 13, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008 and the fiscal year ended January 27, 2008.


   
NVIDIA Channel Program goes Global
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 13, 2008 – NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, announced today that the Company has recognized a 200% growth year over year in their partner channel program membership due to its rapid global expansion.


   
NVIDIA completes Acquisition of AGEIA Technologies
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 13, 2008 — NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of AGEIA Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in gaming physics technology.


   
NVIDIA Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events with the Financial Community
SANTA CLARA, CA─FEBRUARY 11, 2008─NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it will participate in the following upcoming conferences.


   
NVIDIA Introduces APX 2500—The World's Lowest Power, High-Definition Computer on a Chip
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2008—BARCELONA, SPAIN—FEBRUARY 11, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies and inventor of the GPU, today introduced NVIDIA® APX 2500, a breakthrough applications processor that enables intuitive 3D user interfaces and engaging high-definition video on connected Windows Mobile phones.


   
NVIDIA Sets the Standard with World's First OpenKODE Implementation
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2008—BARCELONA, SPAIN—FEBRUARY 11, 2007—The APX 2500, NVIDIA® Corporation's breakthrough applications processor, supports the industry's first conformant full implementation of the new OpenKODE™ standard from the Khronos™ Group, also launching today at Mobile World Congress 2008 in Barcelona.


   
NVIDIA to Host Financial Analyst Day
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 11, 2008—NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it will host its annual Financial Analyst Day at its headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. on April 10, 2008 from 9:30 AM to approximately 3:00 PM Pacific Time.


   
NVIDIA to Acquire AGEIA Technologies
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 4, 2008 — NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AGEIA Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in gaming physics technology.


   
NVIDIA and CGSociety Announce NVArt Award Winners
SANTA CLARA, CA and ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA─FEBRUARY 4, 2008─NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) and CGSociety today announced the winners of the NVArt digital art challenge, the first in a series of worldwide competitions to be held during 2008.


   
NVIDIA Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2008 Earnings Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA—JANUARY 30, 2008—NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2008 on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time. The Company's prepared remarks will be followed by a question and answer period, which will be limited to questions from financial analysts and institutional investors.


   
NVIDIA Advances The State Of Graphics For CAD And DCC Visualization
SANTA CLARA, CA – January 8, 2008 – NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, once again takes the lead in improving productivity for computer-aided design (CAD) and digital content creators with the announcement of the NVIDIA Quadro® FX 3700, a high-end graphics board capable of delivering a performance increase of up to 2X as compared to the previous generation of product.


   
NVIDIA Pioneers Hybrid Technology for the PC
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced the industry’s first hybrid technology for PC platforms—Hybrid SLI™—that addresses two critical issues: increasing graphics performance and reducing power consumption.


   
$2 Million Handcrafted Luxury Car Designed with NVIDIA Quadro Graphics
SANTA CLARA, CA—January 3, 2008 – NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced NVIDIA Quadro® professional graphics have been selected by DiMora Motorcar to engineer the Natalia SLS 2 luxury sport sedan, which according to DiMora Motorcar, is the world’s most luxurious, expensive, and technologically advanced production automobile.



 
 
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