2009 Press Releases

 


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NVIDIA Announces Live Webcast Coverage For 2010 CES Press Conference
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Dec. 22, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that its press conference at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, will be webcast live.


   
NVIDIA And National Taiwan University Aim To Unlock The Secrets Of The Universe
Taipei, Taiwan—Dec. 14, 2009—A research team at National Taiwan University (NTU) is achieving breakthrough results in learning about the early evolution of the universe by harnessing NVIDIA® Tesla™ parallel processors -- which provide the computational horsepower of an IBM BlueGene/L supercomputer, at just 1% the cost and 10% the power consumption.


   
NVIDIA Demonstrates 3D Blu-ray Playback Accelerated On GeForce And 3D Vision Technologies
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dec. 9, 2009—2010 is poised to be the year where consumers can enjoy stunning 3D experiences across all entertainment mediums, including gaming, photographs, Web browsing, and of course, movies.


   
Design Professionals Hit The Jackpot With New NVIDIA Quadro Graphics Solutions For Autodesk Applications
Autodesk University 2009 (Booth #319), LAS VEGAS — Dec. 1, 2009 — NVIDIA Corp. today launched new Quadro® professional graphics solutions for desktop and mobile workstations, designed to boost productivity and enhance creativity of 3D design professionals running Autodesk applications.


   
NVIDIA, Siemens Healthcare Take Immersive 3D From The Movie Theater Into The Doctor’s Office
RSNA 2009, Chicago (McCormick Place - Lakeside Center-Hall D, #825) — Nov. 30, 2009 — NVIDIA Corp. and Siemens Healthcare demonstrated today a new, immersive 3D ultrasound viewing experience that enables expecting parents and their medical caregivers to view the fetus with incredible detail using 3D glasses.


   
muvee Reveal Version 8 Home Movie Making Software Is Up To 8x Faster With CUDA-Enabled NVIDIA GeForce GPUs
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 24, 2009— NVIDIA Corp. and muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie making software and services, today announced that consumers with NVIDIA® CUDA™-enabled NVIDIA GeForce® and NVIDIA ION™ graphics processing units (GPUs) installed in their computers will get up to 8 times faster rendering of home movies created with the new muvee Reveal version 8 automatic video editing software.


   
ASUS Supercharges Its Best-selling ‘Eee’ Line Of PCs With NVIDIA ION
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 18, 2009—ASUS, one of the world’s leading PC OEMs and pioneer of the netbook category, has adopted award-winning NVIDIA® ION™ graphics for many of its top-selling “Eee” netbooks and nettop PCs.


   
NVIDIA Expands Award-Winning 3D Vision Technology To Notebook Market
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nov. 18, 2009—Introduced earlier this year for desktop PCs, NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology instantly became the preferred 3D solution for playing computer games, watching movies, or viewing photographs in full resolution stereoscopic 3D.


   
NVIDIA Tesla GPUs To Communicate Faster Over Mellanox InfiniBand Networks
PORTLAND, Ore.— SC09—Nov. 18, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and Mellanox Technologies Ltd. today introduced new software that will increase cluster application performance by as much as 30% by reducing the latency that occurs when communicating over Mellanox InfiniBand to servers equipped with NVIDIA Tesla™ GPUs.


   
2009 HPCwire Readers’ And Editors’ Choice Awards Recognize Rise Of NVIDIA Tesla GPU Computing Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore.— SC09—Nov. 17, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today received an unprecedented five awards in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, which were presented at the SC09 conference, held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.


   
NVIDIA And Partners Form Industry’s Broadest Parallel Computing Development Ecosystem
PORTLAND, Ore.— SC09—Nov. 17, 2009—NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) and its ecosystem partners will deliver, over the next few months, the industry’s broadest set of software releases to developers using GPU Computing in their work.


   
New NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Reduce Cost Of Supercomputing By A Factor Of 10
PORTLAND, Ore.— SC09—Nov. 16, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today unveiled the Tesla 20-series of parallel processors for the high performance computing (HPC) market, based on its new generation CUDA™ processor architecture, codenamed “Fermi”.


   
High-Performance Computing Luminaries To Speak at NVIDIA Booth at SC09 Conference
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Nov. 10, 2009—Leading luminaries in high-performance computing (HPC) will be speaking at NVIDIA’s booth (Nasdaq: NVDA) at the SC09 conference, which is taking place in Portland, Ore., from Nov. 15 to 20, 2009.


   
CyberLink’s Photo And Video Applications Deliver Improved Performance And New Features With NVIDIA GeForce And ION GPUs
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 9, 2009—CyberLink’s award-winning photo and video editing software now includes unique new features and significantly improved performance when used with PCs equipped with NVIDIA® GeForce® and NVIDIA ION™ graphics processing units (GPUs), the two companies announced today.


   
NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2010
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 5, 2009—NVIDIA Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported revenue of $903.2 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 ended Oct. 25, 2009, up 16 percent from the previous quarter and up slightly from $897.7 million reported in the same period a year earlier.


   
NVIDIA Names University of Tennessee a CUDA Center of Excellence
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Nov. 4, 2009— NVIDIA Corp. today recognized the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's (UTK’s) Innovative Computing Laboratory (ICL) as a CUDA Center of Excellence, noting its adoption of the CUDA programming model in its curriculum, as well as its pioneering research into the development of linear algebra libraries for the high-performance computing community.


   
NVIDIA Launches Search For Next Great GPU Research Projects
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 2, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that it is now accepting applications for its ninth annual NVIDIA Fellowship Program, to fund work that helps to solve complex visual computing challenges. Grants of $25,000 for each selected project will be announced in Spring 2010.


   
NVIDIA Recognizes Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University as CUDA Centers of Excellence
BEIJING, China —Oct. 28, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Tsinghua University have been recognized as CUDA Centers of Excellence for their commitment to furthering GPU Computing research and their teaching of parallel programming courses based on the CUDA™ architecture.


   
NVIDIA Names Top Five Companies From Emerging Companies Summit 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - Five of the 60 start-ups that participated in NVIDIA's recent Emerging Companies Summit (ECS) -- which brought together entrepreneurs with those who fund their ventures -- were today awarded the title "Ones To Watch" for their exceptional promise, by a three-member panel.


   
Energy Giant Hess Explores Benefits of Virtualization, NVIDIA SLI Multi OS Technology on HP Workstations
SEG 2009, HOUSTON —Oct. 26, 2009— NVIDIA announced today that Hess Corp., a leading global independent energy company, is using HP Z800 workstations outfitted with NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics processing units (GPUs) and NVIDIA SLI® Multi-OS technology to investigate reducing IT costs while increasing productivity for geosciences professionals.


   
NVIDIA and VSG Accelerate Oil & Gas Exploration
SEG 2009, HOUSTON — Oct. 26, 2009— NVIDIA and Visualization Sciences Group (VSG), a leader in 3D development solutions for the oil & gas industry, announced today that the newest release of the Open Inventor 3D Graphics Toolkit will employ the NVIDIA® CompleX™ scene-scaling acceleration engine, enabling the visualization and manipulation of huge data sets required for energy exploration.


   
NVIDIA GeForce GPUs Create the Ultimate Gaming Platform with Windows 7
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Oct. 22, 2009— PC gaming experienced a major inflection point today with the release of Microsoft Corp.’s new Windows 7 operating system, which creates the ultimate gaming platform when combined with NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs).


   
NVIDIA GPUs Empower Software Developers to Bring GPU Accelerated Applications to the Masses with Windows 7 DirectCompute
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Oct. 22, 2009—Among the most exciting features in Microsoft Corp.’s recently announced Windows 7 operating system is the ability it provides software developers to create powerful new digital media applications by harnessing the massive parallel processing power of NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs).


   
NVIDIA RealityServer Propels 3D Cloud Computing Using GPUs
Web 2.0 Summit, SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Oct. 20, 2009— NVIDIA, inventor of the graphics processing unit (GPU), and mental images, world leader in rendering technologies, introduced today the NVIDIA® RealityServer® platform for cloud computing, a powerful combination of GPUs and software that streams interactive, photorealistic 3D applications to any web connected PC, laptop, netbook and smart phone.


   
MSC.Software and NVIDIA To Revolutionize Simulation-Driven Product Design
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Oct. 9, 2009—MSC.Software, a leading global provider of simulation software applications and related services, today announced an alliance with NVIDIA to leverage the CUDA™ architecture of its Tesla™ graphics processing units (GPUs) in a way that will transform simulation-driven product design and development, providing computer-aided engineering (CAE) analysts with dramatically faster results.


   
Adobe And NVIDIA Deliver Rich Web Experiences On Netbooks And Mobile Devices
LOS ANGELES — Oct. 5, 2009 — At Adobe MAX, Adobe’s worldwide developer conference, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) and NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq:NVDA) today announced that both companies are bringing uncompromised browsing of rich Web content to netbooks, smartphones and smartbooks built with NVIDIA® GPUs.


   
mental images Unveils iray Rendering Solution
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany — Sept. 30, 2009— mental images®, an NVIDIA company, today introduced iray® – the first fully GPU accelerated, commercially supported, turn-key rendering solution for a wide range of 3D graphics application developers.


   
NVIDIA Introduces Nexus, The Industry’s First Integrated GPU/CPU Environment For Developers Working With Microsoft Visual Studio
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Sept 30, 2009—NVIDIA Corp. today introduced NVIDIA® Nexus, the industry’s first development environment for massively parallel computing that is integrated into Microsoft Visual Studio, the world’s most popular development environment for Windows-based solutions and Web applications and services.


   
NVIDIA Unveils Next Generation CUDA GPU Architecture – Codenamed “Fermi”
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Sep. 30, 2009—NVIDIA Corp. today introduced its next generation CUDA™ GPU architecture, codenamed “Fermi”.


   
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Looks to NVIDIA “Fermi” Architecture For New Supercomputer
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Sep. 30, 2009—Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) announced plans today for a new supercomputer that will use NVIDIA®’s next generation CUDA™ GPU architecture, codenamed “Fermi”.


   
Sony Pictures Imageworks Creates Tornado Out Of Spaghetti Sauce With The Help Of NVIDIA Technology
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Sept. 29, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation, the inventor of the graphics processing unit (GPU), announced today that Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) utilized NVIDIA® Quadro® processors to accelerate animation and visual effects production of their latest hit film “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs”.


   
NVIDIA 3D Vision Makes The Undead Come Alive At Johnny Ramone Charity Event
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Sept 28, 2009—Zombies, blood and brains will be on display in glorious 3D as the 5th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute holds the world premiere screening of George Romero’s classic horror film, Night of the Living Dead, in 3D on Oct. 3 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, Calif.


   
NVIDIA Collaborates With Microsoft On High Performance GPU Computing
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Sep. 28, 2009— NVIDIA today announced work with Microsoft to promote NVIDIA® Tesla™ graphics processing units (GPUs) for high performance parallel computing using the Windows HPC Server 2008 operating system.


   
New HP Mini Netbook Delivers A Big Visual Experience with NVIDIA ION
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Sept. 15, 2009—NVIDIA and HP shook up the PC market today with the introduction of a new 11.6-inch netbook that delivers many of the capabilities of a full-sized notebook.


   
NVIDIA CUDA Drives Innovation in Broadcast and Film Production
IBC 2009, AMSTERDAM—SEP 10, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual computing, is making it possible for production houses to work faster and easier with the immense quantity of high-resolution data generated for HDTV, Blu-Ray and 4K digital cinema.


   
NVIDIA Premieres Quadro Digital Video Pipeline to International Broadcast and Film Studios at IBC 2009
IBC 2009, Amsterdam—SEP 10, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced the international premiere and release of the NVIDIA® Quadro® Digital Video Pipeline, the industry’s first integrated, GPU-based platform for real-time acquisition, processing and delivery of high resolution video.


   
NVIDIA CUDA Technology Dramatically Speeds Up Facial Recognition in CyberLink MediaShow 5 Digital Photo Application
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Sept. 8, 2009— NVIDIA Corp. announced today that CyberLink MediaShow 5, a new software program that organizes digital photos based on who is in them, is utilizing the CUDA parallel processing power of NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs) to search and sort photo libraries.


   
NVIDIA Delivers Comprehensive OpenCL Support under Snow Leopard
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Sep. 3, 2009—Apple’s new Snow Leopard operating system (OS) is the first OS to integrate OpenCL, a cross-platform open standard that makes it possible for developers to tap into the vast gigaflops of computing power currently in the graphics processing unit (GPU) and use them for any application.


   
NVIDIA Tegra Powers New Samsung M1 for a Brilliant Visual Experience
THEALE, UK —Sept. 3, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Samsung’s new M1 portable media player is powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™ ultra low-power High Definition (HD) mobile processor, providing the device with a brilliant visual experience.


   
NVIDIA CUDA Superhero Challenge Sparks Competitive Fire for GPU Computing Developers
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Aug. 27, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it will be working with TopCoder, a competitive software development community, on the CUDA Superhero Challenge, a series of contests for computer programmers who will harness the parallel processing power of the NVIDIA® CUDA™ architecture to solve some of computing’s biggest challenges.


   
NVIDIA Congratulates Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™ on Winning Primetime Emmy Engineering Award
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Aug. 26, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation congratulates a premier technology partner, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, on winning an Engineering Emmy at the 61st Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, held Saturday, Aug. 22 in Los Angeles.


   
NVIDIA GeForce GPUs and DirectCompute in Windows 7 Accelerate Digital Media Applications
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Aug. 21, 2009— By harnessing the parallel processing power of NVIDIA® GeForce® GPUs and DirectCompute, a new technology in Windows 7, developers can take the power of graphics processors and make it available for general-purpose computing and create cutting-edge digital media applications.


   
New CULA Linear Algebra Library From EM Photonics Brings GPU Computing To Millions Of Developers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Aug. 17, 2009—EM Photonics today released a beta version of CULA, an implementation of the industry-standard LAPACK linear algebra library designed and optimized for NVIDIA’s massively parallel CUDA™-enabled graphics processing units (GPUs).


   
NVIDIA Tegra Provides The Multimedia Muscle In Zune HD
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUG. 17, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Microsoft’s new Zune HD portable media player is powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™ processor, which gives it exceptional multimedia capabilities.


   
Computer Vision, Supercomputing And Advanced Visualization Among Highlights At NVIDIA’s GPU Tech Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA—Aug. 10, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation today announced that sessions covering some of the most important trends in computing − including computer vision, advanced C for CUDA programming, computational finance, supercomputing clusters and advanced visualization − will be among the 130-plus hours of technical content at its GPU Technology Conference.


   
NVIDIA SLI Technology Now Licensed For INTEL Core I7 And Core I5 Platforms
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 10, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Intel Corporation, and the world’s other leading motherboard manufacturers, including ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for inclusion on their Intel® P55 Express Chipset-based motherboards designed for the upcoming Intel® Core™ i7 and i5 processor in the LGA1156 socket.


   
Highly Anticipated Eidos Interactive And Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Videogame Batman: Arkham Asylum To Support NVIDIA PhysX Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 6, 2009—Eidos Interactive, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the Games for Windows LIVE release of forthcoming DC Comics-licensed videogame, Batman: Arkham Asylum, will feature NVIDIA® PhysX® technology, which allows for the creation of incredibly realistic worlds full of interactive materials and objects.


   
NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2010
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUG. 6, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today reported revenue of $776.5 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 ended July 26, 2009, down 13 percent from $892.7 million a year earlier, and up 17 percent from the previous quarter.


   
NVIDIA CUDA Technology Used To Recover Historic APOLLO 11 Man On The Moon Video
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 5, 2009—When NASA’s original Apollo 11 moon landing video was accidentally destroyed, it seemed the world had lost a visual record of one of man’s greatest achievements.


   
NVIDIA Launches The World's First Interactive Ray Tracing Engine
SIGGRAPH 2009, NEW ORLEANS—Aug. 4, 2009—NVIDIA, the leader in GPU computing, today introduced the NVIDIA® OptiX™ ray tracing engine, part of a suite of application acceleration engines for software developers.


   
NVIDIA Unveils Breakthrough Solutions For Enterprise Collaboration And Visualization Centers
SIGGRAPH 2009, NEW ORLEANS—Aug. 4, 2009—NVIDIA today unveiled new breakthrough Quadro® Plex solutions targeted at scalable visualization professionals who interact with 3D models and analyze large volumes of data.


   
NVIDIA Tesla GPU Computing Solutions Selected For Flagship Z Workstation From HP
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 3, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that HP’s most powerful and expandable workstation—the HP Z800 Workstation—is now configurable with up to two NVIDIA® Tesla™ graphics processing units (GPUs), another key indicator of the demand being seen for GPUs in the high performance computing (HPC) space.


   
60 Innovative Start-Ups To Present At NVIDIA’s Annual Emerging Companies Summit
SANTA CLARA, CA—July 28, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that its second annual Emerging Companies Summit will feature presentations by 60 start-up companies from a dozen countries, discussing how they utilize graphics processing units (GPUs) to deliver innovative solutions in areas ranging from cloud computing and computer vision to gaming and image processing.


   
Win the PC of Your Dreams with the NVIDIA ION Case Mod Contest
NVIDIA ION™ is changing the industry with unprecedented performance in small, energy efficient PCs. Now ION is going to transform the shape of PCs too, with help from enthusiasts like you.


   
NVIDIA Quadro Processors Propel 3D Design To New Heights For Autocad 2010 Users
SANTA CLARA, CA—July 14, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the NVIDIA® Quadro® line of professional solutions is now optimized for Autodesk AutoCAD 2010.


   
U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Rejects Additional Patent Claims That Rambus Is Asserting Against NVIDIA
CLARA, CA—July 14, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has initially rejected an additional eight claims challenged by NVIDIA in two patents that Rambus has asserted against it in litigation.


   
NVIDIA Announces GeForce Contest Promotion That Will Have Gamers Saying “Wow!”
What: Buy any qualifying NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics card between July 1, 2009 and August 1, 2009 and receive an entry code for a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to Blizzcon 2009 for you and a guest. The entire trip is valued up to $2400 USD!


   
Lucasfilm Chief Technology Officer And Harvard University Computing Visionary To Headline NVIDIA’S GPU Technology Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA—July 7, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Richard Kerris, chief technology officer of Lucasfilm, and Hanspeter Pfister, computer science professor at Harvard University’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will join NVIDIA CEO and Co-Founder Jen-Hsun Huang as keynote speakers at the inaugural GPU Technology Conference.


   
New NVIDIA GPU-Accelerated Plug-Ins Dramatically Boost Performance For Adobe Creative Suite 4 Users
SANTA CLARA, CA—June 29, 2009—Professional videographers face continuous pressure to deliver high quality work under tight deadlines.


   
Rambus Moves To Withdraw Patents From ITC Proceedings Against NVIDIA
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 8, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that Rambus has asked an administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission (ITC) to terminate the investigation of NVIDIA relating to four patents stemming from a complaint filed in November 2008.


   
Adobe and NVIDIA Announce GPU Acceleration for Flash Player
Computex - Taipei — June 2, 2009 — NVIDIA (Nasdaq:NVDA), the inventor of the GPU, and Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced that they are collaborating as part of the Open Screen Project to optimize and enable Adobe® Flash® Player, a key component of the Adobe Flash Platform, to leverage GPU video and graphics acceleration on a wide range of mobile Internet devices, including netbooks, tablets, mobile phones and other on-the-go media devices.


   
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Rejects Patent Claims That Rambus is Asserting Against NVIDIA
SANTA CLARA, CA—June 2, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has initially rejected all 41 claims challenged by NVIDIA in seven patents which Rambus has asserted in litigation against NVIDIA.


   
Three NVIDIA GeForce GPUs Drive World’s Most Powerful 17-Inch Notebook from Alienware
SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 2, 2009— Alienware, Dell’s premier high-performance PC gaming brand, unveiled today the M17x, with three NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs) to provide an unrivaled visual computing experience.


   
NVIDIA Tegra-Based Devices Revolutionize The ‘MID’ Market
COMPUTEX 2009—TAIPEI—JUNE 2, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation and industry partners today unveiled 12 new high-definition mobile Internet devices (MIDs) all powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™ processor, the world’s smallest and lowest power computer-on-a-chip.


   
NVIDIA Energizes Computex With New ION-Based PC Products
COMPUTEX, TAIPEI, TAIWAN—JUNE 2, 2009—NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, announced broad adoption of its award-winning NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor at the Computex tradeshow today.


   
NVIDIA ION Awarded ‘Best Choice’ At Computex 2009
COMPUTEX 2009—TAIPEI, TAIWAN—JUNE 2, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor earned the prestigious “Best Choice of Overseas Enterprise” award from the Taipei Computer Association.


   
RTT USA Sets New Standards In 3D Visualization With Latest Software
PASADENA, Calif. (Sept. 23, 2009) – RTT USA, Inc. (RTT), a leader in real time 3D visualization software and services for product design and marketing, continues to advance real time 3D visualization with new software suites and upgrades to existing tools.


   
NVIDIA And Supermicro Shatter 1U Server Performance Record
COMPUTEX 2009—TAIPEI, TAIWAN—JUNE 1, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation and Supermicro today announced the immediate availability of a new class of server that combines massively parallel NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs with multi-core CPUs in a single 1U rack-mount server.


   
New NVIDIA-Powered DELL Laptop Features Killer HD Video And Gaming To Go
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 28, 2009—Todays students and young professionals need a versatile notebook that can serve as their workhorse by day and entertainment center at night.


   
NVIDIA To Host Inaugural GPU Technology Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA—May 26, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the graphics processing unit (GPU), today announced that its inaugural GPU Technology Conference will take place September 30 to October 2, 2009.


   
World's First NVIDIA ION Laptop Changes Small PCs Forever
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 26, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation and Lenovo advanced mobile computing today by introducing a low-cost, small laptop that delivers up to 10 times faster graphics performance than today’s small laptops.


   
NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 7, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 ended April 26, 2009.


   
NVIDIA Continues To Lead Windows 7 Readiness
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 7, 2009—Windows 7 will mark a dramatic improvement in the way the Windows operating system takes advantage of the graphics processing unit (GPU) to provide a more compelling user experience.


   
Personal SuperComputing With DELL: NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Now Shipping In DELL Workstations
SANTA CLARA, CA —MAY 6, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the GPU, today announced that the Tesla™ C1060 GPU Computing processor, based on the massively parallel CUDA™ architecture, is now available in Dell Precision R5400, T5500 and T7500 workstations.


   
NVIDIA To Host Annual Meeting Of StockHolders
SANTA CLARA, CA. – MAY 4, 2009 – NVIDIA Corporation will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at its headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at 9am Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).


   
SuperCharge Your Research With The Tesla Preconfigured Cluster
SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 4, 2009—NVIDIA and its partners today announced the immediate availability of the Tesla™ GPU Preconfigured Cluster, a ready-to-power-up, off-the-shelf solution that enables researchers and IT managers to easily add GPU computing capabilities to their existing datacenter systems.


   
NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 2.2 Released
NVIDIA announced today it has released version 2.2 of the CUDA Toolkit and SDK for GPU Computing. This latest release supports several significant new features that deliver a major leap forward in getting the most performance out of NVIDIA’s massively parallel CUDA-enabled GPUs. In addition, version 2.2 of the CUDA Toolkit includes support for Windows 7, the upcoming OS from Microsoft that embraces GPU Computing.


   
GeoStar And NVIDIA To Transform Oil And Gas Industry In China
SEG ASIA 2009—BEIJING, CHINA—APRIL 29, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation and GeoStar, a leading Chinese geophysical services provider, unveiled today the launch of a new hardware and software solution that will transform seismic computation for oil and gas companies in China.


   
Cyberlink MediaShow Espresso Uses NVIDIA GPUs And CUDA Technology For Faster Video Encoding
NVIDIA today announced that Cyberlink has released its MediaShow Espresso, an easy to use software application that converts digital video for playback on different portable devices, such as the iPod, iPhone, or PSP at very high speeds with excellent quality.


   
NVIDIA and CGSociety Announce Winners of Worldwide Digital Art Competition
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 28, 2009─NVIDIA and the CGSociety, the leading global organization for digital artists, today announced the winners of the fourth annual worldwide NVArt Digital Art Competition.


   
NVIDIA PhysX Technology Brightens Darkest Of Days
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 28, 2009—Darkest of Days is a historically-based first-person shooter (FPS) where gamers will travel back and forth in time to experience some of history’s “darkest days” and fight through some of the most epic battles in history.


   
NVIDIA PhysX Technology Makes The Thrilling SCI-FI World Of Dark Void Come Alive
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 28, 2009—Capcom Entertainment, Inc., the publisher of Dark Void™, an upcoming science fiction action adventure that combines aerial and ground-pounding combat for a thrilling third-person shooter experience, are reaching for the skies in the way they have adopted NVIDIA® PhysX® and APEX technologies to deliver stunning in-game physics effects.


   
Sega Licenses NVIDIA PhysX And Apex Technologies For Global Studios
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 28, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Sega Corporation has licensed both NVIDIA® PhysX® and APEX technologies to serve as the development platform for all Sega studios.


   
The Future Of Mankind Depends On NVIDIA PhysX Technology
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 28, 2009—Without NVIDIA® PhysX® technology, John Connor and the rest of mankind battling the metallic armies of Skynet doesn’t stand a chance.


   
‘NERO MOVE IT’ Gets 5-Fold Performance Boost From NVIDIA CUDA Architecture
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 23, 2009—NVIDIA today announced that NERO has released an update to its Nero Move it software that reduces video encoding time by up to five times by utilizing NVIDIA’s CUDA computing architecture built inside select NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).


   
NVIDIA Brings Highly Acclaimed Quadro FX 4800 To MAC Market
NAB 2009 — LAS VEGAS — April 20, 2009 — NVIDIA today brings to Mac Pro users its award-winning NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 4800, the market’s most advanced professional graphics card.


   
NVIDIA Releases OpenCL Driver To Developers
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 20, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation, the inventor of the GPU, today announced the release of its OpenCL driver and software development kit (SDK) to developers participating in its OpenCL Early Access Program.


   
NVIDIA Unveils Industry's First Integrated GPU Platform For Broadcast Production
NAB 2009, LAS VEGAS—April 20, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today introduced the NVIDIA® Quadro® Digital Video Pipeline, the industry’s first integrated GPU-based platform for broadcasters to acquire, process and deliver virtual effects to video.


   
NVIDIA Introduces Industry's First Debugger and Profiler For GPU Computing
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 8, 2009— The CUDA architecture continues to blaze a trail as the leading platform for developing and running GPU Computing applications, with support for C, OpenCL™, DirectCompute, Fortran and other languages and APIs. The latest CUDA 2.2 Beta contains a host of significant new features, including:


   
New Version of Super LoiLoScope Makes HD Video Editing Quick And Easy With NVIDIA CUDA-Enabled GPUs
- April 8th, 2009- LoiLo Inc. (Kanagawa, Fujisawa City, CEO: Koji Sugiyama) has released Super LoiLoScope MARS , a new version of the company’s easy to use video editing software that makes editing high definition (HD) movies accessible for the average consumer.


   
NVIDIA and Acer Disrupt the Market with Amazingly Small, Green, Full-featured PC
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 7, 2009—NVIDIA and Acer reshaped the PC landscape today by setting a new standard for small PCs with the introduction of the world’s first NVIDIA® ION™ -based PC, the Acer AspireRevo.


   
NVIDIA Provides Fellowships To 10 Top Graduate Students In Visual Computing
SANTA CLARA, CA. – APRIL 2, 2009 – NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced that 10 graduate students have received grants under the eighth annual NVIDIA® Fellowship Program, which is intended to fund work to solve complex visual computing challenges.


   
NVIDIA Names Harvard University A CUDA Center Of Excellence
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 2, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the GPU, today announced that Harvard University has been recognized as a CUDA Center of Excellence for its commitment to teaching GPU Computing and its integration of CUDA™-enabled GPUs for a host of science and engineering research projects.


   
NVIDIA Extends Performance Lead With New GeForce GTX 275 GPU
NVIDIA today announced the GeForce® GTX 275 GPU, the latest addition to NVIDIA’s performance GPU lineup, offering first-rate graphics, physics, and GPU computing performance, as well as the absolute best price-performance for today’s value-conscious gamers.


   
World's Leading Software Companies Rally Around NVIDIA ION
SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 1, 2009—NVIDIA® ION® is drawing industry-wide support from analysts and the world’s leading software companies, including Adobe, Google, Microsoft, and Electronic Arts.


   
ArcSoft Launches ArcSoft SimHD™, for Upscaling Standard-Definition Files and DVD Videos to Near High-Definition Quality
Fremont, California — April 1st, 2009 — ArcSoft, Inc. announced today the retail version of ArcSoft SimHD, a plug-in for ArcSoft TotalMedia™ Theatre, its universal high-definition multimedia player.


   
New open-source software permits faster simulations of molecular motion on desktop computers
New open-source software permits faster simulations of molecular motion on desktop computers


   
Underwater Hunters in U-Wars Take Aim at NVIDIA PhysX Technology
NVIDIA today announced that Biart Studio, a leading computer game development company based in the Russia “Silicon Valley”, has adopted NVIDIA® PhysX® technology for its upcoming game, U-Wars.


   
NVIDIA Introduces Industry’s Most Powerful Professional Graphics LineUp
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 30, 2009—Whether designing the next aircraft or delivering seven-day weather forecasts, today’s professionals seek a reliable, robust visualization platform designed to address their unique challenges and needs. Highlighting a decade of innovation, driven by the needs of the most demanding professionals, NVIDIA today introduced its most powerful and advanced top-to-bottom line of Quadro® professional GPU solutions in the Company’s history.


   
NVIDIA SLI Multi-OS Empowers World’s First Virtualized Graphics Workstation
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 30, 2009—NVIDIA, the inventor of the GPU, today introduced NVIDIA® SLI® Multi-OS, a ground-breaking technology that allows users and visualization applications, for the first time, to take full advantage of multiple NVIDIA® Quadro® GPUs from a single graphics workstation in a virtualized environment.


   
NVIDIA Files Countersuit Against Intel
SANTA CLARA, CA. — MARCH 26, 2009 — NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it has filed a countersuit in the Court of Chancery in the State of Delaware against Intel Corporation for breach of contract. The action also seeks to terminate Intel’s license to NVIDIA’s valuable patent portfolio.


   
BigWorld 2.0 Game Engine To Incorporate NVIDIA PhysX Technology
GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE (GDC)—SAN FRANCISCO, CA—MARCH 26, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that BigWorld is adding support for NVIDIA® PhysX® technology into BigWorld Technology 2.0, a software suite used by developers worldwide for creating engaging, next-generation massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) and virtual worlds.


   
NVIDIA PhysX Technology Now Integrated Into Trinigy Vision Engine 7
GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE (GDC)—SAN FRANCISCO, CA—MARCH 26, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Trinigy, an independent company and leading supplier of 3D game development engines, is now providing out-of-the-box, multi-platform integration with NVIDIA® PhysX™ technology for licensees of the company’s latest Vision Engine 7.


   
New NVIDIA APEX Technology Accelerates Physics Creation Pipeline For Content Developers
GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE (GDC)—SAN FRANCISCO, CA—MARCH 25, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced NVIDIA® APEX, a dramatic new capability to its PhysX® technology development software development kit (SDK), that provides artists, level designers, and game developers with a set of easy-to-use tools that streamline the process of implementing scalable physics across multiple platforms for next-generation titles.


   
MotionDSP VREVEAL Puts “CSI”-Style Video Enhancement Software In Consumers’ Hands
SANTA CLARA, CA—March 24th, 2009—MotionDSP Inc. today released vReveal, an easy-to-use Windows application for PCs that fixes common problems afflicting consumer-generated video.


   
NVIDIA Becomes A Nintendo WorldWide Third Party Tools Provider With PhysX SDK For Wii
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 19, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it has been approved as a third party tools solution provider for the Wii™ console.


   
NVIDIA Provides Physics Technology For PLAYSTATION®3
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 17, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it has signed a tools and middleware license agreement for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) with Sony Computer Entertainment Inc (SCEI).


   
NVIDIA Looking For The Next Great GPU Computing Company
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 10, 2009— NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the GPU, today announced the launch of the GPU Ventures Program, a new global initiative whose aim is to identify, support and invest in early stage companies leveraging the GPU for visual and other computing applications.


   
Nero Adds NVIDIA® CUDA™ Acceleration
CEBIT 2009, HANOVER, GERMANY — MARCH 3, 2009 — Nero, creators of liquid media technology, today previewed the latest version of Nero Move it, which now features support for the NVIDIA® CUDA™ architecture, at the CeBIT trade fair.


   
NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision Gets Rousing Endorsement From Game Development Community
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 3, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that NVIDIA® GeForce® 3D Vision™ technology, the world’s first high-definition 3D stereo solution for the home, has received a rousing thumbs up from the who’s who in the game development world.


   
New NVIDIA Notebook GPU Line-Up Features World's Fastest Mobile Notebook GPU
CEBIT 2009—HANOVER, GERMANY—MARCH 3, 2009— NVIDIA today introduced GPUs in four separate categories that push performance to the highest levels ever achieved in enthusiast and high-performance notebooks.


   
NVIDIA Boosts Graphics Support For Millions Of Windows 7 Beta Users
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 2, 2009—NVIDIA today announced the immediate availability of new graphics drivers from www.nvidia.com for NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU owners running the new Windows 7 Beta.


   
NVIDIA Names David White, A 30-Year Tech Veteran, As CFO
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 27, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced it has named David White, a 30-year veteran of the technology industry, as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding Marvin Burkett, whose decision to retire was disclosed in March 2008.


   
NVIDIA Names Bob Sherbin to Head Corporate Communications
SANTA CLARA, CA –FEBRUARY 25, 2009 –NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it has appointed Bob Sherbin, a 25-year communications veteran, to the newly created role of vice president, corporate communications.


   
NVIDIA Responds To INTEL Court Filing
SANTA CLARA, CA. – FEBRUARY 18, 2009 – NVIDIA Corporation today responded to a Monday court filing (Court of Chancery in the State of Delaware) in which Intel alleged that the four-year-old chipset license agreement the companies signed does not extend to Intel’s future generation CPUs with “integrated” memory controllers, such as Nehalem.


   
NVIDIA Enables The World's First $99 HD Mobile Internet Device
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 09—BARCELONA, SPAIN— FEBRUARY 16, 2009— Today’s users want an always-connected device for social media applications such as Facebook and YouTube, as well as great multimedia performance for recording and watching HD movies and videos on the go.


   
NVIDIA Unleashes Android With Tegra
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - BARCELONA, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 16, 2009 – NVIDIA today announced that it has worked closely with Google and the Open Handset Alliance to unleash Android, a complete, open mobile phone software stack, with the Tegra™ series of ‘computer-on-a-chip’ processors.


   
NVIDIA Corporation Announces Cash Tender Offer for Employee Stock Options
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 11, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash tender offer for certain employee stock options. The tender offer will commence today and will expire, unless otherwise extended by the Company in its sole discretion, at 12:00 midnight (Pacific Time) on March 11, 2009.


   
NVIDIA Collaborates With Microsoft To Make Premium, Low-Cost PCs A Reality
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 11, 2009—In an effort to deliver an outstanding computing experience on small, low power PCs, NVIDIA announced today that NVIDIA® ION™ has been Certified for Windows Vista.


   
NVIDIA SLI Technology Now Available For INTEL Branded X58-Based Motherboards
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 11, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Intel Corporation has licensed NVIDIA® SLI™ technology for inclusion on the Intel® DX58SO motherboard for the Intel® Core i7 processor.


   
NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 10, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 and the fiscal year ended January 25, 2009.


   
NVIDIA Names Stanford's Bill Dally Chief Scientist, VP Of Research
SANTA CLARA, CA –JANUARY 28, 2009 –NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Bill Dally, the chairman of Stanford University’s computer science department, will join the company as Chief Scientist and Vice President of NVIDIA Research.


   
National Taiwan University Becomes Worlds First Asia-Pacific CUDA Center Of Excellence
TAIPEI, TAIWAN —JANUARY 22, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation and National Taiwan University (NTU), one of the world’s leading research universities, today announced that NTU has been named as Asia’s first CUDA Center of Excellence. NTU earned this title by formally adopting NVIDIA GPU Computing solutions across its research facilities and integrating a class to teach parallel computing based on the CUDA® architecture into its educational curriculum.


   
NVIDIA Supercharges Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 Software with Quadro CX Bundle
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jan. 20, 2008 —Professional video editors looking to purchase the ultimate Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS4 experience, need to look no further. Starting today, the creative professional can acquire a copy of Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 and add a NVIDIA® Quadro® CX at more than 40% off of the retail price, a savings of $800 USD.


   
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 420 Transforms Business Graphics
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Jan. 20, 2009— The ability to drive big displays now comes in a small package with the release of the NVIDIA® Quadro® NVS 420, the industry’s only low profile professional graphics solution designed for maximum display real estate with a small form factor (SFF) computer.


   
NVIDIA ION Recognized As Industry-Changing Technology By LAPTOP Magazine
SANTA CLARA, CA—JANUARY 20, 2009—CES attendees stopped in their tracks to admire breathtaking HD video running on a 50-inch display, but the real shock came when they realized that those images came from a PC the size of a paperback book.


   
WIPRO To Offer CUDA Software Services To Global Customer Base
SANTA CLARA, CA—JANUARY 15, 2009— NVIDIA today announced it is now working closely with Wipro to provide CUDA™ professional services to their joint customers worldwide. CUDA, NVIDIA’s parallel computing architecture accessible through an industry standard C language programming environment, has already delivered major leaps in performance across many industries.


   
NVIDIA Revises Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2009 Revenue Guidance
SANTA CLARA, CA—JANUARY 13, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today revised its revenue guidance for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 ending January 25, 2009. Revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 is expected to be lower than guidance provided during its third quarter fiscal 2009 financial conference call held November 6, 2008. Total revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 is now expected to decline 40 percent to 50 percent sequentially as a result of further weakness in end-user demand and inventory reductions by NVIDIA’s channel partners in the global PC supply chain.


   
NVIDIA Technologies Help HP Redefine The High-Performance PC
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA—JANUARY 6, 2009—A host of state-of-the-art technologies from NVIDIA are featured in one of the most innovative performance PCs ever created: the HP Firebird with Voodoo DNA, debuting at CES.


   
NVIDIA Doubles Down In Vegas With Two New High-End GPUs
NVIDIA today launched two new graphics solutions for the enthusiast gamer, the GeForce GTX 295 and the GeForce GTX 285


   
NVIDIA Announces 3D Vision—The World’s First High-Definition 3D Stereo Solution For The Home
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) 2009 —LAS VEGAS, NV—JANUARY 8, 2009—NVIDIA Corporation, in conjunction with the world’s leading content developers, display manufacturers, and PC OEMs and system builders, is pleased to announce NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ for GeForce®, the world’s first high-definition 3D stereo solution for the home.


   
NVIDIA Raises The Graphics Performance Bar For Mainstream Notebooks
NVIDIA is pushing the pace for graphics performance in mainstream notebooks with the announcement of the GeForce 100M Series of graphics processing units (GPUs). The NVIDIA® GeForce® 100M Series, which includes the GeForce G105M, the GeForce G110M and the GeForce GT 130M GPUs, meets the performance demands of today’s visual computing applications.



 
 
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