Jon Peddie Blogs

Ion arrives

Posted by Jon Peddie on April 7th 2009 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: nvidia acer notebooks lowcost pc

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We have just learned that the illegitimate, and subsequently abandoned child of Creüsa, daughter of Erechtheus and wife of Xuthus, Ion, has been seen in Taiwan hiding in a slick looking blue box that… What?  Oh. Never mind, wrong Ion. Let’s start over.  

Rating of AIBs and motherboards and the new consumer

Posted by Jon Peddie on April 20th 2009 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, Benchmarking,
Tags: amd nvidia aib motherboards benchmarking

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We have all seen the excellent work various web site and analysts (including us) have done over the years in comparing the latest graphics AIBs, and more recently the new graphics enabled motherboards. Some have been more thorough than others, but all contain performance measurements from 3Dmark/Vantage and/or

Different strokes: AMD and Nvidia’s approaches are diverging in more ways than one

Posted by Alex Herrera on October 6th 2009 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, Engineering and Development,
Tags: amd nvidia gpu ati opencl cuda gforce compute directcompute

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It’s often hard in this business to draw clear lines separating two vendors’ technologies or products, as often they tend to converge on common solutions, the result of tackling the same problem with the same vision and set of priorities. And while it wouldn’t be

Nvidia and Starting the Next Age of Super Computing

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 7th 2009 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, Engineering and Development,
Tags: nvidia opencl directx cuda fermi compute

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“I believe that we need something big and new every four years or so.” – Jen Hsun Huang Nvidia has been planning to be in the super computer business for the past three years. The company has had stellar growth since the internet melt down in 2001, and it

First thoughts on CES and tablets

Posted by Kathleen Maher on January 10th 2010 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: nvidia apple ces marvell tablets publishing asus ebooks entourage

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CES has dawned bright and clear. The crowds have come and there is interest in buying – or at least that’s how it’s looking now. Plenty of news is coming out of CES, but in the PC world, tablets are consuming the attention of the buyers

TV revolutions; the struggle continues

Posted by Kathleen Maher on April 28th 2010 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: nvidia gaming s3d 3d tv 3d glasses ip tv autostereoscopic lenticular 3d

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Revolutions always take a long time. It's the shooting and fighting part that goes fast. At NAB it looks like we're just winding up the shooting and fighting part for S3D but that doesn't mean we know who wins. Clearly, obviously, and totally for sure man, 3D is going

The New Visualization

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 10th 2010 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, VIZ-SIM,
Tags: amd nvidia ati radeon quadro eyefinity 3d surround add-in-boards evans & sutherland large scale visualization

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In order to design automobiles, airplanes, search for oil (or contain it), and examine artifacts like a 2000-year-old mummy, large scale visualization systems are needed.Visualization system can mean different things to different people so a little definition is required to avoid confusion and controversy.I make a distinction between

Nvidia looks good

Posted by Jon Peddie on January 11th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, The Market,
Tags: nvidia tegra tesla nvidia optimus nvidia settlement nvidia tegra nvidia vs. intel

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Nvidia like many companies in the past two years has gone through some dramatic and bruising changes. How a company comes out of those events is the key to predicting their future.I’m not going to review the past, if you don’t know it, you probably

Nvidia’s “Core” business

Posted by Jon Peddie on June 19th 2013 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, Engineering and Development,
Tags: nvidia tegra kepler ip titan

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Nvidia introduces a new business unit targeted at the other billion opportunities Nvidia has been involved with embedded, semi-custom and IP sales for special customers like Sony, Microsoft, Intel and Audi for several years, so they are no stranger to the idea, or the issues in supporting such customers. In

Focusing on the big picture

Posted by Kathleen Maher on November 21st 2013 | Permalink
Categories: General Interest,
Tags: amd nvidia intel qualcomm maher jpr computer vision

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As the players jockey for position, they look for territory to claim When you’ve been all over the place, it gets kind of hard to concentrate. The fragmenting digital market is just a huge challenge for companies to keep up with, and as a result, small companies have