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NEW Market Watch now available

Posted by Webmaster on October 31st 2011 | Permalink
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Market Watch for Q3 2011 is now available for download.

Q3 graphics shipments up 16.7% over last quarter 18.4% over last year

Posted by Robert Dow on October 31st 2011 | Permalink
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Intel led the quarter with 36.5% growth, Nvidia had 30% growth. Shipments during the third quarter of 2011 did (finally) behave according to past years with regard to seasonality, and was higher on a year-to-year comparison for the quarter. Get all the data and analysis in our new Q3'2011 edition of MarketWatch.

ASUS Unveils Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Posted by Robert Dow on October 28th 2011 | Permalink
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ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih introduced the Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet at the AsiaD. The Transformer Prime is the world’s first tablet to feature Project Kal-El, NVIDIA’s next-generation Tegra mobile processor. Kal-El is a the first penta-core mobile processor and includes a brand-new 12-core GPU that delivers up to 3x the graphics performance of Tegra 2. You can read more about the new Eee Pad HERE and check out the video HERE.

Its the last day of ARM TechCon 2011 in Santa Clara

Posted by Robert Dow on October 27th 2011 | Permalink
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The final day of the conference will focus on system designers and software developers, those interested in building ARM-based modules, boards, and systems. HERE reporter Katie Morgan chats with Brian Carlson of Texas Instruments on the continued success of the OMAP 4 and what we have to look forward to with OMAP 5.

PC Gaming Hardware Market to Reach $27 Billion in 2014

Posted by Robert Dow on October 25th 2011 | Permalink
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JPR is releasing a new report on the PC Gaming Hardware Market. This year over 250 million game capable home and personal use PCs will ship. The PC market overall has slowed in 2011, but the gaming segment has stayed strong in all regions, not just developing countries. Read more on the new report HERE.

JPR is releasing a new report - Market Dynamics Created by the Embedded Graphics Processors

Posted by Robert Dow on October 20th 2011 | Permalink
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The EPG/HPU will truly revolutionize the PC and associated industries. The amount of computation capability available in the size, weight, power consumption of systems equipped with EPG/HPUs will upset the market dynamics like never before. Read more HERE.

Autodesk scoops up 3D point cloud innovator Alice Labs

Posted by Robert Dow on October 17th 2011 | Permalink
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Autodesk made a stealth acquisition last week, scooping up Netherlands-based Alice Labs. The small team, closely related to ongoing research at technical universities, has previously released Studio Clouds, an innovative 3D laser point cloud editing technology that offers plug-ins for Autodesk’s 3ds Max and Maya modelers. Go HERE to read more on the acquisition.

Khronos Invites Universities to Submit Content for KITE Program

Posted by Robert Dow on October 13th 2011 | Permalink
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Khronos extends a formal invitation to participate in its KITE initiative. KITE, provides free, Web-based resources and Wiki hosting of Khronos-approved educational materials for teachers and students. Khronas is building a repository of open courseware from universities and colleges worldwide and invite participation. Please read more on the KITE program and how to participate HERE.

Our new Mobile Devices Report is now available

Posted by Robert Dow on October 12th 2011 | Permalink
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The market for these devices has exploded creating a market for over two billion processors. According to the report: * Over three quarters of a billion smartphones will ship in 2016 * Feature and other phones will hit 869 million units in 2016 * Almost 300 million tablets will ship in 2016 Read more on the new report HERE.

Dolby Lounge - Berkeley Interactive Lecture Series

Posted by Robert Dow on October 10th 2011 | Permalink
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Dolby is holding their Berkeley Lounge Event this week to help promote and share ideas concerning the world of social media. They have a impressive list of guest interactive speakers lined up through Thursday and then a special event being held at the Bear's Lair on Bancroft in Berkeley (Thursday, 1PM to 6PM) Go HERE for the line-up of guest lecturers and more information.