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Its Mobile World Congress week in Barcelona

Posted by Robert Dow on February 29th 2012 | Permalink
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Augmented reality is one of the hottest capabilities demoed at MWC in Barcelona this year. In this video, Julia Duvall of Qualcomm shows us how Qualcomm's Vuforia AR lets you play with a pet T-Rex, inspect hiking gear. You can view the Qualcomm video HERE and get a sneak peak into what going on in Barcelona

Q4 graphics shipments increased 8.9%

Posted by Robert Dow on February 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie Research has released its latest edition of MarketWatch. AMD's overall graphics market share increased 1,8% from last quarter due mostly to HPU shipments.Intel continues to be the overall market share leader, elevated by Core i5 EPG CPUs, Sandy Bridge, and Pineview Atom sales for Netbooks. Nvidia showed good desktop discrete market share gain (3.7% qtr-qtr), and 0.1% in notebooks.

Simulation paves road for Trek racing

Posted by Robert Dow on February 22nd 2012 | Permalink
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Using the latest tools from SolidWorks, Nvidia, and Dell, Trek designed a new mountain racing bike that took top honors in 2011. "By powering 3D simulations in SolidWorks, the Quadro cards let us see hot spots in the frame structure right away. Faster iterations in simulation meant we were able to design the bike more cost-effectively and get to tool prototype much faster.” Read more on the Trek design HERE.

Registration open for third GPU Technology Conference

Posted by Robert Dow on February 17th 2012 | Permalink
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Registration is now open for its third GPU Technology Conference in the U.S., one of the world’s fastest-growing events focused on computational science and visualization. GTC 2012 will be May 14-17, 2012 in San Jose. Nvidia’s global series of events focuses on how GPUs are transforming science, engineering, and many other computational-based endeavors. Register HERE.

HP Introduces World’s First 27-inch All-in-One Workstation

Posted by Robert Dow on February 15th 2012 | Permalink
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HP unveils the world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display. The HP Z1 features Intel Xeon processors and NVIDIA Quadro graphics, HP is targeting CAD, digital media and entertainment professionals with the new workstation. The new HP Z1 Workstation is expected to be available worldwide in April. Pricing starts at $1899.00. Read more on the HP Z1 HERE.

Strong fourth quarter caps solid year for Dassault Systèmes

Posted by Robert Dow on February 13th 2012 | Permalink
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Quarterly revenue topped a half-billion euros for the first time in company history. Dassault Systèmes ended 2011 on a strong note, with solid growth for both the quarter and in full-year results. Revenues broke all-time highs for both SolidWorks and the PLM products in the quarter and for the year. Read more on Dassault's record quarter HERE.

EVGA February Gaming Event

Posted by Robert Dow on February 8th 2012 | Permalink
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Sign up to register for EVGA's gaming event for a chance to win a Digital Storm Hailstorm PC, Intel Processors and a lot more. Sign up any time after February 7th, then play on any EVGA game server at any time between February 20th and March 4th to qualify. Official gaming will begin on February 20th at 4PM Pacific and continue until March 4th, 11:59 PM PST. Sign up and get the Gaming Event details HERE.

Lucid takes GPU virtualization to the cloud and beyond

Posted by Robert Dow on February 6th 2012 | Permalink
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Lucid has also developed intelligent real-time graphics pipeline flow that provides balance between visual quality, frame rates, interaction responsiveness that affect game immersion. The idea is to improve gaming performance, responsiveness and visual quality by intelligently predicting redundant rendering tasks. Read more on Jon's article on Lucid HERE.

Qualcomm announces record quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on February 3rd 2012 | Permalink
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Revenues for Q'1 came in at $4.68 billion up 40 percent year-over-year, Operating income was up 24 percent year-over-year to $1.55 billion. Qualcomm is raising revenue and earnings guidance as well with new forecasts of $4.6 billion to $5 billion, with earnings per share of $0.91 to $0.97. You can read on Qualcomm's record quarter HERE.

AMD holds 2012 Financial Analyst Day

Posted by Robert Dow on February 2nd 2012 | Permalink
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AMD is holdings it's 2012 Financial Analyst day in Sunnyvale, CA today. Executive presentations kick off at 9:00AM Pacific time with a line-up headed up by new CEO Rory Read, Mark Papermaster, CTO, General Manager Lisa Su and Thomas Seifert, CFO. You can check out the AMD Analyst Day webcast HERE.