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Q1 GPU Shipments Decline 0.8%

Posted by Robert Dow on May 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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JPR has released the latest MarketWatch report that tracks quarterly GPU shipments. Shipments during the first quarter of 2012 behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality, declining from the previous quarter; however, this quarter's decline (of 0.8%) was less than the ten-year average of 3.1%. Subscribers can download the latest MW report HERE.

NEW AIB Report available

Posted by Webmaster on May 22nd 2012 | Permalink
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Q2'12 Add In Board Quarterly Market Report is now available for download.

Autodesk reports 14% Q1 profit increase

Posted by Robert Dow on May 18th 2012 | Permalink
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Autodesk Inc. said Thursday that is first-quarter profit rose 14 percent as revenue rose sharply, it expects revenue in the current quarter to be between $580 million and $600 million. Autodesk expects full-year revenue to be up at least 10 percent from last year when revenue was $2.22 billion. That implies revenue of at least roughly $2.44 billion. Read more on Autodesk's announcement HERE.

Jon Peddie to speak at the GPU Technology Conference today

Posted by Robert Dow on May 16th 2012 | Permalink
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Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference is entering it's 2nd day today at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. You can follow the happenings at GTC HERE where you will be able to view a re-cap of Jen-Hsun's keynote along with press releases and updates from the show.

Anthropomorphic robot, 3D HD camera rig highlight Siggraph 2012 Emerging Technologies

Posted by Robert Dow on May 11th 2012 | Permalink
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The annual display of Emerging Technologies is one of Siggraph’s most popular activities. This year’s Siggraph will be August 5-9, 2012 in Los Angeles. Read more on Siggraph's Emerging Technologies on our GFXspeak website.

Autodesk 123D Catch for iPad Turns Your Photos Into 3D Models

Posted by Robert Dow on May 9th 2012 | Permalink
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The new Autodesk 123D Catch app allows users to capture the world around them in 3D. Photos of vacation memories, family or other mementos brought to life in 3D. Captures made in 123D Catch can also be used as the foundation for further 3D modeling, 3D animation, create a 3D printed object. Read more on 123D and see the gallery at http://www.123dapp.com/.

PC Gaming Hardware Market to Hit $23.6 Billion in 2012

Posted by Webmaster on May 3rd 2012 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie Research estimates there are 54 million Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide, with new entrants and console converts bolstering this to 72 million by 2015.

SolidWorks app for iPad

Posted by Robert Dow on May 2nd 2012 | Permalink
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Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks today releases eDrawings for iPad, an app to view and review drawings and models. It works with native eDrawings files, DraftSight files, and SolidWorks parts, assemblies, and drawing files. It also supports drawings in the DWG and DXF formats popularized by AutoCAD. The app is $1.99 and now on sale in iTunes. Check out a video of eDrawings HERE.