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Nvidia and Google team up for 3D YouTube

Posted by Robert Dow on May 26th 2011 | Permalink
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With increasing 3D content available everywhere YouTube and Nvidia have decided to team up. "YouTube is adding support for HTML5 and WebM standards to the thousands of 3D videos available on YouTube. That will allow the Nvidia 3D Vision users to see in 3D." Read and watch more about Nvidia's

Autodesk net income up 170%

Posted by Robert Dow on May 25th 2011 | Permalink
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Autodesk reported this week that revenue was up 11% in the first quarter of fiscal 2012, compared to the same quarter a year earlier, and net income was up 170% from a year earlier. Revenue was $528 million for 1Q12 (ended April 30, 2011), up 11%. Net income was $99.7 million, up 170% from $36.9 million a year ago. This

AMD releases two new low power new Accelerated Processing Units

Posted by Robert Dow on May 24th 2011 | Permalink
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AMD has announced the immediate availability of two new AMD Embedded G-Series with thermal design power (TDP) ratings of 5.5 and 6.4 watts. The new Accelerated Processing Units have very low power consumption and targets fanless embedded systems like digital signage, kiosks and mobile industrial devices. Read more about the “Bobcat” here.

Qualcomm picks up major design win with Nokia

Posted by Robert Dow on May 20th 2011 | Permalink
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After consideration of other major hardware providers Nokia announced today that their future Windows's based phones will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip-set. Nokia and Qualcomm have worked together on various platforms since they ended their IP dispute back in 2009.

A new issue of JPR’s TechWatch is now available

Posted by Robert Dow on May 19th 2011 | Permalink
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In this weeks issue of TechWatch we have an in-depth review of Intel's new 22 NM 3-D Tri-Gate process, a look at the HPU/APU impact on the future of graphics, Kathleen Maher discusses Corel's new CorelCAD software. We review the latest financial announcements of the industry including Microsoft, Nvidia and

NEW TechWatch now available

Posted by Webmaster on May 18th 2011 | Permalink
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TechWatch for May 18th 2011 is now available for download.

Nvidia releases new Tesla M2090 GPU

Posted by Robert Dow on May 18th 2011 | Permalink
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Equipped with 512 CUDA parallel processing cores, the new Tesla delivers 665 GigaFLOPS of peak double-precision performance and 178 GB/sec memory bandwidth. Systems with M2090 will be available imminently from OEMs. HP has introduced the new ProLiant SL servers with up to 3 Teslas per system.You can read more about the GPU

JPR releases new Graphics Add-In Board report for Q1 2011

Posted by Robert Dow on May 17th 2011 | Permalink
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Graphics Add-in Board shipments increased a modest 0.2% from last quarter. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs for the quarter came in slightly above the last quarter at 19.03 million units compared to 18.84 million for Q4’10. Shipments in Q1 2011 did not exceed the same quarter a year ago. Read more on the new

The Endeavor took flight this morning in the 2nd to last mission for the program

Posted by Robert Dow on May 16th 2011 | Permalink
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The Endeavor is set to deliver an Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station during its 16 day mission in space. The space shuttle program which first took flight on April 12, 1981 has only one flight left on the schedule. The shuttle computers only carry one megabyte of memory up into

New Z68 Express Sandy Bridge Chipset released by Intel

Posted by Robert Dow on May 12th 2011 | Permalink
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The Z68 chipset offers new overclocking and caching features for PC enthusiasts who want more control over Sandy Bridge based systems. The 20GB Intel SSD 311 is optimized for the new Intel Smart Response Technology caching feature in Z68 which helps speed boot times, application loads, and many other PC uses.