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JPR announces Virtualize 2015, the Remote Graphics and Virtualization Conference.

Posted by Robert Dow on March 20th 2015 | Permalink
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Virtualize 2015: It’s coming are your ready The Virtualize 2015 Conference will take place October 29th at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Work anywhere, any time, on any machine – that’s the promise of remote graphics and Virtualization Why would you use it? How can you implement it? What about latency? The Virtualize Conference will answer your questions and provide real world guidance for industry professionals who are looking for ways to achieve more efficiency in their organizations through virtualization technologies. The conference will feature an opening tutorial, talks, and panel discussions from people who are making virtualization work in…

Steady growth for workstation market - JPR releases Q4’14 WS study

Posted by Robert Dow on March 5th 2015 | Permalink
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Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.03 million workstations in Q4'14, equating to a within-cyclical-norms 1.4% sequential growth. The Q4 saw the first significant volume of many new deskside WSs built on Intel's Haswell-E processor and Grantley platform, an event that helped bolster results. Market shares for the big three OEMs were generally stable, with the only notable exception being another uptick in Lenovo's share. Lenovo posted its highest-ever 13.6% share in Q4'14, up from 12.0% the quarter prior. HP nudged forward to 41.0%, while Dell took a step back to 32.5%. Read more on our WS report page.

GPU shipments (MarketWatch) Q4 2014 - Charts and Images

Posted by Robert Dow on February 20th 2015 | Permalink
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Graphics processors, stand-alone discrete devices, and embedded processor-based GPUs are ubiquitous and essential components in all systems and device today from handheld mobile devices, PCs, and workstations, to TVs, servers, vehicle systems, signage, game consoles, medical equipment, and wearables. New technologies and semiconductor manufacturing processes are taking advantage of the ability of GPU power to scale. The GPU drives the screen of every device we encounter-it is the humane-machine interface. The fourth quarter is typically flat to up in the seasonality cycles of the past and was below the ten-year average of 6.86%.

GPU shipments (MarketWatch) Q2 2014 - Charts and Images

Posted by Jon Peddie on August 19th 2014 | Permalink
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Graphics chips are without doubt one of the most powerful, exciting, and essential components in tech today: not only does every computer require one (or more), but the technology is entering into major new markets like supercomputers, remote workstations, and simulators almost on a daily basis. New technologies and compute programs are taking advantage of the ability of GPU power to scale. On top of that, PC gaming momentum continues to build. It would be no exaggeration to say that GPUs are becoming the 800-pound gorilla in the room. The big drop in graphics shipments in Q1 has been partially offset…

Nvidia and Qualcomm share design win at Xiaomi

Posted by Jon Peddie on September 11th 2013 | Permalink
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Xiaomi 5-inch MI3 smartphone: for $327 Rising star Chinese smartphone builder Xiaomi has released its latest smartphone the Xiaomi MI3 with a starting price of just $327. Xiaomi plans to offer two versions of the phone, one for China Unicom with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, and another for China Mobile with a Nvidia Tegra 4. China Mobile is the largest carrier with over 700M users, representing 67% of Xiaomi's installed base.The phones won’t work on wireless networks outside of China. The phones feature a 5-inch screen from LG with 1920 × 1080 resolution, a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, 2 GB…

Podcast: A conversation with Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher and Brian David Johnson

Posted by Webmaster on September 24th 2012 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher recently recorded a podcast interview with Brian David Johnson from Intel. Listen to these podcasts and watch other videos with Jon and Kathleen.

Elemental Announces Video Conversion Support for 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family

Posted by Webmaster on January 5th 2011 | Permalink
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Elemental Technologies announced the company is solidifying its leadership in GPU-accelerated video processing, extending its architecture to support high-speed video conversion on the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family. "Accelerated GPU-based encoding solutions that work in tandem with the CPU, such as those offered by Elemental, deliver superior performance compared to software-based CPU-only solutions," said Dr. Jon Peddie.

Jon Peddie to give Keynote address for Khronos Group at Siggraph Asia 2009

Posted by Webmaster on November 19th 2009 | Permalink
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Dr. Jon Peddie will be joining the world's leading experts on computer graphics and interactive techniques this December at Siggraph Asia 2009. Jon Peddie will be giving the keynote address for the Khronos Group on December 18th.

Showcase & Press Mixer During CES 2009

Posted by Webmaster on November 28th 2008 | Permalink
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This January 8 and 9 during CES, Lunch@Piero’s, the lunchtime press and demo event, will once again be filled with outstanding technologies and hot stories.  Enjoy two days of exciting demos, press meetings, product debuts and great food. This is where headlines are made! IF YOU’RE WITH THE MEDIA, request your invitation now, as this event is only open to qualified reporters, bloggers and broadcast media.  IF YOU WANT TO SHOW YOUR PRODUCTS to some of the finest, smartest media from around the world and join other great companies that have chosen Lunch@Piero’s as their showcase during CES, you may do…

S3, back in the game

Posted by Kathleen Maher on February 15th 2008 | Permalink
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S3 Graphics today announced the S3 Graphics Chrome 400 Series discrete graphics processors, designed to provide the latest gaming experience for energy-efficient desktop systems and portable notebook PCs coupled with outstanding HD content playback at the highest performance-per-watt ratio ever. “S3 Graphics has developed a product that will deliver incredible, high quality 1080p HD playback for Home Media Centers, Desktop PCs and Ultra Thin and Light Notebook PCs without creating the unwanted noise and heat often associated with high performance components,” said Dr. Ken Weng, GM of S3 Graphics. “The feature-rich capabilities in the Chrome 400 Series will provide the end-user…