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Fighting for the creative

Fighting for the creative

With over 5 million subscribers Adobe’s user base represents an attractive target market for tablet and PC makers. Apple and Microsoft are both taking aim.

GIS and VR leaders among speaker booked for for Virtualize 2015

GIS and VR leaders among speaker booked for for Virtualize 2015

Executives from Oculus and Hexagon Geospatial will explore how virtualization transforms graphics-intensive businesses. Leaders from Oculus, Hexagon Geospatial, Dell, and Nvidia will be among the experts speaking at Virtualize 2015, the one-day conference devoted to workstation virtualization for graphics-intensive businesses. The conference, produced by Jon Peddie Research, will be October 29, 2015 at the Hyatt […]

Autodesk acquires Netfabb for 3D printing software

Autodesk acquires Netfabb for 3D printing software

The goal is “infinite expressibility” where printing to 3D becomes as simple as printing to 2D today. Autodesk has signed an agreement to acquire Netfabb, a German specialist in software solutions for 3D printing. Autodesk will also make an investment in the parent company of Netfabb, FIT Technology Group. Terms of the transaction were not […]

By September 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bring your questions to Virtualize 2015

Bring your questions to Virtualize 2015

Running graphics-intensive applications anytime, anywhere, on any device is now a reality. Learn how to take advantage of this price/performance revolution. Software and hardware vendors have moved aggressively to virtualize both applications and GPUs. As a result, people can work and play using high-end graphics anywhere, anytime, on any machine.            […]

By September 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Usens extends its virtual reality hardware line

Usens extends its virtual reality hardware line

  Super Reality blurs the distinction between augmented and virtual. The two-year-old company Usens walked away with being named a Top 10 Finalist in Siggraph’s Immersive Realities Contest. The company’s first development is a 3D hand-gesture-recognition technique and tracking for mobile VR headsets. The second is what the company is calling Super Reality: a combination of […]

By September 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Asus GTX 950 is a powerful mid-range gamer board

Asus GTX 950 is a powerful mid-range gamer board

Great price/performance and a solid gaming add-in board. By Robert Dow With the launch of the GTX 950, Nvidia and its partners are bringing the high-quality, low-power Maxwell 2 GPU to gamers with modest budgets. The Asus GTX 950 is based on the GM 206 Maxwell 2, the same processor that is in the Performance […]

By September 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Qualcomm shows off real-time facial animation

Qualcomm shows off real-time facial animation

High-res, high-color, high-speed and in your pocket. At Siggraph Qualcomm had a quiet display of a lady’s face expressing happiness, anger and confusion, seriously difficult facial animation expressions. It was all running on a Snapdragon 820, driving a 4K screen, and in real-time. The long-rumored, and long-awaited, successor to the maligned Snapdragon 810, the Snapdragon […]

By September 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Nvidia says Grid 2.0 is 2x better than Grid 1.0

Nvidia says Grid 2.0 is 2x better than Grid 1.0

More users, more OSs, more GPU horsepower. By Jon Peddie Nvidia launched Grid 2.0 at VMworld this week, adding the Maxwell GPU to the product line. Nvidia says Maxwell can be mounted on blade servers which will greatly increase compute density, and therefore the number of users that can be served. The company also claims […]

By September 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
The new Basemark has a new benchmark

The new Basemark has a new benchmark

  OpenGL ES 3.1 and Metal can now be tested and easily compared across OSs After having gone through a management buyout just three months ago, the newly formed Basemark has introduced a suite of mobile benchmarks for iOS, OpenGL ES 3.1, and Metal. That’s impressive in of and by itself, but even more so […]

By September 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
AMD claims world’s first hardware-based virtualized GPU solution

AMD claims world’s first hardware-based virtualized GPU solution

AMD says their multi-user partition approach to workstation virtualization will be more desirable than current options. They plan to show off the technology at the JPR VIRTUALIZE conference in October. By Jon Peddie AMD admits they are a little late to the virtualize party, but claim they did it deliberately to assess the market, get […]

By August 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →