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Make 360-degree movies with Autonomous Teleport stereoscopic camera

Make 360-degree movies with Autonomous Teleport stereoscopic camera

The unit snaps onto your Android smartphone. By Jon Peddie The Autonomous Teleport lets you save and share videos in stereoscopic 3D (S3D). The kit comes with smartphone headset and a dual-camera (for stereo vision) module. The camera module captures at 720p HD, and is small enough to put in your pocket or purse. You […]

By May 6, 2016 Read More →
HP refreshes Z1 all-in-one workstation

HP refreshes Z1 all-in-one workstation

Moore’s Law and new graphics preferences make the all-in-one price competitive with traditional workstations. By Jon Peddie HP has revamped the Z1—their ground-breaking machine that was the first all-in-one workstation. So now, six or so years later, HP has been able to engineer some of the cost and weight out of the machine and refine […]

By May 4, 2016 Read More →
Big expectations behind Nvidia’s new Pascal GPU   

Big expectations behind Nvidia’s new Pascal GPU   

This next-generation compute platform will find a place in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning as well as existing graphics-intensive applications.   By Alex Herrera The veils are now officially off of Pascal, as Nvidia gave a complete rundown on the ins and outs of the company’s next-generation GPU, expected for production release in […]

By May 3, 2016 Read More →
AMD unveils new 32GB graphics board and 3ds Max plug-in

AMD unveils new 32GB graphics board and 3ds Max plug-in

The high bandwidth board was presented at NAB running a variety of high-end graphics programs. Virtual reality is an obvious application. AMD used the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show,  to announce its latest FirePro professional graphics card. AMD says the new FirePro W9100 32GB is “the world’s first workstation graphics card with … […]

By April 28, 2016 Read More →
Portrait Displays synergic acquisition of SpectraCal

Portrait Displays synergic acquisition of SpectraCal

Adding color analysis to color correct makes total sense. Portrait Displays has been supplying visual enhancement software applications and middleware solutions for the computer display industry for almost two decades but didn’t have a closed-loop system. Customers relied on third parties to measure the results (at the screen). And although that worked, there could be […]

By April 18, 2016 Read More →
AMD powering new generation of laptops

AMD powering new generation of laptops

Jon Peddie offers a quick summary of why Bristol Ridge is worthy of your consideration. AMD is rolling out its seventh-generation APU code-named Bristol Ridge. (APU means Accelerated Processing Unit; it’s AMD’s way to combine CPU and GPU in one chip.) It’s bigger, faster, uses less power, and has found homes in Acer, HP, Lenovo […]

By April 14, 2016 Read More →
Graphics leaders stalking Rhino

Graphics leaders stalking Rhino

AMD and Nvidia both want their raytracing technology in the hands of Rhino 3D users. The fierce rivalry between AMD and Nvidia never seems to let up. Recently both companies have turned their attention to Rhino 3D, the popular NURBS-based design tool from McNeel and Associates. Last week at the Develop3D conference in the UK, […]

By April 5, 2016 Read More →
The more pixels you store, the more you can do

The more pixels you store, the more you can do

Stuff your model into Nvidia’s 24GB frame buffer. In graphics, too much is never enough. By Jon Peddie Nvidia has released the M6000, a 24GB workstation graphics board, and says it will give users the performance and on-board memory needed to take on their biggest visualization challenges. Artists, animators, and editors can work in almost […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →
Comparing the new Lenovo 17-inch mobile workstation to deskside models

Comparing the new Lenovo 17-inch mobile workstation to deskside models

A Mt. Tiburon Testing Labs review from Jon Peddie Research. Lenovo has added—again—a 17-inch ThinkPad mobile workstation to its product line. The addition will have a bigger impact on the number-three workstation suppliers’ business than you might think. When they discontinued marketing a 17-inch model a few years ago, the reason seemed sensible. The 15-inch […]

By March 31, 2016 Read More →
Benchmarking the new Samsung S7 Edge smartphone

Benchmarking the new Samsung S7 Edge smartphone

A Mt. Tiburon Testing Labs Review from Jon Peddie Research. Samsung has released the long-awaited S7 Galaxy smartphone, with and without Edge display. It comes with two processors: buyers in the US get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820; the rest of the world gets Samsung’s ARM-based Exynos 8890. For our benchmark testing we used the Snapdragon […]

By March 30, 2016 Read More →