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V-Ray for 3ds Max update supports Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear

V-Ray for 3ds Max update supports Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear

The update also enhances GPU ray tracing and volume rendering. Chaos Group is getting on the virtual reality (VR) bandwagon in a big way, starting with its update of V-Ray for Autodesk 3ds Max. Version 3.2 adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray GPU ray tracing enhancements. This free update—now available—also includes improved volume rendering, […]

Qualcomm maintains market leadership in SoC GPUs

Qualcomm maintains market leadership in SoC GPUs

A wild mobile device market supports a wide variety of vendors; consolidation is inevitable. The latest report on the marketplace for System on a Chip (SoC) graphics chips (mobile GPUs) shows Qualcomm maintaining its market leadership and Apple market share slipping as more Android devices come to market. Overall the market for SoCs with GPUs […]

By December 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
At what pace graphics virtualization?

At what pace graphics virtualization?

Media and graphics technologists share their insights on virtualization at the annual JPR Siggraph luncheon. For most in attendance, “full speed ahead” was not fast enough. [Editor’s Note: Need some background on the topic? Here’s a link to Wikipedia on Virtualization.] Jon Peddie Research recently conducted a study on virtualization in the graphics industry, to […]

Graphics add-in board market down in Q1

Graphics add-in board market down in Q1

Nvidia holds market share as total shipments drop 6.7%. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today announced estimated graphics add-in-board (AIB) shipments and suppliers’ market share for the first quarter of 2014. JPR says the news was disappointing, but seasonally understandable as quarter-to-quarter the market dropped 6.7 % […]

Nvidia VMware partnership will extend high-performance graphics throughout the enterprise

Nvidia VMware partnership will extend high-performance graphics throughout the enterprise

Nvidia now has access to VMware’s 76% market share in enterprise computing. By Jon Peddie Last week at Nvidia’s annual GPU Tech Conference (GTC) in San Jose, the company announced VMware is adding virtualized GPU (vGPU) support to vSphere, an enhanced suite of tools for cloud computing. That will bring Nvidia GRID technology to its […]

Nvidia GTC keynote announcements pack a wallop

Nvidia GTC keynote announcements pack a wallop

A new GPU architecture, a new way to increase CPU-GPU data transfer  bandwidth, and a supercomputer in a mobile form factor were among the surprises. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang loves to get his geek on when he takes the stage every year at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC). He always shows off the latest from […]

Review: AMD R9 290 series drives 4K monitors well

Review: AMD R9 290 series drives 4K monitors well

The Graphics Core Next architecture is opening up the 4K gamer market. By C. Robert Dow There is a shift coming in the high-end gaming segment, with more and more enthusiast gaming, and gamers, converting to Ultra HD. The new high-end AIBs will be tasked with displaying playable frame rates in these higher resolutions while […]

By December 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A look at the future of GPUs in vision systems

A look at the future of GPUs in vision systems

In a new video, Jon Peddie explains how GPU technology and the bi-directional use of massive pixel count will play a major role in the development of embedded vision systems. Earlier this month the Embedded Vision Alliance invited Dr. Jon Peddie (president of Jon Peddie Research, publisher of GraphicSpeak) to speak at their monthly meeting. […]

By December 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Graphics add-in boards up sequentially, way down from a year ago

Graphics add-in boards up sequentially, way down from a year ago

The small seasonal uptick does not reverse the long decline. The market for computer graphics add-in boards (AIBs) grew 3.9% in the third quarter of 2013, on a sequential basis (compared to 2Q13). On an annual basis, however, the long slide in PCs and their peripherals continues, as AIB sales were down 17% from 3Q12. […]

By November 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Graphics chips shipments up from last quarter, down from last year

Graphics chips shipments up from last quarter, down from last year

Desktop graphics sales rose 4.5%, according to the third quarter update from Jon Peddie Research. Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for the third quarter of 2013. 3Q13 was the second quarter in a row to show a […]

By November 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →