JPR’s Market Watch suggests it’s all three, and bots too. We’ve been tracking GPU and before that graphics control shipments for decades, and we think we have a sense about their trends and seasonal behavior. Our Market Watch report for Q3 2020 reveals unusual buying patterns for graphics boards. So, what’s up? Look at the following chart that shows shipments for the … [Read more...] about What’s driving GPU sales—COVID, games, or Crypto?
JPR's Market Watch report says PC GPU market shipments decreased -5.3% sequentially from last quarter but increased 14.9% year-to-year. As part of its ongoing research on the PC graphics market, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has completed its Market Watch report for the first quarter of 2020. Before 2020, the PC market was showing signs of stabilizing into a new normal. JPR’s … [Read more...] about Global GPU market’s growth blunted by COVID-19 in Q1’20
The work must go on; but life will never be the same. There probably is no good time for a pandemic, but this particular Coronavirus shutdown hits the construction industry at a particularly bad time. Spring means construction, but for most of the U.S. construction was shut down in March and April, and just now ramping up in May. However, when it comes to infrastructure … [Read more...] about Construction transformed in 2020
Revenue for the quarter was up 41% from last year to $1.8 billion, GAAP profit was $162 million, up 912% from last year. AMD’s first quarter was down from Q4, but up year to year in sales and profits. Revenue was $1.79 billion, up 40% year-over-year primarily driven by higher Computing and Graphics segment revenue. Revenue was down 16% quarter-over-quarter due to lower … [Read more...] about AMD Q1 2020 results
Corel offers increased access to CorelDraw cloud and collaboration services. Corel introduced new networked capabilities with CorelDraw 2019. The company now says they’re making some temporary changes to enable people to work with CorelDraw from home through May 31st. The company has offers for individual users and small businesses as well as for the enterprise and … [Read more...] about Pandemic shutdown opens doors for CorelDraw customers
Put that puppy to work. Donate computing power to help conquer COVID-19: By downloading Folding@home, your system can contribute to researchers running simulations. The calculations are enormous and every contributed compute cycle can help. Each simulation run is like buying a lottery ticket. The more tickets one buys, the better our chances of hitting the jackpot—i.e., … [Read more...] about What’s your GPU doing when you’re not gaming?
Working at home demands good tools. Nvidia, Intel, and over 100 notebook OEMs introduce new, powerful, and affordable devices just in time to support the work-at-home mandates of the COVID-19 crisis. Intel announced the long-anticipated 10th gen H Core i7 mobile CPU with improved power management and 5G capability. Nvidia introduced the GeForce RTX 2080 Super and … [Read more...] about OEMs launch 100+ laptop designs with GeForce GPUs
PTC is offering free Remote Assistance with Augmented Reality to help manufacturers during the COVID-19 crisis. The Coronavirus, COVID-19, has forced many of us, maybe most of us to work at home. For many workers, even some working in the tech industry, performing specific tasks at home can be difficult or require a special set up. People are having to learn how to work at … [Read more...] about Vuforia Chalk—telemedicine for the industry
The design and engineering community steps up to supply needed medical equipment. Ford, GE, GM, HP, Stratasys all find ways to pitch in with expertise and equipment. The United States has endured a maddening and frustrating logjam in getting enough medical supplies and getting them to where they’re needed. US automakers have announced plans to mobilize their plants in … [Read more...] about Manufacturing, software, and hardware companies unite and step into the breach
Submitted for fast track approval An MIT design has resulted in the E-Vent respirator-design that can be brought online quickly using available valve bag masks used by EMTs and others in emergency situations to ease breathing problems. The advantage of the design, says the MIT team, is that the masks are approved components. The MIT design automatically squeezes the … [Read more...] about MIT resuscitates 10-year-old design to create open source respirator