$2.2 billion in sales, $394 million profit; down 31 % from last quarter. Nvidia reported revenue from some platforms—Gaming and Automotive, the revenue up; while Data center, Professional Visualization, and OEM saw a decline quarter-to-quarter. The company’s GPU business revenue was $2.02 billion, down 27% from a year earlier and up 2% sequentially. “NVIDIA is back on an … [Read more...] about Nvidia’s Q1 FY20 results
VMware, Nvidia, and Google team up to run high-performance graphics via cloud technology. Today in San Francisco at VMworld 2014, VMware, Nvidia and Google gave a technology preview in which a Google Chromebook was the client for a high-performance visual computing demonstration. Various workstation-class applications were demonstrated running on the Chromebook, which uses … [Read more...] about Demonstration shows off Chromebook as thin-client graphics workstation
Traditional console vendors and newcomers are both staking out positions in this new market. By Jon Peddie I’ve predicted for over a year Apple would come out with a game console, only to be disappointed every quarter. Well, maybe The Wall Street Journal knows something. The newspaper reported recently Apple will support unified video game controller specifications in its … [Read more...] about Growth of mobile technology drives game platform proliferation
ARM-based devices are growing at a 10x rate compared to x86 devices. Nvidia continues its expansion of the CUDA parallel computing environment for graphics processors with a new version that works with ARM-based computers. Primarily used for mobile devices, the ARM-based ecosystem is the fastest growing computing category and is now approximately 10 times the size of the x86 … [Read more...] about Nvidia adds ARM platform support to CUDA GPU programming
Calling it another device for the gamer’s backpack is too simplistic. By Jon Peddie [Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from a more detailed report in the current issue of Jon Peddie Research TechWatch.] Project Shield, Nvidia’s Android-Tegra game controller with a screen, is striking when first seen. However, the configuration is not novel. Game controllers that … [Read more...] about Nvidia Project Shield: disruptive technology or just a Grid peripheral?
Fifty percent of the top brand tablets run on Nvidia Tegra mobile CPU. By Jon Peddie When Apple and Samsung owned the tablet market in 2010, the market for tablets was segmenting into greater than or less than 8 inches, with greater-than being supplied by the big brand names. Both types of tablets used Imagination Technologies’ GPU and home-grown ARM processors. In … [Read more...] about Nvidia’s big brand tablet sweep
The new Surface tablet has some unique characteristics. But iPad is a monstrous success because of supply chain genius as well as clever design. Can Microsoft match? Microsoft surprised just about everybody yesterday when it introduced a new hardware product, the Surface tablet. The immediate comparison is to iPad, of course, but a closer look reveals this might be a … [Read more...] about Can Microsoft Surface win a me-too tablet war?
The free analysis of the graphics processing unit market takes a close look at how the new generation of embedded graphics processors affect discreet GPUs. Jon Peddie Research (JPR), has released a new white paper on the GPU market, available as a free download. From the introduction Computer graphics is hard work. Behind the images you see in games and movies, or … [Read more...] about Jon Peddie Research publishes white paper on GPU market
The MacBook Air is doing too well, and netbooks doing too poorly. Intel thinks it is time for powerful and ultra-light notebooks for Windows. The big manufacturers aren't so sure. By Kathleen Maher Intel is seeing opportunities in powerful thin and light notebooks. Intel calls the segment the Ultrabook and the idea was promoted by Intel at Computex this year as part of Sean … [Read more...] about Intel entices Taiwan computer makers to build Ultrabooks
Spring refresh means plently of iPad wannabes are coming to market. By Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher Tablets are all about portability and that’s where the similarities end. The expected entry of tablets into the market to counter Apple’s iPad have been delayed as companies wisely took stock of the market and the demand and figured out where they wanted to play. As we head … [Read more...] about Like daisies in Spring, tablets are popping up everywhere