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Let’s Get Real: NVIDIA Highlights Maxwell Support for Virtual Reality at First VR Industry Awards Ceremony

Let’s Get Real: NVIDIA Highlights Maxwell Support for Virtual Reality at First VR Industry Awards Ceremony

Friday, September 26, 2014

It’s time to ditch the cynicism and pick up a headset. Virtual reality is becoming real. And our new Maxwell GPU architecture is poised help push virtual reality experiences to the next level. NVIDIA’s David Coombes was there to show our support at the Virtual Reality Foundation’s inaugural Proto Awards, presented at Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel… Read More

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Nobel Laureate Speaks at NVIDIA Engineering Conference

Nobel Laureate Speaks at NVIDIA Engineering Conference

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pioneer. Professor. Nobel Prize winner. Oh, and don’t forget, Michael Levitt says after all the introductions, he’s also a programmer. “And I’m pretty good for my age,” the 67-year-old professor of structural biology at Stanford’s School of Medicine joked before addressing a crowd of more than 300 engineers, and hundreds more online, who had gathered… Read More

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Why the Gaming Industry Sets the Foundation For Tomorrow’s Smart Cars

Why the Gaming Industry Sets the Foundation For Tomorrow’s Smart Cars

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

With the launch last week of Maxwell, our 10th generation GPU architecture, you may still think of NVIDIA as just a video game graphics company. With our long history of innovation in the gaming world, it’s easy to understand why. What may surprise you is that our automotive business is one of the fastest growing… Read More

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How Automakers Borrow Ideas from Moviemakers to Build Safer Cars

How Automakers Borrow Ideas from Moviemakers to Build Safer Cars

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Automakers have long used GPUs to build better-looking cars. Now, Honda’s using them to create safer ones. It’s an important problem. Over 30,000 people die each year in U.S. car crashes. 1.2 million die worldwide. That’s why Honda R&D Americas has started using NVIDIA Quadro GPUs in a new way. They’re creating computer-generated footage of simulated… Read More

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Accelerated Computing Comes Up Big in 2014 HPCwire Awards

Accelerated Computing Comes Up Big in 2014 HPCwire Awards

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The list of finalists for the 2014 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards is out. And projects making use of accelerated computing are all over this list. With nominations in 13 of the categories, GPU-accelerated computing is making a growing impact in almost all areas of high-performance computing (HPC). Nominees range from ground-breaking breast cancer research projects… Read More

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Moving Forward: NVIDIA GRID Puts a Spring in STV’s Step

Moving Forward: NVIDIA GRID Puts a Spring in STV’s Step

Monday, September 22, 2014

Bridges. Freeways. Ports. Airport terminals. You know, the big stuff. STV is a global design firm that helps put together the big stuff that keeps the world moving. And its architects and engineers are on the move much of the time themselves – often at far-flung construction sites. They understand the virtues of mobility. And… Read More

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Maxwell and DX12 Delivered

Maxwell and DX12 Delivered

Friday, September 19, 2014

NVIDIA this week announced Maxwell, our 10th generation GPU architecture. Maxwell delivers unmatched performance, twice the energy efficiency of the previous generation, and major new graphics capabilities including the latest DirectX 12 (DX12) advancements. As described in a detailed earlier this year in a blog post from the Game Developers Conference (GDC), DX12 is the… Read More

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NVIDIA Unveils Full Power of Maxwell GPU Architecture With Breakthroughs in Performance, Graphics, Efficiency

NVIDIA Unveils Full Power of Maxwell GPU Architecture With Breakthroughs in Performance, Graphics, Efficiency

Thursday, September 18, 2014

GeForce GTX 980, 970 Set New Standards as World's Most Advanced GPUs

In a major leap forward for gaming, NVIDIA today introduced the first high-end products based on its Maxwell™ chip architecture -- the new GeForce® GTX™ 980 and 970 GPUs -- delivering unmatched performance, major new graphics capabilities and twice the energy efficiency of the previous generation.

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How Maxwell’s VR Direct Brings Virtual Reality Gaming Closer to Reality

How Maxwell’s VR Direct Brings Virtual Reality Gaming Closer to Reality

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thirty years after the publication of Neuromancer, virtual technology is breaking into the mainstream. And our latest GPUs – built on our new Maxwell architecture – are ready.

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How Our Maxwell GPUs Debunked the Apollo 11 Conspiracy Theory

How Our Maxwell GPUs Debunked the Apollo 11 Conspiracy Theory

Thursday, September 18, 2014

No, the Apollo 11 moon landing wasn’t a hoax. And we can prove it.

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