Posts Tagged ‘gpu’
GPU Rendering book

Chaos Group Labs Releases Free GPU Rendering Guide

Answers Common Hardware Questions; Explores Myths, Trends, and Future of Rendering Technology Today, Chaos Group Labs releases a free GPU Rendering Guide that offers an in-depth look at key trends, best practices, and future breakthroughs. Highlighting the pros and cons of CPU and GPU computing, along with V-Ray GPU rendering tips, the guide is a […]
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Frame Unveils Powerful New Visual Supercomputer in the Cloud

New quad-GPU system is now available on-demand to millions of design professionals for under $4 per hour Frame (, the cloud service that lets users run any software in a browser, announced release of its new system, Pro 64GB, that designers and engineers can use to run their most performance-demanding applications in the cloud. Frame […]

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BOXX Introduces the World’s Most Advanced 5-GPU Workstation

The workstation market is growing, thanks to the popularity of independent video creation, the growing 3D design environment (you have to create those wonderful things to be output on 3D printers with something), and more complicated graphic environments showing up from architecture to advertising design. The big players are not a surprise: HP, DELL and […]
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Imagination announces PowerVR imaging framework for Android

Enabling OEMs to use GPU compute to differentiate their camera applications Imagination Technologies announces a new PowerVR imaging framework for Android: a set of software components that allow OEMs to integrate the latest computational photography and computer vision features into their camera applications, leveraging the inherent low-power parallelism of the PowerVR Rogue GPU. Advanced vision […]


U.S. to Build Two Flagship Supercomputers for National Labs

Expected to be 3X Faster Than Current Top Supercomputer, Systems to Couple IBM POWER CPUs with NVIDIA GPU Accelerators via High-Speed NVLink Interface The U.S. Department of Energy has unveiled plans this past week to build two GPU-accelerated supercomputers – expected to deliver at least three-times greater performance than today’s most powerful system – which […]
New RED GIANT Universe upgrade

The Red Giant Universe Expands With Version 1.2

As part of its aggressive expansion of new tools and host support, Red Giant has hst released an update to their effects library for NLE video editors,  Universe 1.2. The update to the multi-host-app library of GPU-accelerated tools includes nine new effects and transitions. Universe 1.2 also adds support for Sony Vegas as well as native […]

NVIDIA CUDA 6.5 Production Release Now Available

NVIDIA has just announced availability of the production release of NVIDIA® CUDA® 6.5, the latest version of the world’s most pervasive parallel computing platform and programming model. Available today as a free download at, version 6.5 of the CUDA Toolkit brings the power of GPU-accelerated computing for the first time to 64-bit ARM platforms. It […]
Social impact of the NVIDIA GPU

NVIDIA offering $150,000 for Researchers in new Global Impact Award

ANNUAL $150,000 AWARD FOR RESEARCHERS, UNIVERSITIES WORLDWIDE NVIDIA is calling on global researchers to submit their innovations for the NVIDIA Global Impact Award – an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems. It will go to a researcher or institution using NVIDIA technology to achieve breakthrough results […]

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NVIDIA GPUs Open the Door to ARM64 Entry into High Performance Computing

NVIDIA today announced that multiple server vendors are leveraging the performance of NVIDIA® GPU accelerators to launch the world’s first 64-bit ARM development systems for high performance computing (HPC). ARM64 server processors were primarily designed for micro-servers and web servers because of their extreme energy efficiency. Now, they can tackle HPC-class workloads when paired with […]
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Maverick at TACC tackles big-scale data visualization (Interview – Part 1)

TACC (The Texas Advanced Computer Center) at the University of Texas at Austin, has just deployed Maverick, a unique, powerful, high performance visualization and data analytics resource for the open science and engineering community. I spoke with Kelly Gaither, Ph.D., the principal investigator on the project and TACC’s director of Visualization, at the TACC Visualization Laboratory […]

NVIDIA Launches World’s First High-Speed GPU Interconnect: Here comes Exascale Computing

NVIDIA today announced that it plans to integrate a high-speed interconnect, called NVIDIA® NVLink™, into its future GPUs, enabling GPUs and CPUs to share data five to 12 times faster than they can today. This will eliminate a longstanding bottleneck and help pave the way for a new generation of exascale supercomputers that are 50-100 […]
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2013 Mac Pro Unboxing video: first look has acquired one of the new MacPro computers for review, and is offering a tantalizing unboxing video before they even get a review online. There has been a great deal of discussion online in the video and graphics world about the benefits and potential problems of this completely new system from Apple. The chief […]