NVIDIA Virtual GPU Brings Autodesk Around the World in Minutes

Mary Poppins might’ve been able to fit a coat rack, wall mirror and potted plant in her handbag. You’d have to be just as magical to try packing up a workstation and transporting it across the country. Until now, developers at Autodesk, whose software is used by 200 million customers to design virtually everything, have Read article >

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GPUs Help Dengue Fever Researchers Slow Time

Nicknamed “breakbone fever,” illnesses caused by the dengue virus are not only as painful as they sound, but also occur in hundreds of millions of people per year, killing about 20,000 annually. By using NVIDIA Tesla GPUs, however, a research team at Colorado State University is one step closer to preventing the replication of the Read article >

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To Boldly Go: World’s Biggest Planetarium Achieves Jaw-Dropping 10K Resolution

We can’t all be starship captains. But visitors to Planetarium No. 1 in St. Petersburg, Russia, can experience the universe with a level of clarity, detail and interactivity that Captain Kirk himself would envy. Housed in a 19th century natural gas storage building, the planetarium’s exterior is about the only thing that isn’t on the Read article >

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Adobe, NVIDIA CEOs Discuss Partnership, Touch on Wild New Possibilities

New technologies will allow you to use VR to travel to stunning new worlds. Or, through augmented reality, to blend those worlds with your own. At the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas Wednesday before an audience of more than 10,000 marketing pros and data scientists, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang spoke Read article >

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Walt Disney Imagineering, NVIDIA Develop New Tech to Enable Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Millennium Falcon Attraction for Disney Parks

When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens next year at Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort, park guests will visit the planet of Batuu, a remote outpost that was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes. But you don’t have to wait another year to get a glimpse of it. An Read article >

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NVIDIA Transforms the Workstation for the Age of Deep Learning

As demand for deep learning continues to gain momentum, it’s already changing the way people work. Driving the next wave of advancement in deep learning-infused workflows is the NVIDIA Volta GPU architecture. In his keynote address at the GPU Technology Conference today, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang unveiled the new Volta-based Quadro GV100, and Read article >

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No Barrier to This Reef: Dazzling Film Brings Coral to Life in GPU-Powered Museum Show

The slithery spotted eel isn’t really swimming over you, and you’re not surrounded by a school of light blue fish. But it sure feels that way as you plunge into Expedition Reef, the new planetarium show at the California Academy of Sciences. The San Francisco museum’s GPU-powered coral reef experience immerses viewers in a dramatic Read article >

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What’s the Difference Between Ray Tracing and Rasterization?

You’ve seen this movie before. Literally. There may not be many people outside of computer graphics who know what ray tracing is, but there aren’t many people on the planet who haven’t seen it. Just go to your nearest multiplex, plunk down a twenty and pick up some popcorn. Ray tracing is the technique modern Read article >

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NVIDIA Powers 10 Years of Oscar-Worthy Work

For the 10th consecutive year, every movie up for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards was created using NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. The 90th annual Academy Awards — better known as the Oscars — takes place on Sunday, March 4. From blockbuster visual effects to groundbreaking technical achievements, NVIDIA technology and employees have contributed to Academy Read article >

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