NVIDIA Turing Propels VR Toward Full Immersion

Over the last few decades, VR experiences have gone from science fiction to research labs to inside homes and offices. But even today’s best VR experiences have yet to achieve full immersion. NVIDIA’s new Turing GPUs are poised to take VR a big step closer to that level. Announced at SIGGRAPH last week and Gamescom Read article >

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Alluring Turing: Get Up Close with 7 Keynote-worthy Turing Demos

RT Cores. Tensor Cores. Advanced shading technologies. If you’ve been following the news about our new Turing architecture — launched this week at the SIGGRAPH professional graphics conference — you’re probably wondering what all this technology can do for you. We invite you to step into our booth at SIGGRAPH — number 801 on the Read article >

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Hundreds of Trillions of Pixels: NVIDIA and RED Digital Cinema Solve 8K Bottleneck

For discerning households, 4K video resolution is becoming the new gold standard. But in professional circles, the real glitter is on 8K. This ultra-high HD standard provides stunning clarity on large screens, where pixels aren’t visible even from inches away. But it takes massive computing muscle to power that capability — and that’s a task Read article >

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Temple Run: CyArk Taps GPUs to Capture Visual Records of World Heritage Sites

When the Taliban blew up two 1,700-year-old statues of the Buddha in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, in 2001, preservationists around the world were shocked, perhaps none more so than Ben Kacyra. A software developer who’d just sold his industrial mapping company, Kacyra wanted to do something good with his technology skills. The Taliban’s appalling actions gave him 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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More Power, Less Tower: AI May Make Aircraft Control Towers Obsolete

Airport control towers are an emblem of the aviation industry. A Canadian company wants to use its technology to make them a relic of the past. Airport buffs may mourn the change. But Ontario-based Searidge Technologies believes its reasoning is, um, well-grounded. It believes AI-powered video systems can better watch runways, taxiways and gate areas. 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 Brings Live GPU Migration, Ultra-High-End Workstation Performance to Virtualization

They say good things come in threes. That makes it a banner day for the advancement of virtual desktop infrastructure, as NVIDIA has announced: Availability of new virtualization software capabilities with the NVIDIA virtual GPU March 2018 Release, including improved data center management with support for live migration of GPU-accelerated virtual machines. NVIDIA Quadro Virtual 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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HTC and NVIDIA Give Major Boost to High-End VR

For VR to be an immersive experience, your visual, auditory and tactile senses need to convince your brain that it’s in a believable environment. The new HTC VIVE Pro VR headset, powered by NVIDIA GPUs, makes a persuasive argument. The device, announced at CES, improves display resolution by nearly 80 percent compared with its predecessor (2880 Read article >

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