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2010-10-27 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial institutions are turning to graphics processing unit (GPU) computing for real economic and performance benefits. Fast and accurate derivatives pricing model development and accelerated execution speeds are crucial for today's derivatives marketplace. SciComp Inc. has enhanced SciFinance®, its flagship derivatives pricing software, to help quantitative developers further shorten Monte Carlo derivatives pricing model...

2010-10-19 12:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. (FSA) today introduced the Fujitsu MB86R11 2D/3D Graphics System-on-a-Chip (SoC) with an integrated GDC and GPU. The SoC provides sophisticated graphics and effects for the most demanding instrument cluster and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The high-performance design of the MB86R11 makes it the ideal graphics SoC for deployment with the newly announced Fujitsu 360-Degree Wrap-Around Video Imaging...

2010-09-21 13:15:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Portland Group®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and a leading supplier of compilers for high-performance computing (HPC), today announced it is developing a CUDA C compiler targeting systems based on the industry-standard general-purpose 64- and 32-bit x86 architectures. The new PGI CUDA C compiler for x86 platforms will be demonstrated at the SC10 Supercomputing conference taking place in New...

2010-09-21 13:03:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GPU Technology Conference 2010 (GTC) - PNY, a leading supplier of NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics solutions to system integrators, value-added resellers, and distributors, announced today it is showcasing its new family of NVIDIA Fermi-based professional graphics boards: the NVIDIA Quadro 6000 by PNY, NVIDIA Quadro 5000 by PNY and NVIDIA Quadro 4000 by PNY. PNY and its partners will demonstrate how high performance workstations, featuring...

2010-09-21 13:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GPU Technology Conference 2010 (GTC) -- Elemental Technologies, the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions, today announced support for the latest generation of graphics processing units (GPUs) from NVIDIA®, based on NVIDIA Fermi architecture. The most recent software releases for Elemental's video compression systems now enable compatibility across the most extensive range of NVIDIA CUDA(TM)-based...

2010-09-20 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GPU Technology Conference 2010 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, is exhibiting a complete product line of GPU-optimized supercomputing servers at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2010, San Jose Convention Center, September 20-23. Supermicro is showcasing the 1U SuperServer 6016GT-TF-FM205, which provides up to 1 TeraFLOPS of double-precision performance along...

2010-09-01 23:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Elemental Technologies, the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions, today announced it will showcase innovations in 3D technology and multi-screen video streaming at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), Sept. 10-14. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090520/SF20130LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090520/SF20130LOGO) Approximately 70 percent of global Internet consumers watch online...

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2010-08-11 06:15:00

Nvidia announced Monday that it will be leading a team awarded a 25-million-dollar contract by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create a microchip that it hopes will "leave today's supercomputers in the dust," accfording to a recent AFP report. DARPA wants to make supercomputers as much as a thousand times more powerful with technology from graphics processing units (GPUs) used to power realistic video gaming action. GPUs break complex tasks into separate parts and handle...

2010-07-28 06:03:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- PNY Technologies, Inc. today announced that its key channel partners are now integrating the next generation of NVIDIA Quadro by PNY Technologies graphics solutions, based on the revolutionary NVIDIA Fermi architecture, into their high performance professional workstation systems. Demonstrations of the newest Quadro professional graphics solutions powering real world CAD, Digital Content Creation, large scale visualization as well as film and...

2010-07-26 06:30:00

Cloud-hosted NVIDIA Tesla GPUs offer high performance and flexibility for complex computations and video compression LOS ANGELES, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PEER 1 Hosting (TSX:PIX), a global online IT hosting provider, today announced the availability of the industry's first large-scale, hosted graphics processing unit (GPU) Cloud at the 37th Annual Siggraph International Conference. The system runs the RealityServer(R) 3D web application service platform, developed by mental images,...


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