Items tagged with acceleration

NVIDIA Collaborates With Weta to Accelerate Visual Effects for Avatar CHALLENGE: Avatar, the breakthrough stereoscopic 3D feature film from James Cameron and Twentieth Century Fox opened on December 18, 2009 with a record breaking opening weekend of over $77 million for any 3D movie, and grossing over $1 billion worldwide since then. The film features lushly detailed scenes and an extensive cast of virtual characters set in computer generated (CG) environments. Wellington, NZ-based Weta Digital, the primary visual effects vendor on the film, is a longtime NVIDIA® customer and deploys both... Read more...
Intel Opens Up Key Server Acceleration Technology to Industry INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, Taipei, Oct. 17, 2006 - Intel Corporation announced today that it will encourage networking companies to benefit from a key server data input and output acceleration technology designed and added to its server product lines earlier this year. A component of Intel I/OAT (Input/Output Acceleration Technology), Intel QuickData technology is a data acceleration engine that enables other networking and server vendors to increase the throughput of server data traffic. Key supporters of Intel QuickData Technology include... Read more...
We've had GPU's and audio accelerators for many years on the PC, and recently physics and consumer-level network processing units from Ageia and Bigfoot Networks have been in the news. And now there's a new accelerator generating some buzz, the Intia AI accelerator from AISeek. AI Acceleration was discussed at this year's GDC and the company seems to already have preliminary hardware: Here is a quote taken from the AISeek website that somewhat illustrates the company's vision... "Game technology is continuously evolving to help developers build better games. Unfortunately, recent... Read more...
Intel, Red Hat Launch Global Solution Acceleration Program Program Provides Customers with Tools and Technical Data to Help Accelerate and Optimize Advanced Linux Solutions LINUXWORLD, Boston, April 4, 2006 – Intel Corporation and Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT), the world's leading provider of open source to the enterprise, today announced the creation of a global program to help customers plan for, accelerate and optimize their deployments of Linux solutions. The program will be the first of its kind for Linux solutions development, initially focused on developing and disseminating tools for virtualization... Read more...