NVIDIA Completes Acquisition of AGEIA

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News Posted: Wed, Feb 13 2008 8:38 AM

NVIDIA completes Acquisition of AGEIA Technologies

SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 13, 2008 — NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), the
world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the
GPU, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of AGEIA
Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in gaming physics technology.
AGEIA's PhysX® software is widely adopted with more than 140
PhysX-based games shipping or in development on Sony Playstation 3,
Microsoft XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii, and gaming PCs. AGEIA physics
software is pervasive with over 10,000 registered and active users of
the PhysX SDK ...



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It will be interesting to see how Nvidia will implement the tech. While many argue that a stand alone solution is cumbersome and unnecessary in an era of multi cores & gpus, I am on the other side of the fence on this issue. Only time will tell how this unfolds.

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