Items tagged with GPGPU

NVIDIA Provides Fellowships To 10 Top Graduate Students In Visual Computing SANTA CLARA, CA. – NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing technologies, today announced that 10 graduate students have received grants under the eighth annual NVIDIA Fellowship Program, which is intended to fund work to solve complex visual computing challenges.More than 200 applicants were considered for the award, which comes with grants of $25,000 for each recipient, according to NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally, who headed the committee which selected the award recipients. The projects being sponsored cover a wide range of technical areas, including computer vision, neuroscience, and quantum chemistry simulation... Read more...
NVIDIA Names Harvard University a CUDA Center of ExcellenceHarvard Recognized as a CUDA Center of Excellence for Its Pioneering Work Using GPU Computing SANTA CLARA, CA-APRIL 2, 2009 - NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the GPU, today announced that Harvard University has been recognized as a CUDA Center of Excellence for its commitment to teaching GPU Computing and its integration of CUDA-enabled GPUs for a host of science and engineering research projects. The honor complements a prior $2M grant the University received from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the development of GPU-enabled computational science.CUDA is NVIDIA's computing architecture that enables its GPUs to be programmed... Read more...
AMD has released a short FAQ in response to recent feedback the company has received regarding the initial release of their GPU-accelerated ATI AVIVO Video Converter. Much of the feedback was related to the application's feature set, quality, compatibility, and performance. Here's what AMD has to say...  Q: What are the specific issues users of ATI Video Converter may encounter?A: Users running 32-bit software on 64-bit systems are encountering issues getting quality output from the encoder and 32-bit users have also experienced some anomalies in the playback. It was not released for support on 64-bit operating systems. Our engineering teams have been alerted of the 32-bit issues and are... Read more...
NVIDIA Releases Version 2.1 Beta of the CUDA Toolkit and SDK DECEMBER 19, 2008- NVIDIA has announced the availability of version 2.1 beta of its CUDA toolkit and SDK. This is the latest version of the C-compiler and software development tools for accessing the massively parallel CUDA compute architecture of NVIDIA GPUs. In response to overwhelming demand from the developer community, this latest version of the CUDA software suite includes support for NVIDIA Tesla GPUs on Windows Vista and 32-bit debugger support for CUDA on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.x (separate download).The CUDA Toolkit and SDK 2.1 beta includes support for VisualStudio 2008 support on Windows XP and Vista and... Read more...
Ever since NVIDIA acquired AGEIA and assimilated their PhysX IP, there has been an outcry for more triple-A game titles that fully utilize the technology. Currently there are only a handful of popular, shipping titles that take full advantage of PhysX, but NVIDIA's developer relations team seems to have been pushing hard and the company has been able to make a number of interesting announcement regarding PhysX support in some highly anticipated, upcoming games. We've already shown you the NVIDIA GPU PhysX packs that consists of a number of patches, updates, tech demos, and even some full games that support PhysX, and have posted a video of PhysX in action in EA DICE's hot upcoming title Mirror's... Read more...
AMD Adopts OpenCL 1.0 Specification Ratified by The Khronos Group, Reaffirms Commitment to Open Standards for CPU+GPU Compute -- Company plans OpenCL-compliant SDK preview release in first half of 2009, giving developers a better, truly open choice for writing applications that can execute on CPUs and GPUs within a system for optimum performance and efficiency -- SIGGRAPH ASIA, SINGAPORE – AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its intent to rapidly adopt the OpenCL 1.0 programming standard and integrate a compliant compiler and runtime into the free ATI Stream Software Development Kit (SDK). OpenCL 1.0 was ratified today by the The Khronos Group, an independent standards body with company-members... Read more...
NVIDIA Adds OpenCL To Its Industry Leading GPU Computing ToolkitNVIDIA’s Revolutionary CUDA Parallel Computing Architecture to Support OpenCL SIGGRAPH ASIA 2008 — SINGAPORE—DECEMBER 9 2008 — NVIDIA Corporation today announced its full support for the newly released OpenCL 1.0 specification from the Khronos Group. OpenCL (Open Computing Language) is a new compute API that allows developers to harness the massive parallel computing power of the GPU. The addition of OpenCL is another major milestone in the GPU revolution that gives NVIDIA developers another powerful programming option. NVIDIA kicked off the GPU computing revolution with the introduction of NVIDIA CUDA, its massively parallel computing... Read more...
S3 Graphics Showcases GPGPU Functionality with S3FotoPro Image Enhancement ApplicationFremont, California, October 17, 2008 - S3 Graphics, a leading provider of graphics and HD Multimedia technologies, today announced the availability of S3FotoPro™, a GPGPU application using the latest programmable architecture powered by the Chrome 400 Series GPUs. Utilizing an array of S3 stream processors, the GPUs can accelerate parallel data workloads and perform work on thousands of concurrent threads to achieve Gigaflops (GFLOPS) of high-throughput computations. S3FotoPro™ is an example of a computationally expensive process for image quality improvements that is best achieved on a GPU instead... Read more...
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