NVIDIA clinches Computex Best Choice Awards for Tegra K1 and GRID

Best Choice AwardNVIDIA has done the double by snaring the Computex Best Choice Award for its NVIDIA GRID technology and the Golden Award for the NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor.

This is the sixth year running that NVIDIA has picked up the award, marking the  longest winning streak of any international Computex exhibitor. More than 475 technology products from nearly 200 vendors competed for this year’s recognition.

Tegra K1 is a 192-core super chip, built on the NVIDIA Kepler architecture — the world’s most advanced and energy-efficient GPU. Tegra K1’s 192 fully programmable CUDA cores deliver the most advanced mobile graphics and performance, and its compute capabilities open up many new applications and experiences in fields such as computer vision, advanced imaging, speech recognition and video editing.

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NVIDIA helps power self-driving cars

Audi A7Those futuristic movies showing self-driving cars have come to reality with the likes of the Audi A7. AT GTC 2014, the car glided across the stage as Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, delivered his keynote address and drove home his point about the applications of NVIDIA processors. The Audi A7 is powered by a small computer featuring an NVIDIA Tegra K1 chip.

Solved! Mystery of “192” crop circle

Crop CircleFor a couple of weeks, the US media were reporting on a crop circle that appeared in Salinas, a small town two hours south of San Francisco.

An intrepid reporter deciphered the message as “192”. The mystery was revealed by Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of NVIDIA at CES 2014.

The crop circle is the doing of the NVIDIA Marketing Team behind the launch of the newly-launched Tegra K1 mobile processor, which sports 192 cores. Catch the making of the Salinas Crop Circle.

 

NVIDIA unveils revolutionary Tegra K1 super chip for mobile platform

NVIDIA Tegra K1NVIDIA unveiled at CES the Tegra K1 mobile processor, a 192-core super chip featuring the same NVIDIA Kepler architecture that powers the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti. For the first time, next-generation PC gaming will now be available on mobile platforms.

The Tegra K1 processor sets new mobile standards by supporting the latest PC-class gaming technologies, enabling it to run sophisticated gaming engines like Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. It delivers advanced computation capabilities to speed the development of applications for computer vision and speech recognition. And its extraordinary efficiency delivers higher performance than any other mobile GPU at the same power level.

 

“Over the past two decades, NVIDIA invented the GPU and has developed more graphics technologies than any other company,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder and CEO, NVIDIA. “With Tegra K1, we’re bringing that heritage to mobile. It bridges the gap for developers, who can now build next-gen games and apps that will run on any device.”

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