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Nvidia showcases robotic cardiac surgeryNVIDIA is a computing company based in Santa Clara, California. The company was founded in 1993 by Jen-Husn-Huang, Chris Malachowsky and Curtis Priem. NVIDIA is known for its graphics chips which started with the RIVA, and later extended to the GeForce that has evolved to what most people know today. Desktop GPUs are split between GeForce (consumers) and Quadro+Tesla (Workstations) while mobile GPUs are integrated into the Tegra line of product.

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Nvidia showcases robotic cardiac surgery

10/20/2010, Nvidia might soon have a major presence in operating theaters, recently showcasing their “beating heart surgery” procedure that is GPU-enabled. This will assist cardiac doctors to perform the heart surgery in a safer manner, helping reduce the...

ThinkPad T-Series Gets NVIDIA Optimus And 60M ThinkPads Sold

10/05/2010, Lenovo has made two positive announcements today. The first is a useful upgrade to its ThinkPad T series which will see the T410, T410s, and T510 be the first business notebooks to use NVIDIA’s Optimus graphics switching that allows users to switch...

Ubergizmo will be live @ NVIDIA GTC in San Jose, California

09/21/2010, Hi guys and gals! We will be covering the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) at the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California at 9am PST today. What’s GTC all about? Well, since GPUs have been hailed to be the future of computing, GTC 2010 will...

Is Intel’s Sandy Bridge a graphics game changer?

09/10/2010, Paul Otellini, Intel’s CEO, holding a wafer of Intel’s latest chips As we get closer to next week’s Intel Developer Conference, you are probably hearing more and more about Intel’s Sandy Bridge. Sandy Bridge is the codename for the...

NVIDIA GeForce 400M Series Launched

09/02/2010, NVIDIA’s “Fermi” architecture hits portable computers with the launch of the GeForce 400M family of chips that covers the “performance” (from 48 cores) and “enthusiast” (up to 288 cores) segments. With DirectX 11...

NVIDIA has plans for Geforce GT 430 card

08/23/2010, NVIDIA is currently working on a new Geforce GT 430 card which will feature a core that runs at 700MHz, although the figures of its shader clock as well as the total number are still unknown. As for its memory, it will run at 900MHz with a 128-bit memory...

NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M leaked in notebook specs

08/20/2010, While the NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M has yet to be announced on an official basis, it has apparently leaked out in an ad that featured a 17-inch Asus notebook. Of course, there are different mentions of it running on a DirectX 10 chip, which could imply it as...

Eros tablet sports NVIDIA ION 2 chipset

08/09/2010, The Eros tablet from China is slightly different from the rest that we’ve seen so far, since it will be equipped with an NVIDIA ION 2 chipset which allows for decent video playback capability as well as the ability to handle graphics intensive...

NVIDIA QuadroPlex 7000 DHIC features 1792 cores

07/27/2010, NVIDIA has just announced its new generation of Quadro graphics cards at SIGGRAPH, in Los Angeles. The new cards bring performance improvements as high as 5X for complex geometry, or 3X in the Viewperf benchmark, according to NVIDIA. This time, the new...

OpenGL 4.1 graphics library released

07/26/2010, The Khronos Group has just announced the final specifications of OpenGL 4.1, the open graphics library used mainly for CAD and Mobile apps (OpenGL ES). With version 4.1, OpenGL finally catches up -and go beyond- the DirectX 11 specifications. OpenGL can...