SAN FRANCISCO: US computer chip maker Nvidia launched a high-performance tablet Tuesday aimed at gamers who want the convenience of a mobile device. The Nvidia Shield, with an eight-inch high-definition display, “was built specifically for gamers,” according to the California company. The US$299 gadget has an optional US$40 cover that can be used as a kickstand. A wireless controller can be added for US$60.
LEIPZIG, Germany, June 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eurotech, a leading provider of embedded and supercomputing technologies, has teamed up with Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (Nasdaq:AMCC) and NVIDIA to develop a new, original high performance computing (HPC) system architecture that combines extreme density and best-in-class energy efficiency. The new architecture is based on an innovative highly modular and scalable packaging concept.
Computex — For the sixth year running, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has clinched a Best Choice Award at Computex, picking up the honor for NVIDIA® GRID™ technology, as well as a coveted “Golden Award” for the NVIDIA Tegra® K1 mobile processor. NVIDIA’s honors mark the longest Best Choice Award win-streak of any international Computex exhibitor. More than 475 technology products from nearly 200 vendors competed for this year’s recognition.
TAIPEI — Xiaomi Corp., a fast-growing Chinese maker of cheap smartphones, is working on its first tablet computer with chipmakers Intel Corp. and Nvidia Corp. to cash in on China’s tablet market, according to the Topology Research Institute. Xiaomi might choose only one of the two suppliers to provide the chipsets for its new tablet, which is expected to feature a 7.85-inch screen with an ultra-sharp resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, Topology researcher Michael Zuo said Tuesday in a technology industry conference in Taipei organized by Topology.