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2011 Press Releases

Read NVIDIA's groundbreaking announcements from the year 2011 in the following press releases. Click on a headline to view the full press release...

GPU-Accelerated Engineering Simulation Application to Enable Highest Quality Products for Aerospace and other Mission Critical Fields

BEIJING — GTC ASIA — Dec. 15, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that MSC Software Corporation, a leader in multi-discipline simulation software solutions, has launched a GPU-accelerated version of the MSC Nastran 2012, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) application, which is used in a wide range of engineering simulation tasks.

BGI Tackles DNA Data Deluge Using NVIDIA Tesla GPUs

BEIJING — GTC Asia — Dec. 14, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that BGI, the world’s largest genomics institute, has slashed the time to analyze batches of DNA sequencing data from nearly four days to just six hours using a NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPU-based server farm.

Chinese Ministry of Education to Integrate CUDA Programming Curriculum in Universities Nationwide

BEIJING — GTC ASIA — Dec 14, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced that the Chinese Ministry of Education is planning to offer NVIDIA® CUDA® architecture -focused programming courses at potentially hundreds of universities nationwide beginning in the second half of 2012, resulting in up to 20,000 students being trained annually on the best CUDA and parallel-programming practices.

NVIDIA Opens Up CUDA Platform by Releasing Compiler Source Code

BEIJING —GTC Asia — Dec. 14, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that it will provide the source code for the new NVIDIA® CUDA® LLVM-based compiler to academic researchers and software-tool vendors, enabling them to more easily add GPU support for more programming languages and support CUDA applications on alternative processor architectures.

GPU Technology Conference Asia Kicks-off Wednesday with Keynote by NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

BEIJING — GTC ASIA — Dec. 13, 2011— NVIDIA tomorrow kicks off GTC Asia, the next major event in its international series of GPU Technology Conference (GTC) events focused on the latest advances and research in science, academic and commercial fields enabled by GPU computing.

NVIDIA Directives-based GPU Computing Program Already Delivering Application Speedups of 5x and More

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dec. 7, 2011— NVIDIA today announced impressive results from the first wave of the new “2x in 4 Weeks. Guaranteed.” program, which promotes that programmers can, within a month, at least double their speed in running applications by using The Portland Group (PGI) directives-based compiler and NVIDIA GPUs.

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Again Power World’s Greenest Petaflop Supercomputer

Santa Clara, Calif. — Nov. 23, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced that, for the second year in a row, the world’s most energy efficient petaflop-class supercomputer is powered by NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs.

NVIDIA Names Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Moscow State University as New CUDA Centers of Excellence

SEATTLE, Wash. — SC11 — Nov. 14, 2011 — NVIDIA today added two institutions to the list of 13 global CUDA Centers of Excellence: the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Lomonosov Moscow State University.

NVIDIA SLI and Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition Power Fastest Gaming PCs

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 14, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that system builders worldwide are now shipping the fastest PC gaming platforms ever built, thanks in part to NVIDIA® SLI® technology and the just-released Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors and X79 chipset-based motherboards.

Barcelona Supercomputing Center to Deploy World’s First ARM-based CPU/GPU Hybrid Supercomputer

SEATTLE, Wash. — SC11 — Nov. 14, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is developing a new hybrid supercomputer that, for the first time, uses energy-efficient, low-power NVIDIA® Tegra™ ARM CPUs, together with high-performance NVIDIA® CUDA® GPUs.

NVIDIA Maximus Revolutionizes the Workstation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nov. 14, 2011 — After 25 years of design and creative professionals anticipating a workstation that simultaneously performs complex analysis and visualization, NVIDIA announced today its arrival, with the introduction of NVIDIA® Maximus™ technology.

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs to Accelerate NCSA Blue Waters Supercomputer

SEATTLE, Wash. — SC11 — Nov. 14, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is deploying a Cray supercomputer accelerated by NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs, as part of the Blue Waters project to build one of the world’s most powerful computer systems.

NVIDIA, Cray, PGI, CAPS Unveil ‘OpenACC’ Programming Standard for Parallel Computing

SEATTLE, Wash. — SC11 — Nov. 14, 2011— In an effort to make it easier for programmers to take advantage of parallel computing, NVIDIA, Cray Inc., the Portland Group (PGI), and CAPS enterprise announced today a new parallel-programming standard, known as OpenACC™.

NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 10, 2011—NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue of $1.07 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 ended Oct. 30, 2011, up 4.9 percent from the prior quarter, and up 26.3 percent from $843.9 million in the same period a year earlier.

Chinese Researchers Tap GPU Supercomputer for World’s First Simulation of Complete H1N1 Virus

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nov. 10, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that Chinese researchers achieved a major breakthrough in the race to battle influenza by using NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs to create the world’s first computer simulation of a whole H1N1 influenza virus at the atomic level.

New GPU Applications Accelerate Search for More Effective Medicines and Higher Quality Materials

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 10, 2011 – NVIDIA today announced that four leading applications for material-science and biomolecular modeling – LAMMPS, GROMACS, GAMESS, and QMCPACK – have added support for multiple GPU acceleration, enabling them to cut simulation times from days to hours.

NVIDIA Quad-Core Tegra 3 Chip Sets New Standards of Mobile Computing Performance, Energy Efficiency

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 8, 2011— NVIDIA today ushered in the era of quad-core mobile computing with the introduction of the NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 processor, bringing PC-class performance levels, better battery life and improved mobile experiences to tablets and phones. The world’s first quad-core tablet with the Tegra 3 processor is the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime.

Russian Academy of Sciences Expands GPU Supercomputing Infrastructure to Accelerate Scientific Research

SANTA CLARA, Calif.— Nov. 7, 2011—NVIDIA today announced that the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), a broad network of scientific research institutes across that country, is updating its main supercomputing center with new NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs.

GPU Computing Leaders and Top Scientists to Present at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference Asia

BEIJING—Oct. 27, 2011— NVIDIA today announced that some of the world’s leading GPU computing experts will present at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Asia 2011, a two-day event in Beijing focused on the transformative effects of GPUs in the areas of science and computation.

NVIDIA Sets Conference Call for Third-Quarter Financial Results

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/27/2011 -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) will host a conference call on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2012, ending Oct. 30, 2011.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Vaults to New Dimension with Next-Gen 3D Glasses and Monitors

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Oct. 14, 2011—The best 3D technology for the PC just got better with the introduction of new NVIDIA®3D Vision™ products, which deliver greater realism and immersion than ever for 3D games, movies and photos.

Shahrukh Khan and NVIDIA to bring GeForce G.One Signature Edition Graphics Cards

MUMBAI, India – 14th October, 2011: Megastar Shahrukh Khan will today present gaming enthusiasts in India with an exciting new proposition by launching the NVIDIA GeForce G.One Signature Edition graphics cards. Available in two different designs, the NVIDIA GeForce G.One Signature Edition cards will equip PCs to deliver a best-in-class visual experience while watching movies, playing games or even simply browsing the web.

Oak Ridge National Lab Turns to NVIDIA Tesla GPUs To Deploy World’s Leading Supercomputer

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Oct. 11, 2011—NVIDIA today announced that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which operates the world’s premier open science computing facility for the U.S. Department of Energy, will deploy a revolutionary new supercomputer, “Titan,” based on NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs.

The Johns Hopkins University Joins 12 Other World-Leading Research Institutions as a NVIDIA CUDA Center of Excellence

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Oct. 3, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced that it has named The Johns Hopkins University a CUDA Center of Excellence, recognizing its ground-breaking work leveraging NVIDIA GPUs and NVIDIA® CUDA® technology to drive education and research programs across a range of scientific disciplines.

Win the trip of a lifetime to NVIDIA GeForce LAN!

THEALE, UK.—Sept. 26, 2011— NVIDIA today announced a contest for one lucky gamer and a friend to be whisked away on a VIP trip to GeForce LAN 6. The event takes place October 14-16, 2011 on the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet in San Francisco, California. Two runners-up will receive an NVIDIA MSI GeForce GTX 560 graphics card.

NVIDIA Expands GeForce LAN to India and Challenges Indian Gamers To Battle It Out

MUMBAI – India, September 19, 2011: Calling all Indian gamers! Prepare to compete for amazing prizes and your brush with a mega-star at this year’s biggest gaming tournament. NVIDIA has just expanded GeForce LAN to India, to be held on the 14th of October 2011 in the city of Mumbai.

NVIDIA Helps Transform the PC with Windows 8 Developer Program

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Sept. 13, 2011—NVIDIA announced today its Windows 8 Developer Program to provide developers with tools and resources for building applications for the hundreds of millions of ARM and x86-based devices that will take advantage of Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 8.

NVIDIA Enables Dramatic New Video Processing and I/O Capability for Quadro and Tesla GPUs

International Broadcasting Convention 2011, AMSTERDAM — Sept. 9, 2011 — NVIDIA introduced today NVIDIA® GPUDirect™ for Video, a technology that enables application developers to deliver higher quality, more realistic on-air graphics – or take faster advantage of the parallel processing power of the GPU for image processing – by permitting industry-standard video I/O devices to communicate directly with NVIDIA professional Quadro® and Tesla™ graphics processing units (GPUs) at ultra-low latency.

NVIDIA Provides Financial Outlook for Fiscal 2013

NEW YORK—Sept. 6, 2011—NVIDIA announced at a financial conference this afternoon that it has provided a financial outlook for fiscal year 2013, which begins Jan. 30, 2012.

NVIDIA WARNS AGAINST THE DANGERS OF PURCHASING FROM UNAUTHORISED PARTNERS

THEALE, United Kingdom.—Aug. 30, 2011—NVIDIA has today reiterated the importance of purchasing from authorised NVIDIA GeForce board partners to ensure graphics cards have been manufactured using genuine NVIDIA GeForce GPUs.

World’s Top Computational Scientists Coming to Beijing in December 2011 for NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Aug. 30, 2011—NVIDIA today announced the dates and venue for “GTC Asia,” the next major event in NVIDIA’s international series of GPU Technology Conference (GTC) events, which focus on the latest advances and research in science, academic and commercial fields enabled by GPU computing.

NVIDIA GPUs to Accelerate World-Leading Quantum Chemistry Application

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Aug. 29, 2011—NVIDIA today announced plans with Gaussian, Inc., and The Portland Group (PGI) to develop a future GPU-accelerated release of Gaussian, the world’s leading software application for quantum chemistry.

NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—August 11, 2011—NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue of $1.02 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 ended July 31, 2011, up 5.7 percent from the prior quarter, and up 25.3 percent from $811.2 million in the same period a year earlier.

NVIDIA Taps Former Cray Exec Steve Scott to Help Shape the Future of High Performance Computing

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Aug. 9, 2011— NVIDIA today announced it plans to appoint Steve Scott, a longtime Cray Inc. executive, to help spearhead the company’s high performance computing initiative.

NVIDIA and Samsung Expand GALAXY Smartphones with New GALAXY R Smartphone

Santa Clara, Calif. ¬— Aug. 10, 2011—NVIDIA and Samsung Electronics announced the latest GALAXY smartphone, the GALAXY R, which sports a 4.19-inch screen, features the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile super chip and the Android 2.3 (also known as Gingerbread) operating system.

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs used by J.P. Morgan Run Risk Calculations in Minutes, Not Hours

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—August 4, 2011—NVIDIA announced today that its Tesla™ GPUs are being used by the largest investment bank entity, J.P. Morgan, to deliver a 40X increase in the end-to-end speed of its risk calculations, while reducing the cost of ownership.

NVIDIA to Showcase the Latest in Computer Graphics at SIGGRAPH 2011

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — July 21, 2011— NVIDIA, the company that awakened the industry to the power of computer graphics when it invented the graphics processing unit (GPU) in 1999, will be at SIGGRAPH, being held this year from August 7th through 11th in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Fastest. Notebook GPU. Ever.

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—June 28, 2011— NVIDIA today announced the world’s fastest notebook graphics processing unit (GPU) , the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580M. Available now in the Alienware M18x, the new GPU sets new standards in industry leading benchmarks and games.

Russia Accelerates Scientific Innovation with GPU Supercomputers

SANTA CLARA, Calif.— June 15, 2011— As Russian scientists increasingly deploy GPU-enabled supercomputers to tackle scientific challenges, Moscow State University is upgrading its Lomonosov system with NVIDIA Tesla™ GPUs to be one of the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Duke Nukem Forever to Feature NVIDIA 3D Vision Support

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — June 13, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced that the year’s most-anticipated PC game, Duke Nukem Forever®, will provide full support for NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology, enabling gamers to experience the King and his alien-bashing antics like never before in high-quality, breathtaking, stereoscopic 3D.

NVIDIA Completes Acquisition of Icera, a Leader in Wireless-Modem, RF Technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—June 13, 2011—NVIDIA announced today that it has completed its $367 million cash acquisition of Icera, a leading innovator of top-performing wireless modems for 3G and 4G cellular phones and tablets. Icera is now a wholly owned subsidiary of NVIDIA operating under the Icera trade name.

GPU Supercomputing Accelerates China’s Solar Energy Research

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — June 9, 2011 — Chinese researchers have run the world’s highest performing molecular simulation to examine improved techniques for more efficient production and use of crystalline silicon, a key material used in solar panels and the semiconductor industry.

NVIDIA Announces GPU Technology Conference 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—June 2, 2011—NVIDIA announced today that the third annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), the world's most important event showcasing breakthroughs in computational science with the GPU (graphics processing unit), will be held at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center from May 14-17, 2012.

NVIDIA Announces Starcraft II Tournament, to be Cast by Husky and Day9

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—June 2, 2011—Calling all Nerd Ballers! Registration is now open for the first ever GeForce® StarCraft II Pro/Am online tourney! With more than $22K in cash and prizes up for grabs, now is the time to mosey on over to GeForce UK and secure your spot playing one of the world’s most popular PC games and possibly earn the title of grand champion.

NVIDIA Gives Notebook Gamers New Levels of Power and Portability with GeForce GTX 560M

TAIPEI—May 30, 2011— COMPUTEX 2011—NVIDIA today unveiled the first gaming notebook graphics processing unit (GPU) in its award-winning GeForce® 500M Series of notebook GPUs.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Video Now Available Worldwide on YouTube

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — May 26, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced that YouTube is for the first time giving users the ability to view thousands of 3D videos in rich, high-quality stereoscopic 3D on their NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ PCs and notebooks when using the latest version of the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.

NVIDIA Tegra 2 Super Chip Wins ‘Best Choice’ Award at Computex 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 24, 2011 —NVIDIA today announced that the NVIDIA® Tegra® 2 mobile super chip has been awarded the prestigious Computex “Best Choice” award for Smart Handheld Devices Innovation from the Taipei Computer Association.

Dassault Systèmes Accelerates Computer-Aided Engineering By Using NVIDIA GPUs

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—May 18, 2011—Dassault Systèmes today announced that Abaqus 6.11 – the new release of the leading unified finite element analysis (FEA) product suite from Dassault’s SIMULIA brand – leverages NVIDIA Quadro® and Tesla™ GPUs, coupled with CPUs, to run computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulations twice as fast as with CPUs alone.

NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce GTX 560 GPU and Faster GeForce R275 Drivers

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—May 17, 2011—NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce® GTX® 560 GPU, the latest addition to the company’s Fermi architecture-based product family, which brings amazing performance and enhanced features such as NVIDIA® PhysX®, 3D Vision™, SLI® and Surround™ technologies to this summer’s hottest PC games.

New NVIDIA Tesla GPU Smashes World Record in Scientific Computation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. —May 17, 2011—NVIDIA today unveiled the Tesla™ M2090 GPU, the world’s fastest parallel processor for high performance computing. In addition, the Tesla M2090 GPU achieved the fastest-ever performance in a key measure of scientific computation.

NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—May 12, 2011—NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue of $962.0 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended May 1, 2011, up 8.5 percent from the prior quarter, and down 4.0 percent from $1.0 billion from the same period a year earlier.

Universities and Research Institutions Around the World Embrace Parallel Computing using GPUs

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — May 11, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced the addition of 35 new CUDA Research Centers and CUDA Teaching Centers in 14 countries, further advancing the growth of parallel computing across the globe.

NVIDIA Announces Worldwide Expansion of GPU Technology Conference

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — April 29, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced that it is expanding its GPU Technology Conference (GTC) to address the increasing global demand for, and interest in, GPU computing to drive next-generation research and scientific discovery.

Playbox Expands into Android, Focuses on Games for Super Phones and Tablets with NVIDIA Tegra

Liverpool, England, 18th, April 2011 – Playbox today announced its expansion into the Android market with a new team focused on developing games for NVIDIA® TegraTM-powered super phones and tablets. The company also announced a Tegra-optimized version of their PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 hit title, Bang Bang Racing, under license from Digital Reality.

NVIDIA Releases Technology Enabling Websites to Stream Stereoscopic 3D Video

NAB 2011, LAS VEGAS – April 12, 2011 – NVIDIA today announced that it is making its industry-leading NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ video player technology available for free to Web developers, enabling them to easily build websites for streaming high-quality 3D video to 3D Vision-equipped PCs.

Industrial Light & Magic’s Rango Rides Into the Wild West With Help From NVIDIA Quadro

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — April 6, 2011 — In Rango, the new Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon animated film directed by Gore Verbinski, visual effects facility Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) was able to overcome production demands and timeline challenges with the help of NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics solutions.

New NVIDIA Quadro 400 Empowers Designers and Engineers With Up To 10 Times Better Performance

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — April 5, 2011 — NVIDIA announced today the NVIDIA Quadro® 400 graphics processing unit (GPU), a new professional graphics solution that puts the power of the GPU in the hands of designers and engineers.

NVIDIA PhysX Technology Adopted for Funcom’s Dreamworld Engine

SANTA CLARA, CA—March 28, 2011—NVIDIA today announced that Funcom’s Dreamworld 2.5, a leading game engine for massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), is the first game to incorporate server-side NVIDIA® PhysX® technology.

NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 590 IS WORLD’S FASTEST GRAPHICS CARD

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—March 24, 2011—NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce® GTX® 590, the fastest dual graphics card available today which also happens to be the world’s quietest too.

NVIDIA launches GeForce UK website to unite the PC gaming community

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Mar. 22, 2011 — NVIDIA has today announced the launch of GeForce UK, a website that’s dedicated to the world of GeForce gaming and computing and getting the most out of your GeForce GPU.

GEFORCE GTX 550 TI REDEFINES PC GAMING AT £119

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—March 15, 2011—PC gaming just got a lot more fun today with the introduction of the GeForce® GTX 550 Ti graphics processing unit (GPU) with an estimated e-tail price of £119.

NVIDIA Quadro 2000D Advanced Medical Imaging Solution Improves Visual Accuracy and Speed to Diagnosis

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Mar. 14, 2011 — NVIDIA announced today the launch and immediate availability of its new NVIDIA® Quadro® 2000D graphics solution, designed for use in professional medical imaging environments to help improve the accuracy and timeliness of patient diagnosis.

New Tegra Zone App Is Your Destination for the Best Mobile Games Optimized for Tegra

Santa Clara, CA ¬— Mar. 1, 2011—NVIDIA announced today that the Tegra Zone™ app is now live on the Android Market, providing a one-stop destination for consumers seeking the richest games for their super phone or tablet powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile super chip.

NVIDIA GPU Plays Instrumental Role In Discovery of New Pulsar

SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Mar. 1, 2011—A computing enthusiast in the U.K., equipped with an NVIDIA® CUDA®-enabled GPU, has been involved in the discovery of a new pulsar, as part of the worldwide “volunteer distributed-computing” project known as Einstein@Home.

NVIDIA and Epic Games Showcase DX11 Partnership at Game Developers Conference

SAN FRANCISCO— GDC 2011—March 1, 2011—NVIDIA and Epic Games are teaming up at this week’s Game Developers Conference to showcase the latest advances in the world’s most popular game engine, Unreal Engine 3, which now offers even greater levels of interactivity and immersion.

New CUDA 4.0 Release Makes Parallel Programming Easier

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Feb. 28, 2011— NVIDIA today announced the latest version of the NVIDIA® CUDA® Toolkit for developing parallel applications using NVIDIA GPUs.

Latest Action-Shooter, Bulletstorm, Hits the Streets, Powered by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 Integrated with NVIDIA 3D Vision

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Feb. 22, 2011— NVIDIA today announced the availability of Bulletstorm, a blockbuster action game developed with Epic Games, Inc.’s Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) and its newly integrated NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology.

NVIDIA Quadro Powers New Era of Mobile Super Computers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — February 22, 2011 —NVIDIA announced today a new line of Quadro® professional graphics solutions for mobile workstations. Designed for engineers, industrial designers, animators, and film & video editors that need to take their work with them, these new Quadro graphics processing units (GPUs) leverage the NVIDIA Fermi architecture, which combines fast visualization performance with high performance computing capabilities.

NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011

SANTA CLARA, CA--(February 16, 2011) - NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue of $886.4 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 ended Jan. 30, 2011, up 5.0 percent from the prior quarter and down 9.8 percent from $982.5 million from the same period a year earlier.

NVIDIA Quadro Powers All Five Academy Award Nominees for Best Visual Effects

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Feb. 15, 2011 — This year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expanded the Best Visual Effects category to five nominated films, and it was another clean sweep for films that relied on NVIDIA® technology—all Oscar nominees in this category were created by studios using NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics solutions.

NVIDIA and Samsung Partner to Deliver the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Honeycomb Tablet

Barcelona — MWC 2011 — Feb. 13, 2011—NVIDIA and Samsung Electronics announced today the Galaxy Tab 10.1, a 10.1-inch screen tablet which uses the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile super chip to take full advantage of the Android 3.0 (also known as Honeycomb) user interface.

GPU-Powered Science and Innovation Drive GPU Technology Conference 2011

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Feb. 10, 2011—NVIDIA today announced that the third annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) will return to San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center from Oct. 11-14, 2011. In addition, Los Alamos National Laboratory will co-locate its Accelerated High Performance Computing (HPC) Symposium at the conference.

NVIDIA Sets Conference Call for Fourth Quarter Financial Results

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Feb. 2, 2011—NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) will host a conference call on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011, ended Jan. 30, 2011.

The New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU Pwns The Gamer’s Sweet Spot

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Jan. 25, 2011—Last summer, NVIDIA astounded gamers with the introduction of the GeForce® GTX 460 GPU, which editors called “an incredible value” . Flash forward 5 months later, and NVIDIA is set to do it again with the immediate availability of the new GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU.

Intel To Pay NVIDIA Technology Licensing Fees of $1.5 Billion

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jan. 10, 2011— NVIDIA announced today that it has signed a new six-year cross-licensing agreement with Intel.

NVIDIA Announces “Project Denver” To Build Custom CPU Cores Based on ARM Architecture, Targeting Personal Computers to Supercomputers

Las Vegas — CES 2011 ¬— Jan. 6, 2011—NVIDIA announced today that it plans to build high- performance ARM® based CPU cores, designed to support future products ranging from personal computers and servers to workstations and supercomputers.

NVIDIA Showcases New Lenovo 3D Gaming Monitor with NVIDIA 3D Vision Technology at CES

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – CES 2011 — Jan. 6, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced the expansion of its NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ ecosystem with the addition of new 3D-enabled PCs and monitors by Lenovo.

NVIDIA GeForce 500M Series GPUs Power Top Notebooks of 2011

Las Vegas — CES 2011 ¬— Jan. 5, 2011—NVIDIA today announced the GeForce® 500M series of notebook graphics processing units (GPUs), designed to power laptops featuring next-generation Intel Core CPUs (Sandy Bridge).

NVIDIA BRINGS NEW MOBILE MEDIA AND GAMING EXPERIENCES TO VERIZON WIRELESS 4G LTE NETWORK

LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – NVIDIA and Verizon Wireless today announced that they will demonstrate at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) how mobile devices equipped with the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile superchip can provide consumers with a wide range of new media and gaming capabilities when utilizing Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network.

NVIDIA Tegra Super Chip Kicks Up Next Wave of Super Phones

Las Vegas — CES 2011 ¬— Jan. 5, 2011—NVIDIA announced today the arrival of the next wave of super phones, powered by NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2, the world’s first mobile super chip.

NVIDIA Unveils First Online 3D Vision Community

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – CES 2011 — Jan. 4, 2011 — NVIDIA today announced a new Web community dedicated exclusively to 3D content, enabling users to enjoy breathtaking, stereoscopic 3D videos and photos while using a 3D-enabled PC or notebook.

Tesla Motors’ Model S to Feature NVIDIA Tegra Processors

Las Vegas — CES 2011 ¬— Jan. 4, 2011—NVIDIA announced today that NVIDIA® Tegra™ processors will power the infotainment, navigation and instrument-cluster systems in the Tesla Model S, the first sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Built around the driver, the Model S is the premium sedan, evolved. Its infotainment system features a 17-inch touch-screen center console – the largest display ever in a car – providing vivid 3D graphics.

NVIDIA GPUs to be the Infotainment Centerpiece Across BMW’s Next-Generation of Cars

Las Vegas — CES 2011 ¬— Jan. 4, 2011—BMW of North America and NVIDIA today announced a partnership that puts NVIDIA® GPUs in navigation and vehicle-information systems across all next-generation BMW cars worldwide.