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Written by HiTechLegion   
Tuesday, 28 September 2010

GPU Super Computing a Benefit for the Masses

Last week, I attended GTC (GPU Technology Conference), which was sponsored by NVIDIA, a manufacturer of graphics related products, including both consumer and commercial applications. A consumer may recognize NVIDIA for their work with home computer graphics add in boards, which are called GeForce, and may even be familiar with their work in 3D Stereoscopic Vision and console gaming. Unfortunately, most consumers are unaware how this technology works or the research being done to further improve the product itself. Granted, consumers should not need to have vast knowledge about the technology incorporated into an end product, as long as it performs as expected. This is unfortunate, solely due to the amount of man hours invested in research and development; but we all kid about it and just leave it to the "Geeks" or "Techies". Of course, without the "Techies," we wouldn't have many of the things we take for granted today, such as television, automobiles and even that toaster that makes our English Muffins just the right temperature to melt that butter into all those nooks and crannies. Bottom line, before it was a reality, it was scientific, and the science is what created the reality... HiTechLegion


 

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