2014 Press Releases

Read NVIDIA's groundbreaking announcements from the year 2014 in the following press releases. Click on a headline to view the full press release...

PGI High Performance Computing Compilers Coming to IBM POWER Systems

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 18, 2014—NVIDIA today announced that it is developing an enhanced version of the widely used PGI® optimizing compilers which will allow developers to quickly develop new applications or run Linux x86-based GPU-accelerated applications on IBM POWER CPU systems with minimal effort.

NVIDIA Unveils World’s Fastest Accelerator for Data Analytics and Scientific Computing

NEW ORLEANS—SC14—Nov. 17, 2014—NVIDIA today unveiled a new addition to the NVIDIA® Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform: the Tesla® K80 dual-GPU accelerator, the world’s highest performance accelerator designed for a wide range of machine learning, data analytics, scientific, and high performance computing (HPC) applications.

U.S. to Build Two Flagship Supercomputers for National Labs

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Nov. 14, 2014—The U.S. Department of Energy today unveiled plans to build two GPU-accelerated supercomputers – expected to deliver at least three-times greater performance than today’s most powerful system – which will move the world closer to the long-held goal of exascale computing.

VMware and NVIDIA Announce First Participants in Tech Preview of NVIDIA GRID vGPU

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. xx, 2014—Airbus Group, CH2MHILL and MetroHealth are among the first companies to join VMware and NVIDIA’s early access program to try the latest technology for GPU virtualization and virtual application and desktop infrastructure, ahead of its general availability.

NVIDIA Powers New Honda Infotainment System

PARIS—Oct. 2, 2014—NVIDIA announced today that its NVIDIA® Tegra® mobile processor will power the new Honda Connect in-car audio and information system in the 2015 Honda Civic, Civic Tourer and CR-V, which will be launched in Europe next year.

NVIDIA Unveils Full Power of Maxwell GPU Architecture With Breakthroughs in Performance, Graphics, Efficiency

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Sept. 18, 2014—In a major leap forward for gaming, NVIDIA today introduced the first high-end products based on its Maxwell chip architecture—the new GeForce GTX 980 and 970 GPUs—delivering unmatched performance, major new graphics capabilities and twice the energy efficiency of the previous generation.

VMware, NVIDIA and Google Unveil Future of Graphics-Rich Applications Delivered on Enterprise Cloud Desktops

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26, 2014 — Today at VMworld® 2014, VMware, NVIDIA and Google announced a collaborative effort to deliver high-performance virtual desktops and workstation-class graphics to Google Chromebooks.

NVIDIA’s New Professional GPU Lineup Places Quadro at Center of Visual Computing Workflows

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—SIGGRAPH—Aug. 12, 2014—NVIDIA today unveiled its next generation of NVIDIA® Quadro® GPUs – providing new tools and technologies to meet the visual computing needs of the world’s leading designers, artists and scientists.

NVIDIA Launches World’s Most Advanced Tablet Built for Gamers

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—July 22, 2014—NVIDIA today launched the newest members of the NVIDIA® SHIELD™ family: the SHIELD tablet and the SHIELD wireless controller.

NVIDIA GPUs Open the Door to ARM64 Entry into High Performance Computing

LEIPZIG, Germany—ISC’14—June 23, 2014—NVIDIA today announced that multiple server vendors are leveraging the performance of NVIDIA® GPU accelerators to launch the world’s first 64-bit ARM development systems for high performance computing (HPC).

NVIDIA and VMware Bring Graphics-Rich Virtual Desktops and Applications to Public Clouds

SAN JOSE, Calif.—GTC—March 25, 2014—Unlocking the full potential of desktop virtualization for enterprises, NVIDIA and VMware today announced that NVIDIA GRID™ technology is available on the VMware Horizon™ DaaS® Platform to deliver 3D graphics on virtualized desktops and applications delivered through the cloud.

NVIDIA Launches World’s First High-Speed GPU Interconnect, Helping Pave the Way to Exascale Computing

SAN JOSE, Calif.—GTC—March 25, 2014—NVIDIA today announced that it plans to integrate a high-speed interconnect, called NVIDIA® NVLink™, into its future GPUs, enabling GPUs and CPUs to share data five to 12 times faster than they can today. This will eliminate a longstanding bottleneck and help pave the way for a new generation of exascale supercomputers that are 50-100 times faster than today’s most powerful systems.

NVIDIA Unveils First Mobile Supercomputer for Embedded Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif.—GTC—March 25, 2014—NVIDIA today opened the door to the development of a new generation of applications that employ computer vision, image processing and real-time data processing – with the launch of a developer platform based on the world’s first mobile supercomputer for embedded systems.

NVIDIA Transforms Product Design with Iray VCA, Replacing Physical Prototypes with Interactive, Photorealistic Digital Models

SAN JOSE, Calif.—GTC—March 25, 2014—NVIDIA today introduced a GPU rendering appliance that dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling professional designers to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can largely replace the lengthy, costly process of building physical prototypes.

Ultimate Power. The new GeForce GTX TITAN Z

Two GPUs, One Insane Graphics Card: Introducing the GeForce GeForce GTX TITAN Z.

NVIDIA Leads Performance Per Watt Revolution

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Feb. 18, 2014—NVIDIA today introduced the first GPUs based on its new Maxwell™ graphics architecture, which deliver amazing gaming performance in extremely power-efficient designs.

PGI 2014 Brings New Level of Performance, Programming Simplicity to High Performance Computing

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Feb. 14, 2014—PGI, a leading suite of high-performance parallelizing compilers and development tools, now features support for the latest version of the OpenACC programming standard on accelerator platforms.

Audi and NVIDIA Expand Visual Computing in the Car

LAS VEGAS—CES—Jan. 7, 2014—NVIDIA today announced that three new in-vehicle systems powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra® Visual Computing Module (VCM) will soon begin shipping in Audi’s vehicles.

NVIDIA Slides Supercomputing Technology into the Car with Tegra K1

LAS VEGAS—CES—Jan. 5, 2014—NVIDIA’s new Tegra® K1 mobile processor will help self-driving cars advance from the realm of research into the mass market with its automotive-grade version of the same GPU that powers the world’s 10 most energy-efficient supercomputers.

NVIDIA Unveils Tegra K1, a 192-Core Super Chip that Brings DNA of World’s Fastest GPU to Mobile

LAS VEGAS—CES—Jan. 5, 2014—NVIDIA today unveiled the revolutionary Tegra® K1 mobile processor, a 192-core super chip featuring the same NVIDIA® Kepler™ architecture that powers the fastest GPU on the planet, the NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 780 Ti. For the first time, next-generation PC gaming will now be available on mobile platforms.