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Rahul More
00914902013
BCA IInd Sem (Ist Shift)
Nvidia Corporation is an American global technology
Nvidia manufactures graphics processing units (GPUs)
the art and scien...
Headquarters of Nvidia Corporation
in Santa Clara, California, (USA)
Direct Competition
Time-line of Nvidia History
Co-Founder of Nvidia Corporation
JEN-HSUN HUANG
Co-Founder, President and Chief
Executive Officer
CURTIS PRIEM
A Senior St...
1995NVIDIA NV1, the company's first
product, is launched. The PCI card
was sold as the Diamond Edge 3D,
featuring a 2D/3D ...
1996
NVIDIA unveils its first Microsoft
DirectX drivers with support for
Direct3D, an API used to render 3D
graphics where...
The company introduces RIVA 128,
the world's first 128-bit 3D
processor. It receives OEM
acceptance, and more than one
mil...
A multi-year strategic partnership is
formed with Taiwan Semiconductor
Manufacturing Company, which
begins to assist in ma...
NVIDIA invents the graphics processing unit, putting it on
a path to reshape the industry. GeForce 256 is launched
as the ...
Microsoft selects NVIDIA to provide the
graphics processors for its first Xbox
gaming console.
NVIDIA ACQUIRES GRAPHICS
PI...
With the nForce platform, NVIDIA enters
the integrated graphics market.
The company introduces
the industry's first
progra...
The company ships its 100 millionth processor.
Fortune magazine names NVIDIA the
fastest-growing company in the U.S.
2002N...
2003NIVIDA ACQUIRES MEDIA Q
The company acquires Media Q, a leader in
graphics and multimedia technology for
wireless.
‘Th...
2004SLI LAUNCHES, SHARPLY
INCREASING A SINGLE PC’S
GRAPHICS POWER
NVIDIA teams up with Blizzard
Entertainment on the relea...
NVIDIA announces its development
of the processor for Sony's
PlayStation 3 gaming console.
2005NIVIDA DEVELOPS PROCESSOR
F...
NVIDIA ships its 500 millionth graphics
processor
2006CUDA ARCHITECTURE IN INVEILED
NVIDIA unveils CUDA, a revolutionary
a...
Forbes magazine names NVIDIA
"Company of the Year." The article cites
NVIDIA's advantage in the graphics
market, as well a...
NVIDIA launches the Tegra mobile
processor, which consumes 30-
times less power than a typical PC
notebook and delivers da...
NVIDIA works with Google to unleash
Android on its Tegra processors
2009FERMI ACHITECTURE
LAUNCHED AT INAUGURAL
GPU TECHNO...
NVIDIA Tesla GPUs power world's fastest
supercomputer, China's Tianhe-1A.
2010NIVIDA POWERS WORLD’S
FASTEST SUPERCOMPUTER
...
NVIDIA launches Tegra 2, the
world's first dual-core mobile
processor, which the first Android
tablets are built on
2011NI...
NVIDIA once again powers every
Oscar-nominated film for best
visual effects, including the
winner Hugo First virtualized G...
NVIDIA GRID Visual Computing
Appliance unveiled, delivering
ultra-fast GPU performance to
nearly any device on small
busin...
thank you
Source : Wikipedia and nvidia official website
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  1. 1. Rahul More 00914902013 BCA IInd Sem (Ist Shift)
  2. 2. Nvidia Corporation is an American global technology Nvidia manufactures graphics processing units (GPUs) the art and science of computer graphics. With our invention of the GPU the engine of modern visual computing the field has expanded to encompass video games, movie production, product design, medical diagnosis and scientific research.
  3. 3. Headquarters of Nvidia Corporation in Santa Clara, California, (USA)
  4. 4. Direct Competition
  5. 5. Time-line of Nvidia History
  6. 6. Co-Founder of Nvidia Corporation JEN-HSUN HUANG Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer CURTIS PRIEM A Senior Staff Engineer and Graphics Chip Designer CHRIS A. MALACHOWSKY Co-Founder, SVP and NVIDIA Fellow
  7. 7. 1995NVIDIA NV1, the company's first product, is launched. The PCI card was sold as the Diamond Edge 3D, featuring a 2D/3D graphics core based on quadratic texture mapping.
  8. 8. 1996 NVIDIA unveils its first Microsoft DirectX drivers with support for Direct3D, an API used to render 3D graphics where performance is critical.
  9. 9. The company introduces RIVA 128, the world's first 128-bit 3D processor. It receives OEM acceptance, and more than one million units are shipped within its first four months. 1997RIVA 128 LAUNCHES AND 1 MILLION UNITS SOLD IN FIRST 4 MONTH
  10. 10. A multi-year strategic partnership is formed with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, which begins to assist in manufacturing NVIDIA products. 1998PARTNERSHIP SINGED WITH TSMC NVIDIA expands the RIVA processor family. RIVA 128ZX offers the industry's fastest 3D processing capability. RIVA TNT is the first multitexturing 3D processor.
  11. 11. NVIDIA invents the graphics processing unit, putting it on a path to reshape the industry. GeForce 256 is launched as the world's first GPU, a term NVIDIA defines as "a single-chip processor with integrated transform, lighting, triangle setup/clipping, and rendering engines that is capable of processing a minimum of 10 million polygons per second." Modern GPUs process over 2 billion polygons per second. 1999NVIDIA INVENT FIRST THE GPU NVIDIA INVENT FIRST THE GPU NVIDIA introduces the Quadro GPU for professional graphics. Quadro soon becomes the standard for professionals designing everything from tennis shoes to automobiles.
  12. 12. Microsoft selects NVIDIA to provide the graphics processors for its first Xbox gaming console. NVIDIA ACQUIRES GRAPHICS PIONEER 3DFX NVIDIA acquires the assets of 3dfx, a pioneer in graphics technology. 2000MICROSOFT XBOX WITH NIVIDA
  13. 13. With the nForce platform, NVIDIA enters the integrated graphics market. The company introduces the industry's first programmable GPU, NVIDIA GeForce3, which enables developers to create custom visual effect 2001NIVIDA ENTERS INTEGRATED GRAPHICS MARKET WITH NFORCE
  14. 14. The company ships its 100 millionth processor. Fortune magazine names NVIDIA the fastest-growing company in the U.S. 2002NIVIDA NAMES AMERICA’S FASTEST GROWING COMPANY
  15. 15. 2003NIVIDA ACQUIRES MEDIA Q The company acquires Media Q, a leader in graphics and multimedia technology for wireless. ‘The Way It's Meant to Be Played' is introduced, in an effort to encourage game-developers to fully exploit the power of the GPU.
  16. 16. 2004SLI LAUNCHES, SHARPLY INCREASING A SINGLE PC’S GRAPHICS POWER NVIDIA teams up with Blizzard Entertainment on the release of World of Warcraft in 3D graphics. The massively multiplayer online game would go on to become the world's most popular SLI technology is launched, allowing multiple GPUs to be linked together and dramatically increase the graphics power of a single machine. NVIDIA helps NASA reconstruct the terrain of Mars. Using NVIDIA technology, data transmitted by the Rover is rendered in photorealistic virtual reality, allowing scientists to explore Mars as if they were moving freely on the red planet's surface.
  17. 17. NVIDIA announces its development of the processor for Sony's PlayStation 3 gaming console. 2005NIVIDA DEVELOPS PROCESSOR FOR SONY PLAYSTATION 3 ULi Electronics, a Taiwan-based developer of core logic technology, is acquired.
  18. 18. NVIDIA ships its 500 millionth graphics processor 2006CUDA ARCHITECTURE IN INVEILED NVIDIA unveils CUDA, a revolutionary architecture for general purpose GPU computing. CUDA will enable scientists and researchers to harness the parallel processing capabilities of GPUs to tackle their most complex computing challenges. Acquisition of Hybrid Graphics, a developer of embedded 2D and 3D graphics software for handheld devices.
  19. 19. Forbes magazine names NVIDIA "Company of the Year." The article cites NVIDIA's advantage in the graphics market, as well as its incredible growth over the previous year. 2007FORBES NAMES NVIDIA COMPANY OF THE YEAR NVIDIA wins an Emmy award for the impact its innovative graphics processors have had on the entertainment industry. Launch of the Tesla GPU. The computing power previously available in supercomputers is made widely accessible for researchers in fields such as drug discovery, medical imaging and weather modeling.
  20. 20. NVIDIA launches the Tegra mobile processor, which consumes 30- times less power than a typical PC notebook and delivers dazzling performance. 2008TEGRA MOBILE PROCESSOR IS LAUNCHED Tokyo Tech builds Tsubame, the first Tesla GPU-based supercomputer to land on the list of the world's Top 500 supercomputers. GeForce 9400M GPU is adopted by Apple for its ground breaking MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks.
  21. 21. NVIDIA works with Google to unleash Android on its Tegra processors 2009FERMI ACHITECTURE LAUNCHED AT INAUGURAL GPU TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE NVIDIA and Siemens Healthcare create the world's first 3D ultrasound. 3D Vision, the world's first high- definition 3D stereo solution for the home, is launched at CES.
  22. 22. NVIDIA Tesla GPUs power world's fastest supercomputer, China's Tianhe-1A. 2010NIVIDA POWERS WORLD’S FASTEST SUPERCOMPUTER Introduction of Optimus technology, a breakthrough for notebook PCs that automatically manages the GPU to balance battery life and performance. Audi selects NVIDIA GPUs to power the navigation and entertainment systems in all its vehicles worldwide. NVIDIA GPUs power all "Best Visual Effects" Academy Award nominees, including Avatarand Star Trek.
  23. 23. NVIDIA launches Tegra 2, the world's first dual-core mobile processor, which the first Android tablets are built on 2011NIVIDA ACQUIRES BASEBAND-LEADER ICERA A six-year cross-licensing agreement with Intel wins NVIDIA $1.5 billion in licensing fees. NVIDIA acquires ICERA, enabling it to offer both application and baseband processors, the two most important in mobile computing. NVIDIA ships its 1 billionth graphics processor.
  24. 24. NVIDIA once again powers every Oscar-nominated film for best visual effects, including the winner Hugo First virtualized GPU unveiled, as GRID brings graphics to the cloud Powerful Tegra 3-based tablets and smartphones are launched Newsweek names NVIDIA sixth- greenest company in America. Kepler-based GeForce GTX 600 series introduced, offering world's fastest gaming performance 2012
  25. 25. NVIDIA GRID Visual Computing Appliance unveiled, delivering ultra-fast GPU performance to nearly any device on small business networks. 2013TEGRA 4 FAMILY OF MOBILE PROCESSORS IS INTRODUCED GeForce GTX TITAN launched for gamers, built with the same DNA as the world's #1 supercomputer NVIDIA SHIELD introduced, the ultimate gaming and entertainment portable Tegra Note, a complete tablet platform with groundbreaking stylus and camera capabilities, hits retail Tegra 4, world's fastest quad-core mobile processor, and Tegra 4i, NVIDIA's first fully integrated 4G LTE mobile processor, are announced
  26. 26. thank you Source : Wikipedia and nvidia official website

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