Featured Articles

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD is fast tracking stacked DRAM deployment and a new presentation leaked by the company  points to APUs with stacked DRAM,…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 12:29

Adobe and Nvidia bring GPU acceleration for flash

Written by Slobodan Simic

ImageImage

Flash Player 10.1

Adobe has announced a new update for it Flash Player which will go into version 10.1 and will be available for PCs, notebooks, netbooks, smartphones, mobile phones and a bunch of other devices. Basically, Flash Player 10.1 will be available for all devices running Windows Mobile, Palm webOS and desktop oriented Windows, Macintosh and Linux, as well as Google Android and Symbian OS that are expected to become available in early 2010.

The new Flash Player 10.1 will bring GPU-accelerated video and graphics, which is a result of joint development between Adobe and Nvidia, and will also bring support for multi-touch gestures, new mobile input models, accelerometers for screen orientation and motion.

According to the press release from Adobe, the 19 out of the top 20 smartphone makers are working with Adobe to implement the new Flash Player, but the most interesting fact is that it will allow GPU acceleration for the Nvidia's ION and Tegra platforms. We already had a chance to saw a brief video of HP's ION based netbook that was playing a 720p video content, and considering the fact that Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang has hinted a big Tegra design win for the Q1, we are quite sure that it will have something to do with this Adobe Flash Player 10.1 announcement.

Public betas for Linux, Mac and Windows as well as webOS and Windows Mobile should be available before the end of the year while Android and Symbian should get theirs early 2010. You can check out the new Flash Player running on Palm Pre and Toshiba's TG01 here, and some ION based fun should be seen pretty soon.

Last modified on Tuesday, 06 October 2009 12:54

Slobodan Simic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments