Helio P20 inside
It looks as if the cooperation between Sony and MediaTek will continue in 2017 too. A year after Sony announced the Xperia XA and the 6-inch XA Ultra, the company announced that the Helio P20 found its way in Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra.
Using inferencing, deep neural networks can now scale to new, challenging data sets
The applications of artificial intelligence in computer graphics have long been a focus point for Nvidia and other GPU companies in Silicon Valley. But now, the company has decided to bring advancements in deep learning to the world of game development with uses ranging from more believable in-game agents, and complex physics simulations through asynchronous rendering techniques.
DirectX 12 support gets added to GameWorks, VRWorks
During its Editors Day event last Tuesday, Nvidia team members highlighted a useful utility that will aid developers in identifying the causes of specific in-game crashes and app slowdowns using a crowdsourced data collection method to identify their root causes by location and type.
Message to low-level API developers: “With great power comes great responsibility”
John Spitzer, Vice President of the GameWorks Labs at Nvidia, took the stage during the company’s Editors Day to discuss the age-old debate between high-level and low-level API performance for the latest game releases.
Analyze time slices of gameplay and improve VR experiences
During its Editor’s Day conference in San Francisco, Nvidia announced a software utility to measure the quality of VR gameplay called FCAT VR. This tool is built on frame capture technology and, Nvidia claims, lets users to forego an expensive hardware capture solution in order to analyze individual frames and interpret data sets through software.
US $100 price-cut
In addition to launching the new Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, Nvidia has also lowered the price of its Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card, pushing it down to US $499, a good US $100 price cut from its official launch price.
14nm, 10nm users will never notice
Chipzilla thinks that users don’t give a monkey’s what process their chip has and will be more interested in its performance, according to a man with long job title.
Will co-exist with SSD, like ebony and ivory
Seagate might have been pushing into the solid state drive (SSD) market with shedloads of acquisitions or strategic alliances with SSD partners, but that does not mean that HDs are a thing of the past.