Thursday, 21 Mar 2013
Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is upgrading its Piz Daint supercomputer with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs, with the assistance of Cray, the supercomputer company. After its upgrade, Piz Daint will be the first petascale supercomputer in Switzerland.
Canon has just announced two brand new DSLR cameras, the 100D and the 700D. Canon calls the 100D "the world's smallest, lightest DSLR", and is essentially the mirrorless EOS M in a DSLR shell with better battery life. The 700D update brings it closer in specifications to the two and a half-year old EOS 60D.
Canon launches two new PowerShot superzoom cameras, the SX280 HS and SX270 HS, which are both capable of 20x optical zoom. The SX280 HS also features built-in Wi-Fi capability and GPS.
Lamch & Co. has announced the availability of the Smart Beam, the world's first MHL & HDMI Pico Projector which can be hooked up to a smartphone.
The next generation of Google Nexus 7 is said to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and comes with 4G LTE support.
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013
Intel is collaborating with Hillcrest Labs to add a point-and-click, motion-sensitive remote control option to its set-top and gateway platform for pay TV operators.
Starting 28 March, Canon will let its DSLR users try out popular Canon lenses before purchasing them in the newly launched Canon Lens 'Try and Buy' Programme. For a nominal fee, interested users will get up to two full days to try out their lenses of choice.
At the first keynote address at GTC 2013, NVIDIA CEO unveiled the company's very own GRID-based server named Visual Computing Appliance (VCA). This server features a pair of Intel Xeon CPUs with eight Kepler-based graphics cards. It marks the upscaling of GRID technology to meet enterprise needs.
Google has announced that Acer, HP, and Samsung Chromebooks will be made available to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands from Tuesday.
During his keynote address at GTC 2013, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the roadmaps for its graphics processors and Tegra chips. Both roadmaps introduced the successors that will replace the incumbents Kepler and Tegra 4 respectively. Read on to uncover more exciting details.