Google’s Motorola unit announced a new phone (the Moto X) powered by a new processor. For the new X8 processor Motorola has bought the Snapdragon S4Pro (MSM8960). Qualcomm did not sell IP to Motorola, just a standard product, but worked with Motorola to provide software for the S4 CPU/GPU using some of the new OpenSubdiv algorithms introduced by Pixar at Siggraph.
USD gets major support from Autodesk and partners
This week, Autodesk announces its latest updates for Maya, 3ds Max, and MotionBuilder. In addition, Autodesk says it’s supporting USD, ...
Holy cow: the news explosion from CES
CES came and we all stayed at home. That's maybe just as well. We know several people who think they may have gotten Covid-19 at last year's event. They had caught what they at first thought was a really bad case of the CES Flu. As always, reporting on CES is really a months-long process as the entire universe for consumer electronics resets itself for a new year. And this, friends, is a big new year.
GPU developments of 2021
Jon Peddie Research has just released its annual GPU developments report. It is a summary of GPU developments for 2021 ...