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NVIDIA’s Emerging Companies Summit Showcases Future GPU Technologies

By DE Editors

Sixty companies from more than a dozen countries will showcase new technologies based on the graphics processing unit (GPU)—including computer vision, robotics, gesture recognition and video processing—at the Emerging Companies Summit this month in San Jose, CA.

The 60 companies will share details and provide technology demonstrations from their exhibit space on the show floor. An advisory committee has selected 24 of the 60 to present on stage before panels of technology leaders, analysts and investors. In these sessions, their CEOs will discuss business strategy with panels comprised of technology executives from Adobe, Cisco, Google, IBM and Microsoft, along with members of leading investment firms, such as Charles River Ventures, Interwest, Morgenthaler Ventures and Sutter Hill.

Among the companies selected for these CEO on Stage presentations are:

  • Milabra—visual recognition to make online advertising more effective
  • Bunkspeed—3D rendering and animation software
  • Playcast—games on demand
  • Cooliris—visual web browser for photos and video
  • Softkinetic—gesture recognition
  • RTT—3D visualization software
  • Scalable Display—software for multi-projector display systems
  • Universal Robotics—software for robots that learn from their environment
  • Useful Progress—medical imaging
  • Natural Motion—3D character animation and physics modeling
  • OptiTex—3D visualization software for fashion-related industries.

The Third Annual Emerging Companies Summit (ECS), part of the GPU Technology Conference, will take place Sept. 21-23, at the San Jose Convention Center. It will provide an opportunity to see how startups are using GPUs.

The GPU Technology Conference will feature 287 sessions of technical content targeted for researchers, developers and technologists.

For more information, visit NVIDIA’s conference site.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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