Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) has revealed that it has been working with NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) to use the Tegra K1 and PXA1928 applications processors (AP) for its Project Ara. Project Ara is an ambitious project which hopes to develop a system which will enable […]
Project Ara will offer a few choices in processor selection, and now Google has announced that it is working with Marvell and NVIDIA to bring their application processors as options for the modular smartphone. Both the NVIDIA Tegra K1, the same chip that's found inside the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Marvell PXA1928 will be joining Rockchip as options for Ara's processing power.
Samsung has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking it to block sales of NVIDIA graphics chips and Tegra mobile processors. It's a tit-for-tat move, after NVIDIA tried to block sales of certain Samsung handsets back in November. [Bloomberg via Engadget] Read more...
At 55.2%, gross margins declined by 90 basis points sequentially (in line with company expectations) as higher GPU margins for PC platforms as well as datacenter and cloud GPUs were partially offset by the impact of Tegra processor margins, which are lower than the company's overall average. Show More Summary
Nvidia remains focused on addressing the top 30% of the market, mainly those vertical segments within a broader computing market where visual computing matters the most. These include PC gaming, professional visualization and design, high-performance computing and big data analytics. This focus has helped it outpace the PC market, where it has always had a significant exposure.
Sky Force 2014, that top-down shooter that I've spent way too much time playing the past couple months, today has received a new, ninth level, with all sorts of frustrating things to keep me playing another couple months. That is awesome. Show More Summary
Earlier this year NVIDIA released the SHIELD Tablet which utilized their Cortex-A15 based Tegra K1 chip. In our review we felt it offered a good value proposition, and stood out as a very capable tablet for gamers. Today Nvidia has put a sneak peak at Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the SHIELD Tablet on their Youtube channel. Show More Summary
Apple's new A8X Application Processor not only trounces other Android tablets in CPU tasks, but is also advancing iPad Air 2 to the front of the line in graphics operations as well, even before considering the ten-fold boost potential of iOS 8's Metal API.
New Geekbench processor benchmarks show Apple's triple core, 64-bit A8X Application Processor is dramatically faster than the latest Android tablets, despite their additional cores and faster clock rates.
Taking a closer look at the financials NVIDIA's Tegra business.
By Alcaraz Research: Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) is likely to improve sales of its Tegra K1 SoC. Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) is now taking pre-orders for its Chromebook 14 models. The cheapest model of the HP Chromebook 14 G3 sells for $299....Show More Summary
In typical Acer fashion, the company is offering a variety of options for its latest Chromebook: Just as Samsung is leaving the European laptop market, there's a touchscreen variant of the…
A look at what NVIDIA's automotive chip opportunity might be worth.
Honda is teaming up with NVIDIA to bring a Tegra-powered embedded Android experience to the Civic's infotainment system. Dubbed Honda Connect, the system is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra processor and runs a skinned version of Android 4.0.4 on a 7-inch touchscreen in the car. Show More Summary
NVIIDA has stepped it up with their $100 upgrade to their to their $299 Shield Tegra tablet. Mobile nvidia Shield gaming tablet tablet Android games
By IAEResearch: Nvidia's (NASNVDA) Tegra processors account for a great deal of revenues for the company. It is also one of the three fastest growing segments of the company. Looking at the growth in the tablet segment from its Tegra processors, the company decided to reach consumers directly by launching its own gaming tablet- the Shield Tablet. Show More Summary
NVIDIA's SHIELD Tablet arrived earlier this year and it was one of the first devices to use NVIDIA's Tegra K1 platform with 4 Cortex A15 cores and a single SMX GPU based on NVIDIA's Kepler architecture. It was a major departure from NVIDIA's previous mobile GPU designs, and it came with a level of GPU performance that was unheard of in an ARM tablet. Show More Summary
As part of its lawsuit filed against Samsung and Qualcomm, NVIDIA was forced to reveal that the oft-rumored HTC's Nexus 9, which relies on the company's Tegra K1 processor, may be launched soon in the third quarter of the year.