SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 7 -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) today provided details on the exciting keynote sessions lined up for the NVISION 08 conference. Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. The keynotes will be held at the San Jose
NVISION 08 will open on Monday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. with a keynote address by Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and president of NVIDIA. Mr. Huang will discuss and demonstrate innovation in the field of visual computing. His presentation will highlight content from today's leading-edge designers, scientists, researchers, and creative professionals. Special guests during Mr. Huang's presentation will include Jeff Han, the guru of multi-touch display technology (and one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of the World), and actress Tricia Helfer of Battlestar Galactica and Burn Notice, who will illustrate how visual computing has impacted the television and film industry.
On Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m., NBC 11's Scott Budman, accomplished technology and business reporter, will conduct a series of 1:1 interviews with remarkable people who have unique perspectives on visual computing and how it impacts our lives, from design, art, and entertainment to sports and space exploration. Special guests include Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes; Eileen Collins, former NASA space shuttle commander; Lorne Lanning, film director and founder of Oddworld; and Kyle Busch, NASCAR racing sensation.
The NVISION 08 conference will close on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:00 p.m. with a unique performance by special effect experts and television personalities Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, who are best known for their work in the hit television series, MythBusters.
About NVISION 08
Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. Thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from around the world are expected to attend. Registration for NVISION 08 conference is now open at: www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html.
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce(R) products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro(R) products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla(TM) products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. NVIDIA's inaugural NVISION 08 conference will be held August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California. For more information, visit http://www.nvidia.com and http://www.nvision2008.com