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JPR analysts see AMD inside new Mac Pro as evidence of market share advancement on Nvidia

JPR analyst sees new Mac Pro as evidence that AMD’s new aggressive strategies to win market share in the workstation market from Nvidia are starting to work

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SIG: Hardware – Nvidia Recap on Quadro K6000

We recap NVIDIA’s announcements and focus on the Quadro K6000

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SIG: Pictures from the SIGGRAPH 2013 Show Floor – Part 1

We have pictures from the SIGGRAPH 2013 show floor with accompanying notes on releases

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SIG: A Highlight Overview of SIGGRAPH 2013 with Perspectives on Mac

In this excellent overview article, 3D industry veteran Akiko Ashley sums up the good, the bad and the ugly of SIGGRAPH 2013…

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SIG: Lightwork Design unveils Iray+ and partners with Nvidia

Lightworks is showcasing its latest Iray+ technology along with other tech at SIGGRAPH this year

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SIG: Khronos releases OpenGL 4.4 spec at International Computer Graphics Conference

Khronos Group advanced OpenGL specification to version 4.4 — adds Bindless Texture Extension for up to 10x improvement in performance

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Notes on the New Mac Pro – Details We Now Know

We review many of the issues that remain on pro users minds as they contemplate the new Mac Pro

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Apple Graphics on New Macs: Possibilities

Graphics project on new Macs apparently in the work for over a year

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Product Review: AMD Sapphire HD 7950 Mac Edition

Architosh reviews AMD Radeon based Sapphire HD 7950 Mac Edition graphics card for Apple Mac Pros. This latest board from Sapphire offers users AMD’s 28nm based Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture with up to 4.3 billion transistors and highly tuned for OpenCL. We put it through a whole series of benchmarks across both gaming and pro markets, plus real world tests.

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Octane Render news: New ArchiCAD plugin and version 1.1 out

New ArchiCAD OctaneRender plugin plus version 1.1 Octane Render Standalone app update

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New iMacs likely will feature Quadcore update, AMD GCN Architecture and more…

Next iMacs and their details may be released tomorrow…

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Mac Pro users gain unprecedented new graphics performance thanks to Nvidia Quadro K5000

Nvidia announces new Quadro K5000 GPU for Mac Pros at IBC

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NAB News Hightlights: Nvidia, Maxon, Autodesk, more…

Our brief NAB 2012 summary highlights interesting news from the likes of Adobe, Maxon, Autodesk and more…

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Interview: AMD Mac Graphics Division Talks Apple and Graphics Progress

In this fourth article in our 2011 State of Apple in CAD/3D industries, special series, we speak to Chris Bentley, team leader of the AMD/ATI Mac graphics division, about the state of hardware graphics in Apple products, including, and especially the Mac.

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Apple’s graphics investment Imagination buys Caustic Graphics

Apple is likely to have the benefits of OpenRL based raytracing in future iOS devices like the next iPhone and next iPad, based on the recent investment by Imagination Technologies in Caustic Graphics.

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SIG: Khronos Group announces OpenGL 4.1

The Khronos Group announces OpenGL 4.1 specification at SIGGRAPH 2010 in Los Angeles.

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AIA: StudioGPU previews MachStudio Core for Rhino

AIA Show Report: In this report we start by taking a look at a new third-party Rhino developer and its new MachStudio Core for Rhino rendering application.

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Tidbits: AutoDesSys, Nvidia, T-Splines News

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on AutoDesSys at AIA National with Bonzai 3D and formZ items to show, new OpenClip; Nvidia CUDA and PhysX news with Softimage; plus T-Splines news

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Octane Render for Mac OS X released

New Zealand-based Refractive Software releases new Octane Render for Mac, Windows and Linux. New CUDA-based GPU Ray Tracer accelerates photo-realistic rendering 10 fold over CPU based renderers.

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Khronos Group unleashes OpenGL 4.0 spec

Khronos Group unveils OpenGL 4.0 at GDC – latest industry standard for graphics gets further advanced.

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SIG: Khronos releases OpenGL 3.2

The Khronos Group has announced OpenGL version 3.2 at SIGGRAPH in New Orleans.

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Ars reviews GTX 285 Mac GPU card – interesting results

Ars technica has reviewed the newish Nvidia GTX 285 graphics card on an 8-core Mac Pro, pitting it against ATI’s Radeon 4870 GPU and looking at professional OpenGL-based 3D apps. The results are very interesting.

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Commentary: Oracle buys Sun, Good for Apple

Oracle buying Sun is probably better for Apple than IBM buying Sun…seriously! For starters Oracle and Apple are good partners, bolstered by a BFF relationship in Ellison and Jobs that goes back decades. Secondly, Sun and Apple have nice supplemental technologies, support and sales, and other avenues of ideal collaboration–including Sun’s Virtualbox and getting Solaris on the Mac Pro.

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AMD advances OpenGL – new extension binds

The power of Uber-Parallel Processing: New AMD WGL_AMD_GPU_association extension further advances multi-GPU system performance in workstations. Advances OpenGL.

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Can Sun save its Engineering Heritage Using the Mac?

Sun’s Virtualbox virtualization suite now supports Mac OS X – But the former engineering workstation giant could revive its legacy using Mac Pros and a tailored virtualization product for UNIX CAD and Engineering.

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No Sun Sparc Workstations drove users to Mac Pros

Online Petition Looks to Former SGI/Sun UNIX Workstation Glory – Says Lost Users Went to the Mac.

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Product Review: Graphisoft ArchiCAD 12

In this product review Architosh looks at Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD 12, the industry’s leading BIM (building information modeling) solution used worldwide by architects and building AEC professionals.

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The Mac’s 25th Anniversary: What Does Steve Have Planned?

What will Apple do for Apple’s 25th Macintosh Anniversary? In this article post we ponder three dreamy scenarios from the far-fetched and nostalgic to the ultra-powerful and completely impressive to the very likely…and very useful!

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Commentary: Snow Leopard in Q2 2009

From the looks of comments made by an Nvidia rep in a discussion with AppleInsider today about CUDA versus OpenCL, it appears that Apple with its OpenCL-based Snow Leopard operating system will not be ready to release that OS until the second quarter (Q2) of 2009. From the AppleInsider report: “While the OpenCL spec is […]

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Tidbits: Google Earth Plugin, Vectorworks, CUDA and Texturefly

Mac CAD and 3D News: Google releases its long-awaited Earth Plugin for Safari and FireFox Mac browsers, Vectorworks 2009 is now localized in most of Europe and Nvidia’s CUDA architecture cleans up awards at Supercomputing Convention.

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Commentary: Snow Leopard Endangers Vista

Forbes says Snow Leopard Endangers Windows Vista — Reader Chime In and Say Think Alternatives to Windows for the Sake of Your Business and Clients

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In-Brief: Mac 3D News – Bunkspeed, Autodesk and e-on Software

Mac CAD/3D News on Bunkspeed at Siggraph, Autodesk’s new Mudbox, and e-on Software

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Tidbits: C4D, ArchiCAD, Apple and NVISION

Potential Apple announcement at NVISION news and rumors, plus VMware Fusion 2 Beta and more…

Filed Under: News, Animation & VFX, Apple. Read more...

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