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GTC 21: Top XR Sessions You Might Have Missed

NVIDIA technology has powered some of the most stunning extended reality experiences across all industries. This year at GTC, several sessions showcased how the latest advancements are driving the future of XR — and all of these sessions are now available on NVIDIA On-Demand.

From real-time ray tracing, to streaming from the cloud, find out more about the breakthroughs that are helping organizations across industries enhance their XR workflows.

Check out some of the most popular XR sessions you might have missed at GTC ’21 (note: some sessions may require a free NVIDIA Developer Program membership).

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Autodesk VRED with NVIDIA CloudXR and Varjo XR3: Unparalleled XR Quality and Data Complexity

See a beautifully detailed car presented by Autodesk VRED, and learn how the car was streamed to a mobile device using NVIDIA CloudXR. This was shown using a single NVIDIA RTX 8000 GPU and a Varjo XR-3 headset.


Look, Mum, No Computer! How the Cloud can Revolutionize VR Experiences (Presented by Google Cloud)

Learn how to connect a VR headset to an instance running in Google Cloud using NVIDIA CloudXR. Explore the advantages and limitations of this solution, and see a number of use cases to test performance.

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Making 3D Content Creation Fast and Easy for Creatives by using VR and ML

Check out how NVIDIA CloudXR helps creatives use high-performance software on a lightweight mobile headset. This marks a major milestone on the path to democratizing 3D content creation.


The Technology Empowering Lucid Motors’ Luxury Automotive Purchase Experience

Get an inside look at how Lucid Motors partnered with ZeroLight. The two companies launched a cloud-powered purchase journey for customers interested in exploring, customizing, or buying the new Lucid Air pure-electric luxury vehicle. Learn how this experience reflects the need to provide a digital shopping experience — linking the virtual and physical worlds.


NVIDIA CloudXR and XR Streaming 101

Explore the various streaming approaches and strategies being developed, and dive into the pros and cons vis-à-vis different devices and use cases. Experience the NVIDIA CloudXR SDK, and learn more about how it works and how you can use it.

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Collaborative Virtual Workspaces: Pop-Up XR Experiences with NVIDIA CloudXR

See how flexible, no-setup XR experiences can support manufacturing use cases, such as virtual 3P Workshops (Production Preparation Process). Learn how XR can enhance exploring, validating, and confirming designed manufacturing processes against the physical factory layout situation and assets on location, as well as improve workflows for digital designed products, human-centric assembly processes and worker ergonomics.


NVIDIA CloudXR Client for iOS, Creating AR Applications using the CloudXR SDK

NVIDIA CloudXR continues to add additional client device support. With the NVIDIA CloudXR SDK Release 2.1, iOS devices can now use NVIDIA GPUs for advanced AR rendering, inferencing and real-time graphics. This session provided a step-by-step walkthrough of the NVIDIA CloudXR client build, deploying to a device, and testing with advanced real-time visualization tools.


Did you miss GTC? All of the AR/VR sessions are available at no charge on NVIDIA On-Demand.