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NVIDIA GAMING TECHNOLOGY

NVIDIA tools, SDKs, and partner engines work together to produce the next generation of stunning real-time content that leverages AI and ray tracing.




DLSS

Deep Learning Super Sampling

NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) is a deep learning neural network that boosts frame rates and generates sharp images.

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RTXDI Bookshelf Scene

Direct Illumination

NVIDIA RTX™ Direct Illumination (RTXDI) automatically renders millions of realistic dynamic lights and shadows.

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Microsoft DirectX

DirectX

DirectX is a Microsoft graphics API for the development of real-time graphics that also codifies NVIDIA RTX technologies.

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NVIDIA GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience

NVIDIA GeForce Experience™ is a companion application for GeForce that includes up-to-date drivers and optimized game settings.

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GEFORCE EXPERIENCE

RTXGI Museum Scene

Global Illumination

NVIDIA RTX Global Illumination (RTXGI) renders multi-bounce lighting instantly with accurate indirect lighting.

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NVIDIA HairWorks

HairWorks

NVIDIA HairWorks enables advanced simulation and rendering techniques for richer hair and fur.

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HBAO

Horizon-Based Ambient Occlusion Plus

NVIDIA Horizon-Based Ambient Occlusion Plus (HBAO+) instantly renders realistic shadowing around objects.

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RTXMU Street Scene

Memory Utility

NVIDIA RTX Memory Utility (RTXMU) reduces the GPU memory footprint caused by ray tracing.

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NVIDIA Nsight

Nsight

NVIDIA Nsight™ is a collection of applications for building, debugging, profiling, and developing software that utilizes NVIDIA hardware.

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PhysX

PhysX

NVIDIA® PhysX® is a scalable multi-platform physics simulation solution that brings high-performance and precision accuracy to industrial simulation.

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NRD in Watch Dogs Legion

Real-Time Denoisers

NVIDIA Real-Time Denoisers (NRD) is a noise removal technology for image noise generated from lighting, shadow, and ray-traced sources.

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NVIDIA Reflex

Reflex

NVIDIA Reflex is a suite of technologies that measures, analyzes, and reduces system latency.

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NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter

Texture Tools Exporter

NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter creates highly compressed texture files directly from image sources.

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 Naraka Bladepoint in Unity

Unity

Unity is a real-time development platform developed by Unity Technologies that’s used to make interactive 2D and 3D experiences.

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Fortnite on RTX in Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is a real-time 3D creation platform developed by Epic Games that’s used to make photorealistic visuals and immersive experiences.

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UNREAL ENGINE

Vulkan

Vulkan

Vulkan is a new-generation graphics and compute open-standard API created by the Khronos Group that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs.

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NVIDIA WaveWorks

WaveWorks

NVIDIA WaveWorks delivers cinematic-quality ocean simulation for interactive applications.

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 Naraka Bladepoint in Unity

Unity

Unity is a real-time development platform developed by Unity Technologies that’s used to make interactive 2D and 3D experiences.

LEARN MORE ABOUT UNITY

Fortnite on RTX in Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is a real-time 3D creation platform developed by Epic Games that’s used to make photorealistic visuals and immersive experiences.

LEARN MORE ABOUT UNREAL ENGINE


DLSS

Deep Learning Super Sampling

NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) is a deep learning neural network that boosts frame rates and generates sharp images.

NRD in Watch Dogs Legion

Real-Time Denoisers

NVIDIA Real-Time Denoisers (NRD) is a noise removal technology for image noise generated from lighting, shadow, and ray-traced sources.


RTXDI Bookshelf Scene

Direct Illumination


NVIDIA RTX™ Direct Illumination (RTXDI) automatically renders millions of realistic dynamic lights and shadows.

 RTXGI Museum Scene

Global Illumination


NVIDIA RTX Global Illumination (RTXGI) renders multi-bounce lighting instantly with accurate indirect lighting.

HBAO+

Horizon Based Ambient Occlusion Plus

NVIDIA Horizon-Based Ambient Occlusion Plus (HBAO+) instantly renders realistic shadowing around objects.


DLSS

Deep Learning Super Sampling


NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) is a deep learning neural network that boosts frame rates and generates sharp images.

Memory Utility RTXMU

Memory Utility


NVIDIA RTX Memory Utility (RTXMU) reduces the GPU memory footprint caused by ray tracing.

NVIDIA Reflex

Reflex


NVIDIA Reflex is a suite of technologies that measures, analyzes, and reduces system latency.


 NVIDIA HairWorks

HairWorks


NVIDIA HairWorks enables advanced simulation and rendering techniques for richer hair and fur.

PhysX

PhysX


NVIDIA® PhysX® is a scalable multi-platform physics simulation solution that brings high-performance and precision accuracy to industrial simulation.

 NVIDIA WaveWorks

WaveWorks


NVIDIA WaveWorks delivers cinematic-quality ocean simulation for interactive applications.


NVIDIA GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience


NVIDIA GeForce Experience™ is a companion application for GeForce that includes up-to-date drivers and optimized game settings.



NVIDIA Nsight

Nsight


NVIDIA Nsight™ is a collection of applications for building, debugging, profiling, and developing software that utilizes NVIDIA hardware.


LEARN MORE ABOUT NSIGHT

 NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter

Texture Tools Exporter


NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter creates highly compressed texture files directly from image sources.



 Microsoft DirectX

DirectX


DirectX is a Microsoft graphics API for the development of real-time graphics that also codifies NVIDIA RTX technologies.



LEARN MORE ABOUT DIRECTX

Vulkan

Vulkan


Vulkan is a new-generation graphics and compute open-standard API created by the Khronos Group that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs.


LEARN MORE ABOUT VULKAN


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RAY TRACING IN UNREAL ENGINE 4

Stay in the Light creator and RTX Unreal evangelist Richard Cowgill shows how to get great results with real-time, ray-traced reflections, global illumination, shadows, and more.

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RAY TRACING ESSENTIALS

Computer graphics expert Eric Haines explains key concepts of ray tracing, from the use of rays in rendering to how specialized hardware has accelerated its performance.

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BREAKING BARRIERS WITH REAL-TIME DESIGN VISUALIZATION

Leading architectural visualization firm Neoscape, rendering software leader Chaos Group, and NVIDIA explore how real-time ray tracing will revolutionize visualization.

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The NVIDIA Developer Program provides the advanced tools and training needed to successfully build applications on all NVIDIA technology platforms. This includes access to hundreds of SDKs, a network of like-minded developers through our community forums, and more.

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NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) offers hands-on training in AI, accelerated computing, and accelerated data science to solve real-world problems. Powered by GPUs in the cloud, training is available as self-paced, online courses or live, instructor-led workshops.

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NVIDIA Gaming News


Improving Aiming Time on Small FPS Targets with Higher Resolutions and Larger Screen Sizes

Improving Aiming Time on Small FPS Targets with Higher Resolutions and Larger Screen Sizes

Competitive gamers prefer to play at the highest refresh rate possible, but new higher resolution monitors increase aiming performance for small targets.

AWS Launches First NVIDIA GPU-Accelerated Graviton-Based Instance with Amazon EC2 G5g

AWS Launches First NVIDIA GPU-Accelerated Graviton-Based Instance with Amazon EC2 G5g

The new Amazon EC2 G5g instances feature the AWS Graviton2 processors and NVIDIA T4G Tensor Core GPUs, to power rich android game streaming for mobile devices.

Optimize Ray Tracing with NVIDIA Nsight Graphics 2021.5 Featuring Windows 11 Support

Optimize Ray Tracing with NVIDIA Nsight Graphics 2021.5 Featuring Windows 11 Support

NVIDIA announced the latest release in Nsight Graphics, which supports Direct3D, Vulkan, OpenGL, OpenVR, and the Oculus SDK.

An Era of Digital Humans: Pushing the Envelope of Photorealistic Digital Character Creation

An Era of Digital Humans: Pushing the Envelope of Photorealistic Digital Character Creation

The process to create a digital human is extremely labor-intensive and manual. NVIDIA is accelerating digital human creation with AI.


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