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 Explore NVIDIA Omniverse development platform for 3D simulation and design collaboration

NVIDIA Omniverse

NVIDIA Omniverse™ is a scalable, multi-GPU real-time reference development platform for 3D simulation and design collaboration based on Pixar's Universal Scene Description and NVIDIA RTX™ technology.


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Explore NVIDIA AI Enterprise suite of AI and data analytics software

NVIDIA AI Enterprise

NVIDIA AI Enterprise  is  an end-to-end, cloud-native suite of  AI and data analytics software,  optimized, certified, and supported by NVIDIA to run on VMware vSphere  with  NVIDIA-Certified  Systems™.  It includes key enabling technologies  from NVIDIA for  rapid deployment, management, and scaling AI workloads  in the modern hybrid cloud.


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Explore NVIDIA Jetson platform for autonomous machines and other embedded applications

NVIDIA Jetson

NVIDIA Jetson™ is the world's leading platform for autonomous machines and other embedded applications. It includes Jetson modules, which are small form-factor, high-performance computers, the NVIDIA JetPack™ SDK for accelerating software, and an ecosystem with sensors, SDKs, services, and products to speed up development.


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Explore the NVIDIA RTX platform for visualization.

NVIDIA RTX

The industry's most critically acclaimed feature films require the latest technological advancements – from mobile and desktop, to data center and cloud. NVIDIA RTX professional solutions work behind the scenes to give you the precision and power to tell remarkable stories.


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Applications & SDKs

NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


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 NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA TensorRT SDK for deep learning inference

NVIDIA TensorRT

NVIDIA® TensorRT™ is an SDK for high-performance deep learning inference. It includes a deep learning inference optimizer and runtime that delivers low latency and high throughput for deep learning inference applications.


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NVIDIA Maxine SDK helps developers build virtual collaboration and content creation apps

NVIDIA Maxine

NVIDIA Maxine is a GPU-accelerated SDK with state-of-the-art AI features for developers to build virtual collaboration and content creation applications such as video conferencing and live streaming.


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA DeepStream SDK

DeepStream SDK

NVIDIA’s DeepStream SDK delivers a complete streaming analytics toolkit for AI-based multi-sensor processing, video, audio, and image understanding.
DeepStream is for vision AI developers, software partners, startups, and OEMs building IVA apps and services.


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NVIDIA Optical Flow SDK

Optical Flow SDK exposes the latest hardware capability of Turing and Ampere GPUs dedicated to computing the relative motion of pixels between images. The hardware uses sophisticated algorithms to yield highly accurate flow vectors, robust to frame-to-frame intensity variations, and track the true object motion.


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NVIDIA Triton Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production

NVIDIA Triton Inference Server

NVIDIA Triton™ Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production. Open-source inference serving software, Triton Inference Server, streamlines AI inference by enabling teams to deploy trained AI models from any framework and on any GPU- or CPU-based infrastructure (cloud, data center, or edge).


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA Video Codec SDK

NVIDIA Video Codec SDK

Video Codec SDK is a comprehensiveAPI set, including high-performance tools, samples, and documentation for hardware-accelerated video encode and decode on Windows and Linux.


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NVIDIA Riva SDK helps build speech AI apps

NVIDIA Riva

NVIDIA Riva is a GPU-accelerated SDK for building Speech AI applications customized for your use case and delivering real-time performance.


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NVIDIA OptiX helps to achieve optimal ray tracing performance on GPU

NVIDIA OptiX Ray Tracing Engine

OptiX is an application framework for achieving optimal ray tracing performance on the GPU. It provides a simple, recursive, and flexible pipeline for accelerating ray tracing algorithms. Bring the power of NVIDIA GPUs to your ray tracing applications with programmable intersection, ray generation, and shading.


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NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB

NanoVDB

NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB. OpenVDB is the Academy Award-winning industry-standard data structure and toolset used for manipulating volumetric effects.


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Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD) for content creation

Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD)

Universal Scene Description (USD) is an easily extensible, open-source 3D scene description and file format developed by Pixar for content creation and interchange among different tools.


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Rendering MDL sample cloth

Material Definition Language (MDL)

The NVIDIA MDL SDK is a set of tools to integrate MDL support into rendering applications. It contains components for loading, inspecting, editing of material definitions as well as compiling MDL functions to GLSL, HLSL, Native x86, PTX and LLVM-IR. With the NVIDIA MDL SDK, any physically based renderer can easily add support for MDL and join the MDL eco-system.


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Nvdiffrast is used for rasterization-based differentiable rendering

Nvdiffrast

Nvdiffrast is a PyTorch/TensorFlow library that provides high-performance primitive operations for rasterization-based differentiable rendering.


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NVIDIA HairWorks effects in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

NVIDIA HairWorks

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


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NVIDIA PhysX System Software

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


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NVIDIA WaveWorks featured in Just Cause 3

NVIDIA WaveWorks

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


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NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter standalone showcasing a cube map reflection

NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter

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


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NVIDIA Quadro Sync enables video wall synchronization

NVIDIA Quadro Sync

NVIDIA® Quadro® Sync solutions enable the creation of dazzling ultra-high resolution, perfectly synchronized displays to meet the visualization and presentation needs across industries.


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 NVIDIA Reflex for low latency gaming

NVIDIA Reflex

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


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NVIDIA NRD highlighted in Techland's Dying Light 2 Stay Human

NVIDIA Real-Time Denoiser (NRD)

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 RTXDI off and on comparison

RTX Direct Illumination (RTXDI)

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


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NVIDIA RTXGI off and on comparison

RTX Global Illumination (RTXGI)

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


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NVIDIA HBAO+ adds richer, more detailed shadows around objects

NVIDIA HBAO+ Technology

HBAO+ improves upon existing Ambient Occlusion techniques to add richer, more detailed and realistic shadows around objects that occlude rays of light.


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NVIDIA VRWorks helps developers create amazing VR experiences

NVIDIA VRWorks

VRWorks is a comprehensive suite of APIs, libraries, and engines that enable application and headset developers to create amazing virtual reality experiences. VRWorks enables a new level of presence by bringing physically realistic visuals, sound, touch interactions, and simulated environments to virtual reality.


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Stream VR, AR, and MR content with NVIDIA Cloud XR SDK

NVIDIA CloudXR SDK

CloudXR is NVIDIA's solution for streaming virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) content from any OpenVR XR application on a remote server—cloud, data center, or edge. The CloudXR streaming solution includes NVIDIA RTX™ hardware, NVIDIA RTX Virtual Workstation (vWS) drivers, and the CloudXR software development kit (SDK).


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GPUDirect RDMA enables a direct data path between local or remote storage

GPUDirect RDMA

Designed specifically for the needs of GPU acceleration, GPUDirect RDMA provides direct communication between NVIDIA GPUs in remote systems. This eliminates the system CPUs and the required buffer copies of data via the system memory, resulting in 10X better performance.


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NVIDIA Rivermax networking SDK for media and data streaming apps

NVIDIA Rivermax

NVIDIA® Rivermax® offers a unique IP-based solution for any media and data streaming use case.
Rivermax leverages NVIDIA ConnectX® and BlueField DPU hardware streaming acceleration technology that enables direct data transfers to and from the GPU, delivering best-in-class throughput and latency with minimal CPU utilization for streaming workloads.
Rivermax is the only fully-virtualized streaming solution that complies with the stringent timing and traffic flow requirement of the SMPTE ST 2110-21 specification.


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NVIDIA Mosaic enables multiple displays on video wall

NVIDIA Mosaic

Whether you want to see your work across multiple displays or project your ideas in 4K, you can with NVIDIA Mosaic™ multi-display technology. With NVIDIA Mosaic, you can easily span any application across up to 16 high-resolution panels or projectors from a single system, conveniently treating the multiple displays as a single desktop, without application software changes or visual artifacts.


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Achieve a seamless, blended picture from two projectors on a curved screen with Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend are interfaces exposed in NVAPI for warping (image geometry corrections) and blending (intensity and black level adjustment) a single display output or multiple display outputs.


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 Euclidean Distance Transform (EDT) as an example of NPP

NVIDIA Performance Primitives (NPP)

The NVIDIA Performance Primitives (NPP) library provides GPU-accelerated image, video, and signal processing functions that perform up to 30x faster than CPU-only implementations. With over 5,000 primitives for image and signal processing, you can easily perform tasks such as color conversion, image compression, filtering, thresholding and image manipulation.


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 NVIDIA GPUDirect enhances data movement and access for GPUs

NVIDIA GPUDirect

NVIDIA GPUDirect® is a family of technologies, part of Magnum IO, that enhances data movement and access for NVIDIA data center GPUs. Using GPUDirect, network adapters and storage drives can directly read and write to/from GPU memory, eliminating unnecessary memory copies, decreasing CPU overheads and reducing latency, resulting in significant performance improvements.


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NVIDIA vGPU software for every workload across any device, anywhere.

Virtual GPU (vGPU)

NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) software enables powerful GPU performance for workloads ranging from graphics-rich virtual workstations to data science and AI, enabling IT to leverage the management and security benefits of virtualization as well as the performance of NVIDIA GPUs required for modern workloads. Installed on a physical GPU in a cloud or enterprise data center server, NVIDIA vGPU software creates virtual GPUs that can be shared across multiple virtual machines, accessed by any device, anywhere.


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NVIDIA DOCA SDK helps to accelerate and secure next gen data center

NVIDIA DOCA SDK

NVIDIA® DOCA™ is the key to unlocking the potential of the NVIDIA BlueField® data processing unit (DPU) to offload, accelerate, and isolate data center workloads. With DOCA, developers can program the data center infrastructure of tomorrow by creating software-defined, cloud-native, DPU-accelerated services with zero-trust protection to address the increasing performance and security demands of modern data centers.


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NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


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 NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA TensorRT SDK for deep learning inference

NVIDIA TensorRT

NVIDIA® TensorRT™ is an SDK for high-performance deep learning inference. It includes a deep learning inference optimizer and runtime that delivers low latency and high throughput for deep learning inference applications.


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NVIDIA Maxine SDK helps developers build virtual collaboration and content creation apps

NVIDIA Maxine

NVIDIA Maxine is a GPU-accelerated SDK with state-of-the-art AI features for developers to build virtual collaboration and content creation applications such as video conferencing and live streaming.


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA DeepStream SDK

DeepStream SDK

NVIDIA’s DeepStream SDK delivers a complete streaming analytics toolkit for AI-based multi-sensor processing, video, audio, and image understanding.
DeepStream is for vision AI developers, software partners, startups, and OEMs building IVA apps and services.


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NVIDIA Optical Flow SDK

Optical Flow SDK exposes the latest hardware capability of Turing and Ampere GPUs dedicated to computing the relative motion of pixels between images. The hardware uses sophisticated algorithms to yield highly accurate flow vectors, robust to frame-to-frame intensity variations, and track the true object motion.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Triton Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production

NVIDIA Triton Inference Server

NVIDIA Triton™ Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production. Open-source inference serving software, Triton Inference Server, streamlines AI inference by enabling teams to deploy trained AI models from any framework and on any GPU- or CPU-based infrastructure (cloud, data center, or edge).


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA Video Codec SDK

NVIDIA Video Codec SDK

Video Codec SDK is a comprehensiveAPI set, including high-performance tools, samples, and documentation for hardware-accelerated video encode and decode on Windows and Linux.


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NVIDIA Riva SDK helps build speech AI apps

NVIDIA Riva

NVIDIA Riva is a GPU-accelerated SDK for building Speech AI applications customized for your use case and delivering real-time performance.


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NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
 NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


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NVIDIA Triton Inference Server simplifies deployment of scalable AI in production

NVIDIA Triton Inference Server

NVIDIA Triton™ Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production. Open-source inference serving software, Triton Inference Server streamlines AI inference by enabling teams to deploy trained AI models from any framework and on any GPU- or CPU-based infrastructure (cloud, data center, or edge).


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NVIDIA OptiX helps to achieve optimal ray tracing performance on GPU

NVIDIA OptiX Ray Tracing Engine

OptiX is an application framework for achieving optimal ray tracing performance on the GPU. It provides a simple, recursive, and flexible pipeline for accelerating ray tracing algorithms. Bring the power of NVIDIA GPUs to your ray tracing applications with programmable intersection, ray generation, and shading.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB

NanoVDB

NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB. OpenVDB is the Academy Award-winning industry-standard data structure and toolset used for manipulating volumetric effects.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD) for content creation

Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD)

Universal Scene Description (USD) is an easily extensible, open-source 3D scene description and file format developed by Pixar for content creation and interchange among different tools.


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Rendering MDL sample cloth

Material Definition Language (MDL)

The NVIDIA MDL SDK is a set of tools to integrate MDL support into rendering applications. It contains components for loading, inspecting, editing of material definitions as well as compiling MDL functions to GLSL, HLSL, Native x86, PTX and LLVM-IR. With the NVIDIA MDL SDK, any physically based renderer can easily add support for MDL and join the MDL eco-system.


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Nvdiffrast is used for rasterization-based differentiable rendering

Nvdiffrast

Nvdiffrast is a PyTorch/TensorFlow library that provides high-performance primitive operations for rasterization-based differentiable rendering.


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NVIDIA HairWorks effects in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

NVIDIA HairWorks

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


LEARN MORE HAIRWORKS DOWNLOAD SDK

NVIDIA PhysX System Software

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


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA WaveWorks featured in Just Cause 3

NVIDIA WaveWorks

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


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter standalone showcasing a cube map reflection

NVIDIA Texture Tools Exporter

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


LEARN MORE TOOLS EXPORTER DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
 NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA OptiX helps to achieve optimal ray tracing performance on GPU

NVIDIA OptiX Ray Tracing Engine

OptiX is an application framework for achieving optimal ray tracing performance on the GPU. It provides a simple, recursive, and flexible pipeline for accelerating ray tracing algorithms. Bring the power of NVIDIA GPUs to your ray tracing applications with programmable intersection, ray generation, and shading.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB

NanoVDB

NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB. OpenVDB is the Academy Award-winning industry-standard data structure and toolset used for manipulating volumetric effects.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Quadro Sync enables video wall synchronization

NVIDIA Quadro Sync

NVIDIA® Quadro® Sync solutions enable the creation of dazzling ultra-high resolution, perfectly synchronized displays to meet the visualization and presentation needs across industries.


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 NVIDIA Reflex for low latency gaming

NVIDIA Reflex

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


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Rendering MDL sample cloth

Material Definition Language (MDL)

The NVIDIA MDL SDK is a set of tools to integrate MDL support into rendering applications. It contains components for loading, inspecting, editing of material definitions as well as compiling MDL functions to GLSL, HLSL, Native x86, PTX and LLVM-IR. With the NVIDIA MDL SDK, any physically based renderer can easily add support for MDL and join the MDL eco-system.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA NRD highlighted in Techland's Dying Light 2 Stay Human

NVIDIA Real-Time Denoiser (NRD)

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


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
Nvdiffrast is used for rasterization-based differentiable rendering

Nvdiffrast

Nvdiffrast is a PyTorch/TensorFlow library that provides high-performance primitive operations for rasterization-based differentiable rendering.


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 NVIDIA RTXDI off and on comparison

RTX Direct Illumination (RTXDI)

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


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA RTXGI off and on comparison

RTX Global Illumination (RTXGI)

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


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA HBAO+ adds richer, more detailed shadows around objects

NVIDIA HBAO+ Technology

HBAO+ improves upon existing Ambient Occlusion techniques to add richer, more detailed and realistic shadows around objects that occlude rays of light.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
 NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA VRWorks helps developers create amazing VR experiences

NVIDIA VRWorks

VRWorks is a comprehensive suite of APIs, libraries, and engines that enable application and headset developers to create amazing virtual reality experiences. VRWorks enables a new level of presence by bringing physically realistic visuals, sound, touch interactions, and simulated environments to virtual reality.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Maxine SDK helps developers build virtual collaboration and content creation apps

NVIDIA Maxine

NVIDIA Maxine is a GPU-accelerated SDK with state-of-the-art AI features for developers to build virtual collaboration and content creation applications such as video conferencing and live streaming.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD) for content creation

Pixar Universal Scene Description (USD)

Universal Scene Description (USD) is an easily extensible, open-source 3D scene description and file format developed by Pixar for content creation and interchange among different tools.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA Riva SDK helps build speech AI apps

NVIDIA Riva

NVIDIA Riva is a GPU-accelerated SDK for building Speech AI applications that are customized for your use case and deliver real-time performance.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA NRD highlighted in Techland's Dying Light 2 Stay Human

NVIDIA Real-Time Denoiser (NRD)

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


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
Stream VR, AR, and MR content with NVIDIA Cloud XR SDK

NVIDIA CloudXR SDK

CloudXR is NVIDIA's solution for streaming virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) content from any OpenVR XR application on a remote server—cloud, data center, or edge. The CloudXR streaming solution includes NVIDIA RTX™ hardware, NVIDIA RTX Virtual Workstation (vWS) drivers, and the CloudXR software development kit (SDK).


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NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
GPUDirect RDMA enables a direct data path between local or remote storage

GPUDirect RDMA

Designed specifically for the needs of GPU acceleration, GPUDirect RDMA provides direct communication between NVIDIA GPUs in remote systems. This eliminates the system CPUs and the required buffer copies of data via the system memory, resulting in 10X better performance.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA Maxine SDK helps developers build virtual collaboration and content creation apps

NVIDIA Maxine

NVIDIA Maxine is a GPU-accelerated SDK with state-of-the-art AI features for developers to build virtual collaboration and content creation applications such as video conferencing and live streaming.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


LEARN MORE

NVIDIA Optical Flow SDK

Optical Flow SDK exposes the latest hardware capability of Turing and Ampere GPUs dedicated to computing the relative motion of pixels between images. The hardware uses sophisticated algorithms to yield highly accurate flow vectors, robust to frame-to-frame intensity variations, and track the true object motion.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Triton Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production

NVIDIA Triton Inference Server

NVIDIA Triton™ Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production. Open-source inference serving software, Triton Inference Server, streamlines AI inference by enabling teams to deploy trained AI models from any framework and on any GPU- or CPU-based infrastructure (cloud, data center, or edge).


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Rivermax networking SDK for media and data streaming apps

NVIDIA Rivermax

NVIDIA® Rivermax® offers a unique IP-based solution for any media and data streaming use case.
Rivermax leverages NVIDIA ConnectX® and BlueField DPU hardware streaming acceleration technology that enables direct data transfers to and from the GPU, delivering best-in-class throughput and latency with minimal CPU utilization for streaming workloads.
Rivermax is the only fully-virtualized streaming solution that complies with the stringent timing and traffic flow requirement of the SMPTE ST 2110-21 specification.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Mosaic enables multiple displays on video wall

NVIDIA Mosaic

Whether you want to see your work across multiple displays or project your ideas in 4K, you can with NVIDIA Mosaic™ multi-display technology. With NVIDIA Mosaic, you can easily span any application across up to 16 high-resolution panels or projectors from a single system, conveniently treating the multiple displays as a single desktop, without application software changes or visual artifacts.


LEARN MORE
Achieve a seamless, blended picture from two projectors on a curved screen with Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend are interfaces exposed in NVAPI for warping (image geometry corrections) and blending (intensity and black level adjustment) a single display output or multiple display outputs.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA Quadro Sync enables video wall synchronization

NVIDIA Quadro Sync

NVIDIA® Quadro® Sync solutions enable the creation of dazzling ultra-high resolution, perfectly synchronized displays to meet the visualization and presentation needs across industries.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA Video Codec SDK optimizes video memory usage

NVIDIA Video Codec SDK

A comprehensive set of API including high-performance tools, samples and documentation for hardware accelerated video encode and decode on Windows and Linux.


LEARN MORE LDOWNLOAD SDK
 Euclidean Distance Transform (EDT) as an example of NPP

NVIDIA Performance Primitives (NPP)

The NVIDIA Performance Primitives (NPP) library provides GPU-accelerated image, video, and signal processing functions that perform up to 30x faster than CPU-only implementations. With over 5,000 primitives for image and signal processing, you can easily perform tasks such as color conversion, image compression, filtering, thresholding and image manipulation.


LEARN MORE
 NVIDIA GPUDirect enhances data movement and access for GPUs

NVIDIA GPUDirect

NVIDIA GPUDirect® is a family of technologies, part of Magnum IO, that enhances data movement and access for NVIDIA data center GPUs. Using GPUDirect, network adapters and storage drives can directly read and write to/from GPU memory, eliminating unnecessary memory copies, decreasing CPU overheads and reducing latency, resulting in significant performance improvements.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA CUDA helps developers speed up computing applications by harnessing GPU power

CUDA

CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers can dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
 NVIDIA DLSS boosts frame rates and generates sharp images

Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)

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


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA Mosaic enables multiple displays on video wall

NVIDIA Mosaic

Whether you want to see your work across multiple displays or project your ideas in 4K, you can with NVIDIA Mosaic™ multi-display technology. With NVIDIA Mosaic, you can easily span any application across up to 16 high-resolution panels or projectors from a single system, conveniently treating the multiple displays as a single desktop, without application software changes or visual artifacts.


LEARN MORE
NVIDIA Maxine SDK helps developers build virtual collaboration and content creation apps

NVIDIA Maxine

NVIDIA Maxine is a GPU-accelerated SDK with state-of-the-art AI features for developers to build virtual collaboration and content creation applications such as video conferencing and live streaming.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
Flowchart showing NVIDIA DeepStream SDK

DeepStream SDK

NVIDIA’s DeepStream SDK delivers a complete streaming analytics toolkit for AI-based multi-sensor processing, video, audio, and image understanding.
DeepStream is for vision AI developers, software partners, startups, and OEMs building IVA apps and services.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK

NVIDIA Optical Flow SDK

Optical Flow SDK exposes the latest hardware capability of Turing and Ampere GPUs dedicated to computing the relative motion of pixels between images. The hardware uses sophisticated algorithms to yield highly accurate flow vectors, robust to frame-to-frame intensity variations, and track the true object motion.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA Triton Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production

NVIDIA Triton Inference Server

NVIDIA Triton™ Inference Server delivers fast and scalable AI in production. Open-source inference serving software, Triton Inference Server, streamlines AI inference by enabling teams to deploy trained AI models from any framework and on any GPU- or CPU-based infrastructure (cloud, data center, or edge).


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NVIDIA OptiX helps to achieve optimal ray tracing performance on GPU

NVIDIA OptiX Ray Tracing Engine

OptiX is an application framework for achieving optimal ray tracing performance on the GPU. It provides a simple, recursive, and flexible pipeline for accelerating ray tracing algorithms. Bring the power of NVIDIA GPUs to your ray tracing applications with programmable intersection, ray generation, and shading.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB

NanoVDB

NanoVDB adds real-time rendering GPU support for OpenVDB. OpenVDB is the Academy Award-winning industry-standard data structure and toolset used for manipulating volumetric effects.


LEARN MORE DOWNLOAD SDK
 Euclidean Distance Transform (EDT) as an example of NPP

NVIDIA Performance Primitives (NPP)

The NVIDIA Performance Primitives (NPP) library provides GPU-accelerated image, video, and signal processing functions that perform up to 30x faster than CPU-only implementations. With over 5,000 primitives for image and signal processing, you can easily perform tasks such as color conversion, image compression, filtering, thresholding and image manipulation.


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Achieve a seamless, blended picture from two projectors on a curved screen with Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend are interfaces exposed in NVAPI for warping (image geometry corrections) and blending (intensity and black level adjustment) a single display output or multiple display outputs.


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NVIDIA Rivermax networking SDK for media and data streaming apps

NVIDIA Rivermax

NVIDIA® Rivermax® offers a unique IP-based solution for any media and data streaming use case.
Rivermax leverages NVIDIA ConnectX® and BlueField DPU hardware streaming acceleration technology that enables direct data transfers to and from the GPU, delivering best-in-class throughput and latency with minimal CPU utilization for streaming workloads.
Rivermax is the only fully-virtualized streaming solution that complies with the stringent timing and traffic flow requirement of the SMPTE ST 2110-21 specification.


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DeepStream SDK

NVIDIA’s DeepStream SDK delivers a complete streaming analytics toolkit for AI-based multi-sensor processing, video, audio, and image understanding.
DeepStream is for vision AI developers, software partners, startups, and OEMs building IVA apps and services.


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NVIDIA Optical Flow SDK

Optical Flow SDK exposes the latest hardware capability of Turing and Ampere GPUs dedicated to computing the relative motion of pixels between images. The hardware uses sophisticated algorithms to yield highly accurate flow vectors, robust to frame-to-frame intensity variations, and track the true object motion.


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NVIDIA vGPU software for every workload across any device, anywhere.

Virtual GPU (vGPU)

NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) software enables powerful GPU performance for workloads ranging from graphics-rich virtual workstations to data science and AI, enabling IT to leverage the management and security benefits of virtualization as well as the performance of NVIDIA GPUs required for modern workloads. Installed on a physical GPU in a cloud or enterprise data center server, NVIDIA vGPU software creates virtual GPUs that can be shared across multiple virtual machines, accessed by any device, anywhere.


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NVIDIA Mosaic enables multiple displays on video wall

NVIDIA Mosaic

Whether you want to see your work across multiple displays or project your ideas in 4K, you can with NVIDIA Mosaic™ multi-display technology. With NVIDIA Mosaic, you can easily span any application across up to 16 high-resolution panels or projectors from a single system, conveniently treating the multiple displays as a single desktop, without application software changes or visual artifacts.


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Achieve a seamless, blended picture from two projectors on a curved screen with Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend

Warp and Blend are interfaces exposed in NVAPI for warping (image geometry corrections) and blending (intensity and black level adjustment) a single display output or multiple display outputs.


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NVIDIA Quadro Sync enables video wall synchronization

NVIDIA Quadro Sync

NVIDIA® Quadro® Sync solutions enable the creation of dazzling ultra-high resolution, perfectly synchronized displays to meet the visualization and presentation needs across industries.


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NVIDIA DOCA SDK helps to accelerate and secure next gen data center

NVIDIA DOCA SDK

NVIDIA® DOCA™ is the key to unlocking the potential of the NVIDIA BlueField® data processing unit (DPU) to offload, accelerate, and isolate data center workloads. With DOCA, developers can program the data center infrastructure of tomorrow by creating software-defined, cloud-native, DPU-accelerated services with zero-trust protection to address the increasing performance and security demands of modern data centers.


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GPUDirect RDMA enables a direct data path between local or remote storage

GPUDirect RDMA

Designed specifically for the needs of GPU acceleration, GPUDirect RDMA provides direct communication between NVIDIA GPUs in remote systems. This eliminates the system CPUs and the required buffer copies of data via the system memory, resulting in 10X better performance.


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 NVIDIA GPUDirect enhances data movement and access for GPUs

NVIDIA GPUDirect

NVIDIA GPUDirect® is a family of technologies, part of Magnum IO, that enhances data movement and access for NVIDIA data center GPUs. Using GPUDirect, network adapters and storage drives can directly read and write to/from GPU memory, eliminating unnecessary memory copies, decreasing CPU overheads and reducing latency, resulting in significant performance improvements.


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Developer Tools

NVAPI allows direct access to NVIDIA GPUs and drivers on all windows platforms

NVAPI

NVAPI is NVIDIA's core software development kit that allows direct access to NVIDIA GPUs and drivers on all windows platforms. In addition, NVAPI provides support for categories of operations that range beyond the scope of those found in familiar graphics APIs such as DirectX and OpenGL


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Flowchart showing NVIDIA Nsight tools for performance optimization

Nsight

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


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Design and develop deep neural networks for in-app inference with Nsight DL Designer

Nsight Deep Learning Designer

Nsight DL Designer is an integrated development environment that helps developers efficiently design and develop deep neural networks for in-app inference.


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NVIDIA Nsight Aftermath SDK

NVIDIA® Nsight™ Aftermath SDK is a simple library you integrate into your D3D12 or Vulkan game’s crash reporter to generate GPU "mini-dumps" when a TDR or exception occurs.


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Partner Tools

Unreal Engine for Fortnite development

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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 Naraka: Bladepoint is the first Unity Engine game to use NVIDIA DLSS

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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Vulkan graphics and compute open-standard API

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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Microsoft DirectX graphics API

DirectX

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


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