Movie quality Cloth and Fluid Simulation with NVIDIA FleX

GameWorks, FleX

David Coombes, posted Dec 21 2016

CGIcoffee.com blog author Armen Barsegyan conducted two studies involving PhysX FleX to see how FleX could be integrated into a Digital Content Creation package (Autodesk Softimage) and whether it could speed up cloth and fluid simulation for production work.

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VR Funhouse Mod Contest Update

GameWorks, VRWorks

David Coombes, posted Dec 14 2016

VR Funhouse is NVIDIA’s open source VR Game that is moddable by the community. We are running a contest to find the best mods out there. As well as getting to share their work with the community, modders can win great prizes including Cash and GeForce GTX graphics cards

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Linux Graphics Debugger 2.0 released, with a new Range Profiler and supporting Pascal GPUs

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer

Robert Bischof, posted Dec 06 2016

Linux Graphics Debugger is a 3D graphics development tool that allows developers to debug and profile OpenGL 4.x applications.

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Bringing Ultimate Chicken Horse to SHIELD

GameWorks, SHIELD Stories, NVIDIA Shield

Michael Herauf, posted Dec 02 2016

Ultimate Chicken Horse is a party platformer where you build the level as you play, taking turns placing traps and hazards and trying to screw your friends out of a win.

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Driver and New Sample for VK_NVX_device_generated_commands

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, Vulkan, DesignWorks

Mathias Schott, posted Dec 01 2016

Recently we introduced the VK_NVX_device_generated_commands (DGC) Vulkan extension, which allows rendering commands to be

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Watch Dogs 2 from Ubisoft features improved lighting and antialiasing from GameWorks

GameWorks

David Coombes, posted Nov 29 2016

Watch Dogs 2, the latest hit game from Ubisoft, features amazing graphics. For the PC version, Ubisoft and NVIDIA engineers worked together to create the ultimate version of the game.

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Announcing The VR Funhouse Mod Contest

GameWorks, VRWorks, VR

David Coombes, posted Nov 18 2016

Are you a developer, modder, student, or hobbyist interested in creating amazing experiences in VR? Download the VR Funhouse Mod Kit and show us your incredible creations for a chance to win cash and GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics cards!

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VRWorks SDK Release v2.2 Highlights

VRWorks, GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer

Anthony Cascio, posted Nov 15 2016

NVIDIA has released the new VRWorks SDK for game and application developers along with the GeForce driver version 375.86.

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Vulkan Device-Generated Commands

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, Vulkan, DesignWorks

Christoph Kubisch, posted Nov 08 2016

We are introducing a device generated command (DGC) Vulkan extension, which allows the GPU to generate the most frequent rendering commands on its own. This means for the first time an open graphics API provides functionality to create compact command buffer streams on the device avoiding the worst-case state setup of previous indirect drawing methods.

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NVIDIA VRWorks support for Unity

GameWorks, VRWorks, VR, Ansel

David Coombes, posted Nov 02 2016

Today NVIDIA and Unity Technologies announced a pathway for developers who want to use VRWorks to accellerate rendering for VR applications developed using the Unity Game Engine.

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