NVIDIA Tegra: Next Generation Mobile Development
Learn about the powerful NVIDIA® Tegra® mobile processor for Android, Linux, Windows and embedded systems and get the latest free mobile development tools to take your games and applications to the next level.
The NVIDIA Tegra processor powers NVIDIA SHIELD the most powerful Android gaming family on the planet, as well as some of today's most advanced smartphones, tablets and luxury vehicles. Tegra is a system-on-a-chip (SoC) comprising CPU, GPU and image, video & sound processing cores in a highly energy efficient package that runs a variety of operating systems. Look below for development information to help you get the most out of the Tegra processor.
NVIDIA creates a suite of tools and utilities to provide a consolidated SHIELD SDK and professional Android development experience. The suite is the perfect companion for developing native Android applications and optimizing for NVIDIA SHIELD, installing all the required development packages, and debugging across Android devices.
For information on Android TV, check out the Android TV Developer Guide.
Get the latest SHIELD SDK, development tools and OS releases for NVIDIA SHIELD, the ultimate Android gaming family. Powered by the advanced NVIDIA Tegra processor and available in portable, tablet and Android TV form factors, NVIDIA SHIELD provides developers with unprecedented breadth for Android development.
Tegra Developer Initiatives & Highlights
Count on NVIDIA Tegra Developer Tools to help deliver console-quality games, next-gen apps and unleash the raw power of the Tegra processor. NVIDIA Developer Tools is a collection of applications spanning desktop and mobile targets enabling developers to build, debug, profile and develop class leading and cutting edge software that utilizes the latest visual computing hardware from NVIDIA.
The GameWorks Registered Developer Program is an important part of NVIDIA's commitment to the Tegra Developer community. This free program gives NVIDIA a way to provide pre-release information and content to developers and enable two-way communication about issues and feature requests. It also provides developers with the latest news, updates, tools, samples, and tips and tricks that aren't available to the general public.