09.16.2004 04:29 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Vizrt, NVIDIA collaborate to deliver real-time HD graphics

At IBC2004, Vizrt demonstrated the fruits of a collaboration with NVIDIA to provide increased value and speed for real-time HD graphics production.

By adding NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000 and FX 4000 SDI professional graphics boards to its viz|engine 3-D rendering solution, HD graphics can be produced in real time on readily available PC workstations.

In some of Vizrt's application-based tests comparing the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000 with the previously used board of the same class, the rendering performance of viz|engine has shown increases in speed of up to 1000 percent. In one of the tests looking at pixel-fill performance with full-scene anti-aliasing, the viz|engine rendered 70 full PAL resolution layers (blended, shaded and textured) with the Quadro FX 4000 card, which is 20 times more layers than previously possible.

For more information, visit www.nvidia.com and www.vizrt.com.

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