Hyderabad, Nov 20: NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, and the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad, announced the inauguration of the NVIDIA Visual Computing Lab here.
The lab will provide the students and the institute with the state-of-the-art equipment, software licenses and the requisite know-how to further the research in the field of GPU engineering and visual computing.
''The NVIDIA Visual Computing Lab at IIIT Hyderabad is a great step forward in the strong relationship that we share with the institute. This lab will be a great asset to the students and the faculty as they delve in more and more research on cutting edge engineering as well as advanced GPU technologies such as CUDA'', NVIDIA Corporation President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said.
A part of the research in the lab will be focused on massively parallel programming and utilizing the explosive computational power of the GPU for exciting new fields such as keyword detection in videos etc.