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NVIDIA launches a survey in order to improve the next generation of PhysX tools and SDKs. Survey respondents will be able to win a GeForce GTX 280.
More info here: Physics Developer Survey.
NVIDIA has published a new presentation about PhysX. This 62-page paper includes a presentation of PhysX as well as an overview of APEX (Adaptive Physics EXtensions) a library built on top of the PhysX SDK. The paper talks also about the license fees: PC Binary SDK Free for both Commercial AND Non-Commercial use. This is a good news for Demoniak3D 😉
NVIDIA has at last released the NVAPI. NVAPI is NVIDIA’s core software development kit that allows direct access to NVIDIA GPUs and drivers on all windows platforms. NVAPI provides low-level control over GPU features not typically found in graphics APIs, such as management of SLI, driver control, overclocking.
I guess an update of GPU Caps Viewer will be available soon…
Havok announced in February an Intel sponsored PC version of our award-winning physics and animation products for dowload at no charge. The products are now available!
Havok’s homepage: www.havok.com
The AMD Stream Team is pleased to announce the availability of AMD Stream SDK v1.1-beta.
Download AMD Stream SDK HERE.
More information on AMD Stream computing HERE.
Nvidia unveiled some interesting data about its progress on CUDA and GPGPU-enabled processors. During the Nvidia Editor’s Day Spring 2008, the company’s CTO disclosed that more than 70 million CUDA-enabled graphics chips (beginning with the GeForce 8-series) have shipped to date. According to David Kirk, Nvidia sees 350.000 CUDA-enabled driver downloads every week, while more than 60.000 CUDA SDK downloads were reported.
Enlighten is an SDK for computing indirect lighting from arbitrary complex direct lighting.
More info here.