SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/2010 -- Five of the 60 startups participating in NVIDIA's Emerging Companies Summit (ECS) received a "One To Watch" award for their promising technology and potential market impact.
The companies received the awards at the conclusion of the three-day GPU Technology Conference, which included a parallel track devoted to startup companies utilizing the graphics processing unit (GPU). The companies include:
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"The companies at this year's ECS showed great breadth in innovations that harness the power of GPUs. We saw a wide range of technology that will change the market and create whole new business opportunities." -- Jeff Herbst, vice president of business development, NVIDIA
"We were blown away by the amount of innovation and science at the show, and honored to be recognized among so many talented and successful companies. The rapid advancement in GPUs has enabled Scaleform to deliver rich 3D experiences, including stereoscopic 3D user interfaces." -- Brendan Iribe, CEO, Scaleform
"It's great to be recognized by NVIDIA for being one of the most promising emerging companies. NVIDIA brings together an amazing ecosystem of companies at this conference, and Scalable Display is delighted to be among them." -- Andrew Jamison, CEO, Scalable Display
"We're thrilled to be recognized with this award. By using GPUs to accelerate our algorithms, VisiSonics is creating revolutionary products for many markets, and we look forward to accumulating more awards in the years to come." -- Ramani Duraiswami, CEO, VisiSonics
"The next generation of robots will depend on parallel computation, and NVIDIA is making that possible. By using GPUs to power machine vision and reactive, real-time motion planning in uncertain environments, our software can control robots in ways that were previously unthinkable." -- Alan Peters, CTO, Universal Robotics
"It's amazing to see how so many companies are using GPUs to solve major challenges. We're delighted that our database technology has been recognized as being among the most innovative technologies at this show." -- Michael Hummel, chief architect and founder, Empulse GmbH.
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