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NVIDIA's Developer Technology Head Ashu Rege Talks GPU Computing and Stereo 3D at IGDS 2010

India Game Developer Summit 2010 – First, Independent Event on Game Programming, Business and Careers

Bangalore, February 01, 2010: As the computing functionality and horsepower of GPUs has grown over the last few years, the role of the GPU is rapidly expanding to game tasks beyond rasterization-based graphics. Ashu Rege is coming this February to India's first and independent annual summit for the game development ecosystem - India Game Developer Summit (http://www.gamedevelopersummit.com/) to talk about the novel uses of GPU computing for solving a variety of problems in game computing including game physics, artificial intelligence, animation, post-processing effects and others.

 

Ashu's second talk at IGDS 2010 on the 27th of February covers Stereoscopic 3D graphics technology, and the common pitfalls and solutions a developer needs to be aware of to ensure that their content will create a compelling 3D experience. He will talk abot achieving out of screen effects, displaying 3D video content and how to design a 3D friendly user interface.

 

Ashu is Director of Content and Technology at NVIDIA managing the Content Management, Evangelism, Developer Technology, PhysX and APEX groups. Previously he was a devtech engineer working with developers around the world on different applications. In various companies related to computer graphics and modeling, networking and internet technologies. He is an expert on games, graphics, geometric modeling, AI, error-correction codes and networking among other areas.

 

India GDS (IGDS) is the quintessential Indian game industry event focused on inspiring, connecting and educating the Indian game developer ecosystem. Attend IGDS to get inspired, learn from the gurus who have gamed their way to success, and join a club that seeks competence to grab a share in the $43 billion global gaming development pie. View complete details of experts and stellar sessions here: http://www.gamedevelopersummit.com/speakers.html.

 

About India Game Developer Summit

 

The highly individualistic nature of the Indian Software Developer, coupled with their tolerance for divergent personalities make them a natural fit into the Game Development culture. IGDS 2010 (Lite Ed) will pump the blood of Indian Game Developers and re-invigorate the ecosystem at large. The first of its kind in India, IGDS will provide a high quality summit experience where the most intelligent minds and proactive gaming organizations converge to create a high-quality learning experience, and inspire, connect and educate the Indian game developer ecosystem. The summit will be held 27 February 2010 in Bangalore at the NIMHANS Convention Center.

 

The summit will cover industry leading methodologies in game development, design, production, programming, visual arts and writing. Featuring top-notch keynotes from luminaries, visionaries and gaming gurus on various subjects from mobile and indie games to MMOs and AAA games, IGDS will also provide a hub for business and networking opportunities in the Indian industry.

 

With support from the International Game Developer Association (IGDA), the gaming industry at large and academia, the summit's intent is to build a robust community, advance the careers and enhance the lives of game developers. IGDS will see participation from Adobe, NVIDIA, Microsoft, Ubisoft, Crytek, CRI Middleware, Sony, among several others. For complete details visit: http://www.gamedevelopersummit.com.

 

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