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NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) today announced that UIUC has been named as the world’s first CUDA Center of Excellence.

“The CUDA Center of Excellence program rewards schools that truly embrace the concept of parallel processing as the future of computing,†said Dr. David Kirk, chief scientist at NVIDIA. “Schools receiving this accreditation integrate the CUDA software environment into their curriculum to help their students harness the capabilities of these new parallel processing architectures. As one of the country’s leading schools in this field, I am personally delighted to appoint UIUC as our first CUDA Center of Excellence.â€
I for one see amazing potential in gpu processing and despite Nvidia doing a lot of other things wrong lately I think CUDA was done right and is the way to go with this type of processing.
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Intel wont like this.
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Intel wont like this.
So. Intel is part of the Khronos group developing OpenCL. While Nvidia is also a member, so is Apple, AMD, 3DLabs, Samsung, Nokia, IBM, Motorola, Ericsson, et cetera.

If Nvidia wants to push CUDA they have to realize that it's going to be them against every other major hardware company in the business. While CUDA is a great idea, I don't see it becoming the dominant standard if Nvidia users are the only ones that can actually use it.

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I did a search for articles with CUDA in the title and didn't get anything about this. I remember an article a few weeks ago with someone saying they were looking at doing this, which definately isn't the same thing. This article was written today if you look at the source.

With Intel calling CUDA a "footnote in history" I figured this was newsworthy
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So. Intel is part of the Khronos group developing OpenCL. While Nvidia is also a member, so is Apple, AMD, 3DLabs, Samsung, Nokia, IBM, Motorola, Ericsson, et cetera.

If Nvidia wants to push CUDA they have to realize that it's going to be them against every other major hardware company in the business. While CUDA is a great idea, I don't see it becoming the dominant standard if Nvidia users are the only ones that can actually use it.
Wasn't the PhysX stuff which someone managed to hack to run on a 3870 also in CUDA?

I do agree they will have to allow others to use CUDA, but I'm pretty sure it's useable by any gpu, at least with a little work.
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Wasn't the PhysX stuff which someone managed to hack to run on a 3870 also in CUDA?

I do agree they will have to allow others to use CUDA, but I'm pretty sure it's useable by any gpu, at least with a little work.
It's not that nVidia is against that. As i got from other news thread, nVidia is ready to support ATI in this and only asks for a small fee (<1$, if i info is valid) per card witch will support CUDA/PhysX. It's reasonable, since nVidia spend quite a lot money developing this stuff.
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