Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Feb 2008 22:37 UTC
3D News, GL, DirectX Graphics card producer NVidia confirmed late yesterday it is purchasing Ageia Technologies, the first producer of so-called 'physics processors' for 3D gamers, for an undisclosed amount. Ageia Technologies is best known for its PhysX processor, which is supported by popular games such as Gears of War, the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series, and Unreal Tournament 3. Working under NVidia's wing will help the company properly implement PhysX into future product launches, which should result in a broader target market.
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RE[2]: Makes Sense
by Almindor on Wed 6th Feb 2008 10:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Makes Sense"
Almindor
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2006-01-16

I wouldn't jump to this conclusion. Don't forget that Intel is just a company and if competition gets bad and Intel monopolizes the thing they will turn their backs on OSS. Don't forget that all they want is profit.

Besides, AMD has been doing a good job with the ATI Linux drivers lately (nothing spectacular, but they fixed more stuff in 2 releases than ATI in 2 years).

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