AMD Announces Major Technology Partnerships at Future of Compute Event

During Event Key짯notes, Sam짯sung Shows Upco짯ming Line of Free짯Sync-Enab짯led Ultra High-Defi짯ni짯ti짯on Dis짯plays and Cap짯com Announ짯ces Eva짯lua짯ti짯on of AMD Man짯t짯le API

SINGAPORE (Mar짯ket짯wired) 11/20/14 AMD (NYSE: AMD) today at its Future of Com짯pu짯te event announ짯ced the intro짯duc짯tion of the con짯su짯mer elec짯tro짯nic industry셲 first-ever ultra high-defi짯ni짯ti짯on (UHD) moni짯tors to fea짯ture its inno짯va짯ti짯ve, open-stan짯dards based Free짯Sync tech짯no짯lo짯gy. Sam짯sung Elec짯tro짯nics Co., Ltd., plans to launch the screen syn짯ching tech짯no짯lo짯gy around the world in March 2015, start짯ing with the Sam짯sung UD590 (23.6멼nch and 28-inch models) and UE850 (23.6멼nch, 27-inch and 31.5멼nch models), and even짯tual짯ly across all of Samsung셲 UHD lin짯eups. Free짯Sync will enable dyna짯mic refresh rates syn짯chro짯ni짯zed to the frame rate of AMD Rade짯on꽓 gra짯phics cards and APUs to maxi짯mal짯ly redu짯ce input laten짯cy and redu짯ce or ful짯ly eli짯mi짯na짯te visu짯al defects during gam짯ing and video playback.

We are very plea짯sed to adopt AMD Free짯Sync tech짯no짯lo짯gy to our 2015 Sam짯sung Elec짯tro짯nics Visu짯al Dis짯play division셲 UHD moni짯tor road짯map, which ful짯ly sup짯ports open stan짯dards, said Joe Chan, Vice Pre짯si짯dent of Sam짯sung Elec짯tro짯nics Sou짯the짯ast Asia Head짯quar짯ters. 쏻ith this tech짯no짯lo짯gy, we belie짯ve users inclu짯ding gamers will be able to enjoy their vide짯os and games to be play짯ed with smoot짯her frame dis짯play wit짯hout stut짯te짯ring or tearing on their monitors.

In addi짯ti짯on, Cap짯com announ짯ced its col짯la짯bo짯ra짯ti짯on with AMD on the AMD Man짯t짯le API to enhan짯ce Capcom셲 쏱an짯ta-Rhei engi짯ne, enab짯ling enhan짯ced gam짯ing per짯for짯mance and visu짯al qua짯li짯ty for upco짯ming Cap짯com game titles.

This will impro짯ve the per짯for짯mance of our 쁏an짯ta-Rhei engi짯ne, which was ori짯gi짯nal짯ly deve짯lo짯ped for con짯so짯le plat짯forms, said Masaru Ijuin, tech짯ni짯cal direc짯tor, Cap짯com. 쏞ap짯com is eva짯lua짯ting AMD셲 Man짯t짯le tech짯no짯lo짯gy to help impro짯ve the gra짯phics pipe짯line, and inte짯gra짯te it into 쁏an짯ta-Rhei to pro짯vi짯de out짯stan짯ding bene짯fits and impres짯si짯ve per짯for짯mance for gamers as well as the gam짯ing developers.

AMD셲 Man짯t짯le API tech짯no짯lo짯gy has been adopted by major deve짯lo짯pers inclu짯ding Crytek셲 CRYENGINE, DICE셲 Frost짯Bi짯te 3 and Oxide셲 Nitrous engine.

Sam짯sung and Cap짯com are stra짯te짯gic part짯ners in hel짯ping us bring our revo짯lu짯tio짯na짯ry IP and tech짯no짯lo짯gy to the homes and offices of con짯su짯mers around the world, said David Ben짯nett, cor짯po짯ra짯te vice pre짯si짯dent, AMD APJ. 쏛s we expand our pro짯duct influence in the com짯mer짯cial sec짯tor, we belie짯ve open stan짯dard tech짯no짯lo짯gies like AMD Free짯Sync and soft짯ware advance짯ments like our Man짯t짯le API will play inte짯gral roles in dri짯ving the indus짯try forward.

The Future of Com짯pu짯te event kicked off with the addi짯ti짯on of the high per짯for짯mance pro짯ces짯sor code짯na짯med 쏞ar짯ri짯zo and main짯stream pro짯ces짯sor code짯na짯med 쏞arrizo멛 SoCs to the company셲 mobi짯le Acce짯le짯ra짯ted Pro짯ces짯sing Unit (APU) pro짯duct road짯map. Desi짯gned as com짯ple짯te solu짯ti짯ons for con짯su짯mers loo짯king to acce짯le짯ra짯te gam짯ing and pro짯duc짯ti짯vi짯ty appli짯ca짯ti짯ons and enable UHD 4K expe짯ri짯en짯ces, the짯se latest mobi짯le APUs are sche짯du짯led to ship in 1H 2015, with lap짯top and All-in-One sys짯tems expec짯ted in mar짯ket by mid-year 2015.

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