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Graphics Processing Technology Key to Unlocking It Potential in Middle East

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Nvidia Co-Founder, President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

"There are increasing and evolving requirements for high-performance IT solutions in the Middle East and Nvidia aims to meet this demand," says Nvidia Co-Founder, President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.


Graphics processing units (GPUs) are now becoming instrumental in transforming key industries in the Middle East, as GPUs are poised to unlock groundbreaking capabilities in areas such as oil and gas exploration, health, finance, digital content creation, and even climate change research, according to Nvidia.

Discussing his vision for the future of computing, Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder, president and CEO of Nvidia, explained to students, professors and experts at the American University in Dubai that GPU technology has evolved beyond the realm of graphics and now touches mainstream applications. While its products are best known among video gamers, the company has realigned its direction to focus on new ways of using graphics processors to revolutionize scientific and commercial computing.

"GPU technology is now being used to develop advanced techniques to simulate real-world environments much faster and in greater detail. This has benefited scientists and researchers working in areas that are more relevant to the greater society," says Huang.

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