Nvidia Buys PhysX Maker Ageia

Posted: Feb 5 2008, 12:59am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:00am CDT, in News | Technology News


Nvidia buys PhysX maker Ageia
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Nvidia announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AGEIA Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in gaming physics technology.

AGEIA's PhysX software is widely adopted with more than 140 PhysX-based games shipping or in development on Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii and Gaming PCs. AGEIA physics software is pervasive with over 10,000 registered and active users of the PhysX SDK.
The AGEIA team is world class, and is passionate about the same thing we are -- creating the most amazing and captivating game experiences," stated Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA. "By combining the teams that created the world's most pervasive GPU and physics engine brands, we can now bring GeForce(R)-accelerated PhysX to hundreds of millions of gamers around the world."

AGEIA was founded in 2002 and has offices in Santa Clara, CA; St. Louis, MO; Zurich, Switzerland; and Beijing, China.
The acquisition remains subject to customary closing conditions.
Via the Nvidia site.

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