Nvidia Set to Explore ‘Untapped’ 3D Market in India; Ties up with 12 OEMs to Step up Efforts

Written By Sam on 30 October 2010

The Nvidia event held in Mumbai recently confirmed the 3D solutions provider’s serious intent on stepping up presence in the Indian market. The company has sealed partnership deals with as many as 12 consumer technology brands to penetrate the Indian market across areas of gaming, web, movies and broadcast.

Joining hands with Nvidia to explore the untapped Indian market are:

  • Acer
  • Alienware
  • Asus
  • BenQ
  • Connoisseur
  • Dell
  • Fuji
  • HCL
  • Panasonic
  • Samsung
  • Sony
  • ViewSonic

The event also saw a few announcements from three OEMs. Here are the highlights:

  • Dell showcased its new range of XPS laptops to be available in 14-inch, 15.6-inch and 17-inch variations. The models will come with an option to choose from Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors with Optimus-compatible Nvidia GeForce 400M graphics chips. The availability and price for the Indian market has not been revealed yet.
  • BenQ announced its first 3D LED gaming monitor BenQ XL2410T, the 23.6-inch gaming monitor, which features a refresh rate of 120Hz (for 3D support) and LED backlight.
  • Panasonic too promised a 50-inch Viera 3DTV.

Nvidia believes the country has come to realize the potential of 3D, evidence of which is seen international brands launching desktops, monitors, notebooks, cameras and other gadgets with 3D support in India. The company made a special mention of the Indian movie industry’s waking up to 3D.

We may recall, the company recently launched 3D Vision, enabling users to play over 400 titles of 3D PC games, take pictures, watch streaming of sporting events and watch Blu-ray 3D movies in HD stereoscopic 3D. The company has informed that it is presently working with Cyberlink to enable conversion of 2D movies into 3D.

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