Friday, May 24, 2013

Kinect One for Xbox One Demos

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Could the Serial Processing Modules of AMD Volcanic Islands GPU be the PS4 Compute Module that Eurogamer seen?

From Eurogamer about the PS4

Additional hardware: GPU-like Compute module, some resources reserved by the OS

However, there's a fair amount of "secret sauce" in Orbis and we can disclose details on one of the more interesting additions. Paired up with the eight AMD cores, we find a bespoke GPU-like "Compute" module, designed to ease the burden on certain operations - physics calculations are a good example of traditional CPU work that are often hived off to GPU cores. We're assured that this is bespoke hardware that is not a part of the main graphics pipeline but we remain rather mystified by its standalone inclusion, bearing in mind Compute functions could be run off the main graphics cores and that devs could have the option to utilise that power for additional graphical grunt, if they so chose.