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Course 32

CPU Extensions for Graphics and Video
Level 7.5
CPU developers have taken the next step in the evolution of CPU design with the inclusion of SIMD floating point instructions on mainstream CPU's. This course provided an overview of the two main CPU extension sets aimed at accelerating 3D graphics and video: 3DNow! and Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE). A general overview of both technologies and a discussion of the documents, tools, and example code that are available prepared attendees to make their own plans for software development and optimization.
Randi Rost
3Dlabs, Inc.
Richard Brunner
Intel Corporation
David Kaplowitz
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Randi Rost
3Dlabs, Inc.

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