Nvidia CES Opening Keynote Live Updates!

/ 4 years ago


CES is almost upon us in just a few hours. Kicking off this years event, we have Nvidia who has been invited to present the opening keynote presentation. Co-founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is expected to be breaking some major news on artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, virtual reality, and gaming. The most anticipated announcement is for the GTX 1080Ti which is set to launch sometime this month and CES would be the perfect venue. We’re going to publish live updates as the details unfold before conducting a more thorough analysis later on. The keynote goes live at 6:30 PM PST/9:30 PM EST within the hour so stay tuned!

18:37 – CES CEO Gary Shapiro Takes the stage to open the keynote and introduce Nvidia and Jen-Hsun Huang

18:39 – CEO Jen-Hsun Huang takes the stage in his signature jacket

18:40 – Video shown of various GPU and computing applications like Titanfall 2, VR, AI and autonomous vehicles. The power of imagination to create life-changing inventions

18:43 – Pioneering visual and AI computing in 4 areas. Gaming, VR/AR/MR, Data Centers, Self-Driving Cars


18:45 – Deep Learning meeting GPU to allow self-sustaining machine learning


18:50 – PC gaming has doubled in last 5 years to 35B and GeForce has doubled along with it


18:53 – GeForce Experience connects gamers and GeForce Connect will link to Facebook


18:54 – Aaryn Flynn shows off Mass Effect Andromeda and never before seen footage

18:57 – Real game footage on GTX 1080


18:59 Mass Effect Andromeda March 21st release

19:00 Jab at Macs at not being game ready and many gamers unable to upgrade


19:03 – GeForce Now for PC brings GeForce over the cloud

19:03 – Only requires a small client and works for Windows and Mac


19:04 – GeForce Now appears to be a virtual remote client with a full OS and all your games updated and installed

19:07 – $25 for 20 hours of play and available in March

19:08 – Different performance levels at same cost but fewer hours

19:10 – New Android Nvidia Shield for 4K HDR


19:10 – Connect Shield to PC and TV to allow streaming play

19:12 – Google Assistant for TV


19:13 – Control home and TV through natural language commands

19:14 – Nvidia Spot peripheral to allow whole house access


19:15 – Multiple microphones and beam forming to detect different users

19:16 – Jarvis for the masses

19:17 – Nvidia Shield for $199 later this month. Spot to come later

19:19 – Importance of transport industry to society and infrastructure 

19:21 – GPU Deep Learning realizes dream of self-driving cars


19:22 – AI can now perceive the world and make predictions and learn from observations

19:23 – New computer for AI Car Supercomputer

19:24 – Xavier single chip car computer running DriveWorks OS


19:26 – Nvidia BB8 AI Car

19:28 – Capable of determining confidence in self-driving and handing back control


19:29 – AI Co-pilot aware of surroundings and occupants

19:31 – Detects hazards and alerts the driver in natural language 

19:32 – AI will monitor driver for health and ability to drive 

19:33 – Facial recognition, Head Tracking, Gaze Tracking, Lip Reading


19:37 – New MapWorks API for integration with mapping companies

19:40 – Partnerships with Baidu, TOMTOM, ZENRIN and HERE for maps

19:41 – Partnership with ZF and Bosch leading auto parts suppliers

19:43 – Just one more announcement

19:44 – Audi and Nvidia building next-gen AI cars together

19:50 – Kids will never have to drive again

19:51  – No GTX 1080Ti announcement

19:52 – That’s a wrap!

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