January 22, 2007

Nvidia Opens NASDAQ on January 23, powers MarketSite Tower and Video Wall

Santa Clara, Calif. - Nvidia is opening the NASDAQ stock market on January 23. While company executives are ringing the opening bell, Nvidia technology will be hard at work in the background. Behind the scenes, Nvidia Quadro technology is powering the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower and Video Wall.

Commanding attention in New York City’s Times Square, the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower is the largest stationary video screen in the world, and it is powered by Nvidia Quadro FX graphics. Standing seven stories tall and consisting of nearly 19 million light emitting diodes (LEDs), the NASDAQ Tower is an impressive 10,000 square feet of digital signage capable of displaying graphics, animation, and video. The Video Wall in the NASDAQ MarketSite Studio incorporates 96 high-resolution multimedia screens driven by Nvidia Quadro FX 5500 high-end graphics, showcasing 3D graphics created with Brainstorm Multimedia’s eStudio, a software solution capable of producing multimedia for real-time 3D graphics, virtual sets, and on-air graphics.

Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive officer of Nvidia Corporation (NVDA), will preside over the NASDAQ opening bell. This event coincides with the company’s eight year listing anniversary on the NASDAQ stock market.