NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Returns to SIGGRAPH

by Brian Caulfield

One pandemic and one generative AI revolution later, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang returns to the SIGGRAPH stage next week to deliver a live keynote at the world’s largest professional graphics conference.

The address, slated for Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 8 a.m. PT in Los Angeles, will feature an exclusive look at some of NVIDIA’s newest breakthroughs, including award-winning research, OpenUSD developments and the latest AI-powered solutions for content creation.

NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang.

Huang’s address comes after NVIDIA joined forces last week with Pixar, Adobe, Apple and Autodesk to found the Alliance for OpenUSD, a major leap toward unlocking the next era of interoperability in 3D graphics, design, and simulation.

The group will standardize and extend OpenUSD, the open-source Universal Scene Description framework that’s the foundation of interoperable 3D applications and projects ranging from visual effects to industrial digital twins.

Huang will also offer a perspective on what’s been a raucous year for AI, with wildly popular new generative AI applications — including ChatGPT and Midjourney — providing a taste of what’s to come as developers worldwide get to work.

Throughout the conference, NVIDIA will participate in sessions on immersive visualization, 3D interoperability and AI-mediated video conferencing and presenting 20 research papers. Attendees will also get the opportunity to join hands-on labs.

Join SIGGRAPH to witness the evolution of AI and visual computing. Watch the keynote on this page.


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