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Tuesday, 11 September 2012 20:55

AMD goes for cloud gaming

Written by Slobodan Simic

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Invests in CiiNOW cloud gaming technology outfit


When Nvidia announced Geforce GRID and linked it with Gaikai back in May, during its GPU Technology Conference, so it was just simply a matter of time before we see AMD in a similar endeavor. Today, AMD announced an investment in CiiNOW, a cloud gaming technology company.

The move is quite justified and considering that cloud gaming is expected to reach US $81 billion by 2016, it is no wonder that AMD wants to have a piece of that cake. AMD, or to be precise, AMD Ventures, has decided to invest in CiiNOW a company that decided to offer cloud gaming solution powered by AMD Radeon graphics. To make things worse, CiiNOW was started with initial funding from Nvidia, Foundation Capital and Alcatel-Lucent.

CiiNOW offers cost-effective, end-to-end solution includes the full suite of required hardware and software components. CiNOW delivers a high-speed, low latency streaming solution with up to eight HD streams per server blade, and up to 272 HD streams per server rack for HD-quality game streaming.

CiiNOW has also announced the general availability of its gaming solution which provides a new high speed platform powered by AMD Radeon graphics. Of course, CiiNOW is simply a technology provider and we are yet to see which cloud gaming service providers will use this platform.

You can check out more about CiiNOW here.

Last modified on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 08:09

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