The Science of Storytelling at NTU’s Future Studios Research Lab

Storytelling has been an important part of all cultures since the dawn of humankind, and the art and science of storytelling continues to advance with NVIDIA-powered technologies like those being used at new Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Future Studios Research Lab in Singapore.

Using NVIDIA’s latest Quadro K6000 GPU, the researchers at the lab estimate they have helped local studio Richmanclub Studios reduce film production costs by up to 80%. With 12 GB of memory and 2880 CUDA parallel-processing cores, the Quadro K6000 significantly expands the capabilities of the world’s most widely used GPU. The lab will continue to collaborate with NVIDIA and HP to bring the latest state-of-the-art technology to storytelling, one of our oldest past-times.

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About Marc Hamilton

Marc Hamilton – Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA. At NVIDIA, the Visual Computing Company, Marc leads the worldwide Solutions Architecture and Engineering team, responsible for working with NVIDIA’s customers and partners to deliver the world’s best end to end solutions for professional visualization and design, high performance computing, and big data analytics. Prior to NVIDIA, Marc worked in the Hyperscale Business Unit within HP’s Enterprise Group where he led the HPC team for the Americas region. Marc spent 16 years at Sun Microsystems in HPC and other sales and marketing executive management roles. Marc also worked at TRW developing HPC applications for the US aerospace and defense industry. He has published a number of technical articles and is the author of the book, “Software Development, Building Reliable Systems”. Marc holds a BS degree in Math and Computer Science from UCLA, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from USC, and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management program.
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