REVOLUTIONARY NEW NVIDIA GRAPHICS PROCESSOR (GEFORCE 8800) BREATHES LIFE INTO ADRIANNE CURRY--VIRTUAL REALITY'S FIRST INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL SUPER MODEL AND TRANSFORMS THE PC INTO DEFINITIVE GAMING PLATFORM
In a move that is sure to send waves through Hollywood, Adrianne Curry, model and star of VH1Ã¢ÂÂs My Fair Brady, and leading graphics technology company NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), have announced that they have teamed up to create the worldÃ¢ÂÂs first interactive, virtual celebrity. This breakthrough, which is enabled by NVIDIAÃ¢ÂÂs new flagship graphics technology, will allow Ã¢ÂÂstarsÃ¢ÂÂ to create and license detailed replicas of their likeness without ever having to make a physical appearance or take a photograph.
Virtual celebrity licensing will have a multitude of applications, including adapting celebrity characters into newly developed video games, virtual modeling and endorsements; digital appearances in film and television; and virtual hosting on Web sites or traditional broadcast media.
The new NVIDIA graphics processing unit or GPU ushers in a new level of visual realism for PCs. NVIDIA also designed the graphics technology for Xbox and Playstation 3 consoles. According to NVIDIA the new GeForce 8800 graphics processor is specifically designed to address the increasing need for graphics processing performance on PCs, delivering the best visual experience for Microsoft Windows Vista and PC games as well as high-definition video formats HD-DVD and Blu-ray.