NVIDIA Announces Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, to Speak at NVISION 08
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NVIDIA Announces Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, to Speak at NVISION 08

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NVIDIA today announced that Bernard Charles, president and CEO of Dassault Systemes, will speak at NVISION(R) 08. Mr. Charles is a highly-regarded pioneer in the field of industrial design and visual computing. Companies around the world use technology from Dassault Systemes to digitally design, simulate, and manage products from conception through production to maintenance. Speaking on Tuesday, August 26, in San Jose, California, Mr. Charles will discuss megatrends in 3D design.

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"It is an honor to have Bernard join us at NVISION 08," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO, NVIDIA. "Dassault Systemes' innovative work in modern 3D design and simulation is helping to solve complex problems across a range of industries -- from automotive to aerospace to life sciences -- while making 3D tools available to more and more people. I look forward to hearing Bernard's insights into 'what's next' for creative professionals and end-user consumers."

Since becoming president of Dassault Systemes in 1995, Bernard Charles has expanded the company's reach beyond its roots in 3D computer-aided design (CAD) to encompass the more strategic concept of product lifecycle management (PLM). In particular, Mr. Charles has been instrumental in the aviation industry's transition to designing aircraft digitally, without physical prototyping. Mr. Charles is also known for his contribution on a wide array of issues related to high-tech, including R&D, innovation, intellectual property, science, and education.

About NVISION 08

Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. Thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from around the world are expected to attend. NVISION will offer nearly 80 hours of technical and industry sessions for professionals in areas including automotive, high performance computing, professional visualization, entertainment, and mobile. Registration for the NVISION 08 conference is now open at: http://www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html.


NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce(R) products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro(R) products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla(TM) products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. NVIDIA's inaugural NVISION 08 conference will be held August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California. For more information, visit http://www.nvidia.com and http://www.nvision2008.com.

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to the events, anticipated attendees and number of attendees of NVISION and the benefits and impact of Dassault Systemes' work in 3D design and simulation are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: rescheduling or cancellation of the NVISION 08 events; the development of technology; the impact of competition and our competitors' products and technologies as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended April 27, 2008. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward- looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

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