NVIDIA and Verizon Wireless Showcases Tegra-powered Ultra Tablet PC

NVIDIA and the Verizon Wireless LTE Innovation Center said today they are
demonstrating a full 1080p HD Internet experience on touchscreen tablets.

The demonstration – on an NVIDIA Tegra-powered Ultra tablet, designed by
Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) utilizing the ultra-broad bandwidth of a
Motorola 4G wireless modem, operating over a pre-commercial Verizon Wireless LTE
network – brings to life the vision of high-speed Internet everywhere.

The collaboration was fostered at Verizon Wireless’ LTE Innovation Center,
which provides an environment for diverse companies to work together in
developing innovative products that leverage 4G LTE technology.

Highlights/Key Facts:

  • NVIDIA Tegra mobile processors enable an uncompromised full HD web
    experience, such as streaming YouTube HD, for hours on a single charge.
  • Verizon Wireless has announced plans to build a 4G LTE network in the United
    States, with 25 to 30 markets rolling out in 2010. The LTE network will be able
    to support high-quality, high definition web experiences.
  • Motorola provides the 4G wireless modem and data card to deliver visually
    rich HD content that consumers expect, away from home and hot-spots.
  • ICD, a Seattle-based engineering and design firm, built the Ultra tablet,
    working in conjunction with NVIDIA, Verizon and Motorola.


  • “We know consumers want full internet access and we are pleased to be
    working with NVIDIA in our LTE Innovation Center on a solution that can process
    full HD content with the battery life of a smartphone.”
  • “Verizon Wireless’ planned LTE network will deliver what consumers demand
    – bandwidth for a full HD web experience. This coupled with our Tegra processor
    will deliver amazing streaming content, all on the go.”


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