Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,915 Reviews & Articles | 38,113 News Posts

NVIDIA Grid shown off on a HTC One X - console-like gaming on mobiles is now here

Console-like gaming provided by NVIDIA Grid is here, shown off on an HTC One X

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Jan 9, 2013 2:29 am

CES 2013 - One of the cooler things unveiled at CES 2013 was NVIDIA's cloud-based Grid. Grid is capable of doing all of the hard work, rendering and all that jazz, for games and then pushing it out to compatible H.264-based devices. Android Central have gone hands-on and taken a look at a demo run on an HTC One X smartphone.



As you can see from the video above - we're watching damn Borderlands 2 being run on a smartphone - incredible. Any device that supports H.264 decoding is Grid-capable. Latency has been reduced on NVIDIA's side, with the video showing off some cool zooming-in abilities without any huge lag - a great feat considering this isn't running on the phone, it's being rendered off-phone, and streamed to the phone.


NVIDIA are looking at a business-to-business model, where they'll work with Verizon and others to provide this to consumers.


TweakTown image news/2/7/27731_08_nvidia_grid_shown_off_on_a_htc_one_x_console_like_gaming_on_mobiles_is_now_here.jpg


Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones news at our Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases