Bringing Sophisticated Rendering Tools to the Masses, Blockchain-Based Rendering Platform RNDR Available Now

  Blockchain evolution of leading rendering firm OTOY crowdsources GPU power for quicker, scalable, and more efficient creation of graphics for movies, video games, augmented reality, and more     LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2018 – Built on the mission of accelerating an immersive, virtual future, pioneer in blockchain-based rendering, RNDR, has officially launched Phase II of its platform to the public. RNDR is developed by leading cloud-based graphics rendering firm OTOY, and is the first network to transform the power of GPU compute into a decentralized economy of connected…

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Bitcoin Miners snapped up 3 Million GPU’s last year

Over three million Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) have been sold to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners last year, Jon Peddie Research announced in its latest report, with total sales of video cards reaching $776 million. The market research firm does not expect prices to go down in the near future.     The study covers data from the top three producers of GPUs – AMD, Nvidia, and Intel. Recently, Advanced Micro Devices acknowledged shortages of its Radeon cards because of their use in mining applications.   AMD’s main competitor, Nvidia,…

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Growing Demand for Cryptocurrency Mining and “printing money”

Cryptocurrency mining continues to attract new miners as the value of cryptocurrency rises and the opportunity to “print your own money” takes hold.     GPU mining rigs are built and operated specifically for mining or it could be a computer that fills other needs such as a gaming system and is used to mine only on a part-time basis.  GPU mining is certainly proving very popular as GPU manufacturers report on ever increasing demand for graphics cards.   According to Jensen Huang, founder and chief executive officer of Nvidia,…

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