NVIDIA launches Windows 8 developer program

As I noted yesterday; NVIDIA, alongside other hardware manufacturers, is heavily involved in the development of Windows 8 and to prove this the company has just launched its own Windows 8 developer program to help developers by proving tools and and resources for building ARM and X86 applications. You can expect Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Intel and AMD to launch similar developer programs in the coming weeks.Remember that you will be able to start downloading the developer preview of Windows 8 tonight at around 8PM PT. Full press release after the break:

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NVIDIA unveils upcoming Tegra Roadmap. Hopes to power all platforms even Windows Phone

Nvidia‘s CEO Jen Hsun Huang discussed and partially unveiled his company’s Tegra roadmap last week during the Citi Global Technology Conference and the Kaufman Brothers, L.P. Investor Conference. As of right now Nvidia’s Tegra SoC are principally powering several high-end Android smartphones and the vast majority of Android 3.0 tablets but things are bound to change in 2012 with the launch of Windows 8 (the ARM version in this case). NVIDIA along with Qualcomm and Texas Instrument are all working on getting their upcoming SoC to work with Windows 8 and it is also expected that Microsoft is going to start handing out free Win8 prototype tablets powered by NVIDIA’s new Quad-Core Cortex A9 Kal-el Chipset this week to all developers at the Build conference in LA.

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