SolidWorks World 2011 Partner Profile: NVIDIA

One of the things we've heard from SolidWorks World attendees over the past few years is that you'd like to learn more in advance about the SolidWorks partners who set up booths in the Partner Pavilion. So now through the end of SolidWorks World, we'll be posting a series of blog entries about some of the partners you might think about checking out, and the people who will be representing them. Today we hear from Jean-Marc Ludwig, Senior Strategic Alliance Manager at NVIDIA.


1. Tell us about NVIDIA
NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to the power of computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. Since then, it has consistently set new standards in visual computing with breathtaking, interactive graphics available on devices ranging from tablets and portable media players to notebooks and workstations. NVIDIA's expertise in programmable GPUs has led to breakthroughs in parallel processing which make supercomputing inexpensive and widely accessible. The Company holds more than 1,600 patents worldwide, including ones covering designs and insights that are essential to modern computing. For more information, see

2. Why should SolidWorks World attendees visit your booth?
Stop by NVIDIA booth 401 for a chance to win a Quadro 2000 each day of the event! Or get a jump on the competition and fill out the online entry form now.   

While you’re there check out live demos of how powerful Quadro can be. Demos from HP, Dell, Lenovo and BOXX will include side by side comparisons of SolidWorks performance, “day-in-the-life” production workflow by Travertson Motorcycles, touchscreen integration of Bunkspeed and SolidWorks, GPU Computing in the Cloud with iray and stereoscopic views with 3D Vision Pro.

We will also have exclusive show specials on Quadro 2000, Quadro 4000 and Quadro 5000!

3. How can your products or services help make a SolidWorks user’s life easier?
NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics allow you to take full advantage of SolidWorks® 2011. By enabling RealView and full scene antialiasing (FSAA), Quadro allows for more realistic, higher quality images. Zoom, rotate and manipulate large assemblies in real-time, without compromising image details or your standards.  The close collaboration on product development between SolidWorks and NVIDIA also assures you of the most stable and reliable user experience.

4. How can customers connect with you at the show? How about before and after?
Attendees can find us at booth #401 in the Partner Pavilion. You can also contact us at





If you're interested in learning more about the partners who will be appearing at SolidWorks World 2011, be sure to check out the full list on the SolidWorks World website. You can also learn about our Certified Partner Theater, see when the Partner Pavilion will be open, and check out the complete floor plan.


Matthew West

SolidWorks alumnus. I like plate reverb, Rat pedals, Thai curry, New Weird fiction, my kids, Vespas, Jazzmasters, my wife & Raiders of the Lost Ark. Not necessarily in that order.