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Nvidia Corp. on Friday unveiled a brand new way of using its Shield game console. Being simple and elegant, the GameStream tech just streams video games from a GeForce GTX-based PC to a Shield-equipped large-screen TV. The technology is projected to be a part of Nvidia’s new approach of PC gaming as well as a connected gaming ecosystem.

Nvidia GameStream is a streaming technology, combining the GeForce GTX graphics cards with advanced Wi-Fi technologies of Shield game console to deliver smooth, low-latency gaming in the living room. Nvidia’s Shield should be attached to an HDTV via HDMI, pair it with a compatible Bluetooth controller, and sit back on your couch and play your PC games with GameStream. In addition to streaming PC games, the mode allows gamers to play Google Android-based games, browse the web, and watch their favorite movies at native 1080p on the big screen.

Initially, Nvidia GameStream will be available for local PC streaming, however, longer-term, it will also support Nvidia Grid cloud gaming services.

Starting on October 28, to celebrate the release of GameStream, Nvidia will offer up to $100 off Shield plus free copies of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Splinter Cell Blacklist and Batman: Arkham Origins with the purchase of select GeForce GTX graphics cards.

Tags: Nvidia, Shield, Geforce, Kepler

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What's the point when Steam already has the feature, and likely does it better?
5 1 [Posted by: mmstick  | Date: 10/21/13 12:11:15 PM]
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Nvidia "ecosystem" = Lock-in and wasted $$

Desperate times at Nvidia. Iceberg 12 O'clock Mr Huang.
2 3 [Posted by: linuxlowdown  | Date: 10/21/13 02:35:18 PM]
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white people are loosing power and desperately angry.
0 2 [Posted by: JanGozi  | Date: 10/21/13 09:28:33 PM]
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????
2 1 [Posted by: linuxlowdown  | Date: 10/22/13 06:33:36 AM]
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Loosing power?
Is that like making it slacker?
I think you are losing it!
1 0 [Posted by: caring1  | Date: 10/22/13 10:57:42 AM]
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Full speed ahead, raise the speed; you'll pass right through it!!!
0 0 [Posted by: MHudon  | Date: 10/21/13 10:58:34 PM]
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Learn the lessons of history. Ahoy Captain Huang!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uiIxAUmPMA
1 1 [Posted by: linuxlowdown  | Date: 10/22/13 06:35:33 AM]
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why you even bother reading nvidia news? you want to force people to accept your opinion and because slave to company. It BUSINESS my friend, every research to make a good product need a lot of $$$ . Get a life and get a job my friend
0 0 [Posted by: Sagia86  | Date: 10/24/13 03:26:02 AM]
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An example: I got a nice pc with a monitor in some room at home. Shield allows me to stream games wirelessly to the tv in the living room with low latency. I like the feature, but it is too expensive. Something that do the same task similar to chrome cast should be better.
0 2 [Posted by: Seikent  | Date: 10/22/13 12:51:22 AM]
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Nvidia is great.
Best GPU maker.
1 3 [Posted by: JanGozi  | Date: 10/21/13 09:24:51 PM]
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Are you feeling well?
2 1 [Posted by: linuxlowdown  | Date: 10/22/13 06:38:53 AM]
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