Nvidia's Jensen Huang kicks off Computex 2024 with a spotlight on GenAI and an accelerated GPU roadmap

Jensen Huang highlights GenAI and GPU advancements at Computex 2024, introducing a GPU roadmap to 2027.

: At Computex 2024, Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang emphasized the influence of generative AI and unveiled an accelerated GPU roadmap extending to 2027. He introduced the new Rubin platform, following the Blackwell architecture, aiming for annual enhancements to meet the rapid pace of AI advancement. Huang also discussed Nvidia's expansion into software services and potential ventures into the AI PC market.

Nvidia’s Jensen Huang presented at Computex 2024, focusing on the revolutionary impacts of generative AI (GenAI) and unveiling an ambitious GPU development roadmap up to the year 2027. Highlighting the major advancements from Nvidia, Huang introduced the audience to the company’s current and forthcoming GPU platforms, including the existing Blackwell and the newly announced Rubin. His keynote linked Nvidia’s hardware developments directly to the acceleration of AI capabilities, reinforcing Nvidia's commitment to leading in the AI-driven industrial revolution.

Aside from hardware, Huang also delved deep into Nvidia's strategic expansion into software and services tailored for AI applications. He emphasized the importance of Nvidia Inference Microservices (NIMs) which build upon the CUDA platform to facilitate AI application building and deployment across various sectors. This move signposts Nvidia’s broader ambition to extend its market reach beyond hardware into enterprise software solutions, collaborating with major industry players to enhance its software ecosystem presence.

Intriguingly, speculative discussions at Computex surrounded Nvidia's possible entrance into the AI PC market with an Arm-powered SoC developed potentially in partnership with Mediatek. Such a move could significantly impact the already crowded market for PC chips, posing new challenges and opportunities in the integrated AI solutions space. Huang concluded his keynote by touching upon the future of AI-powered robotics on Nvidia's Omniverse platform, presenting a forward-looking view on how these technologies will further integrate into industrial and human interaction applications in the years to come.