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Jacket 1.0 Released: MATLAB Meets GPUs



Accelereyes has released Jacket 1.0, a GPU engine for MATLAB. Jacket makes it possible for standard MATLAB M code to run on the GPU, connecting the user-friendliness of MATLAB directly to the speed and visual computing capability of the GPU.

Jacket is a complete and transparent system, automatically making memory transfer and execution optimization decisions. Jacket uses a compile on-the-fly system to allow GPU functions to run in MATLAB's interpretive style. Currently, Jacket is built on NVIDIA's CUDA technology.

Jacket also includes the Graphics Toolbox for MATLAB (now available for all operating systems). The Graphics Toolbox integrates the Jacket computational engine with the full OpenGL capabilities of GPUs. This coupling of computation and graphics lets you develop visual computing applications.


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