GPL Technologies Account Manager Ron Sabatino and NVIDIA Senior Business Development Manager Media & Entertainment Michael Kaplan will discuss how virtualization is rapidly reshaping visual effects production in a special NAB Show LIVE session at the upcoming 2016 NAB Show. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20th at 12:30pm and will be broadcast online at and

Sabatino will host a discussion with Kaplan on how groundbreaking rendering technologies, such as NVIDIA® GRIDTM , are boosting performance in virtual desktop infrastructures and making it possible for artists to collaborate regardless of their geographic location. He will discuss how Quadro VCA and Iray server allows artists to make faster design decisions.

Sabatino and Kaplan will be joined by Robert Whiting, an Art Director and 3D Event Designer at Hawthorn, the award-winning, UK-based special event studio. Hawthorn has used virtualization technology to produce spectacular multi-media displays for conferences, art installations, concerts and other live events.

Created in partnership with Broadcast Beat, NAB Show LIVE is produced in the state-of-the-art Studio1 @ NAB Show production facility in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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