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AMD Unveils New Radeon Sky Series for Cloud Gaming
By Chong Jinn Wei - on 28 Mar 2013, 11:21am

AMD Unveils New Radeon Sky Series for Cloud Gaming

AMD Radeon had unveiled its new Radeon Sky series graphics cards, their cornerstone of its industry-leading cloud gaming platform during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2013.

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“Real-time gaming through the cloud represents a significant opportunity and AMD is poised to lead in this vertical thanks to our extensive graphics hardware and software capabilities. AMD is working closely with CiiNow, G-Cluster, Otoy and Ubitus to deliver exceptional AMD Radeon gaming experiences to the cloud,” said David Cummings, Senior Director, AMD Professional Graphics.

Radeon Sky was built on AMD's Graphics Core Next architecture, which will lead the way in performance and define cloud gaming experience for gamers. By working with industry leaders like G-Clusters, Ubitus, Otoy, and CiiNow, AMD has been able to develop flexible cloud gaming technology and design a solution that allows game developers and services to deliver content to gamers, whether it is through Smart TVs, tablets or PCs.

Utilizing AMD's RapidFire technology, the Radeon Sky series is capable of supporting up to six HD game streams simultaneously. Cloud gaming service providers can maximize their existing infrastructure and resources to support even more simultaneous game streams, ranging from demanding AAA titles to casual games.

Among the known AMD Radeon Sky series graphics cards include AMD Radeon Sky 900, AMD Radeon Sky 700 and AMD Radeon Sky 500.

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Source: AMD