LAS VEGAS, NV — Today at CES 2018, NVIDIA announced a new series of TV-sized 65-inch monitor models called Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs). Working with Acer, ASUS, and HP, NVIDIA has incorporated all the aspects that define modern high-end monitors into a TV-sized display: 4K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR, and variable refresh technology (G-Sync). In addition, the BFGD has integrated SHIELD TV functionality via Android TV-based SHIELD with Google Assistant support, essentially turning the monitor into a voice-controllable smart TV. Continuing on the smart TV angle, the BFGD’s integrated SHIELD allows usage of common streaming applications (e.g. Netflix, Amazon Video), complemented by the bundled SHIELD remote and game controller. And in using BFGDs as TVs, G-Sync supports video playback at a number of...

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