What simply occurred? After successfully canceling its annual GTC convention and shifting it to an online-only format (after which later scrapping that in favor of a collection of reports posts), Nvidia is utilizing different advertising and marketing methods to hype up its upcoming bulletins. Today, for instance, Nvidia’s Australia and New Zealand-focused Twitter account, @NvidiaANZ, tweeted a mysterious teaser: an eyeball emoji, a date (March 19, 2020), and a wierd video with what gave the impression to be a blinking eye.

Frankly, no person appears to know what this tease means. The tweet was eliminated shortly after going reside, which might imply it was mistakenly posted. Alternatively, its elimination is likely to be a part of Nvidia’s advertising and marketing technique right here — firms have been identified to “accidentally” leak content material prior to now when it serves their pursuits.

Either means, tech information website eTeknix managed to grab a screenshot of the tweet earlier than it was deleted, which you’ll see under (although, in fact, it isn’t animated).

Nvidia tweets, then deletes a mysterious teaser showing an animated blinking eye

As we mentioned, no person appears to know what the tweet is referring to. It may very well be pointing towards a brand new development in foveated rendering — an eye-tracking function for VR that goals to spice up efficiency — or it might one way or the other be associated to Nvidia’s Ampere GPU structure.

Regardless, we can’t have to attend lengthy to search out out what Nvidia has up its sleeve. Assuming the March 19 date proven within the tweet is correct, we are able to in all probability count on the {hardware} big to start out asserting its latest expertise and merchandise in simply over per week.

If you may have any theories relating to the potential context for this tweet, please be at liberty to drop them within the feedback under. We will attempt to attain out to Nvidia for remark, however we do not count on to obtain a response.