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Siggraph ‘17, Virtual Mike and Me

August 17th 2017

Read Jon's latest article on EE Times - Siggraph ‘17, Virtual Mike and Me - Siggraph continues to attract imaginative and sometimes astonishing people and ideas. It has over the years maintained its fresh, “look at what I did” personality. That’s partially due to the constant influx (for 44 years now) of newbees who didn’t know it couldn’t be done, so they did it.

Almost 17,000 people came to Siggraph this year--up 21.4% from last year--along with 190 exhibitors, up 27% from last year. It’s impossible to summarize five days of exhibits and meetings, but here’s the top of mind stuff.

What I saw at Siggraph

Techwatch August 14th 2017

Ever new and ever magical This was my 38th Siggraph, and it was as exciting as the first one, well maybe not the first one, but pretty damn exciting nonetheless. Siggraph continues to attract imaginative and sometimes astonishing people and ideas, and has over the years maintained its fresh, “look at what I did” personality. That’s partially due to the constant influx (for 44 years now) of people who didn’t know it couldn’t be done, so they did it.  Almost 17,000 people came to Siggraph this year (up 21.4% from last year), along with 190

Augmented Reality: Where We Will All Live - New book out by Jon Peddie

Spinger publishing has just released Jon Peddie’s latest book, Augmented Reality: Where We Will All Live. This book provides an in-depth exploration of the field of augmented reality (AR) in its entirety and sets out to distinguish AR from other inter-related technologies like virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality Click here to read this news article

Mimesys wins the Grand Prix at Laval Virtual

Mimesys is the first holographic communication platform was awarded the the Grand Prix at Laval Virtual 2017. Mimesys provides a SDK to integrate life-scale conversation between holographic humans in any VR or AR project. Read the complete article

It’s time to think about things that last.

One of the pioneers takes a look back Apple’s QuickTime 1.0 was completed on December 9th 1991, and the 25th anniversary of that game-changing technology is this year. There are very few architectures that anyone can think of that have survived for that period of time and continue to make a Click here to read this news article

My customer, my supplier

Subscriptions open the portals for media flow Today, Adobe is rolling out new improvements in its Creative Cloud services. Because Adobe’s products span so many creative industries — photography, graphic arts, illustration, video production, movie production, marketing, audio, and all the jobs that fit somewhere in between&mdash Click here to read this blog entry

Portrait Displays synergic acquisition of SpectraCal

Adding color analysis to color correct makes total sense Portrait Displays has been supplying visual enhancement software applications and middleware solutions for the computer display industry for almost two decades but didn’t have a closed-loop system. Customers relied on third parties to measure the results (at the screen). Click here to read this blog entry