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Multi-monitors survey ~ A new survey on multiple displays

June 23rd 2017

In 2003, we launched a study into the benefits of multiple monitors. It was well received, and by popular demand, we did an update in 2012. That too was very well received, and so we are launching a new survey and study now. We’d like to know what you think about multiple monitors, regardless if you user multiple monitors or not.

Please go here: SURVEY

We will publish the results after Siggraph.

Augmented reality will make us fearless

Techwatch June 15th 2017

Our lives will be different beyond imagination with AR When consumer smart glasses become common, my forecast is 2020, they will change how we behave, and how the world behaves toward us.  When you examine the root cause of bigotry, belligerence, and bullying, it all (and other social symptoms) trace back to fear. Anxiety, apprehension, and apathy are also rooted in fear.  Think about the anxiety you feel when traveling in a foreign or strange place. It’s compounded if you can’t speak or read the language. Just trying to get from point A to point

Intel misquoted on integrated graphics overtaking discrete

At the J.P. Morgan's 14th Annual Tech Forum at the 2016 International CES. presented January 6th, 2016, Gregory Bryant, Intel’s new vice president and general manager of desktop clients platform was interviewed. As a result of that interview, a slew of stories appeared over the following days with Click here to read this blog entry

AMD’s GPUOpen offer developers access to its libraries and “metal”

The company embraces open source with game library and register data AMD plans to give developers unprecedented access to the innards of its GPUs next year, when it launches its GPUOpen initiative. AMD is the only company that can claim a clean sweep across gaming platforms, from desktops, notebooks, to Click here to read this news article

The fastest, smallest enthusiast AIB ever, AMD’s R9 Nano

3D memory, wide memory buss, and very cool AMD says the new R9 Nano is the fastest Mini ITX graphics card ever designed to drive 4K gaming in the living room and can do it because of ultra-quiet, ultra-compact PC designs. We first saw the AIB at E3 in June, Click here to read this news article

AMD and Intel show mixed results

AMD suffered loses and lower sales, while Intel was up in sales and profits. The second quarter was seasonally down in consumer PCs, but up in the datacenter which helped Intel. Intel also benefited from IoT, AMD’s Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment, revenue increased. and that is where the Click here to read this news article

Watch Jon Peddie in his interview on Emerging Uses of Computer Graphics

An interview with Jon Peddie, president of Jon Peddie Research, a technically oriented consulting firm specializing in everything having to do with computer graphics. Topics include computer graphic basics, practical uses of CG, and emerging fields such as virtual reality and augmented reality. Martin Wasserman hosts. Read the complete article