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Immerse 2016

September 20th 2016

The Northwest’s premier event for immersive technology will explore how VR/ AR and Mixed Reality will transform manufacturing, design, education, health and medicine, architecture, real estate, social experiences, tourism, entertainment and more.

Elizabeth Baron, Technical Director at the Ford Motor Company‘s Immersive Virtual Environment (iVE) joins Chris Donahue, AMD and Sonya Kim, MD, One Caring Team to start the morning.Breakout Sessions include “Insights from the Real World”; “How Audio Can Make or Break Immersive Experiences” ; “Going Courtside in Real Time without Traveling” and a fireside chat with Tom Furness, the ‘Grandfather’ of Virtual Reality, among others.

On being natural

Techwatch September 28th 2016

The technology disappears when it’s working We are advancing quickly into the next generation of computing— aided and enabled, of course, by Moore’s Law and an expanding army of clever programmers who know, or are learning, how to exploit the new, tiny, yet powerful hardware. It truly is a generational revolution.  The revolution was started by the smartphone and its volume production, which rapidly brought down the price of nanoscale sensors and forced the processor makers to learn how to squeeze performance out of their designs while being ultra-conservative in the power they consumed

The New Communications Tools…Listening, Helping

Guest blogger Andy Marken has weighed in with his very opinionated view on how, exactly marketing professionals are going to have to change their ways in order to take advantage of the new order: Web 2.0. It’s not business as usual and it’s going to require new Click here to read this blog entry

Educating the next crop of engineers

As I pondered this ponderous title and the challenge it represents for me to lead the round table at COFES it got me thinking about how we learn. Studies have shown that children learn fast and do so until they become 19 to 20 years old, then their brains become less flexible Click here to read this blog entry

Special Glass

Actually this entry should be named Special Plastic, because we don’t really use glass in our displays anymore do we? But we do specialize because one size doesn’t fit all (needs.) I have eight screens that I use. I watch TV on my 32-inch LG LCD Click here to read this blog entry

Mobile Game Pricing

If you compare software prices to the cost of developing console, PC, and mobile games, something seems to be out of whack. World of Warcraft costs about $50 million to develop and market, Call of Duty 4 – probably $20 million total, Gears of War $10 million to develop and a few more in marketing. Click here to read this blog entry

Jon Peddie shares his vision for the future of graphics on HEXUS.tv at CeBIT 2008

Jon Peddie is one of the world’s leading experts on the graphics market. Here is a two-part interview in which he shares his vision for the future of graphics with the HEXUS.tv audience. HEXUS.tv covered everything from PlayStation 4 to XBox 720 and Larrabee through to Fusion… and that Read the complete article