June 26th 2015
Dr. Jon Peddie's presentation Computer Graphics and Its Impact on Gaming
, is available for download HERE
on our Slide/ Presentation page. Jon gives gives a brief history of CG, talks about gaming platforms, market size as well as thoughts on the future.
Techwatch June 23rd 2015
Have I ever been wrong about these things?
The forecast is strong, the future bright—what could possibly go wrong? Look at the numbers. How can this miss, everyone wants one.
Now that the latest gold rush fever has hit the industry with IoT, wearables, and VR, let’s take pause and look back a few years and the some of the more recent goldrushes.
3D TV were forecast to reach 3.2 million global shipments in 2010 and 91 million in 2014.
The future of 3DTVs: 157.7 million sales are forecast for 2017.
The popularity of 3D TV continues on,
Samsung, Apple, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft—they’re competitors. How in the world did that happen?
It happened because what you do is becoming more important than what you’re doing it on. We used to think Samsung built displays, and Apple built computers, Nvidia built graphics processors,Click here to read this blog entry
Graphics chips are without doubt one of the most powerful, exciting, and essential components in tech today: not only does every computer require one (or more), but the technology is entering into major new markets like supercomputers, remote workstations, and simulators almost on a daily basis. New technologies and computeClick here to read this news article
13 hours is enough for one workday
The French, bless them, have decreed that work ends when workers leave the office. In a deal negotiated between employer federations and unions, workers can feel free to ignore emails from their bosses that come in after hours, and employers are being asked toClick here to read this blog entry
Charts and Images for AIB Q1 2014 report
The term “AIB” is an abbreviation for add-in board, also called a “card.” A “GPU” is the graphic processor unit on the AIB, also called the “chip.”
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My mom figures everyone who works in the high-tech industry must know each other. She’ll ask if I know Julia O’Conner’s daughter, “She works in computers out there.” I don’t even know Julia O’Conner, but my mom seesClick here to read this blog entry