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A month of conferences—Around the world in 10 conferences— is the recession over?

Posted by Jon Peddie on June 21st 2012 | Discuss
Tags: market 3d report developers

The month started with Computex in Taipei, which overlapped with E3 in LA, PTC World in Orlando, and the SID display conference in Boston. The following week it was the AMD Fusion Developer’s conference (AFDS) in Bellevue, Washington, and before it was over there was the Dimension 3 conference in Paris and the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. In addition, at the same time there was the InfoComm conference Las Vegas, which overlapped with the projection Summit. The 6Sight conference was in NYC and was co-located with the CEA line show. There are of course others, but none…

All I want is AR – AR and body monitoring

Posted by Jon Peddie on June 9th 2012 | Discuss

For a while now I have referred to the mobile phone as the ultimate PC—not a personal computer, a personal companion. If you look around in any public place, what is the thing you most often see—people talking to each other, talking on the phone, or looking at their PC—their personal companion? Our PC has become the pacifier (the English call them dummies) of this decade. Loneliness and boredom are a thing of the past. Never lonely or hungry again (with slight apologies to Time magazine). But a PC can be so much more than just a pacifier to wile away…