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Laval Virtual extends its vision

Posted by Robert Dow on April 25th 2017 | Permalink
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The fortunes of the Laval Virtual conference are reflecting the interests in its headline technologies Virtual Reality, Augment Reality, and whatever lies in between. It’s booming. Last year the conference held in Laval, France, an easy train ride south west of Paris, saw a boost in attendance to 15,500, and

The Semi-Annual edition of the JPR Workstation Report Series in now available.

Posted by Robert Dow on April 25th 2017 | Permalink
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The JPR Workstation Report series includes a breadth of market data and research, including six total reports issued over the year. This week we have released the April 2017 semi-annual edition. The semi-annual issues describe and assess all aspects of workstations and professional graphics: the markets, the technologies and the vendors.

Business Intelligence platform DrivenBI integrates AutoCAD

Posted by Robert Dow on April 18th 2017 | Permalink
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Cloud-based Business Intelligence (BI) platform DrivenBI has added support for Autodesk AutoCAD to its data preparation utility tool. The company says adding AutoCAD integration as part of its service “allows CAD designs to connect directly to business data,” so that information from project drawings becomes instantly part of the dashboard

We take a look back at Q4 in our Quarterly Q4’16 edition

Posted by Robert Dow on April 10th 2017 | Permalink
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We are taking a look back at Q4, the technology, trends, and the shows in our latest Quarterly edition of TechWatch. We have compiled some of our best articles in our QUARTER IN REVIEW, reviews and editorials from the quarter and made them available in a new quarterly review. We

Why Apple must refresh the Mac Pro

Posted by Robert Dow on April 6th 2017 | Permalink
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Apple is nearing irrelevance in a surging workstation market. Thermal issues are one problem, market perception is another. In a meeting with a select set of Silicon Valley journalists, three senior Apple executives (SVP of marketing Phil Schiller, VP of software engineering Craig Federighi, and VP of hardware engineering John

Mimesys wins the Grand Prix at Laval Virtual

Posted by Robert Dow on March 27th 2017 | Permalink
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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.

HP Z2 Mini shakes up workstation market

Posted by Robert Dow on March 26th 2017 | Permalink
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Last quarter, HP unveiled the Z2 Mini, a workstation computer that takes the small form factor (SFF) trend to the extreme. Measuring just 2.3″ x 8.5″ x 8.5″, the Z2 Mini is dramatically smaller (an HP-disclosed 90% smaller) than a traditional tower.In a Mt. Tiburon Testing Labs review for Jon Peddie Research, Alex

Boxx introduces new compact CAD workstation

Posted by Robert Dow on March 19th 2017 | Permalink
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The new Apexx 1 1402 packs the latest i7 processing power into a surprisingly bite-sized package. Boxx Technologies recently introduced a new small workstation, the Apexx 1 1402. The company claims it is the world’s smallest workstation to feature an overclocked Intel Core i7 “Kaby Lake” processor. The Kaby Lake processor is Intel

Intel places $15 billion bet on computer vision

Posted by Robert Dow on March 13th 2017 | Permalink
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Jerusalem-based Mobileye has emerged as a leader in computer vision for transportation; now it will be part of Intel. Intel and computer vision specialist Mobileye today announced Intel will acquire Mobileye in an all-cash offer for approximately $15.3 billion. An Intel subsidiary will make an offer for all outstanding ordinary shares

Workstation market shipment Increased 20%

Posted by Robert Dow on March 9th 2017 | Permalink
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The workstation market is thriving. In Q2, we’d reported results as inspiring. In Q3, we raved about results even better than the prior quarter, record-setting in fact. In Q4, we’re going to take that positive commentary up another notch. If a mature market like this one can be