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Less than two weeks away from the annual JPR Luncheon at SIGGRAPH

Posted by Robert Dow on July 30th 2015 | Permalink
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If you are a member of the press, join us for our annual luncheon taking place at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE at 11:45AM - Wednesday, August 12. This year our topic is Getting Virtual, when our panel will focus on next gen technologies, Real world capture cameras,

Qualcomm confirms restructure plan as Q3 profit drops

Posted by Robert Dow on July 23rd 2015 | Permalink
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Qualcomm confirmed the implementation of a “Strategic Realignment Plan”, which Steve Mollenkopf, its CEO, said represent “fundamental changes” for the company.Qualcomm reduced the outlook for its semiconductor business in the fourth quarter, “driven primarily by factors impacting premium-tier demand”. These include “increased concentration” in this segment reducing demand for

THE Q2 2015 QUARTER IN REVIEW - The spring refresh

Posted by Robert Dow on July 21st 2015 | Permalink
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We have compiled some of our best articles, reviews and editorials from the 2nd quarter 2015 and made them available in a new quarterly review. Read Kathleen Maher's editorial on the first have of the year, and download the quarterly and the latest issues of TechWatch on our TechWatch Product Page.

AMD and Intel show mixed results

Posted by Robert Dow on July 17th 2015 | Permalink
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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

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has passed away

Posted by Robert Dow on July 13th 2015 | Permalink
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Satoru Iwata, who as chief executive of Nintendo oversaw the introduction of gaming systems such as the Nintendo DS and the Wii, died on Saturday. He was 55. He was the first chief executive to come from outside the Yamauchi family, which founded the company in 1889 as a manufacturer of playing

Bentley Systems takes first steps to IPO… again

Posted by Robert Dow on July 9th 2015 | Permalink
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Bentley Systems has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct an initial public offering of its Class B common stock. In other words the company is just starting the process of going for an IPO. As of this writing there is no

Watch Jon Peddie in an interview with FutureTalk on Emerging Uses of Computer Graphics

Posted by Robert Dow on July 2nd 2015 | Permalink
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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.

Download Dr. Jon Peddie’s presentation given at the Intel Buzz Workshop

Posted by Robert Dow on June 26th 2015 | Permalink
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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.

The Intel Buzz Workshop coming to San Francisco June 25th

Posted by Robert Dow on June 17th 2015 | Permalink
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The Intel Buzz Workshop series is back by popular demand! Coming to San Francisco on Wednesday, June 25 2015, this series of community workshops, brought to you by Intel, is designed to help professional game developers tackle the industry’s biggest problems in gaming. Our own Dr. Jon Peddie will be giving

NVIDIA to Acquire TransGaming’s Cross-Platform Technology

Posted by Robert Dow on June 13th 2015 | Permalink
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TransGaming Inc. announced this week that it has signed an agreement for NVIDIA to acquire the company’s proprietary cross- platform portability technology for US$3.75 million. As part of the transaction, TransGaming also announced that it is becoming an NVIDIA GRID preferred partner, so that NVIDIA’s cloud gaming technology