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JPR’s Q’3 2016 Edition of the Workstation Report Series is now available

Posted by Robert Dow on December 1st 2016 | Discuss (0)
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The workstation market on a roll with another record in Q3’16 - After a long stretch of up-and-down quarters — never too bearish but never too bullish — Q2'16 broke the workstation market out of the doldrums. Setting a quarterly record for units, it was the best quarter we'd seen in

The November 22nd edition of TechWatch is ready for download.

Posted by Robert Dow on November 23rd 2016 | Discuss (0)
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Subscribers can now download the latest edition of TechWatch and read Jon Peddie's back-page editorial This is such a crazy, exciting industry on the TechWatch product page. And in this weeks issue Intel wants to be admired for its brains

Q3’16 MarketWatch is available for download

Posted by Robert Dow on November 17th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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Q3'16 MarketWatch has been released. Nvidia’s market share increased 2.2% from last quarter and 0.4% from last year, Intel lost 1.6% market share from last quarter, and AMD’s overall share decreased 0.6%, from last quarter. Overall GPU shipments (rounded up) increased 20% from last quarter, AMD increased 15% Nvidia increased 39% and Intel, increased 18%

Nvidia increased everything in Q3 2016. Total GPU shipments up a whopping 20.4%, from last quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on November 15th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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Q3'16 MarketWatch has been released. Nvidia’s market share increased 2.2% from last quarter and 0.4% from last year, Intel lost 1.6% market share from last quarter, and AMD’s overall share decreased 0.6%, from last quarter. Overall GPU shipments (rounded up) increased 20% from last quarter, AMD increased 15% Nvidia increased 39% and Intel, increased 18%

First impressions, Adobe Max

Posted by Robert Dow on November 4th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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The creative community comes out in big numbers to see what magic Adobe has cooked up for them. This year’s conference in San Diego saw the largest attendance yet and the best weather imaginable. During the conference users learned how Adobe is using AI, extending the use of 3D

It’s time to think about things that last.

Posted by Robert Dow on October 27th 2016 | Permalink
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Apple’s QuickTime 1.0 was completed on December 9th 1991, and the 25th anniversary of that game-changing technology is this year. There are very few architectures that anyone can think of that have survived for that period of time and continue to make a meaningful impact in technology circles. QuickTime is one

Trimble releases SketchUp cloud version beta

Posted by Robert Dow on October 25th 2016 | Permalink
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Trimble has just released an open beta of a new browser-based, cloud-hosted version of its popular 3D modeler SketchUp. For now, my.sketchup.com is a thin subset of the desktop version. The cloud-based version was introduced at an event for users earlier this year but was invite-only until yesterday.

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

Posted by Robert Dow on October 17th 2016 | 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 October 2016 semi-annual edition. The semi-annual issues describe and assess all aspects of workstations and professional graphics: the markets, the technologies and the vendors.

THE Q3 2016 QUARTER IN REVIEW - Summer is over and work begins

Posted by Robert Dow on October 6th 2016 | Permalink
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We have compiled some of our best articles, reviews and editorials from the 3rd quarter 2016 and made them available in a new quarterly review. Read Kathleen Maher's editorial THE QUARTER IN REVIEW - Summer is over and work begins, and download the quarterly and the latest issues of TechWatch on

Immerse 2016

Posted by Robert Dow on September 20th 2016 | Permalink
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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,

Workstation and professional GPU market highlights for Q2’2016

Posted by Robert Dow on September 12th 2016 | Permalink
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Q2’16 a good quarter for workstations, Q2'16 not only represented a welcome bounce out of the recent market doldrums, it set a new quarterly record. A total of around 1.1 million branded workstations shipped, representing a 21.7% sequential gain. In the cyclical workstation market, year-over-year metrics are typically a better gauge

Web + video + virtual reality moving forward

Posted by Robert Dow on September 6th 2016 | Permalink
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Bitmovin, an early player in video infrastructure for virtual reality online has secured $10.3 million in Series A venture capital funding. As in all emerging technology fields, venture capital funding is a key metric to understand how a new industry is taking shape. Bitmovin says the money will be used to

AMD increased market share in Q2 2016 despite overall GPU shipments declining 4%

Posted by Robert Dow on August 23rd 2016 | Permalink
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Today, JPR is releasing ourlatest report on GPU shipments. The PC market rose in Q2 from the previous quarter, but declined from the same quarter last year, largely due to data center and servers. Some PC suppliers are seeing growth in hope 2-in-1 systems and gaming desktops and notebooks, they

Intel Unveils Project Alloy at IDF

Posted by Robert Dow on August 16th 2016 | Permalink
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During his opening keynote at the 2016 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on Tuesday, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled Project Alloy, an all-in-one virtual reality solution made from the ground up. A clear example of the future of merged reality today, Intel claims that the new Alloy platform will completely

AMD gives advanced rendering software to developers

Posted by Robert Dow on August 9th 2016 | Permalink
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At Siggraph, AMD announced that it was making its physical-based ray-tracing rendering engine open source, and would share its source code with developers as part of its GPUOpen program. The software has been renamed Radeon ProRender (it used to be called AMD FireRender). Along with the ProRender engine, developers will

Moving game engines onto center stage

Posted by Robert Dow on July 28th 2016 | Permalink
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Game engine technology is finding new uses in creating visualizations, simulations, virtual reality content, and even filmmaking. At the JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon, 5 creators and technologists shared their ideas on how expectations and technical performance issues are driving the expanded role of game engines in media and entertainment. “We have

Today is our annual luncheon at SIGGRAPH

Posted by Robert Dow on July 26th 2016 | Permalink
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If you have RSVPed to our luncheon on Game Engines Rising, today is the day. Doors to the Palos Verdes room at the Hilton Anaheim open at 11:30 with lunch being served at 11:45 and the panel getting underway at 12:15. The Palos Verdes room is located on the 4th floor of the

JPR at SIGGRAPH

Posted by Robert Dow on July 19th 2016 | Permalink
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In addition to our annual Luncheon "Games Engines Rising" on Wednesday July 27th at the Hilton Dr. Peddie will be hosting a panel Rendering in 2016 and Beyond – the tools changing the trade on Tuesday, July 26 11:30 am - 12: 30 pm Convention Center, Room 213D and will be on the panel A Vision

Sub2r breaks the rules to make a next-gen streaming camera

Posted by Robert Dow on June 6th 2016 | Permalink
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San Francisco startup Sub2r has developed a new high-density 3D imaging technology. First they worked on the software side, then realized they needed to create a camera to support the process. The needed a camera that would provide access to every aspect of the imaging process from the moment

High-end AIBs shipments increased in Q1 2016

Posted by Robert Dow on May 31st 2016 | Permalink
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Add-in board market increased in Q1'16, AMD gained market share, for the fourth consecutive quarter. Quarter-to-quarter AIBs shipments increased 4.8% and 5.8% year-to-year. Attach rate up. Jon Peddie Research, announced estimated PC graphics add-in-board (AIB) shipments and suppliers’ market share for Q1'16. The news for the quarter was encouraging and

High-end add-in boards shipments increased in Q1 2016, while all else declined

Posted by Robert Dow on May 25th 2016 | Permalink
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Q1'2016 Add-in Graphics Report is now available. Add-in board market increased in Q1'16, AMD gained market share, for the fourth consecutive quarter. Quarter-to-quarter AIBs shipments increased 4.8% and 5.8% year-to-year. Attach rate up. The attach rate of AIBs to desktop PCs has declined from a high of 63% in Q1 2008 to 44%

For Q1’16, desktop discrete GPU shipments increased 5.3% from last quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on May 23rd 2016 | Permalink
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JPR had released the Q1'16 MarketWatch report, in Q1 AMD notebook market share increased 7.5% from last quarter, Nvidia overall share increased 1.7%, from last year. The GPU market and the PC market in general, continued to slide as users and corporations have stretched out their refresh rates. The Gaming PC

Nvidia unveils new Quadro GPUs

Posted by Robert Dow on May 13th 2016 | Permalink
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Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) has in the past been a forum to launch a new line of Quadro brand professional GPU products. And while we this year we saw the official unveiling of the next-generation Pascal chip (the GP100), we didn’t see any major revamp of Quadro.

Big expectations behind Nvidia’s new Pascal GPU

Posted by Robert Dow on May 7th 2016 | Permalink
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This next-generation compute platform will find a place in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning as well as existing graphics-intensive applications. Nvidia’s first and flagship implementation of Pascal is the GP100 GPU, expected to ship first on a Tesla board in 2016 for HPC and supercomputing applications. As it

A more critical look at virtual reality

Posted by Robert Dow on April 27th 2016 | Permalink
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Panelists debate the long-term effects of VR on physical and mental health, as well as the realistic potential market. Panelists at a session on virtual reality this week at the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were not exactly fawning enthusiasts. Concerns were raised regarding physical and mental health, the reality

Dr. Peddie and Kathleen Maher are hosting panels at FMX this week.

Posted by Robert Dow on April 25th 2016 | Permalink
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This week at the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia in Stuttgart, Germany. Dr. Peddie and Kathleen Maher will be hosting panels on Real Time Cloud rendering and Virtual Collaboration, the panels will be held Wednesday the 27th. They will be joined by an impressive line-up of industry

Intel goes in for an alignment

Posted by Robert Dow on April 20th 2016 | Permalink
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Intel corporation, one of the best and biggest engineering companies in the world has had to make a reality check. Those are tough times for any company or individual, tough but essential if you’re going to survive. Intel is going to survive, make no mistake about that. Employment levels,

Dr. Peddie’s presentation at Laval Virtual, Laval France March 24, 2016

Posted by Robert Dow on March 25th 2016 | Permalink
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Slides from Dr. Peddie's presentation at Laval Virtual are available for download. Dr. Peddie focuses on Immersive visualization, the current issues of the VR headsets in the industry. He also gives an overview of the Virtual Reality market, integration, new users and a forecast of the market. Download the slides

Slide presentations from JPR’s press briefing at GDC are available for download

Posted by Robert Dow on March 15th 2016 | Permalink
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Presentations from Dr. Jon Peddie President, Jon Peddie Research, Tim Leland, Vice President, Product Management at Qualcomm, Wanda Meloni, Executive Director, Open Gaming Alliance and Ted Pollak, Senior Gaming Analyst, Jon Peddie Research are available to download . The presentations focus on the state of the gaming industry, Virtual Reality, VR

JPR’s annual press breifing on the gaming market @ GDC, March 16th

Posted by Robert Dow on March 14th 2016 | Permalink
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Stop by at the SF Green Space at EEFG building (steps away from the Moscone Center) on your way to GDC in the morning for coffee, breakfast and a solid grounding in game industry realities for 2016. JPR is holding its annual press conference where we will discuss the latest trends

Image Engine makes the alien credible

Posted by Robert Dow on January 26th 2016 | Permalink
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A custom IK solver is the secret behind some of Hollywood’s new class of other-worldly CG characters. In the world of computer graphics for entertainment, a key but little-known element in the creation chain is the IK Solver. An Inverse Kinematic solver is used to rotate and position linked

CFS & ITI win research grant to develop new meshing solutions

Posted by Robert Dow on January 20th 2016 | Permalink
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Cambridge Flow Solutions (CFS) and International TechneGroup Limited (ITI) have been awarded a three-year R&D grant award from the UK Government to support development of advanced geometry processing and automated meshing solutions for aerospace. Through the AuGMENT project grant, ITI and CFS will engage in R&D work to

LG shows concept demo of roll-up screen

Posted by Robert Dow on January 12th 2016 | Permalink
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Curved, thin, flexible: Pick any two. - Korean manufacturing behemoth LG created a stir at CES when they presented a concept demonstration of a digital display device that can be rolled up like a newspaper. The resolution on the 18-inch prototype is 1200 x 810. LG says the goal is 4K quality

Boris FX releases new effects tools for Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

Posted by Robert Dow on January 4th 2016 | Permalink
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Fresh from its recent merger with Imagineer Systems, Boris FX has released Continuum Complete 10 (BCC 10), its largest collection of video effects tools for Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. BCC 10 for Adobe offers more than 250+ plug-ins and thousands of creative presets. Highlights include integrated Mocha technology for advanced masking and

AMD’s GPUOpen offer developers access to its libraries and “metal”

Posted by Robert Dow on December 15th 2015 | Permalink
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AMD plans to give developers unprecedented access to the innards of its GPUs next year, when it launches its GPUOpen initiative. AMD is the only company that can claim a clean sweep across gaming platforms, from desktops, notebooks, to all the consoles, and even a few dedicated pachinko machines. And

11 Myths About Computer Graphics

Posted by Robert Dow on December 8th 2015 | Permalink
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Over the years the magic of computer graphics (CG) has sparked the imagination and curiosity of millions—the specialist as well as the consumer. The movies, games, advertisements, science, medicine, and designs we have today would not be possible without CG. And because so much of it is magic (Arthur

Workstation market sticks to the right script in Q3’15

Posted by Robert Dow on December 1st 2015 | Permalink
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After a surprisingly disappointing first quarter of 2015, followed up by a welcome rebound in Q2, all eyes were on Q3 to find out exactly which script the workstation market would follow. Would it track PCs downhill, like Q1, or separate from the PC pack and keep on a long-term growth

Overall GPU shipments increased 9% from last quarter, Nvidia increased 21%, AMD increased 16%

Posted by Robert Dow on November 11th 2015 | Permalink
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JPR has released its latest MarketWatch report, our quarterly on overall GPU shipments. In Q3'15 we saw some positive numbers. AMD's overall unit shipments increased 15.87% quarter-to-quarter, Intel's total shipments increased 5.08% from last quarter, and Nvidia's increased 21.39%.The attach rate of GPUs (includes integrated and discrete GPUs) to PCs for

Opening presentation from Jon Peddie given at the 2015 Virtualize Conference

Posted by Robert Dow on November 2nd 2015 | Permalink
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Dr. Jon Peddie gives a brief introduction of the panelists, the topics that will be discussed at 2015 Virtualize, accompanied by a discussion of Virtualization, its practical applications, and who should be taking advantage of the technology. Dr. Peddie also goes on to present a brief summary and findings from the 2015

JPR is releasing the 2H’15 edition of the PC Gaming Hardware Market Report Series

Posted by Robert Dow on October 30th 2015 | Permalink
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The PC Gaming Hardware Market, which consists of personal computers, upgrades, and peripherals used for gaming, is strong and healthy amongst the backdrop of general declines in the PC market. Ted Pollak, Senior Gaming Analyst at JPR notes that the $21.5 billion market is over twice the size of the console

VeriSilicon to Acquire Vivante

Posted by Robert Dow on October 13th 2015 | Permalink
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VeriSilicon Holdings Co., a Shanghai-based provider of IPs and custom silicon design services, announced Monday (Oct. 12) a definitive agreement to acquire Vivante Corp., a Santa Clara-based embedded GPU IP vendor, in an all-stock transaction.The two companies — both privately held — declined to disclose the terms of the deal, but said

Take part in our 2015 Virtualization Usage Survey

Posted by Robert Dow on September 22nd 2015 | Permalink
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JPR and Business Advantage are committed to obtaining valuable insights for you and the industry by gathering feedback on new trends. We are hoping to collect your opinions on Virtualization (virtual workstations and remote graphics) and to better understand your needs, awareness, and usage of these solutions.Simply click on

The fastest, smallest enthusiast AIB ever, AMD’s R9 Nano

Posted by Robert Dow on August 27th 2015 | Permalink
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AMD says the new R9 Nano is the fastest Mini ITX graphics card ever designed to drive 4K gaming in the living room and can do it because of ultra-quiet, ultra-compact PC designs. We first saw the AIB at E3 in June, and we’ve been waiting for it ever

GPU shipments dropped 11% from last quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on August 17th 2015 | Permalink
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Year-to-year total GPU shipments dropped 18.8%—Desktop graphics down 21.7%, notebooks down 16.9%. Discrete GPUs continue to slip as embedded GPUs in the CPU and APU bring better performance for free. The erosion of the low end of the market by tablets seems to have subsided, and even tablet sales were off for

Download Dr. Peddie’s presentation given at SIGGRAPH 2015

Posted by Robert Dow on August 13th 2015 | Permalink
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Dr. Jon Peddie slide presentation from the annual JPR Luncheon at SIGGRAPH 2015. LOOKING INTO THE NEXT GEN TECHNOLOGIES, The CG Market. Dr. Peddie shares data on the future of the Computer Graphics Market, both software and hardware. The 2015 SIGGRAPH slide presentation as well as many others can be downloaded HERE.

SIGGRAPH and our annual JPR Luncheon next week

Posted by Robert Dow on August 8th 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,

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

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.

Watch Jon Peddie in his interview 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.

JPR announces Virtualize 2015, the Remote Graphics and Virtualization Conference.

Posted by Robert Dow on June 18th 2015 | Permalink
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Virtualize 2015: It’s coming are your ready The Virtualize 2015 Conference will take place October 29th at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Work anywhere, any time, on any machine – that’s the promise of remote graphics and Virtualization Why would you use it? How can you implement it? What about

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

New SPECwpcto measure virtualized WSs

Posted by Robert Dow on June 3rd 2015 | Permalink
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The new SPECwpc benchmark measures all key aspects of workstation performance based on diverse professional applications. Members of the SPECwpc include AMD, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Intel, Lenovo, Micron, NVIDIA and VMware.Meeting a growing need. The ability to measure comprehensive performance for virtualized workstations comes at a time when the

Workstation and professional graphics market feels the pain in Q1’15

Posted by Robert Dow on May 28th 2015 | Permalink
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The first quarter did little to cheer vendors of workstations and professional graphics processing units (GPUs). While first quarters are cyclically down more often than not, Q1'15 posted workstation and professional GPU shipment numbers that fell substantially deeper than normal. Industry watcher Jon Peddie Research reported that the industry

Overall GPU shipments dropped 13% in Q1’2015 from last quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on May 15th 2015 | Permalink
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Today JPR is releasing its latest report on the quarterly on worldwide GPU shipments. Overall GPU shipments dropped 13% in Q1'2015 from last quarter, AMD slipped 17%, Nvidia fell 13.5%, and Intel saw a 12% slip. Year-to-year total GPU shipments dropped 2.9%-Desktop graphics down 12.6%, notebooks up 4.2%. The attach rate of GPUs (includes integrated

New 2015 CAD report now available.

Posted by Robert Dow on April 23rd 2015 | Permalink
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The CAD market returns to growth; reaches $8 billion in 2014, Jon Peddie Research estimates the CAD software market to be an $8 billion market with 5.15 annual users. We expect the market to grow to $8.7 billion in 2017 at a CAGR of 4%. - read the latest on the CAD industry and purchase our brand

The CAD market returns to growth; reaches $8 billion in 2014

Posted by Robert Dow on April 23rd 2015 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie Research estimates the CAD software market to be an $8 billion market with 5.15 annual users. We expect the market to grow to $8.7 billion in 2017 at a CAGR of 4%.The news is encouraging and consistent with economic trends. The field of CAD has grown to encompass many disciplines, industries, and

The personal robot is coming for you and your job

Posted by Robert Dow on April 13th 2015 | Permalink
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Humans just love robots and there is a great deal of work going on to build mechanical robots and in some cases give them enough AI smarts so they can function as companions or maybe even workers. This is a new world that’s just getting started. Robbie the Robot

Autodesk inaugurates its new robotics lab at Pier 9 with screening of Artoo in Love

Posted by Robert Dow on March 31st 2015 | Permalink
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Autodesk is building a robotics lab at Pier 9 and its first inaugural event was a screening of the movie Artoo in Love by Evan Atherton. The movie is a sweet three-minute short about the love life of an R2D2 robot. First time filmmaker Atherton worked as an intern at

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

Posted by Robert Dow on March 30th 2015 | Permalink
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Bentley’s most recent acquisition is a cloud-based approach to construction management. EADOC, based in Oakland, California, provides software to systematically track construction project documentation including design clarifications, inspectors’ daily reports, special inspections, memos, action items, deficiency items, and schedules.The terms of the deal were not disclosed; both Bentley

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

Posted by Robert Dow on March 30th 2015 | Permalink
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Bentley’s most recent acquisition is a cloud-based approach to construction management. EADOC, based in Oakland, California, provides software to systematically track construction project documentation including design clarifications, inspectors’ daily reports, special inspections, memos, action items, deficiency items, and schedules.The terms of the deal were not disclosed; both Bentley

Watch the JPR press conference from GDC

Posted by Robert Dow on March 19th 2015 | Permalink
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This is the FULL presentation from Jon Peddie Research about gaming hardware sales and predictions at GDC 2015. Jon Peddie and Ted Pollak talk about Market Size, Growth, Conditions, and Trends of the gaming market. A brief history of how we got where we are today and the components of the $93

Real 2015 explores the intersection of reality and computers

Posted by Robert Dow on March 18th 2015 | Permalink
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In a burst of hey-kids-let’s-put-on-a-show, Autodesk kicked off its Real 2015 conference on a beautiful Feb­ruary day at San Francisco’s Fort Mason. The site, a reclaimed military base, is a longtime center for the city’s experimenters, artists, and young entrepreneurs, and that’s how Autodesk wants to

Steady growth for workstation market - JPR releases Q4’14 WS study

Posted by Robert Dow on March 5th 2015 | Permalink
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Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.03 million workstations in Q4'14, equating to a within-cyclical-norms 1.4% sequential growth. The Q4 saw the first significant volume of many new deskside WSs built on Intel's Haswell-E processor and Grantley platform, an event that helped bolster results. Market shares for the big three OEMs were

GPU shipments (MarketWatch) Q4 2014 - Charts and Images

Posted by Robert Dow on February 20th 2015 | Permalink
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Graphics processors, stand-alone discrete devices, and embedded processor-based GPUs are ubiquitous and essential components in all systems and device today from handheld mobile devices, PCs, and workstations, to TVs, servers, vehicle systems, signage, game consoles, medical equipment, and wearables. New technologies and semiconductor manufacturing processes are taking advantage of the

JPR press conference to announce study results @ GDC

Posted by Robert Dow on February 19th 2015 | Permalink
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JPR, is holding a press conference Wednesday, March 4th at the SF Green Space at EEFG building, 657 Mission Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94105, two blocks away from the convention center. The doors open at 1:00. At the press conference we will be presenting shipment and forecast data on Gaming PCs, Consoles,

New devices, new interfaces from Microsoft

Posted by Robert Dow on February 5th 2015 | Permalink
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Windows 10 will arrive with two new products for work and play. The Microsoft Surface Hub, was unveiled during the Windows 10 update in Seattle. It was a bit of a surprise, but one many Microsoft followers could predict after previous Surface updates and Microsoft’s acquisition of Perceptive Pixel in 2012. In

New Dell Precision M3800 targets MacBook Pro

Posted by Robert Dow on January 28th 2015 | Permalink
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Dell is using this week’s Sundance Film Festival to launch its newest thin-and-light mobile workstation, the Precision M3800—and to position it as a new rival to the Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display. New features in the Precision M3800 include a 4K Ultra HD touch monitor and Thunderbolt 2

Web pioneer Joi Ito to keynote Siggraph 2015

Posted by Robert Dow on January 21st 2015 | Permalink
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Siggraph announced today that Joichi “Joi” Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab and a noted pioneer of the World Wide Web, will be the keynote speaker for Siggraph 2015 in Los Angeles, August 9-13. Mirroring the conference theme of “Xroads of Discovery,” Siggraph notes how Ito’s body of work

Bentley buys C3global for predictive modeling

Posted by Robert Dow on January 14th 2015 | Permalink
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Bentley Systems has acquired UK-based C3global, provider of built asset management technology. Bentley will add C3global’s Amulet technology to its AssetWise portfolio, giving it the ability to perform predictive asset performance modeling. Bentley sees the acquisition as a key piece of its “optioneering” strategy, using asset and

Unlocking the secrets of the human heart with the help of Creo

Posted by Robert Dow on January 12th 2015 | Permalink
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Increasingly, the design world is turning to medical challenges and asking how engineering principles can be put to work to improve people’s health. Dassault has opened up several fronts for medical research through its Biovia and Simulia product groups and Dassault is developing tools for simulating the operating of

NVIDIA’s TEGRA X1 Mobile Super Chip

Posted by Robert Dow on January 7th 2015 | Permalink
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With a teraflop of computing power Nvidia's Tegra X1 is setting its sightis on bringing console level graphics to the mobile and automotive space. NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled the new 256-core chip, which uses the same Maxwell architecture deployed in the world’s top gaming graphics cards. Slated to

Derby the dog gets new legs from 3D printing

Posted by Robert Dow on December 22nd 2014 | Permalink
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A New Hampshire dog born with deformed front legs is running for the first time, thanks to kindhearted humans who used 3D technology to create a novel set of doggy prosthetics. It all started when 3D Systems employee Tara Anderson, a volunteer with dog rescue group Peace and Paws in

The demand for powerful GPUs in mobile devices drive the industry

Posted by Robert Dow on December 10th 2014 | Permalink
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Qualcomm maintains market leadership in SoC GPUs according to latest report from Jon Peddie Research. In our latest report, Mobile Devices and the GPUs inside , JPR estimates the total GPU market opportunity in all mobile platforms is 3,575 million units in 2018. This report covers the market for GPUs in mobile (Personal)

WS market settles but remains solid in Q3’14

Posted by Robert Dow on December 1st 2014 | Permalink
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The market held onto most of its previous and substantial gains, seeing its second-highest volume total in the third quarter of 2014. Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.02 million workstations last quarter, posting a 4.7% gain over the same quarter a year ago, along with a modest 2.8% quarterly decline over Q2'14's

3D Systems to acquire Cimatron for $97 million

Posted by Robert Dow on November 25th 2014 | Permalink
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3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of CAM software developer Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) in a deal valued at approximately $97 million. 3D Systems has been on an aggressive acquisition path for the past few years, in an effort to create

Subscribers can now download the October 2014 Semi-Annual Workstation Report

Posted by Robert Dow on November 18th 2014 | Permalink
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The semi-annual issues describe and assess all aspects of workstations and professional graphics: the markets, the technologies and the vendors. Semi-annual issues, typically around 300 to 400 pages, are built as up-to-date reference manuals, providing a comprehensive snapshot on the state of the industries. Subscribers can download the new report HERE

Nvidia jumps 13% from last quarter, Intel up 11.6%, AMD slips 7%

Posted by Robert Dow on November 12th 2014 | Permalink
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JPR is releasing its Q3'14 MarketWatch report today.Nvidia’s desktop discrete shipments increased 24.3% from last quarter; and the company’s notebook discrete shipments increased 3.5%. AMD’s shipments of desktop heterogeneous GPU/CPUs, i.e., APUs increased 10.5% from the previous quarter, Intel’s desktop processor embedded graphics (EPGs) shipments

Our Q3’14 Quarterly Review is now available for download..!

Posted by Robert Dow on October 30th 2014 | Permalink
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We have compiled some of our best articles, reviews and editorials from the 3rd quarter 2014 and made them available in a new quarterly review. The best of TechWatch Q3'14 includes articles on Intel's Broadwell, AMD Kaveri A-Series APUs and Nvidia's new Maxwell GPUs, and much more. Subscribers can download

JPR’s first Virtualization Conference today

Posted by Robert Dow on October 28th 2014 | Permalink
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Intel and Nvidia lead an impressive list of industry leaders that are taking part and sponsoring the upcoming remote graphics and Virtualization Conference. The conference is taking place today at the Hyatt Regency at San Francisco airport. The Conference will provide real world guidance to industry professionals looking for ways

JPR sets Virtualize conference speaker line-up

Posted by Robert Dow on October 16th 2014 | Permalink
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We have announced the line-up of speakers for Virtualize, the one-day conference on virtualization and remote graphics technology. The conference will be October 30, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel SFO at San Francisco airport. The Virtualize Conference will provide real world guidance to industry professionals looking for ways to achieve more

Lisa Su takes the reigns at AMD, Rory Read steps down

Posted by Robert Dow on October 8th 2014 | Permalink
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After successfully turning the company around Rory hands the controls to technologist Lisa Su. Watch for AMD to make an ever bigger move into the embedded market.

HP To Separate Into Two

Posted by Robert Dow on October 6th 2014 | Permalink
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HP today announced plans to separate into two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies: one comprising HP’s market-leading enterprise technology infrastructure, software and services businesses, which will do business as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and one that will comprise HP’s market-leading personal systems and printing businesses, which will do business as

Workstation market breaks out to record-setting quarter in Q2’14

Posted by Robert Dow on September 8th 2014 | Permalink
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JPR reports the workstation industry achieved record levels for both unit volume and revenue. Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.05 million workstations in the second quarter, corresponding to growth of 10.8% sequentially and 11.5%, year-over-year "With economic conditions more robust, and without the same threat of encroachment from tablets that has depressed PC

New AMD FirePro models debut

Posted by Robert Dow on September 3rd 2014 | Permalink
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4K display outputs now included on all workstation-class boards. At Siggraph AMD unveiled new additions to the FirePro professional graphics family with larger memory configurations, top to bottom 4K display support, increased compute performance, application certifications, and new drivers. At the top of the pile is AMD’s FirePro W9100,

Read the poistion papers from Lenovo, AMD, Dell and NVIDIA on our SIGGRAPH briefings page.

Posted by Robert Dow on August 20th 2014 | Permalink
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Read on Opportunities for Virtualization, workstation virtualization in the entertainment industry, Virtualization for Media & Entertainment, Graphics Accelerated Virtual Workstations and Applications and other topics on our SIGGRAPH briefings page.

AMD jumps 11% in GPU shipments in Q2, Intel up

Posted by Robert Dow on August 19th 2014 | Permalink
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Quarter-to-quarter total GPU shipments up 3.2%—Desktop graphics up 1%, notebooks up 5%. The big drop in graphics shipments in Q1 has been partially offset by a small rise this quarter. Shipments were up 3.2% quarter-to-quarter, and down 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. AMD’s overall unit shipments increased 11% quarter-to-quarter, Intel’s

The CG market will exceed $149 billion by 2017 reports JPR

Posted by Robert Dow on August 8th 2014 | Permalink
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The computer graphics industry has been a growth industry since it was established in the late 1970s. It has weathered the storms of recessions and has emerged renewed vigor and potential, partly due to a big boost from mobile and the move to 4K, but also from emerging technologies including

JPRs 14th annual luncheon at SIGGRAPH is Wednesday

Posted by Robert Dow on August 6th 2014 | Permalink
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This year, we take a look at the rising trend towards virtualization. Virtualization is a fine buzz word, but it means different things to different people and includes remote access to resources, thin clients for workstation work, real time collaboration, and streaming applications. There are still plenty of concerns about

U.S. Economy Grew at 4% Rate in Q2, Beating Expectations

Posted by Robert Dow on July 30th 2014 | Permalink
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The United States economy rebounded heartily in the spring after a dismal winter, the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday, growing at an annual rate of 4 percent from April through June.In its initial estimate for the second quarter, the government cited major gains in inventories for private businesses as well

JPR invites you to take our latest survey on Workstation Graphics.

Posted by Robert Dow on July 7th 2014 | Permalink
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JPR has has been conducting a series of surveys in an effort to better understand the evolving CAD and Workstation consumer and markets. We have received thousands of replies which have been extremely helpful. Our latest survey is focused on Workstation Add-In Graphics Boards (AIBs) and how brand effects choice

Adobe releases Creative Cloud 2014

Posted by Robert Dow on June 25th 2014 | Permalink
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Adobe’s first major product line release since Creative Suite 6 cements the company’s commitment to subscription and the cloud. Following several months of private briefings Adobe has announced major upgrades to all 14 of its Creative Cloud products, new mobile apps, and probably most anticipated, the arrival of its hardware

JPR releases its latest Workstation Market Quarterly report

Posted by Robert Dow on June 5th 2014 | Permalink
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Workstation market maintains slow-but-steady progress in Q1’14. "Cautious and tentative, but still headed in the right direction" — that's how Jon Peddie Research (JPR) senior analyst and JPR Workstation Report author Alex Herrera sums up 2014's first quarter market results in the workstation market. JPR has wrapped up and published its

Neuro-gaming growing by leaps and bounds

Posted by Robert Dow on June 4th 2014 | Permalink
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Neuro-gaming will be­come a recognized category that com­bines games, brain research, sensors, and new kinds of user interfaces for computers and entertainment devices. The majority of products on display at the emerging NeuroGaming confer­ence were head-mounted electroenceph­alogram (EEG) devices, but there were also gloves, bio-feedback, and

D-Day engineering marvels recreated for immersive 3D

Posted by Robert Dow on June 2nd 2014 | Permalink
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A Dassault Systèmes team virtually reconstructs Mulberry Harbor, the Waco glider and other key innovations. The results will be part of a documentary on PBS. Working from a variety of drawings and artifacts, a team from Dassault Systèmes has used the Catia 3D CAD and other company products