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Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

Posted by Robert Dow on March 30th 2015 | Discuss (0)
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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 Systems and EADOC, LLC., are privately held companies. See more at: GraphicSpeak

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

Posted by Robert Dow on March 30th 2015 | Discuss (0)
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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 Systems and EADOC, LLC., are privately held companies. See more at: GraphicSpeak

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

Posted by Robert Dow on March 20th 2015 | Discuss (0)
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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 latency? The Virtualize Conference will answer your questions and provide real world guidance for industry professionals who are looking for ways to achieve more efficiency in their organizations through virtualization technologies. The conference will feature an opening tutorial, talks, and panel discussions from people who are making virtualization work in…

Watch the JPR press conference from GDC

Posted by Robert Dow on March 19th 2015 | Discuss (0)
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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 Billion gaming hardware market (PCs, Consoles, Smart Phones, Tablets, Handhelds, Location-based, and Peripherals). See the full presentation HERE and download the power point presentation on our GDC data page.

Real 2015 explores the intersection of reality and computers

Posted by Robert Dow on March 18th 2015 | Discuss (0)
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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 see itself as it builds new busi­ness it sees growing in the spaces be­tween the computer graphics capabili­ties it has built and acquired and the op­portunities to connect that technology with the real world. - Read more on Autodesk and Real 2015 at: GraphicSpeak

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

Posted by Robert Dow on March 5th 2015 | Discuss (0)
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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 generally stable, with the only notable exception being another uptick in Lenovo's share. Lenovo posted its highest-ever 13.6% share in Q4'14, up from 12.0% the quarter prior. HP nudged forward to 41.0%, while Dell took a step back to 32.5%. Read more on our WS report page.

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 ability of GPU power to scale. The GPU drives the screen of every device we encounter-it is the humane-machine interface. The fourth quarter is typically flat to up in the seasonality cycles of the past and was below the ten-year average of 6.86%.

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, a new category we are calling Android consoles (think Shield), PC graphics boards (AIBs), and Mobile Devices, with an emphasis on gaming. Members of the Press can RSVP to.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), space is limited.

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 addition, we’ve been seeing large format Surface displays making the round at CAD conferences where Microsoft is obviously seeding the base. - See more at: GraphicSpeak

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 compatibility. The 4K monitor option is based on Sharp IGZO2 technology, which delivers 3840 x 2160 resolution and touch capability on Corning Gorilla Glass. More than 8 million pixels on-screen make the M3800 the highest resolution panel available on a 15-inch mobile workstation - See more at on M3800 at GraphicSpeak…