Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

August 2016 – At this year’s IDF, Pericom was showing their long time series of re-timers, re-drivers, and packet switch products under their new parent company name of Diodes Inc. Pericom, which was established in 1990, was acquired by Diodes Inc in November 2015. A major announcement was the launch of the PCIe Gen 2 [...]

August 2016 – In a briefing at Intel Developer Forum, they provided an overview of the new generation of laptop and desktop computer Core Processor chips that form the i3/i5/i7 series of devices.    The new generation, the 7th in the Core series line, uses the improved design rule version of the Intel 14nm process that [...]

August 2016 – At the Flash Memory Summit, Multi-core processor developer Kalray was showing their new application in the storage space. The new solution uses not only the majority of the CPU power for processing but, also allows for the implementation of storage interfaces, high speed NICs and crypto. The product features in path encryption [...]

July 2016 – In a 1:1 briefing with Autodesk at SIGGRAPH, we saw the latest version of their Shotgun software that is now being used for VR content creation in a single studio environment as a production pipeline manager. As projects start to use multiple sources for assets and have multiple developers, the management becomes [...]

July 2016 – Blackmagic Design was showing their Fusion VFX and Motion Graphics software at the show. The product has now released version 8 and is available in two levels. The standard Fusion 8 product is available FREE for OSX, Windows and Linux. Fusion 8 Studio is the paid commercial version and starts at $995 [...]

 August 2016- This year’s BlackHat conference had a new twist. In addition to the many powerhouse security service providers that populated the exhibit hall the show created a corner of small one table booths for new and emerging solution providers called Innovation Corner. Every year when we come to the conference ewe look for solutions [...]

July 2016 – In an interview with Jeffrey Ovadya, Dir of Sales and Marketing for Vicon Motion Systems, we got a chance to hear about their latest mocap camera and also Project Katana which was being demonstrated on the conference expo floor at SIGGRAPH 2016. Motion Capture, or MoCap has moved to the mainstream for [...]

July 2016 – At the StudioXperience area at SIGGRAPH HP workstations was showing their Z series computing and display products for the professional content creation space. The start of exhibit area was the DreamColor professional displays, then the desktop workstations and finally the portable workstations which now can have integrated DreamColor displays. HP DreamColor Professional [...]

July 2016 – Nvidia used the opportunity of the gathering of graphics professionals at SIGGRAPH to announce the newest member of their graphics card lineup. Bob Pette, VP / GM of Quadro products, introduced the Quadro P6000 to the professional graphics product line. The card is targeted at the highest end of the GPU compute [...]

July 2016 – In a briefing with eNova CEO and founding engineer Robert Wann, we had a chance to hear about their new XWall MX+ disk controller. eNova, which has been in the disk controller business for over 16 years in the Asia market. The new MX+ is the latest generation of their fully integrated [...]