Friday, March 24th, 2017

Interdrone 2016, Las vegas: Epson announced a partnership with DJI to create the next generation of consumer augmented reality applications for the Epson Moverio smart glasses and DJI’s suite of products and SDK for the drone marketplace. Priced in the $600 – $700 range, Epson’s second generation BT-200 Moverio glasses have been available since 2014. [...]

June 2016 – At Augmented World Expo, the Enterprise AR session addressed some of the practical issues to adopting the new technology and bringing it into the enterprise as part of the IT flow. Augmented Reality is currently being adopted and developed for the commercial enterprise space as both an advanced visualization system and as [...]

April 5, 2016, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA—Azzam Edwin from Stereolabs talked about the requirements for mixing large-scale real and VR imagery. The ever-increasing capabilities of GPUs enables many possible new visual functions.. The recent release of consumer-level VR viewers is fine for small scale, private viewing, but suffers from the need for external [...]

April 2016 – The rapidly growing interest in the emerging market of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) is driving content creation. To better address this need, Dell has updated their Precision workstation line to provide options that are optimized for VR/AR content creation and development with all the reliability of their long running [...]

March 2016 – At the San Francisco GDC, we met with Nvidia to get an update on their GPUs and SDKs for gaming and the various platforms they were supporting. The big announcements and crowds were around their VR solutions. Nvidia has long been in the VR and AR space and has been part of [...]

January 2016 – At Storage Visions 2016, a panel of VCs, analysts and the CTA discussed the directions and drivers for ubiquitous storage and persistent memories. SASI presented the consolidation and growth in the storage marketplace. New technologies are moving to the implementation stage with a venture round investments totaling $1.4B in 45 rounds in [...]

September 2015 – The Techcrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco held a fairly new population of exhibitors this year. A large number of the startups were not from the traditional “lets develop a 10 page business plan from chapter 2 of our books and raise money” like the on-line MBA courses have advocated for the [...]

September 2015 – The 2015 TechCrunch Disrupt event was heavily dominated by social media and mobile apps leveraging the open source and vendor library environments that are present for Linux, Windows, Android and iOS devices. The applications covered most of the sensors and interfaces in mobile devices – microphones, speakers, motion, GPS, and video. There [...]

Discovery and the connection between technology and the arts have never been more apparent than at SIGGRAPH 2015, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 2015 SIGGRAPH conference concluded in Los Angeles, California, having been held 9-13 August 2015. Celebrating its 42nd year, the conference and exhibition boasted [...]

June 2015 – At the Augmented World Expo (AWE) a couple of companies were showing new and enhanced products that are actually targeting short term needs for the industry that are market ready. One of these was Epson with the latest version of the Moverio AR glasses and the other newcomer Bubl with 360degree camera. [...]