Sunday, March 26th, 2017

July 2016 – In a briefing with Rob Hoffmann, Marketing Manager, Media & Entertainment Workstation Worldwide along with Scott Ruppert, Workstation Portfolio & Solution Planning, both with Lenovo, at SIGGRAPH 2016, we discussed the role of the workstations in the creative process. The Lenovo position is that the workstations are more than just a computer [...]

March 26, 2014, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA—James Fox from DawnRunner described the changes in visual effects workflows, and the consequences and impacts of changing technologies. New technologies are enabling small, independent visual effects companies to challenge existing philosophies. Existing solutions to creating effects are very hard to scale. The complex tools and equipment [...]

July 24, 2013, Siggraph, Anaheim, CA—John Peddie from JP Research provided a market overview and held a panel discussion on the democratization of CG tools. One difficulty for the industry is that the Siggraph conference is declining over the past decade, for both exhibitors and attendees. At the same time, the value of CG apps [...]