Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Embedded Vision Summit, May, 2016 – Marco Jacobs from Videantis talked about the status, challenges and trends in computer vision for cars. Videantis, which has over 10 years in business, is the number 1 supplier of vision processors. In 2008 company moved into the automotive space. Embedded Vision Summit 2016 – Computer Vision in Cars [...]

August 2015 – At the annual JPR Press luncheon at SIGGRAPH, Jon Peddie, in his introduction, pointed out that CG market grows exponential. Everything that we count is growing up – said Jon – It is not because we can do more now but because it costs less that used to be. Tools are better, [...]

June 3, 2015, Society for Information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA –Kathrin Berkner from Ricoh Innovations talked about the advances in light-filed imaging and the basic principles for designing a light-field system. The challenges for an end-to-end system are in managing the data volumes and computational tasks. Among the techniques for capture, plenoptic cameras are [...]

February 5, 2014, Electronic Imaging Conference, San Francisco—Lenny Lipton from Leonardo IP moderated a panel on 3-D in entertainment. Panelists included David Cohen from Variety Media, Barry Sandrew from Legend Films, and Chris Ward from Lightspeed Design. Stereo cinema is at an inflection point and is doing well for the distributors and studios, but is [...]

February 3, 2014, Electronic Imaging Conference, San Francisco—Harry Matthias from San Jose State University talked about mythologies and their effect on digital cinema. This summer, there will be no more film deliveries to theaters, and all projected films will be digital. Standards from SMPTE and ISO exist to define all facets of these movies from [...]

January 24, 2014, National Association of Music Merchants, Anaheim—Marshall Electronics and their MXL division designed and operated the custom streaming broadcast solution from the GoPro stage at NAMM. Marshall provided its live streaming equipment and expertise to stream performances in real time to the NAMM website with their StreamVu products and to the local large [...]

June 5, 2013, Augmented World Expo, Santa Clara, CA—A panel of eyewear vendors addressed some of the important topics of wearable displays. Pete Wassell from Augmate moderated the panel. Panel members were Meron Gribetz from Meta, Judith Baumgarten from Fraunhofer, Anna Jen from Epson, Kayvan Mirza from Optinvent, Steve Mann from Toronto University, John Murray [...]

April 8, 2013, National Association of Broadcasters, Las Vegas—Some film experts demonstrated some movie clips and explained why a film or digital style worked for that shot. Carol Littleton from Industrial Light and Magic showed the chase scene from “ET” where the boys and ET eventually fly away from the authorities. In ’82 when this [...]

January 2013 – This years CES event was the first one to incorporate the PMA (Photo Marketing Association) expo as part of the show. Held in the LVH conference center adjacent to the main LVCC the expo replaced the historic “international pavilion” booths. The camera area was the most crowded at the show day’s 1 [...]

January 7, 2013, CES, Las Vegas—Press day at CES is a chance for exhibitors to capture some members of the press for a while, and make a pitch about their latest and greatest new gadgets. This event is an opportunity to package a message and put new releases into some perspective, in an environment more [...]