Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

April 5, 2016, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA—Rora Van den Bulcke and Thomas Soetens from Immersive Design Studios talked about the use of GPUs and projection systems as media sources for very large are displays in public venues. The latest capabilities enable public VR. VR is interesting for artists, but should not require a [...]

May 7, 2015, Neurogaming Conference, San Francisco—A panel moderated by Eric Johnson from Re/Code discussed the changing landscape of augmented reality technologies. Panelists were Stefano Baldassi from Meta, Conor Russomanno from OpenBCI, Brian Selzer from Daqri, and Dave Chavez from zSpace. The panelists were in general agreement that the line between AR and VR are [...]

March 25, 2014, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA—Matteo Garibotti from the University of Genoa talked about the devices and technologies that will inhabit our media viewing space in the future. Increasingly, 3-D is moving into cinema, games, and at a slower pace, to TV. These trends are driving changes in displays and other visual [...]

June 19, 2013, Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age, SPMTE and SCIEN conference, Stanford, CA—Patrick Griffis from Dolby held a fireside chat with Rod Bogart from Pixar and Ricardo Motta from Nvidia about preserving artistic intent in an Internet world. Content creation is challenged by the requirements for delivery to various devices, especially mobile. The [...]

 February 27, 2012, Cloud Security Alliance Summit, San Francisco—Steve Harrod from VMware talked about the massive transformations due to virtualization, cloud, and mobile access. Security architectures need significant change to keep up with these transformations. If you are a chief information officer, your career is over. Users are raising and changing their expectations on functions [...]

 December 1,2011, Printed Electronics USA 2011, Santa Clara, CA—Joshua Windmiller from UC San Diego illustrated their efforts in wearable printed sensors. As electronics and sensors continue their progression of shrinking and adding new capabilities, eventually a full laboratory will be reduced to the size of a postage stamp. This reduction will allow sensors to be [...]

February 17, 2011, University of California, Berkeley–The Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS) offered a quick look into the leading edge of research at Berkeley. The four presentations (Powerpoint or PDF available on-line) looked at data creation and use across a number of areas. This event was just after IBM’s Watson computer thumped its human [...]