Thursday, March 30th, 2017

April 2016 – Fraunhofer Research was showing off multiple projects and research results. The highlight areas were progress in their lightfield processing to support motion pictures rather than stils, the VR Omnicam system for either 360 video or VR applications, and their spatial surround sound audio. At the show they released the production version of [...]

July 2015 – At Semicon West in San Francisco, Leti summarized there current activities in the semiconductor and electronics arena. They had a total of six presentations lead off by their CEO Marie Semeria. Marie presented the high level view of the company including their innovation strategy. As a centralized research facility, partnership is support [...]

May 7 2015, Neurogaming Converence, San Francisco—Dan Tynan from Yahoo moderated a panel on using advances in neuroscience and gaming technologies to accelerate learning. Panelists were Alan Gershenfeldrshenfeld from e-line media, Amy Kruse from Intific, Peter Hartzbeckrtzbeck from imotions, and Dhiraj Jeyanandarajan from Qneuro. Define the terms for neurogaming for education? Jeyanandariajan suggested software that [...]

May 6, 2015, Neuro-Gaming Conference, San Francisco—Adam Gazzaly from UCSF talked about the technological and societal changes that will come out of the current research into the brain and its functions. The current lack of deep understanding compared to other physical functions will come about. In physical fitness and other related physical investigations, there are [...]

May 6, 2015, NeuroGaming Conference, San Francisco—A panel moderated by Jim Gatta from the legal firm Pillsbury considered the evolving interfaces and emergence of sensory gaming platforms. Panelists were Tan Le from Emotive, Richard Marks from Sony Playstation Magin Labs, David Holz from Leap Motion, and Nick Thomas from Immersion. The nature of changing interfaces [...]

May 8, 2014, Neurogaming Conference, San Francisco—Chris Berka from Advanced Brain Monitoring talked about the changing requirements for sensors and their integration into fully functional diagnostic and brain interfaces. The need for platform-independent hardware and software is growing as more detailed analyses and studies emerge. Now, human subject studies need to go to multi-phase tests [...]

July 8, 2013, IMEC Technology Forum, San Francisco—Luc van den Hove from IMEC described the overriding philosophies and some of the results of their research in his opening talk at the forum. The general concept for their work is the sum of minds. IMEC tries to bring together a wide range of diverse and complementary [...]

February 14, 2013, EECS, University of California, Berkeley—The annual EECS status update focused on cloud and computer-based functions, and David Patterson showed how modern data management and analytic tools can help in the fight against cancer. His talk ” Cancer Tumor Genomics: Fighting the Big C with the Big D” opened the potential for better [...]

Interview with Lode Lauwers, vice president of Imec (Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre) Lode Lauwers, Vice President of Imec Imec’s history starts in 1984. The initial concept was to bring a few universities together in one location for further collaboration. “It was like scaling up of research” – recalled Lode Lauwers. He joined imec in 1985 as [...]

 May 16, 2012, GPU technology conference, San Jose, CA—Iain Couzin from Princeton University described his work in investigating collective behaviors. This research applies not only to groups of animals, but also to human body properties. Everyone has seen collective behaviors; schooling fish and clusters of birds flying in the air. These activities demonstrate interrelated dynamics [...]