Friday, March 24th, 2017

February 15,2016, Electronic Imaging, San Francisco—Fu-Ching Huang from Nvidia described an application for light-field displays. The advent of massive graphics compute power enables an artificial vision correction system. The ability of GPUs and computer systems to manipulate data within a volume allows the systems to adjust parts of a light field to compensate for vision [...]

September 22, 2015, SNIA Storage Developer Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Jim Handy from Objective Analysis talked about the future of solid state storage and the changing nature of both memory and storage. new technologies will enable architectures better suited for the data needs of he future. In the early days of computers, the industry established a [...]

September 21, 2015, SNIA Storage Developer Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Tejas Wanjari from EMC presented concepts on in-memory data mirroring integrity in distributed systems. The intent is to more clearly identify error sources and error mitigation processes. New systems are redefining data changes. Disc checksums are for older data and now undetected corruption is not acceptable [...]

September 21, 2015, SNIA Storage Developer Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Luke Behnke from Bitcasa surmised that the move to the cloud is a challenge for developers who face the choices of building infrastructure or losing your data in someone’s box. The changing nature of storage is driving the need to store more data in restricted spaces. [...]

August 11, 2015, Siggraph, Los Angeles—Vicon Motion Systems introduced their Vantage system with new hardware and software to add more capabilities to their systems. The 31-year old company has been working in motion capture using active emitters and targets on the subjects. The latest system is a new architecture, upgrades the IR emitters to get [...]

May 21, 2015, Imagination Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Tony King-Smith from Imagination talked about the long-term problems for security in embedded systems. The results of a breach can be very sinister and difficult to eradicate. Lately, the world has seen many new attack vectors like “heart bleed” and the IoT will have high consequences for consumers [...]

May 21, 2015, Imagination Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Art Swift from the prpl foundation talked about a new frontier in information security and the need to move to hardware-based security for SoCs. The founding member of the foundation is Imagination. The security industry is facing many new challenges, many related to the users’ inertia in updating [...]

May 21, 2015, Imagination Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Eran Eshed from Altair presented talking points about cellular infrastructure for the IoT. The greatest challenges are in overcoming the perceptions that LTE is a high-power, high-performance data transport technology that is very expensive. New technology developments and the latest revision to the LTE standards enable the cellular [...]

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 [...]

April 8, 2015, Data Storage Innovation Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Wayne Adams from the SNIA talked about the various activities and functions that the organization is pursuing. The Storage Networking Industry Association works to promulgate the latest technologies and capabilities in storage networks. The organization works on technical papers, services, best practices, standards, conformance programs, templates, [...]