Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

June 2, 2015, Society for Information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA—In-Byeong Kang from LG Display presented a forward and backward looking view of the display industry in the symposium’s third keynote. The trends and drivers for change are more easily viewed from a historical perspective. Over the past 20 years, displays have changed many parameters, [...]

June 2, 2015, Society for Information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA—Brian Krzanrich from Intel talked about the coming revolution in man-machine interfaces in the SID’s first keynote address. The era of immersive interactions will be as significant as any previous changes in electronic systems. The industry and society are on the cusp of a major [...]

May 21, 2015, Imagination Summit, Santa Clara, CA– Kurt Moore from Texas Instruments talked about automotive functions and how they are changing by adding more semiconductor technologies. These technology changes are also driving the auto manufacturers to reconsider their primary objectives and business models, as the industry drivers become greener, safer, and still more fun. [...]

May 21, 2015, Imagination Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Sir Hossein Yassale from Imagination talked about changes in the industry and markets, driven by trends in computer vision, security, virtual and augmented realities, connectivity, and application portability. Mostly functions interact with people leading to changes in existing markets while increasing and changing them. Some of the emerging [...]

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 [...]

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 7, 2015, Neurogaming Conference, San Francisco—Phillip Rosedale from High Fidelity talked about the changing nature and perceptions of the VR and real worlds, and the things happening at their intersection. New hardware and software that takes advantage of the greater capabilities are making the VR worlds more immersive and real. Wikipedia defines the metaverse [...]

April 20, 2015, International Association of Privacy Professionals, San Francisco—Jeff Northrop talked about the growing importance of privacy within the framework of today’s culture of openness. The changing requirements have created a need for better design oversight on privacy issues before release of the latest app. Privacy issues are growing with many responses. The EU [...]

April 20, 2015, International Association of Privacy Professionals, San Francisco—Sagi Leizerov from Ernst & Young provided an overview of the problems in balancing privacy and security. Although the two are distinct, they are very closely related. The changing nature of digital communications is calling for more developers to build, control, and manage privacy programs. Most [...]

April 20, 2015, Trusted Compute Group, San Francisco—Paul Roberts from the Security Ledger talked with Amy Nelson from Dell and David Bossio from Microsoft about implementing the trusted processor modules (TPM) into products. Although the technology has been around for a while, the implementations and adoptions are still nascent. Use at Dell and programming different [...]