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Autodesk kills game middleware line

Autodesk kills game middleware line

Users are being offered access to source code and limited support until maintenance contracts end. Stingray game engine offers equivalent capabilities in a streamlined workflow. Autodesk has given the axe to four game development products as part of its continuing company-wide product line consolidation. While the specific products are at end-of-life, the technologies are already […]

By July 15, 2017 Read More →
JPR shows slowing revenue growth for computer graphics market

JPR shows slowing revenue growth for computer graphics market

Details from this annual report will be shared at the JPR Press Luncheon at Siggraph. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released its annual market report for the computer graphics industry. The computer graphics hardware market was worth $118 billion in 2015 and is expected to drop to $112 billion by 2019, with software growing slightly […]

By July 14, 2017 Read More →
Immersed 2017 brings virtual & augmented reality to Toronto

Immersed 2017 brings virtual & augmented reality to Toronto

A special discount is available to GraphicSpeak readers. Jon Peddie Research (publisher of GraphicSpeak) is pleased to again be a media partner for Immersed 2017. Celebrating its fourth year at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Immersed 2017 (October 19-22) is the East Coast’s must-attend event for industry and professionals working with technologies like virtual […]

By July 3, 2017 Read More →
Altair buys its way into the Internet of Things

Altair buys its way into the Internet of Things

Carriots created a Platform-as-a-Service environment for enabling smart connected products. Altair wants to extend “design thinking” into the IoT conversation.    Mechanical simulation software specialist Altair has acquired Carriots S.L., an Internet of Things (IoT) technology company from Madrid, Spain founded in 2011. Carriots has developed an IoT application enablement platform (AEP) designed to connect […]

By June 27, 2017 Read More →
JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon to explore 3D for all

JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon to explore 3D for all

The 17th annual session brings together press, analysis, and graphics industry leaders. The 17th annual edition of the Jon Peddie Research Press Luncheon will gather industry experts with press and analysts to explore “The Long Long Road to 3D for All.” The event — which has become a permanent fixture of the Siggraph experience — […]

By June 15, 2017 Read More →
Dassault Systèmes acquires AITAC

Dassault Systèmes acquires AITAC

Who better than a company whose name spelled backwards is CATIA to expand a market where Dassault is a minor player? Dassault Systemès has acquired AITAC BV, a Netherlands-based software developer who specializes in marine and offshore engineering. Specifically, AITAC (which is “CATIA” backwards) offers Smart Drawings, software to automate the process of generating 2D […]

By June 13, 2017 Read More →
Seeing in augmented reality is hard

Seeing in augmented reality is hard

The next step for pixels and eyeballs is smart glasses. Jon Peddie sees many challenges ahead before we all wear them. Smart glasses are the next wave for augmented reality (AR), says graphics industry pioneer and analyst Jon Peddie. They will be quite popular in industrial settings, and somewhat popular in the consumer marketplace. But […]

By June 12, 2017 Read More →
New survey asks “what are the benefits of multiple monitors today?”

New survey asks “what are the benefits of multiple monitors today?”

JPR requests your input on how — and if — you use multiple monitors at work. “See more, do more.” — Jon Peddie In 2003 Jon Peddie Research launched a study into the benefits of multiple monitors. It was well received, and by popular demand, we did an update in 2012. That too was very […]

By June 10, 2017 Read More →
Game console market in temporary lull, says new market report

Game console market in temporary lull, says new market report

Jon Peddie Research expects 2017 to be a much better year than 2016 for game console sales. The TV-based gaming console market is in a temporary lull, according to the latest report from Jon Peddie Research. Devices tracked in this market report include Sony PS4, Microsoft Xbox One, Nintendo Wii and others. As a whole, […]

By June 8, 2017 Read More →
Naval research center joins 3D PDF Consortium

Naval research center joins 3D PDF Consortium

Industry consortiums are stronger when users as well as vendors join. The 3D PDF Consortium today announces the Naval Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing Center (NSAM) as a new member. NSAM is a Navy ManTech Center of Excellence, chartered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop advanced manufacturing technologies and deploy them in the […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →