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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 →
Turn down the power, turn up the performance

Turn down the power, turn up the performance

Can you really do that? Gaming is a major social and technological phenomenon, engaged in by a third to a half of humanity. Unfortunately, the associated energy use has been understudied, and passed over in most energy policy and planning initiatives. Seeking to correct an important oversight in the relationship between energy use and computers, […]

By July 5, 2017 Read More →
ChiliCake Films has a secret weapon to keep track of fast moving Zebrahead

ChiliCake Films has a secret weapon to keep track of fast moving Zebrahead

Using Kyno, ChiliCake shot and edited hundreds of clips and stills in six countries, for just one video.  Music videos for top acts are a creative challenge for studios. The sights and the action have to tell their own story as well as the story of the song. There is a visual rhythm to establish, […]

By June 30, 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 →
Doing the numbers on 3D printing in aerospace

Doing the numbers on 3D printing in aerospace

The new LEAP engine contains 3D printed nozzles that improve efficiency by 15%. GE Additive, the 3D printing products and services division of industrial giant GE, is reporting brisk sales this week at the Paris Air Show for the next-generation LEAP jet engines. These new engines work with a variety of mid-range airliners including the […]

By June 23, 2017 Read More →
AMD wants you to know they’re back and it’s Epyc

AMD wants you to know they’re back and it’s Epyc

AMD launches Epyc in a confident return to the enterprise

Varjo Technology announces “eye resolution” virtual reality for professional use

Varjo Technology announces “eye resolution” virtual reality for professional use

The Finnish start-up claims resolution of 70x all current shipping and announced products. Product design and architecture are key early markets. Varjo — Finnish for “Shadow” — emerges from the shadows of stealth development today by announcing what it calls the first human eye-resolution headset for immersive display in virtual reality (AR). Today’s announcement is […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
Hip Hop Architecture Camps give inner city kids a chance to explore design

Hip Hop Architecture Camps give inner city kids a chance to explore design

Autodesk and Urban Arts Collects invite local middle and high school students to explore design through the lens of Hip Hop culture. To increase interest in “STEAM” careers (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) among underserved communities, software developer Autodesk is joining with the non-profit Urban Arts Collective to host a series of Hip Hop […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
Explore 3D capabilities of the web in a live festival setting

Explore 3D capabilities of the web in a live festival setting

Autodesk is co-sponsoring the 3D Web Fest that is presented by the art and tech communities to illustrate the 3D capabilities of the web. The 3D Web Fest is like a film festival – with a focus on the best of the 3D Web. The first ever 3D Web Fest came into existence in year 2015. The event  showcases […]

By June 16, 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 →