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Game industry leader Tim Sweeney to receive Jon Peddie Technology Advancement Award at Siggraph 2016

Game industry leader Tim Sweeney to receive Jon Peddie Technology Advancement Award at Siggraph 2016

The founder and current CEO of Epic Games “has led the trajectory of the game industry.” Jon Peddie Research (JPR) announces Tim Sweeney as the latest recipient of the JPR Technology Advancement Award. The founder and current CEO of Epic Games will be presented at JPR’s Annual Siggraph Luncheon for press and analysts on July […]

By July 23, 2016 Read More →
JPR names guest panelists for Game Engines Rising

JPR names guest panelists for Game Engines Rising

Creators and software developers will explore the expanding role of game engine technology in 3D content development. The guest panelists for this year’s Jon Peddie Research Siggraph Press Luncheon will bring broad technical and artistic perspective to the discussion theme of “Game Engines Rising.” Game Engines have moved beyond being only for games. These programs […]

By July 12, 2016 Read More →
2016 JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon to focus on game engines

2016 JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon to focus on game engines

Architects use them; filmmakers use them; even game developers use them. Game Engines are not just for games anymore; they have become creativity engines with a wide variety of applications. These programs give content creators a tool where the design, animation, storytelling, interactivity, look and feel, and lighting, are all elements that can be controlled […]

By June 14, 2016 Read More →
Extended PC buying cycle drove the add-in board market in first quarter

Extended PC buying cycle drove the add-in board market in first quarter

AMD gains market share on Nvidia. The market for add-in graphics boards (AIB) increased in the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest market report from Jon Peddie Research. AMD gained market share for the fourth consecutive quarter. Quarter-to-quarter AIB shipments increased 4.8% and 5.8% year-to-year. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer add-in graphics […]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →
A mixed quarter for graphics chips

A mixed quarter for graphics chips

AMD increased notebook market share from last quarter, while Nvidia saw a tiny market share increase year-over-year. The GPU market and the PC market in general continued to slide as users and corporations have stretched out their refresh rates, says Jon Peddie Research. Reporting on sales of graphics chips to computer manufacturers for the first […]

By May 24, 2016 Read More →
Q1 PC shipments down, seasonal or continued slide?

Q1 PC shipments down, seasonal or continued slide?

Jon Peddie Research has seen the PC market stabilizing and returning to a predictable seasonality … except that the first quarter of 2016 was a surprise. PC shipments were down much more than expected. So what do we think?

By April 13, 2016 Read More →
Jon Peddie Research launches Technology Advancement Award

Jon Peddie Research launches Technology Advancement Award

First recipients to be founders of Laval Virtual for driving awareness of virtual reality. The Laval Virtual conference on virtual reality and the City of Laval, France will be the first recipients of a new award from Jon Peddie Research. The JPR Technology Advancement Award will “celebrate companies, individuals, and organizations that have helped nurture […]

By March 20, 2016 Read More →
JPR to host press briefing at Game Developers Conference

JPR to host press briefing at Game Developers Conference

Executives and analysts will discuss tech and market issues. Stop by the SF Green Space at EEFG building (steps away from the Moscone Center) Wednesday March 16 on your way to Game Developers Conference in the morning for coffee, breakfast and a solid grounding in game industry realities for 2016. Jon Peddie Research is holding […]

By March 15, 2016 Read More →
Global gaming hardware market forecast to reach $140 Billion by 2019

Global gaming hardware market forecast to reach $140 Billion by 2019

Jon Peddie Research says the PC Gaming hardware market was $29 billion in 2015. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) issued a new market forecast today predicting the global game hardware market to pass $140 billion in 2019. The global PC gaming hardware market receded slightly in 2015 but less than the overall PC market. JPR believes […]

By March 14, 2016 Read More →
Workstations continue to outperform broader PC market

Workstations continue to outperform broader PC market

Tiny slippage in sales in 4Q15, as vendors steal market share from each other. Workstation continues to outperform the broader PC markets. Industry reports have noted double-digit percentage decline in PC shipments in 2015, yet research firm and market watcher Jon Peddie Research reports the workstation market fell only 0.8% in the fourth quarter of […]

By March 3, 2016 Read More →