Live! at SIGGRAPH 2016: An Interactive, Real-Time Extravaganza

Adam © 2016 Unity Technologies SF The SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live! program is an event where attendees can both experience and celebrate outstanding recent achievements in interactive visuals. Each demonstration selected represents creators who are pushing the boundaries of technical skills and creative … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Preview

© 2016 Cornell University, Columbia University, and Stanford University The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 2016 program includes both juried and curated content, and … Continued

VR: Where Everything Is New, Or Old, Or Both!

ACM guest blogger and Research Vice President at Gartner and self-proclaimed SIGGRAPH junkie Brian Blau shares his POV on the evolution of Virtual Reality and its intersection with SIGGRAPH conferences over the years. I’ll admit it straight away, I’m a … Continued

Between Two ‘Feuding Cities’ Lives Transition Spaces

By Gerry Derksen Transition spaces in the context of the “city” are central to the Studio concept at the upcoming SIGGRAPH 2016 conference. The spaces that form between the virtual and the physical world blur and change as we construct … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2016: Contribute Your Content

SIGGRAPH has always celebrated the synergy of art, science, and technology through a passion for graphics, interactivity, enhanced realities, games, mobile, robotics, visualization, and any other area where creative convergences occur. For more than 40 years, our conference has nurtured … Continued

Digital Maps of the Future: Carto BOF at SIGGRAPH 2015

Image: Projected detailed visualization of a digital atlas created by Theresa-Marie Rhyne, 2015. Courtesy Theresa-Marie Rhyne Today, we often use step-by-step navigation software like Global Positioning Systems (GPS), instructions from web sites like Map Quest, or our Map Apps on smart … Continued

Noteworthy News You May Have Missed from SIGGRAPH 2015

Amid all of the education, demonstrations, and networking at SIGGRAPH 2015, chances are you missed something worth discovering. Not to worry! SIGGRAPH 2015 received plenty of media attention and we’ve rounded up of some of the most noteworthy news items … Continued

The VR Village at SIGGRAPH 2015

Image credit: Earth Encounter – Brandon Laatsch,Stress Level Zero and Miles Perkins, Jaunt Inc. The VR Village is a new program being introduced at SIGGRAPH 2015, co-chaired by myself and Denise Quesnel from the Emily Carr University of Art + … Continued

Trailer Spotlight: Real-Time Live! and Studio

Image: “A Boy and His Kite” Gavin Moran and Nick Penwarden, Epic Games SIGGRAPH 2015 is just days away and we have two final trailers to share before the best and brightest in computer graphics and interactive techniques converge 9-13, … Continued

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