Noteworthy News You May Have Missed from SIGGRAPH 2015

by | 27 August 2015 | ACM SIGGRAPH, Animation, Conferences, Education, Emerging Technologies, Film, Interactive Techniques, Virtual Reality

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 and stories to come out of the “Xroads of Discovery.”

At Ford, VR Drives New Ideas in Automotive Design
Studio Daily

 

SIGGRAPH 2015 Pays Homage To Aardman Animations, Showcases New Technology
SHOOT Online

 

Developers Focus on VR and Luxurious Mustaches at SIGGRAPH 2015
VentureBeat

 

The Order: 1886 Engine Targeted PS4 And PC Specifically Because Of Performance
GamingBolt.com

 

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst to Reach “New Levels of GPU Optimizations” via Async Compute
GearNuke

 

VideoStitch Introduces Real-Time 360 Degree 3D Video Stitching at SIGGRAPH
VRFocus

 

Qualcomm’s Upcoming Snapdragon 820 Chip Promises Better Mobile Photos
The Next Web

 

‘The Peanuts Movie’ Secrets Revealed at SIGGRAPH
The Hollywood Reporter

 

Beautiful Puppet Animation Challenges Ideas About Gender
Creative Bloq

 

NVIDIA DesignWorks Software Tools Help Create Virtual Products That Look Real
Forbes

 

Original Force Animation Launches With 3 Animated Features; “Duck Duck Goose” Coming First
Indiewire (Blog)

 

Robots Are Learning How to Be Stylish
Techradar

 

A Graphics Breakthrough Makes Perfect CGI Skin
Gizmodo

 

How To Reinvent The Mouse Cursor For The VR Age
Fast Co.Design

 

New System Lets Designers And Researchers “Draw” In 3D Space
TechCrunch

 

The Obscure Neuroscience Problem That’s Plaguing VR
Wired

Want more SIGGRAPH 2015 news? Click here for a full round-up. And, as always, the ACM SIGGRAPH SCOOP team was on hand to gather program highlights and interviews. Check out our playlist on YouTube.

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