SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 21 – CG in Latin America

Welcome back to SIGGRAPH Spotlight! In this episode, ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee member Santiago Echeverry (professor, University of Tampa) sits down with Hernando Bahamon (animation director, Globizco Inc.; and, director, Bogota ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter) and Cristián Freire (academic coordinator … Continued

2018 Emerging Technologies Best in Show: Steerable Application-Adaptive Near-Eye Displays

Image from “Steerable Application-Adaptive Near-Eye Displays” Ⓒ 2018 NVIDIA Corporation, UNC Chapel Hill In August, SIGGRAPH 2018 showcased inspiring, bleeding-edge technologies that are expanding the human experience in the areas of health, home, and entertainment through the Emerging Technologies program. The … Continued

My Vision for SIGGRAPH 2019: A Letter from Conference Chair Mikki Rose

photo by John Fujii © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH Hello there! My name is Mikki Rose, and I’m your SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair. I’m very pleased to share some of the exciting ideas we’re working on for the conference, but before … Continued

Celebrating Generations at SIGGRAPH 2018

Photo by Jim Hagarty © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH   SIGGRAPH 2018 concluded in Vancouver, BC, with over 16,500 attendees from around the world. Attendees hailed from Canada and 87 other countries worldwide, including the United States, China, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, … Continued

VR @ 50: Ivan Sutherland’s 1968 Head-Mounted 3D Display System

photo by Jim Hagarty © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH “I never thought much about the future. I couldn’t imagine what people would do with this thing. I just did it because it was interesting and seemed possible.” So thought Ivan Sutherland … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 19 – Gaming in the Middle East

In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee member Afsaneh Rafighi (computer scientist, Simba Technologies) is joined by Hasan Karimi (president, Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation). The two discuss the international games community, SIGGRAPH’s role in worldwide, … Continued