This is the Narrative: Games at the Crossroads of Art and Tech

Image credit: “The Order: 1886” courtesy of Ready at Dawn SIGGRAPH 2016 Games Committee Member Juan Miguel de Joya shares his perspective on the hottest trends in games and the future of game development. To catch up with him and fellow … Continued

Virtual Reality: All Grown Up and Part of Real-Time Live!

Image credit: “A Boy and His Kite” courtesy of Epic Games After years of predictions that Virtual Reality (VR) was not commercially viable, the technology has made a surging comeback and is the darling of venture capitalists and experience-hungry consumers … 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

Coming Soon to a Virtual Environment Near You

Image: Real Virtuality: Immersive Explorer. Courtesy of Sylvain Chagué, Fondation Artanim; Bart Kevelham, Fondation Artanim VR Village Chair Denise Quesnel shares her take of the evolution of virtual reality, from curiosity to commercial viability. The VR Village at SIGGRAPH 2016 … 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

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

That’s a Wrap – Highlights from SIGGRAPH 2015

The collaboration between the graphics, art and technologies always brings out the new, the exciting and the inspired. At SIGGRAPH 2015, various disciplines and interests intersected at the “Xroads of Discovery.” Throughout the year, the conference and program chairs worked … Continued

Up Close with SIGGRAPH 2015 VR Village Contributors

image: Cardboard Car Crash, Vincent McCurley, National Film Board of Canada Vincent McCurley, National Film Board of Canada We had an opportunity to connect with these contributors to the new VR Village at SIGGRAPH 2015: Vincent McCurley, National Film Board of … 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

Explore SIGGRAPH 2015 with an Exhibits Plus Pass

Image credit: An Automultiscopic Projector Array for Interactive Digital Humans courtesy of Andrew Jones (University of Southern California) If you’re an industry professional who has never attended a SIGGRAPH conference or are just curious about the future of technology, the … Continued

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