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CoGlobe: Collaborative VR… in a Fish Tank

CoGlobe: Collaborative VR… in a Fish Tank

There’s a fear that virtual reality (VR) will turn us into antisocial loners who too regularly escape into immersive fantasies on our own. But with “CoGlobe: A Co-Located Multi Person FTVR Experience,” the VR experience is a shared one — much like playing a board game...

Inspired by Service Dogs: Inside Toyota’s Human Support Robot

Inspired by Service Dogs: Inside Toyota’s Human Support Robot

Akiyoshi Ochiai, a senior engineer at Toyota Research Institute, shares the development journey for his team’s Human Support Robot (HSR). A prototype of the robot was shown in the SIGGRAPH 2018 Emerging Technologies venue.

Answer the Call: SIGGRAPH 2019 Submissions

Answer the Call: SIGGRAPH 2019 Submissions

As the SIGGRAPH 2019 Call for Submissions opens, there is palpable excitement to see the innovative, thoughtful, and groundbreaking ideas that our community will share. From new research to emerging technologies to innovative art, the content that is ultimately chosen...

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

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...

The 4 Arms of Adaptive Technology

The 4 Arms of Adaptive Technology

photo by Andreas Psaltis © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH   With each SIGGRAPH conference, attendees get to see new technology and sometimes even new programs or focus areas … and SIGGRAPH 2019 is no different! Meet the newest focus area to grace the SIGGRAPH “stage”:...

Experiential Wonderlands: The Experience Hall and Immersive Pavilion at SIGGRAPH 2018

Experiential Wonderlands: The Experience Hall and Immersive Pavilion at SIGGRAPH 2018

Image: AutoFocals: Gaze-Contingent Eyeglasses for Presbyopes, courtesy Nitish Padmanaban, Robert Konrad, and Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford University   An exciting change to SIGGRAPH 2018 is reflective of a larger shift taking place in the industry: the rapid...

MetaLimbs 2.0: Exploring Telepresence

MetaLimbs 2.0: Exploring Telepresence

Image credit: Fusion: Full Body Surrogacy for Collaborative Communication © 2018 Keio University Graduate School of Design, The University of Tokyo The Emerging Technologies displayed at SIGGRAPH 2018 will push the boundaries of human experience, the sense of self,...

SIGGRAPH 2018 is All About You

SIGGRAPH 2018 is All About You

SIGGRAPH 2018 is a five-day immersion into the latest innovations in computer graphics, animation, virtual reality, game development, digital art, mixed reality, augmented reality, emerging technologies, and more. Registration is open now! Experience research,...

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 11 – Technology Talk with Steven LaValle and Ben Malouf

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 11 – Technology Talk with Steven LaValle and Ben Malouf

For SIGGRAPH 2018, we're all about exploring the "GENERATIONS" and history behind our community. What better way to do that then by letting the experts speak for themselves? In this all-new podcast, Emerging Technologies Chair Gerry Derksen and Studio Chair Nik Aberle...

SIGGRAPH 2018 Submissions: What You Should Know

SIGGRAPH 2018 Submissions: What You Should Know

"At SIGGRAPH 2018, we invite you to be a part of history in the making as we celebrate our 45th conference and the innovation that has always been at the core of SIGGRAPH. It is no accident that our theme this year is 'Generations.' Over the years, a long legacy of...

That’s a Wrap: SIGGRAPH 2017 Photo Recap

That’s a Wrap: SIGGRAPH 2017 Photo Recap

A very special thanks to photographers John Fujii and Kyle Espeleta Photography as well as the efforts of our SIGGRAPH 2017 Student Volunteers. [gallery size="medium" link="file"...