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The Inside Scoop on Summer’s Hottest Mobile App Soirée

The Inside Scoop on Summer’s Hottest Mobile App Soirée

Akshay Agarwal is the Mobile Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017. We sat down with him to discuss Appy Hour at the 2017 conference, which will take place Wednesday, 2 August from 5-7 pm in Los Angeles, CA. Watch the preview on YouTube now (just click on the video below):...

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in South America

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in South America

Image of Bear Story: courtesy of PunkRobot Animation Studio. By Jessica Sommerville In this fourth installment of our series of regional snapshots, we focus on the climate of the CG industry within South America. Cristián Freire, a Chilean independent animator and...

See, Touch, Learn: Emerging Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

See, Touch, Learn: Emerging Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

Image: Touch Hologram in Mid-Air, courtesy IMMERSION  The Emerging Technologies Program at SIGGRAPH 2017 lets you interact with surprising experiences that move beyond digital tradition, blur the boundaries between art and science, and transform social assumptions....

SIGGRAPH 2017 is for Artists and Thinkers

SIGGRAPH 2017 is for Artists and Thinkers

SIGGRAPH is one of the premier events that showcases the cutting-edge research and innovation driving computer graphics and interactive techniques. The Art Gallery and Art Papers programs immerse attendees into unforgettable experiences that defy creative boundaries...

Meet the Jury for the 2017 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival

Meet the Jury for the 2017 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival

Photo: clockwise from top left: Rick Sayre, Polly Ing, Floyd Norman, Georgina Hayns, Till Nowak, Kim Libreri, Rita Street, Cristin Pescosolido. The submission deadline for the 2017 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is 21 March and if you're thinking about entering...

Meet Emerging Technologies Chair Jeremy Kenisky

Meet Emerging Technologies Chair Jeremy Kenisky

Jeremy Kenisky is the Emerging Technologies Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017. We recently sat down with him to discuss his vision for the upcoming experience as well as the type of projects he hopes will be shared during the call for submissions. The deadline to submit content...

7 Last-minute VR Gifts for a Tech Enthusiast

7 Last-minute VR Gifts for a Tech Enthusiast

photo by John Fujii © 2016 ACM SIGGRAPH Still working on your holiday shopping list? If you're a last-minute gifter, here are my top, virtual reality-themed picks for fellow tech enthusiasts: Give the gift of curiosity and nostalgia Google Earth VR is free and every...

Meet Appy Hour Chair Akshay Agarwal

Meet Appy Hour Chair Akshay Agarwal

Akshay Agarwal is the Mobile Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017. Here, he shares his thoughts on the role of mobile at the 2017 conference, which will place 30 July–3 August 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. SIGGRAPH: Tell us a little about yourself. Akshay Agarwal (AA): I have been...