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Display Week 2017
Tags: exhibition, Technology

SID's Display Week is billed as the premier international event for the electronic display industry, a place where breakthrough technologies are introduced. Display Week is comprised of attendees and exhibitors representing the foremost display-engineering talent from all over the world, as well as leaders representing both the commercial and consumer markets.


Open All Ports
Tags: art, conference, Technology

The aim of the symposium, now in its 30th year, is to create a forum for multi-disciplinary dialogue at the intersection of arts, technology and contemporary culture. The symposium brings artists and researchers from a wide range of fields together to engage, interact and share ideas as they present new works, research and performances in a variety of formats.


SID Display Week 2015
Tags: conference, Interactive Technology, Technology

Display Week is a popular annual event for the electronic information display industry. The exhibition is the premier showcase for global information display companies and researchers to unveil cutting-edge developments in display technology. More display innovations are introduced year after year at Display Week than at any other display event in the world.


12 Feb 2015
Technology Helped Him Speak for the First Time in 15 Years
Tags: medical, Technology
By Kristy Barkan

Don Moir was diagnosed with ALS in 1995. As a farmer, a husband, and a father of three, the idea of losing the ability to move around freely was a tremendous blow. Over the next four years, Don slowly lost the capacity to work his farm, move around the house, and even pick up his children.


30 Jan 2015
CES 2015: Through the Eyes of a SIGGRAPH Veteran
Tags: conference, Technology
By Jacquelyn Ford Morie, ACM SIGGRAPH Director-at-Large

30 Oct 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH Presents Special Prize at DC Expo in Japan
Tags: Awards, conference, Technology

ACM SIGGRAPH and the Digital Content Association of Japan (DCAJ) have a long-standing relationship, meeting each year at the SIGGRAPH Conference to share ideas and discuss their organizations' activities.


How to Build a Good Light Field Camera
Tags: chapters, Technology

This talk by Chia-Kai Liang, PhD (Architect, Computational Photography at Lytro, Inc.) will describe a light transport framework for understanding the fundamental limits of light field camera resolution. The new framework includes many factors that were not included in existing models. For example, he shows that the 4D spatial-angular sensitivity profile of the photosensor must be considered in the performance analysis. The new framework is used to make many predictions that are closer to the observations and contradict existing models.


PerMIn 15
Tags: conference, in-cooperation, Technology

PerMIn'15 will be a cross-disciplinary platform for presentation and exchange of new ideas by researchers, developers and industry professionals working on different aspects of Human Perception and Cognition Processes and Development of Intelligent Technologies. The conference invites the researchers to participate and contribute to the international forum. Full manuscripts in prescribed format describing original research results, not published or under consideration for publication elsewhere, are only invited for review.


20 Aug 2014
Technology for the Sake of Humanity
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH, Technology
By Kristy Barkan

Technology, as it turns out, is more than just a tool to advance our understanding and simplify our daily lives. It is a gift, waiting to be given. It can mean the difference between isolation and inclusion. It can move the human heart from desolation to joy. For the recipients of such a gift, the world is forever shifted. 


UIST 2014
Tags: conference, Technology

The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. Sponsored by ACM special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and computer graphics (SIGGRAPH), UIST brings together people from diverse areas including graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input & output devices, and CSCW. The intimate size and intensive program make UIST an ideal opportunity to exchange research results and ideas.


ETRA 2014
Tags: conference, Technology

ETRA 2014 will be the eighth biennial symposium in a series that focuses on all aspects of eye movement research across a wide range of disciplines. The goal of ETRA is to bring together computer scientists, engineers and behavioral scientists in support of a common vision of moving eye tracking research and its application forward, and expanding its impact.


16 Nov 2013
Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors (Video)
Tags: Modeling, Research, Technology

Somewhere between "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" (2001) and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008), digital actors evolved from talking dolls to lifelike human beings. Today, computer-generated actors are often so realistic that audiences have trouble distinguishing live performers from digital fabrications. How did such a monumental improvement in the realism of CG humans happen over such a short period of time?