SIGGRAPH Asia 2015: The very best of computer graphics lands in Japan
If you are serious about computer graphics, SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 is the place to be
The 8th edition of SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 will take place from 2 to 5 November, and will bring together more than 7,000 of the world’s leading computer animation experts, researchers, technologists, graphics pioneers and trade visitors from close to 50 countries around the world.
This year SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 is taking place at the Kobe Convention Center, in the vibrant and eclectic city of Kobe, Japan.
In addition to featuring the Art Gallery, Computer Animation Festival, Emerging Technologies and the Symposium on Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications, this year’s edition of SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 will also introduce two new programs for the first-time ever – the Symposium on Education and the Symposium on Visualization in High Performance Computing.
Hundreds of industry experts and professionals are also expected to contribute to the strong line-up with a diverse range of demonstrations, courses, workshops, posters, technical briefs, and technical papers.
Leading names in SIGGRAPH Asia 2015
Featuring about 80 participating companies from Asia and beyond, the SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Exhibition demonstrates the versatility of computer graphics today.
Among the leading names that will be showcasing their latest works and innovations are Amazon Data Services, Christie Digital Systems, Digital Hollywood Japan, Forum8, Google, Intel Corporation, Isotropix, Khronos Group, Polygon Magic and PIXAR Animation Studios.
Visitors will also gain a holistic view of the developments in hardware and software in computer graphics as well as services such as interactive technology and hardware device expertise from Animae Technologies and 3D graphic solutions by Born Digital, Inc.
Emerging Technologies in SIGGRAPH Asia 2015
Each year, the Emerging Technologies showcase features the latest interactive and graphics technologies in the 3D, virtual reality and projection mapping industries, including practical applications. Visitors will have a chance to play first-hand with the latest interactive and graphics technologies before they transform the way we live and work.
The 2015 Emerging Technologies program received a total of 78 submissions from Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore) and beyond (Canada, Australia, USA, Italy, UK, Norway, Russia, and France), and 29 outstanding submissions were accepted by the Emerging Technologies Committee. The audience can expect highly sophisticated and impressive emerging technologies demonstrations that show a preview of what the future could look like.
So get ready for an amazing journey on Asian lands and be one of the firsts to know what´s coming up in computer graphics and tech.
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