Mountain View, California (October 23, 2019) – The International Future Computing Summit (IFCS, IFC Summit) is the leading event for professionals tasked with knowing ‘What’s Next’ and embracing the client-to-cloud continuum. TIFCA thanks Intel and AMD for co-sponsoring IFCS to be held on November 5-6, 2019 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, IFCS is the rallying point for stakeholders in the impending Client-to-Cloud Revolution. Register here. Read More
Intel and Advanced Micro Devices Co-Sponsor Market-Shaping Event
Mountain View, California (September 19, 2019) – The International Future Computing Summit (IFCS, IFC Summit) is the leading event for innovating professionals in future computing and the client to cloud continuum. Held November 5-6, 2019 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, IFCS is a place of meaningful industry conversation, and delivers the best opportunities for pursuing business development, senior level engagement, and rare media access in this innovating field. IFCS was founded in 2014 as Immersed in Toronto, Canada, and was moved to Silicon Valley in 2019 under a new name.
Computing is heading towards an era of any place, any time, and any device user experiences that are delivered through write-once reach-many content and applications across all platforms. It is beginning with cloud gaming, content streaming and software as a service (SaaS) applications and is growing into a collaborative ecosystem of client and cloud technologies, infrastructure, tools, and innovative content. The journey to this future is the Client-to-Cloud Revolution, and it will enhance the user experiences of mobile, PC, console, Smart TV, immersive technology, and more.
TIFCA thanks Intel and AMD for co-sponsoring the International Future Computing Summit, and the growing number of media partners including SIGGRAPH, Jon Peddie Research, The Khronos Group, IGDA, Stinger Report, Display Daily, M2 Insights, and more.
This year’s Visionary Class speakers include Arvind Kumar, Senior Principal Engineer and Architect for Intel Corporation’s Client Computing Group, Daryl Sartain, Director and Worldwide Head of XR, Displays, and Wireless ecosystems for Advanced Micro Devices, and Wanda Meloni, CEO of M2 Insights.
Other leading international speakers include Nvidia, Lenovo, Dell, Stanford, Khronos Group, Epic Games, Unity Technologies, Foundry, Xilinx, Adshir, Poco Loco Amusements, Shutterstock, Fyusion, Maychirch, Fieldfisher, Ericsson, Looking Glass Factory, Jon Peddie Research, Tirias Research, KWP ltd., and more.
TIFCA has released version 2.0 of the vision document for the Client-to-Cloud Revolution. It identifies the stakeholders, the challenges they are working to overcome, and how TIFCA and its members achieve their mission of enabling the Client-to-Cloud Revolution through collaborative industry, infrastructure, and standards.
An exclusive speakers and sponsors dinner will be held November 4 before IFCS. A limited number of speakers and sponsors are still being welcomed to the conference and this engagement.
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About The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA)
TIFCA is a network of member companies and institutions that each play a part in what are, and will be, the ultimate tools and experiences that impact our daily lives using compute technology and media. TIFCA’s mission is to enable what’s next through the pillars of compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications. TIFCA is Co-Chaired by Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, and M2 Insights.
Open Call for Visionary Speakers and Leaders in the Client-to-Cloud Revolution
Mountain View, California (June 3, 2019) – Future computing is the practice of enabling what’s next through the pillars of compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications. Founded in 2014, The International Future Computing Summit (IFCS, IFC Summit) is the leading event for innovating professionals in the client-to-cloud continuum. Held November 5-6, 2019 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, IFCS delivers the best opportunities for pursuing business development, top level expertise, and rare media access in this innovative field. Early bird tickets are on sale now! Read More
The world’s leading expert on vision processing will share his thoughts on the Future of Visual Computing
Tiburon, Calif. (October 29, 2018) – Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today revealed that Dr. Jon Peddie will help kickoff the State of Future Computing sessions at the 5th annual Immersed Conference (http://www.getimmersed.com). Dr. Peddie will share his ideas during a presentation in the Telus Room at 10:45 AM on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Canada. Read More
New Member Benefits Program Goes Live
Toronto, Ontario (September 18, 2018) – The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA) will be holding its first voting class meeting at the Ontario Science Centre on November 7, 2018. The meeting is one-day before the start of the 5th annual Immersed summit held on November 8-9 at the same location.
“Voting class” refers to a level of membership in TIFCA that gives participants a direct influence on the priorities of the organization. “TIFCA meetings are a lightning rod for decision-makers in what’s coming next. By having Immersed right after, many of these same thought leaders and other influential speakers become invaluable business and professional development opportunities for all summit delegates,” said Neil Schneider, Executive Director of TIFCA.
Future computing is the practice of turning dreams into reality with computers and computer media through the pillars of compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications. Core technologies include PC, console, cloud, mobile, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Read More
Fifth Annual Conference Highlights AI, Compute, Immersive Technology, and Innovative Content & Applications
Toronto, Ontario (June 26, 2018) – Founded in 2014, Immersed is the leading future computing conference and will be held November 8-9, 2018 at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Canada. Celebrating its fifth year, Immersed delivers the best opportunities for pursuing business development, top level expertise, and rare media access. Early bird tickets are on sale now!
“Immersed delivers business-building opportunities through world-renowned industry speakers, decision-making executives, and reputable market and media influencers. We are seeking thought leaders and industry experts to share their knowledge on a variety of topics relevant to future computing. Come join us. For five years running, there is only one Immersed,” said Neil Schneider, Executive Director of The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA).
Future computing is the practice of turning dreams into reality with computers and computer media through compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications. Core technologies include PC, console, cloud, mobile, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Immersed 2018 will address future computing in entertainment, education, business, manufacturing, and healthcare. Read More
Market Leaders join forces to drive computing innovation and market growth
San Francisco, Calif., (Mar 26, 2018) – At a special launch event sponsored by Intel, market leaders announced The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA) which is built from the merging of the Open Gaming Alliance and the Immersive Technology Alliance. TIFCA’s mission is to lay the groundwork and enhance the viability of building what’s next. TIFCA will do this through several key initiatives including: influential membership meetings, stakeholder education, international market-building events, special initiatives, and more. Read More
Register Now to Hear International Speakers Present the Latest Advances in Immersive Technologies and the Impact of AI on Digitized Media
Toronto, Canada (Oct 16, 2017) – Immersed 2017 marks the 4th anniversary of the premier East Coast gathering of immersive technology leaders, investors, content makers, creators and end users to experience a showcase of digitized realities and to learn more about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and other upcoming technologies. Register today to attend the Immersive Technology Alliance’s (ITA) Immersed conference at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Canada, October 19-21. Read More
Celebrating its fourth year, the Immersive Technology Alliance’s (ITA) Immersed conference takes place at the Ontario Science Centre from October 19-21 in Toronto, Canada. Audiences include professionals working in augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), 3D, and organizations that stand to enrich operations by using immersive technologies today.
“We are thrilled to present this year’s keynote speakers: Frank Soqui, General Manager of VR for Intel, a 35-year company veteran; Buzz Hays, immersive film legend and Head of Product for Lytro; and David Parker, a technology consultant whose volunteer work with the terminally ill and virtual reality at Toronto’s Mt. Sinai Hospital has changed lives and earned national press,” said Neil Schneider, president of the Immersive Technology Alliance.
Leading international speakers discuss the media’s not-too-distant future and demonstrate how a multitude of industries are enriching day-to-day operations and customer satisfaction using immersive technologies like AR, VR, and 3D. The benefits go well beyond business and entertainment; immersive technology is positively impacting lives today.
Notable industry speakers include Space Channel, FORREC, InMediaStudio, IBM (Watson), Chosen Realities, Jon Peddie Research, The Khronos Group, Nvidia, Sophic Capital, Enable Education, and more. Additional speakers will be revealed during the lead-up to the conference.
Intel Corporation is the gold sponsor for Immersed 2017. Participating industries include: entertainment, education, marketing, healthcare, manufacturing and experience design. A discount program is available for students.
Professionals and industry working in the field will learn from market leaders and benefit from valuable networking opportunities throughout the show. Businesses and organizations will learn how immersive technology can positively impact their deliverables today and meet the right people to do it.
Key features of Immersed include a dedicated two plus day professional speaker and education series, a private business-to-business exhibition hall, and several top level networking opportunities including meals for most professional days.
About The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA)
Non-profit and non-proprietary, The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA) was founded to help build viability for the immersive technology markets such as augmented and virtual reality, stereoscopic 3D, gesture technology, and more.
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