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Adshir Shows New Ray Tracing Method at IFC Summit

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Ray tracing adds a great deal of lighting realism to computer graphics, but it comes at a very high processing cost that is only now becoming available in the consumer markets on the most powerful PC machines.

Adshir has developed another way to do it in a way that requires far less horsepower and works on far more devices.  Check out this International Future Computing Summit presentation and ray tracing demo by Dr. Reuven Bakalash, CEO of Adshir.

If you are responsible for your organization’s strategy and roadmap in compute, network architecture and telecommunications, immersive technology, or innovative content and applications, you are part of the Client-to-Cloud Revolution! Join TIFCA and help enable what’s next.

Ericsson Research’s IFC Summit Presentation ONLINE

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

The Client-to-Cloud Revolution will be dependent on readily available high bandwidth distribution, and 5G is one of the identified avenues for making this happen.  Dr. Ali Khayrallah is the Director of Engineering at Ericsson Research. During his International Future Computing Summit presentation, he discussed the progress and key features of 5G, and what markets can expect in the not too distant future. Read More

Time to Influence the Industry!

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Client-to-Cloud EcosystemTIFCA is identifying priority ecosystem needs and reaffirming its short term objectives in future computing.  The Client-to-Cloud Revolution and the next era of computing will require a diverse and engaged ecosystem, and your opinions matter. Read More

Foundry Shares Their Client-to-Cloud Story at IFC Summit

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Mathieu Mazerolle is the Product Manager for Cloud at Foundry.  Athera was a trial cloud service platform that made it possible for content creators of all sizes to get access to the production and rendering abilities that are often limited to the big production houses.  At The International Future Computing Summit, Mathieu shared Foundry’s story in the client-to-cloud ecosystem and what the industry can learn from it.

If you are responsible for your organization’s strategy and roadmap in compute, network architecture and telecommunications, immersive technology, or innovative content and applications, you are part of the Client-to-Cloud Revolution. Join TIFCA and help enable what’s next.

IFC Summit Games Panel is ONLINE!

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Cloud gaming and cloud gaming platforms are all the rage these days, and there was a stellar games panel at the International Future Computing Summit. Speakers included Bill Rehbock; Content Partnerships at Blade Group / Shadow, Jen Maclean; Head, Worldwide Business Development for Small and Mid-sized Studios at Game Tech at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Nick Thomas; Vice-President Commercial Partnerships at Hatch Entertainment, and Kevin Robertson; Head of Business Development at AccelByte.

Some points of discussion included different mindsets of how cloud gaming could and should work, the perception of the industry (is there an industry?) in cloud gaming, what this all means for game developers, and much more.

If you are responsible for your organization’s strategy and roadmap in compute, network architecture and telecommunications, immersive technology, or innovative content and applications, you are part of the Client-to-Cloud Revolution. Join TIFCA and help enable what’s next.

IFC Summit Futurists Panel is ONLINE!

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Each year, the International Future Computing Summit runs a Futurists Panel hosted by leading media. This year’s moderator was Dean Takahashi, Lead Writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat.

Dean’s panelists included Jen Maclean; Head, Worldwide Business Development for Small and Mid-sized Studios in Game Tech at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Gary Radburn; Director of Virtualization and Commercial VR and AR at Dell, Jeffrey Shih; Lead Product Manager of Artificial Intelligence at Unity Technologies, Bebo White; Department Associate (Emeritus) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University, and Bill Rehbock; Content Partnerships for Blade Group / Shadow. Read More

IFC Summit Visionaries Panel Talks Client-to-Cloud Revolution

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

This is the International Future Computing Summit Visionaries Panel featuring Neil Schneider; Executive Director of TIFCA, Dr. Jon Peddie; CEO of Jon Peddie Research, Arvind Kumar; Senior Principal Engineer & Architect for Intel Corporation plus ACT Chair Representative in TIFCA, and Daryl Sartain; Wordlwide Head of XR, Displays, Wireless Ecosystems at Advanced Micro Devices and ITA Chair in TIFCA. Read More

AMD Discusses Unique User Needs in the Client-to-Cloud Revolution

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

A Visionary Class Speaker at the International Future Computing Summit, Daryl Sartain is Director and Worldwide Head of XR, Displays, and Wireless Ecosystems for the Radeon Technology Group at Advanced Micro Devices. He is also Chair of the Immersive Technology Alliance in TIFCA.

While the other opening presentations focused on vision and the workings of the Client-to-Cloud Revolution, Daryl focused on the experiential considerations and the uniqueness of what different kinds of users need and want and how the whole ecosystem will have a shared responsibility in delivering on those needs in the developing Client-to-Cloud Revolution.

Special thanks to Advanced Micro Devices for also being a Silver Level sponsor for the IFC Summit.

Intel Shows What Client-to-Cloud REALLY Means at IFC Summit

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Arvind Kumar is Senior Principal Engineer for Intel Corporation – the Chair company for the Alliance of Computing Technologists in TIFCA. As a Visionary Class Speaker at The International Future Computing Summit, Arvind explained the workings of the Client-to-Cloud Revolution and that its importance goes well beyond empowering devices with cloud computing. He also discusses the write-once, reach-many ecosystem.

TIFCA is also proud to share that Intel was a Platinum Sponsor of the International Future Computing Summit. If you are responsible for your organization’s strategy and roadmap in compute, network architecture and telecommunications, immersive technology, or innovative content and applications, YOU are part of the revolution.  Join TIFCA and work with us to enable what’s next.

Jon Peddie Research Outlines the Next Generation of Computing

By Neil Schneider TIFCA News

Dr. Jon Peddie is CEO of Jon Peddie Research, arguably one of the most influential research firms in the graphics and computing industries. During this opening session at The International Future Computing Summit, Dr. Peddie gave a pointed outlook on where things are heading next and what things could look like in the next generation of computing. TIFCA as an organization deemed Jon’s vision compatible with our efforts in the Client-to-Cloud Revolution which is why his session was promoted to a Visionary Class level.