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Dr. Jon Peddie to Help Kickoff the Immersed Conference

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 ( 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.

“Jon researches the world’s most advanced visual processing technologies from powerhouse GPUs to the infinite possibilities of immersive technologies. He is always an entertaining and extremely informative speaker,” commented Neil Schneider, Executive Director of The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA).

“As a long-time member of The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA), Jon has been instrumental in guiding the direction of the association. Our membership values the advice of such a highly-respected industry researcher and analyst,” added Schneider.

Dr. Jon Peddie is one of the pioneers of the graphics industry and formed Jon Peddie Research (JPR) to provide customer intimate consulting and market forecasting services. Peddie lectures around the world at numerous conferences on topics pertaining to graphics technology and the emerging trends in digital media technology.

Regularly credited as one of the world’s most influential analysts, Dr. Peddie regularly advises investors in the GLG network; is frequently quoted in trade and business publications; was the former president of Siggraph Pioneers and is also the author or co-author of twelve books. His most recent technology-oriented works include “Augmented Reality: Where we Will All Live” and “The History of Visual Magic in Computers”. The CAD Society has also honored Dr. Peddie with a lifetime achievement award.

About Jon Peddie Research

Dr. Jon Peddie has been active in the graphics and multimedia fields for more than 30 years. Jon Peddie Research is a technically oriented multimedia and graphics research and consulting firm. Based in Tiburon, California, JPR provides consulting, research, and other specialized services to technology companies in a variety of fields including graphics development, multimedia for professional applications and consumer electronics, high-end computing, and Internet-access product development. Jon Peddie’s Market Watch is a quarterly report focused on the market activity of PC graphics controllers for notebook and desktop computing. Learn more:


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