In a burst of hey-kids-let’s-put-on-a-show, Autodesk kicked off its Real 2015 conference on a beautiful February day at San Francisco’s Fort Mason. The site, a reclaimed military base, is a longtime center for the city’s experimenters, artists, and young entrepreneurs, and that’s how Autodesk wants to see itself as it builds new business it sees growing in the spaces between the computer graphics capabilities it has built and acquired and the opportunities to connect that technology with the real world. – Read more on Autodesk and Real 2015 at: GraphicSpeak
On a cool early autumn day in Bellingham, WA, in 1965. The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers—SPIE staff were still in the glow of celebrating their 15th anniversary when they published Frederic Billingsley’s paper, Digital Video Processing at JPL.
IEEE Day was established to celebrate the first worldwide gathering of engineers who came together to share their technical ideas in 1884. Their stated hope was to “collaborate on ideas that leverage technology for a better tomorrow.”