On Wednesday May 9, 2012, the Santa Clara Convention Center hosted the Augmented Reality Event (ARE 2012). Two talks focused on Experiential AR, showing the new strategies and technologies for museums. Bob Ketner of The Tech Museum presented “Ubiquitous: A Platform for AR Experiences” and Christopher Stapleton of Simiosys presented “Applied Research Experiential Media Firm … Continue reading May 9, 2012 ARE 2012 Bob Ketner And Chris Stapleton
On September 11, 2013 in Santa Clara at Qualcomm, SVForum Digital Media SIG Chair Bob Ketner introduced Matt Haines, the Developer Community Manager at Imp. Haines talked about how Imp can make designing “The Internet Of Things” easier. Imp wants to a hardware and software environment that removes all the headaches of creating a wireless device … Continue reading Sep 11, 2013 SVForum Matt Haines Of IMP
On July 15, 2013 in Palo Alto at DLA Piper, SVForum staff held a volunteer meeting. Atttending were Jon Baer, Denyse Cardozo, Geoffrey Doyle, Francine Gordon, Steve Hogan, Joe Jasin, Bob Ketner, Jay Kumar, Michal Lenchner, Sonja London, Susan Lucas Conwell, Eilish McCaffrey, Waiming Mok, Kim Murray, Dave Nielsen, Christine Oliver, Rhinehart Reglos, Subu Sankara, … Continue reading Jul. 15, 2013 SVForum Volunteers
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Mountain View at Microsoft, SVForum held its “Game Changing Technology Conference.” What if you had a machine that could build anything in your house, including the house? What about downloading a movie on a phone you downloaded as well? How soon will you be wearing Google glasses checking your messages … Continue reading May 9, 2013 SVForum Game Changing Technology
On Tuesday November 15, 2011 in San Jose, the Tech Museum opened “Test Zone 2011: Interfaces of the New Decade”. The event brought together innovative interactive technology researchers, developers, and users to get a hands-on look at new ways to experience museums and public spaces. The Test Zone displayed examples of augmented reality, context awareness, … Continue reading Nov. 15, 2011 Tech Museum Test Zone
On August 24, 2009 in Palo Alto at Pillsbury Winthrop, SDForum’s Augmented SIG hosted Nokia’s research and developers to talk about augmentation technology. Ramakrishna Vendantham demonstrated how a Nokia N95 can recognize a music CD cover. Kari Pulli and Radek Grzeszczuk talked about software that will not only recognize products with bar codes and labels … Continue reading Aug. 24, 2009 SDF Nokia Augmented
On May 13, 2009 in Palo Alto at Pillsbury Winthrop SDForumâ€™s Emerging Technology SIG hosted Bill Grosso of Twofish. He presented â€˜Virtual Worlds and Real Metrics: Tangible Statistics about Imaginary Goodsâ€™. Several years ago I watched Second Life ban gambling and banking as people misbehaved in virtual economies. To me, virtual economies allowed people to … Continue reading May 13, 2009 SDF Virtual Economies
On August 25, 2008 at Pillsbury Winthrop in Palo Alto, SDForum’s Virtual Worlds SIG hosted John Bates of Entropia Universe to present: Virtual Economies with Real Results: Entropia Universe. Mr. Bates is the most engaging and fascinating speaker I have seen wearing a zoot suit. People call Economics the dismal science. They have not seen … Continue reading Aug. 25, 2008 SDF Virtual Entropia
On Friday March 7, 2008 at Wilson Sonsini in Palo Alto, SDForum held a SIG Summit.
On January 7, 2008 at SDForum Headquarters in San Jose, the annual holiday party and awards were held.
On October 22, 2007 at Pillsbury Winthrop in Palo Alto SDForum’s Virtual SIG held a panel discussion on last week’s Virtual Worlds Conference in San Jose. Moderated by Bob Ketner of Studio SFO, the panel consisted of IBM’s Doug McDavid and David Kamalsky, E Frontier’s Uli Klumpp and Steve Yatson, Forterra’s Lisa Kusomoto and Second … Continue reading Oct. 22, 2007 SDF Virtual Reality
This looks like a huge collection of people pictures but there is an article below it. On October 10th and 11th 2007 in San Jose, SDForum participated in the Virtual Worlds 2007 Conference and Expo. Here is my take on what I saw at this event.
The SDForum SIG Board as of August 2, 2007 is:
On Tuesday July 31, 2007 at Pillsbury Winthrop in Palo Alto, SDForum held a SIG Summit.
On June 25, 2007 at Pillsbury Winthrop in Palo Alto, SDForumâ€™s Virtual Worlds SIG hosted Forterra Studiosâ€™ Laura Kusumoto and Evan Driscoll presented â€œBehind the Firewall: Creating Private, Secure, Commercial Virtual Worldsâ€.
On Monday, January 22 2007 at the Pillsbury Winthrop Silicon Valley Office, SDForumâ€™s Virtual Worlds SIG hosted IBMâ€™s Dave Kamalsky and Doug McDavid, who talked about their adventures in virtual environments.
If you are looking for me online, I am on LinkedIn, Twitter and this website. I am too busy for anything else. I am not nor have I ever been on any other social media. If you see something online that I do not refer to on this site, it is somebody else, not me. … Continue reading About