By Blaine Kyllo
THE NEXT BIG thing in computer entertainment could be virtual reality, and the latest hardware and software promising full-immersion experiences will be on view when SIGGRAPH returns to Vancouver with its annual convention and exhibition.
The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques first staged its yearly gathering in Vancouver in 2011. SIGGRAPH 2014 takes place from Sunday to Thursday (August 10 to 14) at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
A number of events are open to the public. An “exhibits plus” pass costs $75 and includes admission to the art gallery, emerging-technologies demonstrations, tech talks, and the exhibition, which runs Tuesday to Thursday.
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