INGATE

From The Sip Trunking Experts

[August 12, 2004]

Exceeding Expectations, SIGGRAPH 2004 Brings 27,825 to Los Angeles for the 3lst Annual International Conference & Exhibition

LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- Aug. 12, 2004 -- SIGGRAPH 2004, the 31st conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, brought 27,825 professionals from nearly 90 countries to Los Angeles for the annual conference and exhibition 8 - 12 August 2004. A total of 229 exhibiting companies exhibited in 73,000 net square feet of space.


"SIGGRAPH 2004 exceeded all expectations with an overall 14 percent increase in attendance over last year and close to a five percent increase in technical program attendance. One of the most striking aspects of this year's conference was the incredible diversity of uses for the technical advances in computer graphics and interactive techniques," said Dena Slothower, conference chair from Stanford University. "In addition, the energy on the exhibit floor was vibrant and exhibitors reported solid interest in the computer graphics hardware and software tools on display."

Science Fiction Writer Bruce Sterling Keynotes Conference

Bruce Sterling, world-renowned science fiction author and futurist, appealed to the graphics community to redirect its energies to strengthen the application of technology to the betterment of mankind. "Our material culture as it is today is not sustainable," Sterling said. His speculation on what happens when graphic simulation conquers the world was presented to nearly 2,800 attendees.

SIGGRAPH 2004 Computer Animation Festival Awards

The Computer Animation Festival jury selected "Birthday Boy," produced by Sejong Park student at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, as the Best Animated Short. "Ryan," produced by Chris Landreth received Jury Honors. "Birthday Boy was selected because of its captivating and expert storytelling and filmmaking. "Ryan" received the Jury Award because the jury perceived it as a milestone in using this new animation and rendering style to tell such a poignant and intimate story. "Ryan" was produced by Copper Heart Entertainment in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Seneca College Animation Arts Centre.

ACM SIGGRAPH Announces Award Winners

ACM SIGGRAPH presented three awards at the conference to recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to the computer graphics community. Hugues Hoppe, Microsoft Research, was the 2004 Computer Graphics Achievement Award recipient. Hoppe was selected for his pioneering work on surface reconstruction, progressive meshes, geometry texturing and geometry images. Zoran Popovic, University of Washington, received the Significant New Researcher Award for his outstanding and highly promising contributions to computer animation. Judith R. Brown, The University of Iowa (retired) and Steve Cunningham, California State University, Stanislaus and National Science Foundation, received the Outstanding Service Award for their individual and collaborative contributions to SIGGRAPH's success.

SIGGRAPH Conference Returns to Los Angeles in 2005

SIGGRAPH 2005, the 32nd International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, will be held in the Los Angeles Convention Center, 31 July - 4 August 2005 in Los Angeles, California.

For information on how to participate, see the SIGGRAPH 2005 Call for Participation at www.siggraph.org/s2005/main.php?f=cfp.

For conference information, contact: -0- *T SIGGRAPH 2005 Conference Management SmithBucklin Corporation 401 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA +1.312.321.6830 +1.312.321.6876 fax sba@siggraph.org To purchase exhibition space, contact: SIGGRAPH 2005 Exhibition Management Hall-Erickson, Inc. 98 East Naperville Road Westmont, Illinois 60559 USA +1.630.434.7779 +1.630.434.1216 fax halleric@siggraph.org *T

ACM SIGGRAPH, the leading professional society for computer graphics and interactive techniques, sponsors SIGGRAPH 2004.

Information on ACM SIGGRAPH Membership and other conferences and activities is available at www.siggraph.org.

[ Back To SIP Trunking Home's Homepage ]

Loading
Subscribe here for your FREE
SIP TRUNKING enewslettter.

Featured Partner


Featured Whitepapers

SIP Security for the Enterprise
Voice over IP (VoIP) is incorporated into a variety of computer networks, both public and private, and used for everyday transactions and communications among carriers, businesses, government agencies...

Making A Broadband Purchase Decision
Businesses today have many options for broadband connectivity. Clarifying your particular business needs prior to selecting a broadband provider will ensure an optimal match of broadband service to your requirements.

Voice-Optimized Network Delivers Premier Call Experience
Customers equate call quality with business quality. Real-time communication, interpersonal interaction, and the cordial tone of a call center representative can create a positive impression of your business that no email can match.

Featured Case Studies

Business Telecom Expenses Reduced 50%
A small to medium sized company in the midwest was interested in migrating to IP Communications, but in today's economy, they were hesitant to upgrade their communication system due to their perception that the cost would outweigh the benefits.

Multi-State Company Cuts Telecom Costs 50%
A multi-site, multi-state company with extensive monthly long distance fees and toll-free charges did not have adequate broadband for Broadvox SIP Trunking requirements, nor did they have a SIP enabled telephone system.

Discover Leisure Connects Remote Users to its IP-PBX
Discover Leisure is one of the largest resellers of caravans and motor homes in the UK. With 15 branch of?ces all over the country, the company spent a great deal of money every month just on internal phone calls.

Featured eBOOKS

Internet+: The Way Toward Global Unified Communication
Connecting the telephony of the enterprise PBX or Unified Communications (UC) system using SIP trunks instead of conventional telephone lines has been very successful in recent years.

What is SIP Trunking? Edition 2
SIP trunking is becoming more of a focus for service providers. One key issue many service providers face when deploying SIP trunks is NAT, or Network Address Translation, traversal.

What is SIP Trunking? Edition 1
A vast resource for information about all things SIP - including SIP, security, VoIP, SIP trunking and Unified Communications.

Featured Videos

Broadvox VAR Testimonial VAR 1:
Part 1 of the VAR (Value Added Reseller) Partner Program Testimonials for Broadvox...

E-SBCs AS The Demarcation Point:
Ingate's Steve Johnson talks to Erik Linask about the role session border controller plays as the demarcation point at...

Demystifying DPI
How can deep packet inspection protect your SIP traffic as well as your entire network?

Featured Resources

Partner Program Overview:
Over 4,000 VARs, Master Agents, Solution Providers, and Independent IT Professionals trust Broadvox. We offer customized services and solutions to fit seamlessly into any company's business model. And when you partner with Broadvox, every member of our team stands behind you and your customers 100%...

SIP Trunk UC Summit

What's New

Presenting the New Ingate/Intertex Website:
Internet+ is an extended Internet access allowing high quality SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) based real-time person-to-person communication, everywhere and for any application. It applies to both fixed and mobile networks ...

Featured Blogs

Featured Webinars

Secure SIP Trunking:
What You Need to Know

Successfully Deploying Enterprise SIP Trunking:
Tools and Techniques for Overcoming Common Roadblocks

Featured Podcasts

Getting the Most Out of Your SIP Trunks:
Ingate's Steve Johnson and TMC's Erik Linask discuss how best practices forgetting the most out of SIP Trunking services and common pitfalls to avoid.

Featured Datasheets

Ingate SIParator E-SBCs
Adopting SIP is a simple process with the Ingate SIParator, the secure enterprise session border controller (E-SBC). The SIParator makes secure SIP communications - including VoIP,SIP trunking and more - possible while working seamlessly with your existing network firewall.

Ingate Firewalls
Everyone is talking about enterprise usage of VoIP, instant messaging and other types of realtime communications including presence and conferencing.

SIP Trunk Solutions for Service Providers
The award-winning Ingate Firewall and Ingate SIParator deliver a high quality, reliable SIP trunk connection between the customer's IP-PBX and the service provider network, and solve interoperability issues to simplify deployments and support for remote diagnosis of reported issues.