Some of the world’s leading brands, academic institutions, and start-ups have secured their presence at the region’s foremost event for computer-generated animation and visual effects, SIGGRAPH Asia 2019.
Sponsors and exhibitors from over 20 countries at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 include Adobe Research, AWS, Carpe Diem Solutions, Computational Visual Media, Forum8 Co., Ltd, Foundry, Fox Renderfarm, HTC Corporation, Industrial Light & Magic, PIXAR, Qualisys, SideFX HOUDINI Software, Tracklab, Tsinghua University – Tencent Joint Laboratory, UBISOFT, Unity Technologies, VICON Motion Systems, Weta Digital, Xsens and ZQ Racing, to mention a few. They will showcase hardware and services in the categories of computer graphics, interactive and innovative technologies, high-performance computing, as well as education, training, and research. The support of these companies underscores the importance of SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 as a learning hub and showcase for emerging technologies in the industry.
“As a long-term sponsor and exhibitor, Fox Renderfarm believes that people contributing to, and attending, SIGGRAPH Asia truly thrive together. They do this by sharing the latest research and techniques, exploring advanced technologies, communicating industry insights, and envisaging a blueprint hand in hand,” commented Rachel Chen, Marketing Director, Fox Renderfarm. “SIGGRAPH Asia is the place for Fox Renderfarm to showcase our fast and secure CPU & GPU rendering solutions and connect to customers from around the world.”
An additional component within the SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 exhibition is the Start-Up Garage, an initiative that enables small and boutique enterprises to connect with, showcase to, and scale with, brands, investors and senior creatives from around the world. Brisbane, the host city of SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, has a burgeoning startup community in creative tech, companies that are at the forefront of technological innovation in the fields of animation, games and visual effects.
Participating international academic institutions and universities include Lost Boys – School of VFX (Canada); Ritsumeikan University, College of Image Arts & and Sciences (Japan); Visual Computing Center at KAUST (Saudi Arabia); Victoria University of Wellington and the Wellington ICT Graduate School (New Zealand). Participating in Australian institutions include the University New South Wales’ School of Art & Design and UQ Centre for Energy Data Innovation.