Adobe adds 3D printing directly from Photoshop CC in latest Creative Cloud release

by Dean Meyerson January 17, 2014
This Thursday Adobe unveiled new 3D printing capabilities in Adobe® Photoshop® CC as part of a major update to the Creative Cloud software line.  Available immediately, the new 3D printing capabilities integrated in Photoshop CC enable Creative Cloud members to easily and reliably build, refine, preview, prepare and print 3D designs, setting the stage for […]
Image Sensor Conference 2014

What on earth shall I do with all of these Pixels? Image Sensors 2014 conference

by Dean Meyerson January 15, 2014
Smithers Apex has announced the 7th annual Image Sensors conference, returning to the Park Plaza Victoria Hotel, London from 18-20 March 2014 Image Sensors 2014 organizers have released the full conference program for 2014, consisting of a two day conference and an additional day of two pre-conference workshops. Adobe, Nokia, Samsung, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and More […]
Leighton Pierce, incoming Dean of California Instutitute for the Arts

Leighton Pierce to become Dean of the School of Film/Video at CalArts

by Dean Meyerson January 15, 2014
Steven Lavine, President of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), is pleased to announce that award-winning film and video maker Leighton Pierce will be Dean of the School of Film/Video as of July 1. Pierce will succeed current Dean Steve Anker who has held the post since 2004. Dean Anker is stepping down to pursue […]

The State of Information Visualization, 2014

by Dean Meyerson January 15, 2014
2013 was another exciting year for visualization. Between many new developments in data storytelling, a new wave of news graphics, new visualization blogs, better automated infographics, and visual… Dean Meyers‘s insight: Robert Kosara has summarized the exciting past year of both widespread growth of online tools and software that automates information visualization, but, and probably […]
Doug Little from Wacom, being interviewed by Dean Meyers of VizWorld at CES 2014

From CES 2014: Untethered Wacom pressure sensitive graphic tablets allow creativity on the go

by Dean Meyerson January 15, 2014
Wacom came to International CES 2014 without making a major new project announcement, but with enough floor space to keep at least a half-dozen people busy at a time. It was a pretty quiet area, compared with the gaming and automotive sections, as there were people concentrating mostly on being creative using Wacom’s pressure sensitive […] logo announces closing Series A financing round of $8.1 million

by Dean Meyerson January 14, 2014
Visually, discoverable online at,  today announced the closing of a Series A financing round of $8.1 million. The round was led by Crosslink Ventures and included investments from Correlation Ventures, SoftTechVC, 500 Startups, Giza Ventures, Quest Ventures, and Kapor Capital (Mitch Kapor). The funding will fundamentally alter the landscape for visual content creation — […]
Woman from Nepal with her quilt panel. Image by The Advocacy Group

The Challenges of Graphic Facilitation in a Different Culture

by Dean Meyerson January 14, 2014
Graphic facilitator Michelle Laurie has posted a detailed account of preparing to graphifically facilitate a training session on building self-esteem and improving mental health for women who are sexually exploited in Nepal. Considering the highly-charged nature of not only exposing such a painful subject, there’s also the great challenge of changing both the conditions and […]
Samsung's Foldable display

Samsung Display showcases foldable display at CES behind closed doors

by Dean Meyerson January 13, 2014
Along with the spectacular displays of curved screens, UltraHD, 3D Tablets that don’t require glasses all on public view at Internation CES last week, ET News from Korea reports that Samsung Display showcased the world’s first foldable display. Their report says that “According to the industry on the 12th, Samsung Display showcased a foldable display […]

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