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Ken Perlin to Keynote Develop:Brighton 2017

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Academy Award-winning technology innovator and professor Ken Perlin will be delivering the third keynote at this year's Develop:Brighton conference. His talk, ‘A Visit to Future Reality’, is set to explore how people will use future mixed reality technologies to better communicate and interact with each other when they are in the same physical space. As Perlin discusses his expectation language itself will take on new and rich visual dimensions, live demos will bring the talk to life.

Currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science at New York University, Perlin directs the Media Research Lab, and is a participating faculty member at NYU MAGNET. His research interests include future reality, graphics and animation, user interfaces and education. He received an Academy Award for Technical Achievement from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his noise and turbulence procedural texturing techniques, which are widely used in feature films and television.

“We’re delighted to announce Ken Perlin as another superb keynote speaker for Develop:Brighton 2017,” said Andy Lane, managing director of Tandem Events. “His creation of Perlin Noise in 1985 revolutionised computer graphics and development, so who better to talk to us about the future of the space? We’re looking forward to a rare and exciting glimpse into what lies ahead!”

Brenda and John Romero are set to open the conference on Wednesday 12 July with their two keynotes.

Develop:Brighton, Europe’s leading conference for the European game development community, is a three day conference, expo and networking event taking place from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 July 2017 at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton.

Early Bird tickets are available until April 26 at http://www.developconference.com/.


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