France shines at SIGGRAPH 2017 [fr]
France was very well represented at the 44th edition of SIGGRAPH, the first worldwide event dedicated to digital images and interactivity technologies, held from July 30 to August 3rd 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Consul General of France Christophe Lemoine and Ambassador for Cyber Diplomacy and Digital Economy David Martinon met with French companies at the Siggraph.
French excellence was well represented this year again with a total of 25 organizations present on the show (1exhibitor out of 7) making France the number one foreign country at the SIGGRAPH 2017!
Meet the French Innovation
2 digital clusters, Cap Digital and Imaginove, are working together to present the best French graphic design, 3D and digital content creation at SIGGRAPH 2017.
The event that gathers more than 20 000 professionals will held a trade show, a professional exhibition dedicated to innovative projects “emerging technologies”, first class scientific conferences with global leaders in special effect, animation, gaming, SIG, Web like Scanline VFX and AR/VR.
About Cap Digital
Cap Digital is currently recognized as one of the major European clusters dedicated to the digital industries and transformation of the global economy. With more than 1000 active members, including 815 SMEs, 50 major and midsize corporations, 70 higher education and research institutions, 12 capital investors, Cap Digital is one of the largest clusters in France. Cap Digital’s goal is to foster collaborative research & development and the internationalization of SMEs. We provide our members with competitive intelligence, training, matchmaking/networking and funding solutions. Since 2007, Cap Digital has been representing the French digital industry at SIGGRAPH, allowing each year more than a dozen of the French most innovative SMEs to exhibit at this worldwide event.
The Imaginove competitive cluster federates and contributes to the expansion of projects and businesses belonging to the digital content industry in the Rhône-Alpes region. Its activities stimulate the region’s dynamics and boost its national and global renown.
6 other French companies have also made the trip (Isotropix, TechViz, Allegorithmic, CGAL - The Computational Geometry Algorithms Library, OPTIS and Wysilab) to showcase the latest developments in computer graphics and interactive techniques.