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What I wish the Megapixel Summit was really about

by on Jan.23, 2013, under musings, news

(This post also appeared on The Daily DOOH http://www.dailydooh.com/archives/79153)

When I first heard that there was going to be a Megapixel Summit at #ISE2013, my immediate reaction was “it’s about time!”

I’ve been preaching about ‘pixels everywhere’ for a long time and others have too. Pixels on any surface. Pixels as a new building material. Pixels as a new way to think about lighting. Pixels as the paint for massive digital canvases. Any shape, any size, anywhere (and where pixels are almost ‘free’).

But on reflection, my first reaction was actually wrong. I think the organizers have missed an opportunity. There is no new ground being broken it seems. To be fair, the promotional material is pretty clear on what will be covered so no one is being misled.

It’s just that I had hoped for more and here’s why… (continue reading…)

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