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Emerging Companies Summit 2010, part of NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, was held September 21-23 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.

This event is your chance to see the world’s most innovative startups showcase their new technologies in a wide range of market segments. An impressive lineup of 60 emerging companies will describe their latest technology in the fields of:

  • Stereoscopic 3D
  • Gesture Recognition
  • High Performance Computing
  • Computer Vision
  • Cloud Computing
  • Video Processing
  • Imaging
  • Medical Imaging and Visualization
  • …and more

Emerging Companies Summit Schedule (Subject to Change)

  Tues 9/21 Wed 9/22 Thur 9/23
9:00 AM Opening
Keynote
Day 2 Keynote ECS Fireside Chat with Jen-Hsun - Co-Founder & CEO, NVIDIA
10:00 AM ECS Opening with Jeff Herbst, VP of Business Development, NVIDIA ECS CEO on Stage featuring Aqumin, RTT, and Scalable Display
11:00 AM ECS Rehearsals CEO on Stage featuring Elemental Technologies, Geomerics, and Milabra ECS CEO on Stage featuring EDGE3, ICD, and Universal Robotics
12:00 PM Lunch/Exhibits
Networking
Lunch/Exhibits
Networking
Lunch/Exhibits
Networking
1:00 PM
2:00 PM ECS Rehearsals ECS CEO on Stage featuring Allegorithmic SAS, Bunkspeed, and miGenius Panel: The "New Normal" For Building Emerging Companies Based On Disruptive Technologies
3:00 PM ECS Rehearsals Panel: GPUs for Computer Vision ECS CEO on Stage featuring Natural Motion, OptiTex, and Useful Progress
4:00 PM ECS Rehearsals ECS CEO on Stage featuring Cooliris, Jedox Business Intelligence, and Playcast ECS CEO on Stage featuring Cinnafilm, Perceptive Pixel, and Total Immersion
5:00 PM ECS Rehearsals ECS CEO on Stage featuring Empulse, Rocketick, and Softkinetic Closing
Keynote & Reception
6:00 PM Happy Hour/
Exhibits/Networking
Happy Hour/
Exhibits/ Networking
7:00 PM

New Format

This year, we are introducing a new program called “CEO on Stage,” which invites the heads of a select group of startups exhibiting at the GPU Technology Conference to present on stage in the Emerging Companies Summit plenary sessions.  In a lively and fast-paced exchange, CEOs will each have 8 minutes to introduce their companies and 8 minutes to interact with a panel of industry analysts, investors and technology leaders.  Representatives of Adobe, Google, Barclays Capital, UBS, Page Mill Ventures, Microsoft, Sony, and more have already registered for the full conference.

These companies will be selected by an advisory committee that includes:

  1. Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research
  2. Drew Lanza, Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
  3. Franck Diard, Chief Software Architect, NVIDIA

In addition to presentations from exciting new companies, ECS 2010 will feature several panel discussions. They include:

Computer Vision on GPUs
Covering facial, gesture, human motion, and biometrics recognition; augmented reality; and robotic computing.
Moderated by:
Panelists:
Jon Peddie, President at Jon Peddie Research
Joe Stam, NVIDIA
Yoram Yaacovi, Microsoft Israel, R&D Center
Sam Cox, Milabra
Janko Mrsic-Flogel, Mirriad
Tom Dean, Google Inc.
The 'New Normal' for Building Emerging Companies Based on Disruptive Technologies
Moderated by:
Panelists:
Jeff Herbst, VP of Business Development at NVIDIA
Garrett Herbert, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Bill Frauenhofer, Citigroup Global Markets
Andrew T. Sheehan, Sutter Hill Ventures
Eric Jensen, Cooley LLP
Fireside Chat with Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA CEO and co-founder
Moderated by: Quentin Hardy, national editor at Forbes magazine.

EMERGING COMPANIES SUMMIT EXHIBITORS (PARTIAL LIST)

3DREAMTEAM
3DTV- SOLUTIONS
ACE COMPUTERS
ACCELEREYES
ACCELEWARE
ALLEGORITHMIC
ANARK
ANIMATED MEDIA, INC
AQUMIN
ASPEN SYSTEMS
BINATIX INC
BIODIGITAL
BUNKSPEED
CINNAFILM
CODESOURCERY
COOLIRIS
CYBERLINK
DISCRETIX
DUX SOFT
EMBODEE
EM PHOTONICS
EMPULSE
FILTER FOUNDRY
GEOMERICS
HPC PROJECT
IDC
JEDOX BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
LUMINOVA
MASTERIMAGE

MERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES
MiGENIUS LIMITED
MILABRA
MINGLEVERSE
MORGAN KAUFMANN
NATURALMOTION
OPTITEX USA INC
OTOY
PERCEPTIVE PIXEL
PHASE SPACE INC
PHOTO TOUR
PLAYCAST
PROMETECH SOFTWARE
REALITYFRONTIER
RESERVOIR LABS
RTT
SCALABLE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES
SCALEFORM CORP
SEAC 02
SOFTKINETIC
STONETRIP
SUTTER HILL VENTURES
TIDEPOWERD
UNIVERSAL ROBOTICS
USEFUL PROGRESS
TDVISION/911 COMP
TRINITY RACING
VISISONICS



EMERGING COMPANIES SUMMIT SPONSORS
 
About the NVIDIA GPU Ventures Program
The GPU Ventures Program is a global initiative whose aim is to identify, support and invest in early stage companies leveraging the GPU for visual and other computing applications. Visit the GPU Venture Zone for more information.

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