The University of Dundee will this week play host to around 200 computing experts from around the world when it hosts the British Machine Vision Conference 2011.
Rise of the planet of VFX in Scotland
Brian Cox is back in Scotland to open a new post-production facility at the University of Dundee.
A legendary actor, he's most recently starred in "Rise of the Plant of the Apes" and "Ironclad".
Part of the EU funded North Sea Screen Partners, the lab has been created to produce cutting edge visual effects and is also the focus for the new Visual Effects Research Network.
IC tomorrow has teamed up with University of Abertay Dundee to bring you the £100k Future Games Contest.
Future Games aims to find budding developers who have innovative ideas and projects relating to gaming technology. Abertay was the first university in the UK to offer a degree focusing on video games. Their experience in this field along with IC tomorrow's expertise getting new apps off the ground makes them the perfect team to help push forward innovation in gaming.
The contest aims to find four innovative ideas which focus on the following areas:
Games industry legend David Braben to open Dare ProtoPlay festival
A living legend of the computer games industry will open the Dare ProtoPlay computer games festival (Friday 12th August) and give a public talk about the creation of his groundbreaking game ÔÇÿElite' and life as an independent games developer.