Monthly Archives: December 2003

CEG goes bellyup – Seamus goes to Hollywood

In a somewhat quiet announcement (which is my excuse for not noticing it allure) Capital Entertainment Group closed its doors in October seemingly due to lack of interest from VC’s to further fund the company (to the tune of $US20-30 … Continue reading

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Creative continues marching though consumer space

Coming up from off-screen, Creative Labs has acquired Sensura for $US6.4M, acquiring all of Sensura’s 3D sound IP and existing deals. Some of Sensaura’s consumers include Analog Devices, Audiotrak, Cirrus, Crystal Logic, C-Media, ESS, Guillemot-Hercules, VideoLogic, M-Audio, NVIDIA, Realtek, Terratec, … Continue reading

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DirectX Next

DirectX Next – Oh Pleeeze! The slides from Microsoft’s Meltdown 2003 are available here. I’ve not been a fan of DirectX’s piecewise distribution of shader technology – not so much for the hardware folks as for the consumers. When I’d … Continue reading

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