Dr. Vangelis Lympouridis Contributes to Basemark’s Leadership Position in VR
Helsinki (Finland) and Los Angeles (CA), November 18, 2015 – Basemark announced today that Dr. Vangelis Lympouridis, a distinguished scholar and VR expert at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, has joined the company’s advisory board.
Dr. Lympouridis is a technologist and educator with expert knowledge in the areas of Virtual Reality and Whole Body Interaction. He received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh and holds an MSc from the same University and a BFA from the Glasgow School of Art. He is currently running the MxR studio at the School of Cinematic Arts under Prof. Mark Bolas. The MxR Lab and Studio stands at the forefront of VR research and development and were recently awarded the first prize at the immersive VR/AR competition at SIGGRAPH 2015.
Basemark is currently developing a professional VR performance and quality testing solution. Dr. Lympouridis’ involvement and support is particularly valuable in this area of the company’s operations.
“It is a great pleasure for me to assist Basemark to realize their targets and achieve their goals with excellence in the rapidly evolving field of immersive media and virtual reality.” said Vangelis Lympouridis.
“Dr. Lympouridis is one of the industry’s top leading experts in VR and he has an extensive network within the ecosystem,” said Tero Sarkkinen, Founder & CEO of Basemark. “We are immensely excited to have him on our Advisory Board, helping us develop state-of-the-art objective VR testing tools and methodologies.”
Basemark develops industry-leading system performance and power consumption analysis tools that are used by leading semiconductor and OEM companies around the world such as AMD, Imagination Technologies, Intel, nVIDIA, Renesas and Qualcomm. Its world-renowned product portfolio includes Basemark Metal, Basemark ES, Basemark X, Basemark OS and Browsermark. Basemark is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.
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