Christopher Jaynes

Christopher Jaynes

Christopher Jaynes is Chief Technology Officer for Mersive, a company he founded in 2004. Mersive’s visual computing software enables large enterprises, display manufacturers and resellers to create large-scale, beyond-HD displays that deliver unprecedented performance, simplicity and affordability.

Prior to Mersive, Jaynes founded the Metaverse Lab at the University of Kentucky, recognized as one of the leading laboratories for computer vision and interactive media and dedicated to research related to video surveillance, human-computer interaction and display technologies.

Jaynes received his doctoral degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he worked on camera calibration and aerial image interpretation technologies that were then used by the federal government. He received his BS degree with honors from the School of Computer Science at the University of Utah.

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The Emotional Arc of Meetings

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The Year of Living (Working) Dangerously

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Entropy and the Tangle Under My Desk

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The Archaeology of Software

The Archaeology of Software

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The Nobel Prize Goes to …AV?

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Proximity and the Innovative Spark

Proximity and the Innovative Spark

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Immersive Art: Ten Thousand Waves

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