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Patrick Connor

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

Senior Engineer

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Short CV

Patrick graduated in 2003 from the University of Abertay Dundee where he studied Computer Games Technology. Since then he has worked at various games companies, including four years at Lionhead where he worked on Fable 2 and 3 as part of the engine team.
He has experience of working with various gaming hardware including mobile platforms as well as console and PC. His expertise covers GPU and multi-threaded programming, stereoscopic 3D and performance analysis and optimisation.

His interest in mathematics and graphical techniques is seemingly unbounded, and you’ll never see him more animated than when talking about the latest technique to pique this curiosity.

Patrick is now a part of the Developer Services group in SCEE R&D where he specialises in low-level PlayStation 4 graphics and optimisation, and has most recently been working on Project Morpheus support for developers.

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

Recognised as a global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, distributes, develops and markets the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionised home entertainment since it launched PlayStation® in 1994. PlayStation®2 further enhanced the PlayStation® legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP broadens the entertainment experiences into the portable arena. PS3 is a computer entertainment system that incorporates the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity. PlayStation®4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalisation and deeply integrated social capabilities. PSN that includes PlayStation®Store, delivers unparalleled online gaming experience to PlayStation users. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America  LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division company, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia, develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in their respective markets worldwide.

SCEE Research & Development group within Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd. provides a range of services (technical support, development and consultancy to name a few) that help developers create world-class PlayStation® games.

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