About

Christopher Jaynes

Christopher Jaynes

The Visualist Blog, led by Christopher Jaynes, covers the art, history and science of visual computing. Topics include: advanced display systems, immersive and interactive computational environments, exciting new visualization products, visual computing technology and trends, as well as the social impacts of these developments.

Jaynes’ day-job is Chief Technology Officer for Mersive, a company he founded in 2006.  Mersive’s visual computing software enables large enterprises, display manufacturers & resellers to create large-scale, beyond-HD displays that deliver unprecedented performance, simplicity & 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. Jaynes received his BS degree with honors from the School of Computer Science at the University of Utah.