GEM is the Graphics Environment for Multimedia. It was originally written by Mark Danks to generate real-time computer graphics, especially for audio-visual compositions. It originally ran under FTS/Max (which is why you might see some papers reference it), but all new development is under Pd.
You can get GEM at http://gem.iem.at/
GEM was sponsored by a grant from Intel (http://www.intel.com)
GEM was ported to linux by Günter Geiger
GEM is now maintained by IOhannes m zmölnig.
the core-development team consists of
- chris clepper
- günter geiger
- daniel heckenberg
- james tittle
- IOhannes m zmölnig
lots of contributions are made by various people (thanks to all of them)