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2012-03-06 11:15:27

3D movies like "Toy Story" or "Transformers" are based on everyday objects that are able to move like humans. Such 3D characters are created by skilled experts in time-consuming manual work. Computer scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics have now developed two computer programs that can accomplish the same process in mere seconds and can easily be handled even by inexperienced users. The researchers present their unique software for the first time at F34 in Hall 26 at the...

2012-02-18 08:00:00

The nine-hour Mudbox training video course from InfiniteSkills uses a 3D model to guide users through the essentials of digital sculpting and progresses through the program's latest tools. (PRWEB) February 18, 2012 Technology training firm InfiniteSkills Inc has released a multi-part Autodesk Mudbox 2012 Tutorial Video course, with an emphasis on basic sculpting and industry standard practices in design. The Mudbox tutorial features 79 video lessons, covering topics such as 3D modeling...

2012-02-06 16:00:00

TurboSquid enhances graphics industry with 3D model quality initiative. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 TurboSquid, the world leader in stock digital 3D models for VFX and visualization, is pleased to report that CheckMate, its new quality certification program, is proving to be a success. The initiative, the first of its kind for the computer graphics industry, pre-checks 3D models to determine their suitability for visual effects production. In December 2010, just six months...

2012-01-30 21:15:00

Exceptional 3D and 3D Impact Media partner to cross-market their 3D products New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 The Swiss-based 3D Impact Media and Exceptional 3D, based in New York, today announced that both companies will begin cross-marketing each others technologies to enhance their 3D product portfolio. Under the agreement, 3D Impact Media, a leading software provider for glasses-free 3D solutions, will include the Exceptional 3D patented auto-stereoscopic 3D display technology with...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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