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2014-02-25 05:17:52

Gordon Bolduan, Saarland University So far, film studios have had to put in huge amounts of effort to set monsters, superheroes, fairies or other virtual characters into real feature film scenes. Within the so-called motion capturing process, real actors wear skintight suits with markers on them. These suits reflect infrared light that is emitted and captured by special cameras. Subsequent to this, the movements of the actors are rendered with the aid of software into animated characters....

Computer Algorithm Developed That Arranges Pictures Based On Their Artistic Aspects
2014-02-18 15:54:51

Saarland University This news release is available in German. Until now, it has been a time-consuming process for a program to arrange pictures in a consistent order. It is even more complex to order them on the basis of visual characteristics. Computer scientists from Saarbrücken have developed a system to arrange pictures into a consistent order. It requires no more than a small number of pre-sorted example pictures. Operators of online portals or museums could use this technique,...

2014-02-11 23:26:10

3D model marketplace CGTrader announced today that it has closed a funding round with Intel Capital and existing investor Practica Capital. The funding will be used to expand the 3D model marketplace and community, as well as strengthen its position in the 3D printing market. Vilnius, Lithuania (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 CGTrader runs a 3D model marketplace for designers, makers and 3D printing enthusiasts to buy, sell and discover 3D models. The fast-growing marketplace is backed by a...

2014-02-04 23:04:22

Versatile Lighting, Shading, and Rendering Toolkit for 3ds Max Delivers Powerful New Feature Set; Production-Ready for Teams of Any Size Sofia, Bulgaria (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Today’s launch of Chaos Group’s V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max continues the company’s goals of making speed and simplicity accessible to all artists. With significant optimizations to the ray tracing core, Brute Force GI, Progressive Path Tracing, Reflections, Refractions and more are running up to 5x faster; while...

3D Scanning With Your Smartphone
2014-02-01 06:05:03

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 3D printing has grown in popularity, yet software to scan images in 3D remains somewhat limited - though that now seems to be changing. One solution that came into focus this week is free software from 3D Systems -- software it acquired from startup Viztu, which originally released the software in 2011. Users are finally able to see Viztu's flagship web service, Hypr3D (renamed Cubify), which can generate digital 3D models from...

2014-01-31 23:21:44

3D model marketplace CGTrader.com has announced a new challenge for professional 3D designers. Dedicated fans of science fiction are invited to spread their talent across the Universe. Vilnius, Lithuania (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 CGTrader.com, a community-based marketplace for 3D artists, is back with another challenge. This time they focus on Sci-Fi 3D models and invite professional designers to join the battle of the Universe and create the most stunning 3D models for 3D Sci-Fi...

2014-01-30 23:01:54

UK-based Propshop turns to LightWave 3D software and 3D printing technology to create incredible props for high-profile films. Burbank, California (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 In the James Bond thriller “Skyfall,” a Merlin helicopter crashes into a building and is engulfed in flames and smoke. At first, viewers might think it was a clever CG effect that composited a 3D helicopter with a live action plate. Or maybe it was a real helicopter that was sacrificed for the sake of the movie? How...

2014-01-29 08:27:47

Hanrahan recognized for scientific and technical achievements related to physically based rendering SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanford University Professor and Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) co-founder, Pat Hanrahan, will be honored at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation for the third time in his career. The event will take place at The Beverly Hills Hotel on February 15. Hanrahan is the Canon Professor of...

2014-01-15 23:27:17

3D model marketplace CGTrader.com is back with another challenge for 3D designers. This time they are inviting artists to rethink the concept of presents of Valentine’s day and create 3D printable gifts and attributes for this occasion. Vilnius, Lithuania (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 CGTrader.com keeps strenghtening its position in 3D printing as the second challenge in a row which is oriented towards this technology has been announced recently. Designers are invited to create 3D printable...

2014-01-07 23:25:28

Hydra101 will target professional and student automotive designers. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Hydra Design Labs, a full service independent automotive design studio in Southern California that provides car design , engineering, and fabrication, has just announced the launch of a second related company called Hydra101. The timing for this announcement could not be better; the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is coming up soon, which promises to spur...