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Advancing Artificial Vision, 3D Displays And Video Editing
2013-07-23 13:55:58

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences New research in computer graphics, presented at SIGGRAPH, will advance artificial vision, 3D displays, and video editing Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras still cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way our eyes expect them to. But Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler, computer science faculty at the Harvard School of...

2013-07-18 23:19:34

Web3D Consortium members will showcase innovative X3D solutions for HTML5 and the 3D Web at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Anaheim CA, July 22-25 in booth 233. The versatile open standard Extensible X3D Graphics provides a robust and durable medium for the implementation of rich high-capability multimedia 3D systems. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 SIGGRAPH 2013 (http://www.siggraph.org/s2013) in Anaheim, California, July 22-25, is the largest annual conference for computer graphics. During...

2011-08-10 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to sharing more than 20 papers and demos at SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver this week, Disney Research also announced several organizational updates designed to further strengthen the group's strategic direction and academic connection. Following on to the recent announcement of its new lab opening in Boston, Massachusetts, Disney Research has shared that its current leader, Joe Marks, will be moving to Boston to assume direct leadership...

2011-08-08 21:11:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award® winning visual effects and digital character animation unit of Sony Pictures Digital Productions, features an exciting slate of upcoming projects at SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. These include the films THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, MEN IN BLACK 3, Sony Pictures Animation's HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, and OZ THE...

2011-08-04 13:35:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri will exhibit and teach a course about CityEngine, its software for 3D modeling and urban planning, at the SIGGRAPH 2011 conference in Vancouver, Canada, August 7-11. The SIGGRAPH conference is one of the world's largest exhibitions for the computer graphics industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) This summer, Esri acquired Procedural, creator of CityEngine, to bring easy 3D content creation and design...

2011-08-02 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While many invoke the vision of 3D printers in the home, the reality is that until now, the ability to design and print your own creations in 3D has required expert knowledge in 3D CAD software. Mark Danks and Sarah Stocker, game industry veterans and the founders of Kodama Studios, are changing that. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO) Leveraging their unique experience in video game development and the latest...

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