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Autodesk acquires T-Splines modeling technology

Posted by Robert Dow on December 27th 2011 | Permalink
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Autodesk has acquired the technology-related assets of T-Splines Inc., a privately-held surface modeling software company based in Utah. T-Splines has developed a patented surface modeling technology that allows designers to add local detail and control only where needed in a single surface. Read more on T-Splines and Autodesk HERE.

Quantum dot filter displays are the next big thing

Posted by Robert Dow on December 20th 2011 | Permalink
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Nanosys, Using what they call quantum dot technology the company claims it can enable LCDs to display about 50% more color than they can today. The result is greener greens, bluer blues. Embedded in a sheet of plastic tiny phosphors convert blue light from a standard GaN LED into different wavelengths based upon their size. Read more on QDEF HERE.

JPR releases the Q3 Workstation market quarterly report

Posted by Robert Dow on December 16th 2011 | Permalink
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Q2's market stability begged the question: would there be a resumption of growth in the third quarter, more stability, or worse, a return to weakness. Well, the numbers are in, and they look good. Around 1.02 million workstations shipped worldwide in the third quarter, representing robust 12.5% sequential growth. Read more on the Q3 Workstation report HERE.

NEW WorkStation Q3 2011 quarterly report available

Posted by Webmaster on December 8th 2011 | Permalink
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Preview the table of contents and download your copy today (subscribers only). Purchase the Workstation report now.

SIGGRAPH ASIA is coming up - Come join us for lunch

Posted by Robert Dow on December 6th 2011 | Permalink
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If your Press and heading to Hong Kong for SIGGRAPH come join us December 13 for lunch at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Our expert panel will be discussing the topic "Making it Real", Techniques such as motion capture, scanning, and photogrammetry are making it easier to bring objects, and people into digital programs where they can be transformed. Read more and RSVP HERE.