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Siggraph releases official computer animation festival trailer

Posted by Robert Dow on July 30th 2012 | Permalink
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Siggraph has released the official trailer promoting it's Computer Animation Festival. This year’s selections will be featured during the conference through a series of daily Festival Screenings, allowing attendees to get a glimpse behind the making of computer-generated effects, visualizations, and animations. See view the official trailer HERE.

Siggraph 2012 to showcase advancements in real-time graphics

Posted by Robert Dow on July 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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Siggraph 2012 will feature the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of real-time visuals. A special session called “Real-Time Live!” will be the venue for the latest research. A series of 10 international jury-selected submissions are on the schedule. This year’s selected submissions showcase the latest advances in real-time graphics. Read more HERE.

NASA and Siemens crossing their fingers for perfect Mars landing

Posted by Robert Dow on July 16th 2012 | Permalink
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If all goes well on August 5, 2012, a robotic explorer from Earth will come to a bouncing landing on Mars, culminating years of planning and months of travel. At a press conference today executives from NASA and Siemens discussed how modern software technology was employed in Project Curiosity “to enhance competitiveness in the aerospace industry.” Read more HERE.

3D is five incompatible growing markets on 13 different platforms

Posted by Robert Dow on July 9th 2012 | Permalink
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JPR latest market study, Stereographic-3DMarket Opportunities is available. While the big screen generates the numbers ($10B in 2011) with just 11,000 screens worldwide, TV displayed 3D on over 23M screens in '11. Applications range from the entertainment to simulation, visualization, and medical interfaces on various platforms. Read more on our latest market study HERE.

Hollywood’s CG experts to reveal production secrets at Siggraph 2012

Posted by Robert Dow on July 2nd 2012 | Permalink
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Siggraph 2012 has released an all-star line-up of production sessions to will be featured as part of its annual Computer Animation Festival, which is open to the public. From blockbusters like Hugo and The Avengers to new upcoming films some of the biggest names in computer graphics will take the stage. Read more on the upcoming show HERE.