Architect Asif Khan has created a huge screen that can display images in 3D. It is being used on the Megafon Pavilion at the Sochi Winter Olympics to promote their brand
Anyone working with digital tools today has a wide choice of applications for specialized tasks. An office suite consists of a program for writing text, one for spreadsheets, presentations, a database etc. For a VFX workflow you might use a tool for tracking, one for compositing, one for editing, various tools for simulations and specialized applications for modelling, sculpting, texturing and animation. RedShark contributor and Blender expert Gottfried Hoffmann reports
While the rest of the top tier television manufacturers are dropping prices of their 4K/UHD televisions, LG aims to trump the competition with the world's first OLED 4K television and a massive pre-release price cut.
3D video - not just stereoscopic video but moving images that you can literally walk around - will need a different kind of camera.
It's not easy to make a photo-realistic animation of an eye, but this proves that it can be done - complete with peach-fluff!
UK -based company releases complete suite of 2D and 3D 4K test material with software to convert into all formats
Siggraph has produced a trailer highlighting some of the new and exciting experimental stuff that will be presented at the show