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!
Siggraph has produced a trailer highlighting some of the new and exciting experimental stuff that will be presented at the show
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
This is a product that I wouldn't normally look at. Binoculars for me are purely optical devices and while they're useful, of course, sometimes, they're not something I pay much attention to. So it was with a mild feeling of indifference that I watched this video. But then it dawned on me that the whole industry should be looking at this new Sony product
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
If you’re getting bored with the daily diet of 4K, 48FPS and stereoscopic announcements (and I hasten to add that I’m not!), then here’s something that might at raise at least one eyebrow by a degree or two.
It’s Volumetric Video.