Ricoh Co., Ltd. (president and CEO: Shiro Kondo) has announced the development and release of the CX3, a new digital camera featuring a high magnification 10.7x (28-300 mm) optical wide-angle zoom lens, a back-illuminated CMOS sensor, and an enhanced noise reduction function.
With a back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a noise reduction function incorporating the algorithm used on the GR DIGITAL III (introduced August 2009), the new CX3 has dramatically improved ...
Luxology, an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software, is today introducing a new Studio Lighting & Illumination Kit (SLIK) created by Yazan Malkosh, an extensive collection of presets, scenes, items, materials and video tutorials to help customers light computer-generated (CG) creations. Designed specifically for users of modo, Luxology's modern 3D modeling, painting and rendering application, SLIK provides realistic lighting of scenes that mimics those found in the ...
Lightworks, the world's leading supplier of rendering solutions for developers of advanced 3D computer graphics software, today announced the release of Lightworks Author 8.2 which includes enhanced rendering functionality for customers.
Screen Space Ambient Occlusion
This enhancement to the Real-time product enables the creation of more subtle shadows in real-time. It brings greater image depth within Interactive Real-time Rendering and adds an interactive global lighting effect to interactive rendering.
Lightworks Real-time Ray ...
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that the upcoming feature film “Clash of the Titans” will be released in
3D worldwide on April 2, 2010. The film will simultaneously be released in 2D.
In making the announcement, Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures, said, “We are experienced and have been successful in the conversion of 2D to 3D going back to such hits ...
Expect to be taken on an extraordinary journey in this one-off, two-day professional masterclass delivered by Pixar Animation Studios' Andrew Gordon (senior animator) and Matthew Luhn (story artist). With contributions to nearly every feature film created by Pixar in the last decade, from A Bug's Life to Up, there are no two people better qualified for the job.
Designed for professional and student animators of any level, the advantage ...
The 3D community has been nominating in the thousands for talented artists to be awarded the 2009 Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, and Softimage Masters, and the results are now in:
Riki Babington - 3ds Max Master
David Baker - 3ds Max Master
Ted Boardman - 3ds Max Master
Gus Capote - 3ds Max Master
Bohong Deng - 3ds Max Master
Bradley Gabe - Softimage Master
Joe Gunn - 3ds Max Master
Tyson Ibele - ...
Artbeats, a 20-year veteran in the stock footage industry, announced today that they are offering a FREE, downloadable HD clip every day at artbeats.com. In this "no strings attached" program, visitors to the Artbeats home page can access a different free clip every day simply by registering or logging-in to their online account. The clips, valued at up to $299 USD each, are pre-selected directly from the Artbeats and Artbeats ...
Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution and one of the most distinguished in the world, is thrilled to congratulate VFS graduates Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell on the four Academy Award nominations awarded to their acclaimed film District 9, as announced this morning by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
District 9, a break-out hit directed by VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects graduate ...
Industrial designers are achieving photorealistic imaging results from designs modeled in Solidworks 2010 and visualized in Solidworks PhotoView 360 and Luxology®'s modo® software. PhotoView 360, which is bundled with the SolidWorks Premium and Professional 2010 editions, offers ease of use for rapid design visualization while modo offers maximum control over design visualization parameters with advanced features like animation.
SolidWorks users Stuart Brown and Paul McCrorey have recently tapped the capabilities of ...
Dare to be Digital, the leading international computer game design competition, is calling for teams of talented student programmers and artists to apply for this year’s competition.
The Dare organising team are calling for teams with games ideas targeted for any platforms including social networking sites, mobile phones, pc and any consoles, to apply online now.
The competition, organised and promoted by the University of Abertay Dundee, will involve dozens ...