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Monday, August 20, 2012

3D without Glasses!

Berlin:The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute has developed software that can convert stereoscopic content – like that of off-the-shelf 3D Blu-rays – into an autostereoscopic format. The software generates depth maps from the two views of the stereoscopic 3D which are then used to generate the number of intermediate images required for 3D viewing without special glasses – automatically and in real-time!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Project Geppetto-Easily add crowds to 3ds Max scenes

3dsmax usersProject Geppetto is a research project that explores making it easy, fast and fun to add crowds to 3ds Max scenes.The free* technology preview of Project Geppetto now includes the Evolver character generation technology.

Project Geppetto comes with a set of animations and characters for use in common public settings like sidewalks, hallways, lobbies and plazas. Project Geppetto is the first crowd technology to offer both ease of use and high quality results.

With Geppetto you will be able to

  1. Creating believable motion easily
  2. Creating the look of any kind of human population or demographic and allowing for cultural influences
  3. Creating an efficient framework for interacting with tens of thousands of such characters

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Adobe Touch Apps!

Adobe Touch Apps are a set of creative apps that let you design, edit, and present your work on a tablet. 
Transform images with core Photoshop features in an app designed for tablets

Adobe Ideas is the digital sketchpad app to create vector drawings anywhere.

Adobe Debut lets you present designs and capture feedback on your tablet.

Adobe Kuler lets you generate color themes that can inspire any design project.

Find it here  (Android - Google Play)

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Foundation Degree Frame Work by Animation Industry

Skillset has developed this sector  frame work with input from employers in the animation
industry and from those already offering a foundation degree in this area. The purpose of the Framework is to offer guidance to Universities and Colleges wanting to develop Foundation Degree programmes in animation matched to the industry's current and future skills needs. It sets out industry skills requirements, pointers on what should be covered in the course, information about work-based learning and the modes of study preferred by employers.

Please Download the entire pdf from here