Makar Verigo won a Master Award for his BMW C1 mini-scooter image, featuered in EXPOSE7. Now, he’s got a walkthrough of the project up on CGSociety showing all fo the details of the modeling, rendering, and environment setup. CGSociety – BMW C1 EXPOSE 7 TUTORIAL.
Taking a tip from the New York Times, the BBC has released an interactive tool for analyzing statistics of soldier deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan. You can organize the data by date (back to 2001), cause of death, branch of service, rank, gender, and age, allowing an amazing look at the data. They also have […]
Not wanting to fall behind NVidia, AMD has just released WHQL Certified drivers for Windows 7. Unlike NVidia’s offerings, these are not a release candidate but rather an official release, with another unified Windows7/WindowsVista driver expected later this month. AMD Releases WHQL Certified Driver For Windows 7 – Expreview.com.
gDEBugger has just hit v5.1 and now supports inspection of Vertex Buffer Objects. Available for Linux, OSX, and Windows, they offer a free 7-day trial for all users, after which it’s $790 – $2500 for a license. New Features: The Textures and Buffers viewer now displays Vertex Buffer Objects (VBOs). The Data View tab displays […]
Renderman is the renderer-of-choice for many Hollywood VFX studios, and there are many ways to use the Renderman renderer in Maya. However, each method has it’s own pros and cons, and can be pretty daunting upon first inspection. VFXWorld continues its series from the Thomson Course Technology book “Maya Plugin Power” by looking into the […]
At the recent Navy League conference, DRS Technologies demonstrated their Global Situational Awareness product. It’s a Microsoft surface-esque device, large table-sized touchscreen, that can consolidate data from almost any source (UAV videos, schematics, SAR, photos, IR, etc) and overlaid onto GIS data and used for mission planning, and more. Want to see what a Predator […]
Pavel Romsy has a walkthrough of creating his “Hal Tejas” Indian Air Force Fighter aircraft with VIZ2008, Brazil r/s V2, Texporter, and Photoshop. Making of HAL TEJAS – Indian Air Force Fighter Aircraft.
The VizWorld forums haven’t gotten the traffic I had hoped, so I’ve added some new plugins to add some new features: The forums now allow anonymous posts, so you no longer have to create an account. To prevent spam (From anonymous posts), there is a “Human Check” that you have to pass, a simple single-digit […]
Representatives from Citrix, IBM, and M5 will be among the panelists at the next “New York Software Industry Association” Panel on May 11th, 6pm at the headquarters of JP Morgan Chase. Moderated by Mark Stahlman of Gartner Research, they’ll be discussing Cloud Computing and Visualization Virtualization. Update: False alarm folks.. Looks like a typo on […]
Well, the previous “Call for Donations” didn’t generate any interest unfortunately. To keep VizWorld growing, I’ve decided to integrate Google AdSense ads into the sidebar, and the footer of individual posts. I’ve done my best to make it tasteful and unobtrusive, so it shouldn’t impact the browsing experience at all. If you experience any problems […]