Monthly Archives: May 2006

Picasa – Google’s first rate Graphics suite for Linux

Today, Google did something which would gladden the hearts of thousands of GNU/Linux users – well at least those who are not as rigid in outlook about GPL any way. That is

Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge (April 9, 1830 – May 8, 1904) was a British-born photographer, known primarily for his early use of multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting

ILM looks to mental ray to create ‘Poseidon’

Industrial, Light & Magic (ILM) (a Lucasfilm Ltd. Company), credits mental ray®, the Academy Award® winning high-end rendering software from mental images®, for significant advances in virtual cinematography that ILM achieved in

Spring 2006 graphic cards buyer’s guide

Published by: As hardware accessories are very important for the animators and computer graphics creators it is quite difficult to stay informed and choose the best solution for you. We bring

The animated Pixar cars were designed on Route 66

Published by: New York Times But not entirely — they were also designed at Pixar’s headquarters in Emeryville, Calif., where 800 animators and other dreamers work on 3,000 computers inside a former

Del-Tron offers 3D models in CAD formats at 3D ContentCentral

Del-Tron Precision has announced that it is making 3D models of its linear motion products available in all major computer-aided design (CAD) formats in an on-line catalog on its web site

Activision opens up studio on Dreamworks campus.

Activision and DreamWorks Animation SKG announced today that Activision will be opening a dedicated studio facility on the DreamWorks campus. Activision Inc. is taking its partnership with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. to

AniFest 2006 is over.

The Czechs Were Successful This Year.  The AniFest Grand Prix goes to Michaela Pavlátová – Animation Stars From Abroad liked the Festival a Lot –  Over 30.000 Visitors.   Anifest 2006, the

DAZ Productions Offers Hexagon 3D Modeler for Two Dollars

The application, which originally retailed for $269.00, was part of the DAZ acquisition of Eovia Corporation in April of this year.   DAZ Productions is best known as a provider of 3D

3D cinema has arrived, says James Cameron

Academy Award winning director James Cameron (Titanic, T2: Judgment Day,) believes that digital cinema projection is on its way to becoming a reality – and during his keynote at the recent NAB