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Tag: Cgi

TRON 2010 Vs. TRON 1982: Guess Who Wins?

TRON 2010 Vs. TRON 1982: Guess Who Wins?
The guys over at Chunnel.TV scrounged up the preview trailer for the original 1982 classic CGI flick, TRON and compared it with the upcoming 2010 reboot, TRON Legacy. There are no surprises here, but the computer graphics in the new film are just a wee bit better.

Moving Pictures: Motionportrait Technology Can Make a Moving Cg Face From a Single Picture

Moving Pictures: Motionportrait Technology Can Make a Moving Cg Face From a Single Picture
Japan-based MotionPortrait Inc. has developed a way of making a three-dimensional image of a person’s face based only on a single headshot. What’s really impressive about MotionPortrait technology is that the CG face moves and can make all sorts of expressions in a fairly realistic manner.
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Sony Style Ad: Chocolate Covered Electronics

Sony Style Ad: Chocolate Covered Electronics
With all the insanity of the recent holidays, I somehow missed this tasty advertisement that Sony Style was running for the recent shopping season. Created by the CGI mavens over at Tronic Studio, the ad envisions larger-than-life versions of Sony gear, poured from chocolate.

Image Metrics Emily Cg Facial Animation Blows My Mind

Image Metrics Emily Cg Facial Animation Blows My Mind
The other day, I showed you guys what I thought was some really impressive computer generated facial animation. Then, the guys over at Image Metrics sent me a video clip of their latest CG creation, Emily, and I was bowled over.

Holographic Display Shows 360-Degree Digital Images

Holographic Display Shows 360-Degree Digital Images
At the recent SIGGRAPH 2007 conference, a team of engineers from USC showed off a display system that’s capable of projecting interactive 360-degree viewable images produced by a computer. By using a high-speed video projector, a spinning platform with a holographic diffuser and special decoding hardware, the display can crank out up to 5,000 real-time images per second.
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