Among all the industries dedicated to servicing milestone events in people's lives, the wedding industry is one of the most effective at extracting funds from eager clients. In this video Korri shows us how CG joins in the plunder. Watch the video on YouTube.
RoomAlive is a prototype developed by Microsoft Research that transforms any room into an augmented, interactive display. RoomAlive uses a projection mapping method that dynamically adapts content to any room and is especially suited for video game experiences. More on Microsoft Research's site.
The Blender Foundation announced the release of the latest version of its open source 3D software. New features include: updates to the Cycles GPU renderer, UI improvements (pie menus and enhanced tooltips), modeling additions, streamlined texturing workflow, new Sun Beams node for the compositor, etc.
Also of note, Ton Roosendaal has detailed the improvements to Blender that will be added as a result of the ongoing production of the 5th open movie project, which include Alembic support, Opensubdiv integration, viewport enhancements, etc. More on Blender.org and project Gooseberry's blog.
Finally, the day has come. At the Autodesk Investor Day, which took place October 1st, the company's Senior Vice President and Industry Strategy & Marketing Andrew Anagnost revealed that the company will be transitioning to a new rental-based only model and will be removing the sale of perpetual software licenses in the next 12-24 months. (more...)
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Tomek Bagiński, known for the short animated films The Cathedral and Fallen Art, has released a teaser trailer for his latest film project, Ambition. The trailer can be viewed on the Ambition Film website.