Portugal-based Amplify Creations announced the public preview version of their software that allows real-time applications to present scenes without texture limitations imposed by GPU memory limits. Amplify Texture works by slicing textures into smaller tiles and streaming them at runtime depending on the view from the
A short with a child's POV created by students from Spanish school U-tad. It's the first short coming from U-tad's Master in 3D Character Animation program, headed by Illion's David Míguez Blanco and Miguel Ángel Jimenez. Watch it on Filmnosis.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is making its publications available online, which cover a range of subjects related to art. Most of its titles may be read online, searched and downloaded as PDF files. Current book titles that are in-print may be previewed online. More on The Met's website.
The picture element is expected to be incorporated into major web browsers soon and allows to indicate which image resource to use based on the screen pixel density, viewport size, image format, and other factors. More on CNet.
ZTree is a free ZBrush plugin by Dargelos Nezumi that provides tools for creating trees using ZBrush's ZSpheres. The plugin has been updated recently with a number of new features, including the addition of an L-system algorithm to simulate plant growth patterns. More on the ZBrush Central.