The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its list of Scientific and Technical award winners. This year's list has Academy Awards going to ILM's PhysBAM Destruction System, OpenVDB, the Bullet physics library and many more. For the complete list of this year's winners, you can visit the Oscars website.
New features in IntegrityWare's plugin that brings subdivision surface modeling to SolidWorks include: support for parametric Sub-D design, tangential connectivity to SolidWorks surfaces and solids, constraints to connect to SolidWorks geometry, level of detail editing, curvature analysis / display tools to facilitate optimal surface smoothness and SolidWorks 2015 support. (more...)
CG is bringing significant improvements to dental treatments by giving dentists new tools that allow to produce highly customized prostethics (crowns, bridges, implants, etc.). 3D scanning and printing are being brought into the dentists' offices, increasing the accuracy of the prostethics being used and reducing waiting time and potential issues for patients. (more...)