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Tools > Syntheyes camera tracker adds voice control

Andersson Technologies announced the release of v1407 of its camera tracking software, which incorporates chat-style natural language control, “notes” for communications between tracking artists and supervisors, and a variety of additional smaller features. Watch a demo video and find out more on Andersson Technologies’ site.

Add Comment | Posted Thu Jul 24, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

Plugin News > Ornatrix v3 preview video

Ephere have posted another video preview of the upcoming version of their hair creation plugin. Due to users’ requests they have made “Surface Comb” sinks in Ornatrix editable. Watch the video on YouTube.

Comments (6) | Posted Wed Jul 23, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis | source: Ephere

On The Web > Sandy granular solver videos

Sandy is a solver for granular dynamics that is currently being implemented as a RealFlow plugin, it allows to create physics simulations for materials such as sand and snow. The software is currently in beta. Watch some sample videos on Vimeo.

Comments (1) | Posted Wed Jul 23, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

Tools > Fabric Software announces Splice for Max, visual programming in Fabric Engine

As previously reported, Fabric Software have been working on making their high-performance programming language available for Max. The company announced that they expect to release it in August. Also of note, their Fabric Engine development framework will incorporate visual programming capabilities with the release of the upcoming 2.0 version. Fabric Engine’s team is known to have worked on the design and development of Softimage’s ICE visual programming platform. More on Fabric Software’s site.

Comments (3) | Posted Wed Jul 23, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

Scripts > EchOoo PRO

Clovis Gay has updated his script for creating animated duplication effects with new features for motion graphics: [more...]

Comments (3) | Posted Tue Jul 22, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis | source: Clovis Gay

On The Web > Buy Buy Baby short film

A great short by UK animator Gervais Merryweather that combines a baby with the world of finance. Watch it on Filmnosis.

Add Comment | Posted Tue Jul 22, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

On The Web > Lava simulation

A nice lava fluids simulation video with breakdowns by Artur Durmishyan. Watch it on Vimeo.

Add Comment | Posted Tue Jul 22, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

Tools > Marvelous Designer 4 beta testers wanted

CLO Virtual Fashion is looking for testers for the new version of its cloth design and simulation software. More on Marvelous Designer’s site.

Add Comment | Posted Tue Jul 22, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

Tools > Thinkbox looking for Deadline 7 beta testers

Thinkbox Software has posted the first beta build of Deadline 7, the latest version of their rendering management system. New features include significant architectural changes and core technology upgrades, built-in VMX for flexible cloud interaction, an updated MongoDB database, a new Qt interface, integrated Ftrack support, etc. The company is looking for beta testers, head over to Thinkbox’s site for more.

Add Comment | Posted Mon Jul 21, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis | source: Thinkbox Software

On The Web > Elmstead & Close short film

A short by UK artist Andrei Shah with an emphasis on nature. Watch it on Vimeo. (Note: a making of is also available)

Add Comment | Posted Mon Jul 21, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

CG History > Particle systems’ history

Particle Skull has posted a great video with a compilation of the first visual applications of particle systems, and a link to the paper in which the term was first introduced by US animator and TD William Reeves. Particle systems are described in the paper as a method for modeling fuzzy objects such as fire, clouds and water, with the ability to represent motion, changes of form and dynamics that are not possible with classical surface-based representations. Watch the video and find out more on Vimeo.

Add Comment | Posted Mon Jul 21, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

Tutorials > V-Ray HDRI studio with a white reflective floor

A tutorial by James Cutler on how to create a studio lighting setup with a reflective floor and soft shadows, while removing HDRI reflections from the floor but keeping them along with illumination for the scene objects. More on MintViz.

Add Comment | Posted Mon Jul 21, 2014 - by Pablo Hadis

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