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Physically based animation to headline Siggraph Real Time Live 2015

Physically based animation to headline Siggraph Real Time Live 2015

Real time graphics is quickly catching up to offline CG. A new technology called physically based animation is one of the show-stoppers at this year’s Real Time Live! showcase at Siggraph 2015 in Los Angeles. The annual event specifically celebrates the latest achievements in real-time graphics “at the intersection of genius technical skills and creative […]

Siggraph releases lineup for popular production sessions

Siggraph releases lineup for popular production sessions

Insider conversations include Interstellar, Jurassic World, Ant-Man, and Tomorrowland. Industrial Light and Magic will celebrate 40 years with a special event. The lineup for the most popular event at Siggraph—the Production Sessions—has been announced. As usual, the world’s elite computer graphics experts will gather to share the processes and techniques used to create the compelling […]

Interactive graphics breakthroughs highlight Siggraph 2015 Emerging Technologies

Interactive graphics breakthroughs highlight Siggraph 2015 Emerging Technologies

The theme of “Work and Play,Technology that Improves Daily Lives” pushes the boundaries from what graphics do today to what they can do soon. The latest research into interactive graphics applications will take the center stage at this year’s Emerging Technologies program at Siggraph 2015. The projects in the 2015 program fall under the theme […]

JPR books 2015 Siggraph press luncheon   

JPR books 2015 Siggraph press luncheon  

The annual event returns to JR Marriott LA Live with a theme of new workflows for Getting Virtual Jon Peddie Research (JPR) is again presenting its annual Siggraph press luncheon. This year Siggraph returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center, and JPR will be next door at JR Marriott LA Live on August 12, 2015. […]

Abstraction of Olympic motions wins Siggraph 2015 Computer Animation Festival Best of Show

Abstraction of Olympic motions wins Siggraph 2015 Computer Animation Festival Best of Show

Winners in 10 categories announced for 42th annual edition of the festival. Oscar winners often show up here first. Best in Show for the Siggraph 2015 Computer Animation Festival goes to Citius, Altius, Fortius, a mesmerizing exploration of abstract motion created by using data from original footage of athletes in Olympic competition. Ten categories are […]

Create a trailer for Siggraph

Create a trailer for Siggraph

A new contest for students seeks “imagination to tell a unique story” about Siggraph 2015 The Siggraph Education Committee is looking for the next great team of computer graphics artists to create a film-style trailer (preview) for Siggraph 2015. The Siggraph Trailer Contest draws inspiration from a similar contest run by the FMX conference. The […]

Web pioneer Joi Ito to keynote Siggraph 2015

Web pioneer Joi Ito to keynote Siggraph 2015

Known for his ability to see connections before others, Ito was behind many successful Internet start-ups. Siggraph announced today that Joichi “Joi” Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab and a noted pioneer of the World Wide Web, will be the keynote speaker for Siggraph 2015 in Los Angeles, August 9-13.  Mirroring the conference theme […]

Otoy holographic video recreates Batcave for immersive virtual reality

Otoy holographic video recreates Batcave for immersive virtual reality

Samsung Galaxy Gear VR and Oculus Rift users will be among those having a first shot at exploring Batman’s sanctuary from the 1990s animated series. Cloud graphics company Otoy is putting its new holographic video to work in a project to recreate the Batcave from the classic 1990s Batman: The Animated Series. Owners of Samsung […]

SPECapc releases new 3ds Max 2015 benchmark, outlines future

SPECapc releases new 3ds Max 2015 benchmark, outlines future

How to test virtual workstation performance is one of the key issues facing this industry non-profit. At Siggraph SPEC’s Application Performance Characterization (SPECapc) group has released a new benchmark Autodesk 3ds Max 2015, and discussed with press and analysts the challenges it sees ahead. SPECapc for 3ds Max 2015 contains 48 tests for comprehensive measurement […]

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Lenovo intros new transformer workstations

Lenovo intros new transformer workstations

The new ThinkStation update takes toolless to a new level. Lenovo came to Siggraph with a fleet of slick-looking new workstations. The company completely revamped their product line with new processors, new cooling techniques, and new cabinets. Lenovo has added new models to its ThinkStation P Series workstation lineup featuring Intel’s Haswell Xeon E5 v3 […]

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