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Pixar, Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, and NVIDIA Join Forces to Standardize 3D Ecosystem through Alliance for OpenUSD Initiative

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Shawnee Blackwood

This will enable developers and content creators to describe, compose, and simulate large-scale 3D projects, paving the way for an increasing variety of 3D-enabled products and services.

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RenderMan 24: Pixar’s latest release focuses on look development

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Ruchika Saini

A hybrid renderer, RenderMan XPU, impressive material layering system developed at Industrial Light & Magic, toolset for creating non-photorealistic renders ...

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Disney harnesses GPUs for real-time content creation

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Kathleen Maher

Hyperion, Universal Description Language and more are moving content creation in a open direction. By Kathleen Maher We’re still crawling ...

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Major content creation players dominate Siggraph

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Kathleen Maher

Introductions from The Foundry, Autodesk, and Pixar set the agenda. The content creation companies at Siggraph this year had simple ...

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Teradici is everyone’s friend

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GfxS staff

Film studios and computer vendors want to extend their remote computing. Siggraph was an important show for Teradici. Their PCoIP ...

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JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon takes on virtualization in entertainment

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Randall Newton

The 14th annual event allows industry leaders to discuss technical topics with other insiders. The 14th annual Jon Peddie Research ...

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The Foundry makes new friends, announces new initiatives

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Kathleen Maher

Deals with Sony Imageworks and Pixar will give their users access to tools. The Foundry is expanding out of its ...

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Pixar makes new friends

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Kathleen Maher

Updates and partnerships give the Renderman line a boost. Pixar is a regular at Siggraph. The show is a good ...

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Sometimes Cloud Rendering means rendering clouds

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Kathleen Maher

Open source tools from major studios and commercial vendors are fueling graphics advances. One of the first technical sessions we ...

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The future is bright, shiny, and virtual

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Kathleen Maher

A roundup of new technology from Siggraph 2012. Not to sound too self-congratulato­ry, but the topic Jon Peddie Research chose ...

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