News & Features

NVIDIA executive testifies before congress on artificial intelligence

Feb 16, 2018 at 12:13 pm by schellefire

Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA's Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee Wednesday. In testimony.... Read More

Unity introduces a 2D game kit with drag and drop

Feb 14, 2018 at 02:02 pm by schellefire

Unity Brighton's Content Team - who brought you learning projects Survival Shooter, Adventure Game and Trash Dash - are now unveiling their latest creation: a 2D Gamekit for a.... Read More

Meet Ravi Ramamoorthi, a new fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

Feb 14, 2018 at 10:28 am by schellefire

For his pioneering contributions in the creation of realistic graphics and advances in computer vision, Ravi Ramamoorthi has been elected a Fellow of the Association for Compu.... Read More

All VFX Oscar nominees used NVIDIA GPUs

Feb 13, 2018 at 02:21 pm by schellefire

For the 10th consecutive year, every movie up for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards was created using NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. The 90th annual Academy Awards -- bette.... Read More

HP Revs Up Workstation, Unveils New VR Productsand Services

Feb 13, 2018 at 12:42 pm by schellefire

At SOLIDWORKS World, HP today announced it will power its bestselling performance workstation, the HP Z4, with a choice of Intel® Xeon® or CoreTM X processors and support du.... Read More

Blender announces 2.8 Code Quest

Feb 13, 2018 at 08:32 am by schellefire

On Monday, Feb. 12, the Blender Foundation announced "Blender 2.8 Code Quest," a crowd-funded event to gather the core developers to release the first version of the much anti.... Read More

ZBrush announces dates for annual summit

Feb 12, 2018 at 07:53 pm by schellefire

Pixologic will take over Hollywood's prestigious Gnomon School facilities duringZBrush Summit 2018, set for Sept. 28-30. The annual Summit is the year's biggest event for ZBru.... Read More

Take a Unity-authorized course to boost your skill set

Feb 12, 2018 at 02:02 pm by schellefire

Unity Education has collaborated with a number of the top learning companies such as Udemy, Pluralsight, and Udacity to ensure you learn up-to-date, industry-standard practice.... Read More

Win a free pass to SIGGRAPH 2018 with this contest

Feb 12, 2018 at 10:42 am by schellefire

The SIGGRAPH 2018 conference has teamed up with FlyOver Canada to bring the community a Themed Entertainment Contest, inviting creators to develop content specific to the FlyO.... Read More

Elton John commissions a digital double for farewell tour

Feb 11, 2018 at 10:02 am by Warlord720

Elton John wanted to create a virtual reality experience recalling some of his most iconic performances from his early career and digital sculptor Kris Kelly used ZBrush to h.... Read More

How AI Could Open New Windows into the Cosmos

Feb 10, 2018 at 10:02 am by Warlord720

Our understanding of the universe is poised to progress at warp speed, thanks to new research by scientists at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the Unive.... Read More

VLC 3.0 is Available: Free and Open-Source Media Player

Feb 10, 2018 at 04:02 am by schellefire

media player VLC media player (commonly known as VLC) is a free and open-source, portable and cross-platform media player and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN.... Read More

Unity creators share what challenges and inspires them at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Feb 09, 2018 at 05:02 pm by Warlord720

Unity and Sundance Institute have a lot in common. They are both long-time supporters of independent artists. They both value creation and innovation and they both want to hel.... Read More

Industries Collide, Collaborate at Build: London 2017

Feb 09, 2018 at 03:02 pm by Warlord720

The stunning headquarters of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) were buzzing with enthusiasm throughout Build: London 2017 as a diverse group of creative.... Read More

Here's the AI course you've been looking for

Feb 09, 2018 at 01:11 pm by Warlord720

Convolutional neural networks. Recurrent neural networks. Long short-term memory networks. There's a lot to learn to get up to speed in deep learning. A new online offering fr.... Read More

Reddit's ban of AI-Deepfakes was inevitable

Feb 08, 2018 at 05:11 pm by Warlord720

The first I heard of AI (artificial intelligence) driven deepfakes was from an industry news brief. Like any digital artist, I can't say I was surprised. Face replacement be.... Read More

HOUDINI INDIE: 4K Render Resolution and a Supplementary License

Feb 08, 2018 at 10:21 am by schellefire

houdini The Houdini Indie program has been a successful initiative designed to provide indie animators and gamedevs, who have a gross income less than $100K USD, with access.... Read More

Call for betatesters: FLIP fluids add-on

Feb 07, 2018 at 07:54 pm by schellefire

blender FLIP Fluids is a powerful liquid simulation add-on that gives you the ability to create high-quality fluid effects all within Blender. Created by Ryan Guy and Dennis F.... Read More

How Scripps Network amped up its rendering horsepower

Feb 07, 2018 at 11:02 am by schellefire

Scripps Network Interactive is the leading developer of lifestyle content across TV, digital, and emerging platforms. With brands including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, C.... Read More

Reallusion, Persistant Studios partner iClone and PopcornFX for real-time VFX platform

Feb 07, 2018 at 08:02 am by schellefire

Reallusion iClone and Persistant Studios / PopcornFX release a next-level VFX plugin for production of realtime 3D particle effects equipped with specialized libraries and su.... Read More