A mobile 3D exhibition: i3DG Palm Top Theater

i3DG is a playful analog extension to an iPhone, converting its 2D display into a layered 3D view. Watch this video. Brilliant idea. I love it! Using the very old technique of placing a halfsilvered mirror at a 45-degree angle in front of an image, in a novel new context, the project serves as aContinue reading “A mobile 3D exhibition: i3DG Palm Top Theater”

Future Photography from the Sci-Fi Airshow

Love this, but especially when the 3D models are in the ‘real world’ environments. The space shots on the site don’t really carry the effect as well. Click the images for a larger view. See and download the full gallery on posterous Full photo set here – http://www.scifiairshow.com/guided-tour.html

Super Mario Bros. on the pavement

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13118504&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 Super Mario Bros. from Andreas Heikaus on Vimeo. Another awesome thesis project. Blurb: The Super Mario Bros. game, released on the Nintendo Entertainment System, is not longer bound to the television size and get interactive with a new environment. The emphasis of my thesis is on the matchmoving work. It is the process of matching CG elements intoContinue reading “Super Mario Bros. on the pavement”

Mathematics is the language of nature

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9953368&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 Nature by Numbers from Cristóbal Vila on Vimeo. This stunning short film is inspired by numbers, geometry and nature. Sit back and enjoy the ride. More info about the project here.

5x flat panel displays = pCubee 3D

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/89OoXyuxTLM&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&hd=1 via youtube.com “Look at the shiny shiny cube….” The smart people at the University of British Columbia have created a “personal cubic head-coupled 3D display that shows reactive 3D scenes”. Basically it’s a box that adjusts to movements, and lets you interact with objects inside a virtual 3D world. pCubee is made with fiveContinue reading “5x flat panel displays = pCubee 3D”

Incredible Gran Turismo 5 footage

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/ddBkwP1Wt54&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&hd=1 via youtube.com Real or CG. Gran Turismo 5 is blurring the lines even more. Took a couple of viewings for my eyes to tell the difference on one of the shots. Technically impressive. Can’t wait to see what the game play is like. via