[Sidefx-houdini-list] Siggraph 2008

chrisedu at gmail.com chrisedu at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 12:47:49 EDT 2008


Great Input Antoine

and guys... any good software to see?

I only watched panels, conferences and sidefx stuff. Havent seen exhibition
yet.

cheers

chris

www.christianeduardo.net
vfx artist

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 2:17 AM, Antoine Durr <antoine at floqfx.com> wrote:

> Hmm, I'm seeing some pretty cool new hardware out there.  The HP
> DreamColor display, 10 bits/channel, great brightness and saturation,
> probably better than any CRT... being driven by the not-quite-
> released Quadro FX 5800 (which can do it in stereo if only the
> monitor could).   Across the way in the PNY booth is Iridas, showing
> Framecycler/SpeedgradeDI running realtime multiple stereo streams
> from sequential image files or any of the new crop of high res video
> cameras (e.g. Red, Arri D21, etc); over in the ATI booth is a little
> app called Mach Studio that does some pretty cool realtime scene
> lighting.  The latest crop of 3D printers are pretty neat, some doing
> color, some doing ABS plastic to a tolerance of 6 thousandths of an
> inch with almost no shrinkage, other 3D printer vendors with a
> deliberate supporting of the artist community.  Several vendors of
> overpriced 360-degree cameras (think Google Streetview camera but set
> up to do an HDR capture).
>
> -- Antoine
>
>
>
> On Aug 13, 2008, at 9:49 PM, Ivan DeWolf wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > huh... and I thought it was just me....
> >
> > Quoting James Rutherford <JRutherford at stclaircollege.ca>:
> >
> >> What is this?... the most boring Siggraph....nothing on the list or
> >> forum...no big announcements...the most excitement at the Maya
> >> user group is
> >> about Mudbox...a little stir about Nparticles....Softimage does
> >> their best to
> >> copy Houdini with Ice....
> >> Did anybody go???
> >> zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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