Setting the East Versus West Coast Transmedia Clash

Setting the East Versus West Coast Transmedia Clash 1

Leaders from USC Annenberg’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) convened Wednesday, June 4 to discuss transmedia and the ways it differs from coast to coast. The two hour discussion, entitled “East Coast Transmedia versus West Coast Transmedia,” was one of the monthly meetups hosted by the group Transmedia Los Angeles, which aims to “bring together the […]

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Alpha channels: premultiplied vs straight

Alpha channels: premultiplied vs straight 2

Alpha channels are grayscale channels in addition to the color channels of a file. They define transparency and often delineate objects or selections as a matte or stencil. Alpha channels can come pre-matted (“shaped”) or as straight, with transparency anti-aliased only when composited. After Effects Help explains Alpha channel interpretation: premultiplied or straight. With straight […]

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NVIDIA Announces First Ever GPU Acceleration for Adobe Illustrator CC

NVIDIA Announces First Ever GPU Acceleration for Adobe Illustrator CC 4

NVIDIA today announced the first GPU-acceleration of Adobe Illustrator CC — enabling graphic artists to seamlessly interact with vector art at any resolution, and to smoothly pan and zoom significantly faster than previously possible. With this new feature powered by NVIDIA GPUs, Illustrator CC can now accelerate the entire canvas by up to 10-times faster(1) […]

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