SIGGRAPH 2017

Siggraph 2017: the beginning of the end for assistant editors

Siggraph 2017: the beginning of the end for assistant editors

Siggraph 2017 is essentially an NAB show for Pixar computer science geeks and VFX artists. But it also reveals the cutting edge of technology poised to make its way into…

Unity: introducing the era of procedural cinematography

Unity: introducing the era of procedural cinematography

Timeline and Cinemachine, which allow artists to create cinematic content and gameplay sequences without the need for coding, are key tools of the new version of Unity, demoed at Siggraph…

BenQ SW271 4K UHD: made for photographers

BenQ SW271 4K UHD: made for photographers

Engineered for Adobe RGB color management accuracy and high dynamic range visualization, the BenQ SW271 also offers 100% Rec.709/ sRGB, 93% DCI-P3 and supports HDR content. Photographers should…

Epic Games: real-time production is the future of content creation

Epic Games: real-time production is the future of content creation

  Real-time production is the future of content creation, according to Epic Games, and Unreal Engine is putting that front and center at Siggraph this year. The affirmation above…

BenQ debuts professional line of monitors factory-calibrated

BenQ debuts professional line of monitors factory-calibrated

Individually calibrated by factory engineers to produce 100% sRGB and Rec. 709 color precision, the PD Series of monitors is dedicated to graphic design, photography, CAD/CAM, animation and video…

Fusion 9: new VR tools and a lower price for the Studio version

Fusion 9: new VR tools and a lower price for the Studio version

Available today to download, for free, and demonstrated at Siggraph 2017, Fusion 9 wants to be your Virtual Reality tool in the future. Fusion 9 Studio also offers a new…

MAXON announces new release of Cinema 4D

MAXON announces new release of Cinema 4D

New features and enhancements streamline motion graphics, VFX and VR content creation workflows in Cinema 4D, a creative tool for both individual artists and large studio environments. The next generation…

AMD: new Radeon professional cards

AMD: new Radeon professional cards

Based on AMD’s next-generation “Vega” GPU architecture, the Radeon Pro WX 9100 and Radeon Pro SSG professional graphics cards introduce advanced technology never before seen…

Real-time face and body mocap at Siggraph 2017

Real-time face and body mocap at Siggraph 2017

The innovations in iClone 7 are being showcased at Siggraph 2017, in Los Angeles. The software now works with the mocap-ready plugins for Xsens, Faceware, improving productivity. Following the…

PREVAILPRO: first four 4K display and VR mobile workstations

PREVAILPRO: first four 4K display and VR mobile workstations

Imagine a mobile workstation in a thin and light body but still powerful to offer unprecedented graphics and compute capabilities and versatility to creative road warriors. It’s name? PREVAILPRO…

Video editing with a notebook, and a NVIDIA external GPU

Video editing with a notebook, and a NVIDIA external GPU

Bring more creative power to millions of artists and designers is the aim of NVIDIA, introducing its external GPU (eGPU) chassis to dramatically boost the performance of their applications. The…

VR Theater debuts at SIGGRAPH 2017

VR Theater debuts at SIGGRAPH 2017

Short films rendered in real time is one of the surprises for the 2017 edition of SIGGRAPH. It’s also the debut of its VR Theater for which 10 films…