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From Make: How to Get Started with Virtual Reality

Jan 07, 2016 at 10:55 pm by -gToon

From Makezine.com, the creators of Make Magazine, we report on a two-part article that introduces Virtual Reality using the free Unity game platform and the very inexpensive G.... Read More

VR Hardware Oculus Rift Now Available for Pre-Order

Jan 06, 2016 at 11:55 pm by -gToon

Oculus Rift, that magic VR (virtual reality) hardware device purchased by Facebook last year for a tidy $2 billion dollars, is finally being made available for pre-orders star.... Read More

Photography Grand Prize Winner: VJerney

Jan 06, 2016 at 04:27 pm by -gToon

So, our Holiday contest was a success! We had so many amazing entries and thank you for your participation. There were only 4 winners in each category, but if we could, we wou.... Read More

Grand Prize Winner in 2D Category: Nimeria

Jan 05, 2016 at 02:52 pm by -gToon

So, our Holiday contest was a success! We had so many amazing entries and thank you for your participation. There were only 4 winners in each category, but if we could, we wou.... Read More

Writer Grand Prize Winner: Enone

Jan 04, 2016 at 02:59 pm by -gToon

So, our Holiday contest was a success! We had so many amazing entries and thank you for your participation. There were only 4 winners in each category, but if we could, we wou.... Read More
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oTakhi Platform: WebGL-based Character Animation System

Jan 03, 2016 at 12:24 am by -gToon

oTakhi is a unique, cloud-based game/app platform that allows members to "visually design and share web apps and 3d games using primarily drag-and-drop with optional javasc.... Read More

Autodesk Developing New Render Engines

Jan 01, 2016 at 08:00 pm by -gToon

Autodesk Developing 2 New Render Engines From Cadalyst.com article by Randall S. Newton, we learn that Autodesk is developing 2 types of ray-tracing render engines. This come.... Read More

Animation Grand Prize Winner: bsteagal

Dec 31, 2015 at 04:58 pm by -gToon

So, our Holiday contest was a success! We had so many amazing entries and thank you for your participation. There were only 4 winners in each category, but if we could, we wou.... Read More

3D Grand Prize Winner: JenniferRehnay

Dec 31, 2015 at 04:49 pm by -gToon

So, Renderosity's Holiday contest was a success! We had so many amazing entries and thank you for your participation. There were only 4 winners in each category, but if we cou.... Read More

Christmas Traditions

Dec 24, 2015 at 12:34 pm by mhaase75

I have to say--out of all the holidays, Christmas is certainly my favorite. Honestly, it has nothing to with receiving presents; it's more so the feeling I get around this tim.... Read More

Modo 902: Reality Reimagined

Dec 21, 2015 at 10:42 pm by -gToon

The Foundry has recently released an upgrade to their popular 3D application, Modo. Hot on the heels of Modo 901, released only several months ago, comes Modo 902 which speci.... Read More

Learning Houdini Journal 08: Shaders and Rendering

Dec 20, 2015 at 12:08 am by -gToon

This is the eighth entry of what will be a year-long journal on learning the 3D application Houdini, created by Side Effects Software. Houdini is a sophisticated application.... Read More

NVIDIA Iray Comes to Autodesk Maya, Enabling Faster, More Accurate Designs

Dec 18, 2015 at 10:48 pm by -gToon

NVIDIA Launches New Iray Plug-ins NVIDIA Iray Comes to Autodesk Maya, Enabling Faster, More Accurate Designs Byline: Cassie Thibodeau Autodesk Maya users can create their des.... Read More

Chaos Group Announces V-Ray 3.3 for 3ds Max

Dec 18, 2015 at 10:22 pm by -gToon

Chaos Group has announced that the newest version of their rendering software, V-Ray 3.3 for 3ds Max, is now available. More information at ChaosGroup.com. New features in V-R.... Read More

Vote for 2015 Renderosity's Artist of the Year

Dec 15, 2015 at 03:11 pm by -gToon

Every month, the Renderosity community votes on Artist Of The Month. So, by the end of the year, they vote on the Renderosity Artist of the Year. Renderosity has 12 artists an.... Read More

Learning Houdini Journal 07: Materials

Dec 13, 2015 at 01:16 am by -gToon

This is the seventh entry of what will be a year-long journal on learning the 3D application Houdini, created bySide Effects Software. Houdini is a sophisticated application.... Read More

Sundance 2016 Announces Animated Short Film Line-up

Dec 13, 2015 at 12:31 am by -gToon

The Sundance Film Festival has recently announced their animated short film selections for 2016, scheduled for January 21-31 in Park City, Utah. Twelve animated shorts were se.... Read More

Game Development Tools: Unreal Engine 4

Dec 10, 2015 at 11:16 pm by nemirc

Game Development Tools: Unreal Engine 4 Unreal Engine 4 is the latest game development software developed by Epic Games, creators of Unreal Tournament, Gears of War and Infin.... Read More

Architects Use NVIDIA'S Iray to Shape the Sunlight in Their New Silicon Valley Headquarters

Dec 10, 2015 at 09:00 pm by -gToon

NVIDIA Iray rendering of the heart of their new building in Santa Clara. NVIDIA'S 500,000+ square foot building (due for completed in approximately 2 years) in Silicon Vall.... Read More

Adobe Updates Creative Cloud Applications

Dec 08, 2015 at 01:15 pm by -gToon

At MAX 2015 we announced a slew of Creative Cloud news: We unveiled loads of new desktop app features, including precise Dehaze in Lightroom CC, which has been available sinc.... Read More

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