2nd May 2009

Digital Alberta Unveils New Production Reel

digital albertaCalgary Digital Alberta has put together a new production reel highlighting and promoting the digital media services, animation, special effects, post-production, eLearning and game development industry in that province. The video highlights such studios as Bioware, Reel Girls Media, Fission Media Group and many more. Also highlighted in the reel are the benefits of locating a digital media studio in Alberta.

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2nd May 2009

Future Shop invites Canadians to Capture the Spirit of their Hometown and WIN!

Future ShopBurnabyFuture Shop is inviting all Canadians with a passion for photography to capture the spirit of their hometown and enter to win

First Prize

First Prize

a Canon DSLR camera package worth $3,200. Take photos of your hometown that showcase what the community means and upload them to the Future Shop Community Forum.

The contest runs from May 1 through May 14 2009. To enter the contest, see full contest rules and information on Future Shop’s web site. There will also be ten secondary prizes of a Canon SD780 digital camera drawn randomly from the top twenty entries. The top twenty finalists will be judged by representatives from Future Shop.

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2nd May 2009

Daylon Graphics Updates Leveller and Landshaper Products

Daylon GraphicsVancouverDaylon Graphics® Ltd. has announced updates for all of its terrain modeling software applications. Leveller™ 3.1, Landshaper™ 1.1, and Landshaper Golf 2.1 are now available for new and existing users.

“The main improvement is better organization of the document data structure.” explains Ray Gardener, Daylon’s administrator. “Because a document can have multiple views, we stored certain things in view files. But after careful review we felt it was better to move several items up to the document level. Some flexibility was lost doing that, but nothing that anyone willDaylon Landshaper really miss, and the benefits more than make up for it. We want to avoid flexibility merely for its own sake.

“Before, if you forgot to create and associate view files, documents would look different than from the last time they were opened. One would usually have to modify the appearance settings to get them back to what they were. Now that’s history; one can still use view files, but they’re no longer necessary to maintain appearance settings between work sessions.”
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