• Village Gamer

  • Khronos Group Announces Key Advances In OpenGL Ecosystem At SIGGRAPH 2014

11th August 2014

Khronos Group Announces Key Advances In OpenGL Ecosystem At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Today at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, The KhronosTM Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, announced growing industry support for the OpenGL® family of 3D standards that are advancing the visual experience for more than two billion mobile devices and PCs sold each year. OpenGL, OpenGL ESTM and WebGLTM are the world’s most widely deployed APIs that between them provide portable access to graphics and compute capabilities across multiple platforms, including Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows and the Web. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, Digital Products, Events, National News, New Releases, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

11th August 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014: ftrack Project Management Platform Announces Version 3.0

siggraph 2014Sweden’s ftrack, a project management platform for the creative, visual effects and animation industries has announced version 3.0 and will be showing previews at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver, August 11-14. Working closely with existing customers including The Mill, Cinesite, MPC Commercials and ZeroVFX, ftrack has focused on enhancing an already intuitive workflow while expanding the tools for multi-location pipelines and deeper integration with key VFX software packages. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Events, National News, New Releases, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

11th August 2014

BC Takes Centre Stage With The Opening Of SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014This week, British Columbia takes centre stage to demonstrate the province’s growing strength in technology and digital arts during SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s foremost computer graphics and art conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Vancouver first hosted SIGGRAPH in 2011 and is the only city outside of the U.S.A. that has ever been selected for the North American conference. SIGGRAPH 2011 broke previous convention attendance records for the city, generating an estimated $38.5 million in direct spending for the local economy. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Associations, Audio, Business News, Careers, CGFX, Digital Products, Education, Events, Game Dev, Government, National News, Peripherals, Software, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

8th August 2014

Learn Insider Secrets And Experiment With New Technologies In SIGGRAPH 2014 Studio

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Studio, 10-14 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre, presents an exciting array of Talks, Courses and Projects that demonstrate the latest advances in technology. The Studio offers a collaborative working environment where attendees can come together to learn, experiment, and create. Attendees also have the opportunity to test a wide range of new techniques and media for 3D printing, modeling, and animation with help from experienced hands. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Associations, Careers, CGFX, Digital Products, Education, Events, Game Dev, National News, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

7th August 2014

Toon Boom Animation Returns To Vancouver At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Toon Boom will be at the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, also known as SIGGRAPH 2014, when it returns to Vancouver this August 10th through 14th. Toon Boom’s team of expert professionals will be there to answer all of your queries and to work with you to find the best possible solution for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Events, National News, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

7th August 2014

New Version Of Dynamixyz Performer Suite To Launch At Siggraph In Vancouver

siggraph 2014French developer Dynamixyz (with a Vancouver location) is proud to announce the launch of its new release of Performer Suite, today’s most efficient markerless facial performance capture solution. This newest version includes a lot of highly-requested and innovative features, and will greatly improve the user experience, whilst maintaining the high quality that Dynamixyz’ solution is known for. You are invited to come and discover the first-ever dual marker-based/markerless facial motion capture technology at Dynamixyz’ booth #921 in the French Pavilion at SIGGRAPH 2014, being held August 10-14 in Vancouver. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Events, National News, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

30th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year?s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from submitters outside of the United States. Each year, SIGGRAPH-selected emerging technologies allow conference attendees to play with the latest interactive and graphics developments. The program also presents demonstrations of research in several fields — like displays, input devices, collaborative environments, and robotics — through Talks and a close partnership with the SIGGRAPH Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 3 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Audio, Careers, CGFX, Digital Products, Education, Events, National News, Peripherals, Research Studies, Software, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

30th July 2014

MAXON Announces Exhibitor Presence At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions MAXON Computer is excited to announce it will demonstrate its digital content creation technology at SIGGRAPH 2014 – the annual convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 12–14, at the Vancouver Convention Center. The MAXON exhibit booth #1422 at SIGGRAPH 2014 is located in the West Building, Exhibit Hall B&C. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, CGFX, Education, Events, National News, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

29th July 2014

Local Tech And Art Showcased As BC Hosts SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Andrew Wilkinson has released a video that highlights SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s foremost computer graphics and art conference coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre August 10-14, 2014. Over 15,000 artists, programmers, filmmakers, computer scientists, animators, game designers and others involved in computer graphics, film making, video games and hardware will be in Vancouver over the four days of the conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Associations, Audio, Careers, CGFX, Digital Products, Education, Events, Game Dev, Government, National News, Peripherals, Software, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

29th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 To Demo Latest Real-Time Advancements

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Real-Time Live! program will present a 90-minute show of the most cutting-edge real-time work from the past year. Real-Time Live! is part of the Computer Animation Festival and is the premier showcase for the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of interactive visuals. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 3 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Careers, Education, Events, National News, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

  • Archives

  • Subscribe to our Newsletter


  • Select a list:

    Annex|Pro
  • GuildWars2Live
  • Canadian Online Gamers
  • GWEN Radio
  • Gamers Giving Back

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE