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Solar Flares, Bubble Rings, and Ink Chandeliers

July 29, 2019

Computer simulations elucidate the mathematics governing twisting vortex rings. Engineers from Caltech have generated a computer simulation of…
Flying high: Computer graphics researchers make drone navigation easier

November 28, 2018

Drone operators struggling to fly the multi-propeller device and take pictures simultaneously could soon have a much simpler…
Stanford computer scientists develop a system to synthesize realistic sounds for computer animation

August 17, 2018

Advances in computer-generated imagery have brought vivid, realistic animations to life, but the sounds associated with what we…
Researchers create images with mathematics

June 11, 2018

The boundary between reality and a virtual world has been further blurred after a team of researchers have…
External GPU Boosts Any Old MacBook

September 22, 2016

Laptops usually lack the computing performance comparing with the desktop PC. What if you could take a desktop…
Using Quantum Mechanics to Improve Computer Graphics

July 31, 2016

Accurately simulating vorticity, as exemplified by the spinning motion of a flowing fluid, is an incredibly tall order…
Computer Scientists Find Way to Make All That Glitters More Realistic in Computer Graphics

July 27, 2016

Iron Man’s suit. Captain America’s shield. The Batmobile. These all could look a lot more realistic thanks to…
World premiere of ‘The Science Behind Pixar’ illustrates power of computational thinking

July 8, 2015

This summer, visitors to the Museum of Science, Boston will be inspired by the science and technology behind…
NASA Simulation Suggests Black Holes May Make Ideal Dark Matter Labs

June 25, 2015

A new NASA computer simulation shows that dark matter particles colliding in the extreme gravity of a black…
Computation bringing 3-D imaging to light

May 13, 2015

Photography used to be limited to flat, two-dimensional images. Today, the art and science of image capture is…
Graphic Medicine

June 12, 2014

Biomedical imaging is transforming modern medicine with its movie-like computer graphics and large data sets playing a central…
AMD launches dual-processor Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card, starting at $1499 USD

April 10, 2014

AMD today launched AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card, which according to the company is the world’s fastest and most…
Game play remains at heart of changing lifestyles

March 6, 2014

A vendor sells game consoles including Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 in a major electronics market in Shanghai…
ASUS ROG announces Poseidon GTX 780 Graphics Card at INR 46,500

January 9, 2014

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced Poseidon GTX 780 with DirectCU H2O, a new graphics card with…
Students update classic animation technique

November 29, 2013

The classic example squash and stretch: a bouncing ball stretching proportionate to its acceleration Computer Graphics students at…
Computer scientists create 3-D technique based on Nash theory

November 20, 2013

Guo and his team found that replacing isotropic triangles (part 1) with anisotropic triangles (part 2) in the…
Matching eyes to math for translucent images

October 2, 2013

Whether it’s a rare jade figurine or an ice sculpture, how light passes through a translucent surface is…
Precomputing speeds up cloth imaging

September 6, 2013

Creating a computer graphic model of a uniform material like woven cloth or finished wood can be done…
Crowdsourcing creates a database of surfaces

August 29, 2013

Provided/Bala Group Crowdsourcing builds a database. Two thousand online workers selected and annotated examples of materials from Flickr…
Lifelike wobble thanks to ETH Zurich software

July 25, 2013

The cartoon characters so loved by young and old audiences alike are becoming increasingly lifelike. In order for…
Digital hair manipulation gets dynamic

July 24, 2013

Had your hair cut lately? Most of us probably can answer that one affirmatively. Use a brush or…
Six months of computing time generates detailed portrait of cloth behavior

July 24, 2013

It would be impossible to compute all of the ways a piece of cloth might shift, fold and…
Perfecting digital imaging

July 24, 2013

New research in computer graphics, presented at SIGGRAPH, will advance artificial vision, 3D displays, and video editing The…
Touch to feel the virtual world

July 3, 2013

Haptic technology, which simulates the sense of touch through tactile feedback mechanisms, has been described as “doing for…
Play video without plug-ins? Mozilla-OTOY codec turns tide

May 7, 2013

Mozilla and Los Angeles-based graphics software company OTOY have announced ORBX.js, a downloadable HD codec written in JavaScript…
Oscar-worthy smoke signals

January 22, 2013

Top honour for ETH-Zurich professor and Disney director Markus Gross: he is to receive a “Tech Oscar” from…
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