Tuesday, May 26, 2015

2K Releases Teaser for 'Advent'

2K Games has released a teaser for a new sci-fi project called #Advent. Check it out.
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Using Lidar Technology

Did you know the data captured during a #3Dscan or #Lidar scan can be used for pre-visualization and then again as background for a set? Learn more here.


 
 
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

EXCLUSIVE AGE OF ULTRON INTERVIEW WITH PAUL BUTTERWORTH (ANIMAL LOGIC)

Marvel​ enlisted the very best VFX houses from around the globe to work on The Avengers: Age of Ultron. CGSociety​ talks to Animal Logic about the work they did for the film.

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What's New in Virtual Reality Weta Digital

fxguide talks to Weta Digital's Joe Letteri, VR studios Felix & Paul and Nozon about what's new in #virtualreality. It seems they've found a way to use a pre-rendered virtual experience while still being able to move your head. Watch video here.



 
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Monday, May 18, 2015

Are Your Characters Spending Your Budget?

Some ways to save money when planning for a 3D scanning session.

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Business models for VFX

New business models for the #VFX industry were discussed in a panel during the FMX conference. It was hosted by Weta Digital's Dave Gougé and included Warner Bros. Studios' Chris deFaria, Method Studio's Marc Weigert and Founder of DD and industry expert Scott Ross.


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Friday, May 15, 2015

E3 2015

#E32015 begins next month, June 16-18! We're so excited to see what's new in computer and video game technology. Hope to see you there!

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

3D Scanning Art: Cultural heritage – a new dimension

3D scanning art for preservation has been in process for a few years at the Louvre. Because it can be time consuming and expensive, only a few dozen artifacts are scanned each year. However, this technology is seen as a useful research tool.

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Using Cyber Characters for Film, TV and Games

Cyber characters like our vampire here have many uses in film, tv and games. They can be inserted into any digital set as a main character or background filler. #3dscanning #vfx


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Here's What It's Like To Step Into A 3-D Body Scanner For A Custom-Made Suit

Alton Lane, a company based in Manhattan uses 3D scanners to create custom-made suits that fit your body's exact measurements. Take a look.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

TNG VFX Recent Work

We're always working on new 3D models or reworking ones from our inventory. Here's one we applied some textures to recently. We've been calling him the 'Wilderness Wanderer.' For more samples of our work, visit our website: tngvfx.com



Capturing the World and Its Content

A 3D scanned model has multiple uses. If a set or vehicle needs to be blown up, using digital content allows a Director to shoot take after take. How can digital content help you with your project?

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Capturing Facial Performance

We 3D scan characters to create believable content in the digital world. That is why we like to 3D scan facial expressions for use in blend shapes. How can scanning facial expressions benefit your project?

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

3D Scanning Superheroes

3D scanning characters that have specific wardrobe and props can be challenging depending on the material used. But there's always a way to get exactly what you're looking for. Let us know how we can help you create the digital character you need. See full article here.

 
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Monday, May 4, 2015

TNG's Recent Work

We've been working on the render for our superhero. Her full body digital double will be in our next newsletter coming out this week. Stay tuned!


Glove uses tiny air bladders to bring touch to VR

A ‪‎virtual reality‬ glove that allows gamers to touch and feel objects has been developed by a team of engineering students. The Hands Omni glove uses tiny bladders of air to create the sensation of touching and holding physical materials in games. Read full article here.


 
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Seeking Freelance Programmer in Los Angeles

We continue looking for a Freelance Programmer in Los Angeles. If you're interested or know someone, you can contact us here or email us at info@tngvfx.com. Must be familiar with Joomla.