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Impressive tech...
show user profile  mike_renouf

Err. Wow.

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1/27/2012 8:36:35 PM (last edit: 1/27/2012 8:36:35 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
The bit with the pool balls on the table is pretty good. Very impressive tech.

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1/27/2012 8:39:15 PM (last edit: 1/27/2012 8:39:15 PM)
show user profile  ScotlandDave
Precisely the third separate time i`ve seen this posted on here - pretty amazing stuff!

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1/27/2012 9:00:56 PM (last edit: 1/27/2012 9:00:56 PM)
show user profile  9krausec
but when will it be out on the market!!!?!

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1/27/2012 9:32:30 PM (last edit: 1/27/2012 9:32:30 PM)
show user profile  LionDebt
So, when max gurus see stuff like this.... do you get excited that the tech is so advanced and gives impressive results? Or annoyed that a layman can download the system and do what used to take time & effort, in moments?

In a slightly related tangent, it reminds me of Euclideon (voxel renderer, sparse voxel octrees etc), in the way that a complex object, already existing in the world, such as a rock or statue can simply be 'scanned' into the game in moments, whereas sculpting, retopologising, texturing (and animating) would take days.

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1/28/2012 2:35:41 AM (last edit: 1/28/2012 2:35:41 AM)
show user profile  ScotlandDave
I reckon sculpting, art, et al - will always have it`s fundamental place. And in a sense drives these technologies..

But, regards making `cgi` and associated technologies `drag and drop` in that sense - why not? Modelling / rendering and everything in between is fun, but becomes a pain in the arse, to be frank.

It`s kindof that thing - for example you have this amazing idea for a game but no way or time to complete it in reality - technology is in essence designed to fill in those gaps - make productivity more accessible. That`s what Apple do and is their whole philosophy if you think about it, as annoying as that might be when it comes to marketing..


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1/28/2012 2:48:13 AM (last edit: 1/28/2012 2:48:32 AM)
show user profile  jareu
I agree with ScotlandDave that art will always be art, and automatically generated images and objects will always lack that ability to move and excite as art does. That's not to say that scanned or automatically generated images can't be used to create art. On the contrary, I think technology always has and always will only find a way to make life easier for the artist, not make the artist redundant.

nonetheless, That's a fantastic piece of technology! I can't wait to try it out.

He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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1/28/2012 5:18:55 AM (last edit: 1/28/2012 5:18:55 AM)
show user profile  Mr.Burns
Having tools that make things easier is great. You never really have enough time, so it's good if you can save as much time as possible.

"Or annoyed that a layman can download the system and do what used to take time & effort, in moments?"

It still takes skill etc. to create something that's actually worth looking at. The tools may make things easy, but you still have to know how to put them to good use.
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1/28/2012 5:24:51 PM (last edit: 1/28/2012 5:24:51 PM)
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