25 SIGGRAPH 2018 Stories You May Have Missed

25 SIGGRAPH 2018 Stories You May Have Missed

photo by Jim Hagarty © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH

Our recent trip to Vancouver yielded a wealth of new ideas, new experiences, and new innovations. …And plenty of writers were there to capture it! We hope you enjoy this roundup of some of the biggest stories out of SIGGRAPH 2018.

 

NVIDIA Doubles Down On Ray Tracing With Turing
Forbes

 

SIGGRAPH in a Nutshell: Real-Time Ray Tracing Gets Realistic and Machine Learning Gets Practical
StudioDaily

 

Rays Of Light: Takeaways From An Action-Packed SIGGRAPH 2018
Techgage

 

SIGGRAPH 2018: Celebrating VR at 50
Renderosity Magazine

 

Vancouver’s SIGGRAPH 2018 blends science, technology, art and entertainment
BCBusiness

 

12 Cool New Pieces Of Animation Tech We Saw At SIGGRAPH 2018
Cartoon Brew

 

Fusion: A Collaborative Robotic Telepresence Parasite That Lives on Your Back
IEEE Spectrum

 

I’m officially creeped out by this robot’s lifelike facial expressions
BGR

 

VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus
TechCrunch

 

LulzBot Releases 3D Aerostruder Micro Tool Head for “Penny-scale” 3D Printed Parts
3D Printing Industry

 

Wind-Blaster VR Peripheral Offers New Wind Powered Immersion
VRFocus

 

Google unveils new virtual reality experience at SIGGRAPH 2018
Phys.org

 

Facebook made a camera system that can make better virtual mirrors
VentureBeat

 

Solo VFX Supervisor Rob Bredow on the Power of Creativity
VFX Voice

 

SIGGRAPH: StarVR One’s VR headset with integrated eye tracking
postPerspective

 

Porsche and Epic Games show off new lighting features for Unreal Engine
TNW

 

MIT, Adobe’s new A.I. could bring one-click background removal, social filters
Digital Trends

 

I Saw Disney’s First VR Film “Cycles” And My Mind Is Blown
BuzzFeed

 

DigiPro 2018, SideFX and and cloth: SIGGRAPH weekend report
fxguide

 

Digital Basketball Players Teach Themselves to Dribble
Futurity

 

Platige Image Explores Pure Form with ‘Miazmat’ Short
Animation World Network

 

SIGGRAPH 2018 Spotlights Women In Computer Graphics
SHOOT Online

 

Isabelle Riva: How The Unity Game Engine Will Democratize Film
UploadVR

 

EXCLUSIVE: Dreamworks Directors On How They Made ‘Bilby,’ And On The Studio’s New Shorts Program
Cartoon Brew

 

AMPAS Launches Academy Software Foundation for VFX, Animation Development
The Hollywood Reporter

For even more conference news, visit “SIGGRAPH In the News” on the 2018 website.

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