SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 22 – Women in Computer Graphics

Celebrate International Women’s Day with an all-new episode of the podcast. SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair Mikki Rose is joined by three powerhouse women for the episode: Jinko Gotoh, Danielle Feinberg, and Erin Summers.

Nurdin Momodu on ‘Frogeck’ and Animation in Nigeria

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The ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee interviews Nurdin Momodu, an animator and 3D generalist who’s directing Nigeria’s first feature-length, 3D animated film.

CoGlobe: Collaborative VR… in a Fish Tank

There’s a fear that virtual reality (VR) will turn us into antisocial loners who too regularly escape into immersive fantasies on our own. But with “CoGlobe: A Co-Located Multi Person FTVR Experience,” the VR experience is a shared one — … Continued

SIGGRAPH Now: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

Technical Director Ernest Petti, Head of Environments Larry Wu, and SDL-Head of Characters & Technical Animation David Komorowski share the process for visualizing the internet on screen for “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”

Inspired by Service Dogs: Inside Toyota’s Human Support Robot

Akiyoshi Ochiai, a senior engineer at Toyota Research Institute, shares the development journey for his team’s Human Support Robot (HSR). A prototype of the robot was shown in the SIGGRAPH 2018 Emerging Technologies venue.

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Eastern Europe

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Arcade Machines Environment Concept Art: courtesy of Room 8 Studio. The International Resources Committee opens 2019 exploring the state of the computer graphics (CG) industry in Eastern Europe (EE) through the expertise of three professionals from the region: Vladimir Koylazov, … Continued