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Can Intel and DreamWorks render animation in real

PolygamousRanchKid (1290638) writes | more than 2 years ago

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PolygamousRanchKid (1290638) writes "This week while speaking at this year's Techonomy conference, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told audience members that they'd formulated the solution for real-time rendering of animation for video. Katzenberg told the audience that they'd been working hand-in-hand with Intel in order to rewrite their software to take advantage of scalable multi-core processors, this allowing them to achieve advances that will, for lack of a better term, revolutionize the animation process. While before recently DreamWorks had been considered mostly a story-telling company, Katzenberg now says they`re becoming as much a technology company as we are an animation company."

DreamWorks and Intel are on a four-year effort to make this software re-write a reality and Katzenberg said today that they were just about two-thirds done at the moment, with the product already having been used on a number of products.

If DreamWorks and Intel succeed here, there will be much rejoicing.

See also: http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2011/11/14/techonomy-can-intel-and-dreamworks-cross-the-uncanny-valley/"

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