Tag: Computer

Why Hollywood needs computer games tech more than ever

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The technology used in computer games is changing the way films are made, says Kim Libreri Kim Libreri, an award-winning visual effects artist based in Northern California, has worked on movies including Artificial Intelligence and War of the Planet of the Apes. For nine years he has been working with a piece of technology… Read more →

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Get ready for the ‘holy grail’ of computer graphics

Image copyright Microsoft Image caption Jason Ronald from Xbox Ray tracing has always been the “holy grail” of computer graphics, says Jason Ronald, head of program management for the gaming console Xbox. The technique simulates a three-dimensional image by calculating each ray of light and promises stunning lighting effects with realistic reflections and shadows. The method finds where it bounces,… Read more →