MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011, Luxology® LLC, an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software, is excited to announce a series of partner activities, contests and events during the ACM SIGGRAPH 2011 Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Aug. 9 – 11, 2011. To kick off the events, Luxology will participate in the joint update from Sony Pictures Imageworks and Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) on their co-developed open source project titled Alembic.At its core, Alembic is a computer graphics interchange format focused on storing and sharing animation and visual effects scenes across multiple software applications.
The Alembic press event will be held on Tues., Aug. 9, at 9.30 a.m. at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in the Pearl Room. Throughout the exhibition, David Tracy, Luxology’s community director, and James Darknell, 3D demo artist, can be found at the AMD booth, #631, showing off modo® 501 and Luxology’s newly released Model Bashing Kit.The Model Bashing Kit contains hundreds of detail meshes, gauges, dials, switches and pipes that allow modo 501 users to quickly construct highly detailed virtual forms for science fiction or industrial visualization projects. Luxology will also be participating in a variety of AMD and NVIDIA sponsored events and contests, including AMD’s daily speed modeling contest; a daily presentation on modo 501 in the AMD Theater; and an afternoon modo 501 training session in the AMD Experience Zone.
Luxology’s modo will also be part of the NVIDIA Sketch Match competition in booth #603. Please sign up on-site during SIGGRAPH to participate in these exciting, real-time competitions featuring modo 501. Prizes will be awarded to contest winners.
To schedule a meeting with Luxology or to view a demonstration of modo 501 and other licensable Nexus® technologies during SIGGRAPH, please contact Email Contact for an appointment.
For an updated view of Luxology's activities throughout SIGGRAPH 2011, please visit http://www.luxology.com/events/.
Based in Mountain View, Calif., Luxology® LLC is an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software that enhances productivity via artist-friendly tools powered by a modern underlying architecture called Nexus®. Founded in 2002 by Allen Hastings, Stuart Ferguson and Brad Peebler, Luxology is home to some of the top 3D engineering expertise in the industry. More information on the company, its licensable Nexus technology, its flagship product modo® and a gallery of user images from the active modo community is available online at www.luxology.com