At RoboNation’s 11th International RoboBoat Competition in June 2018 in South Daytona, Fla., the AUVSI-backed organization announced its new sponsor partnership with Velodyne LiDAR.
Velodyne LiDAR and MADD thank law enforcement officers and demonstrate how the future of driving can be safe for all.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) invited Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. to present the keynote at the Law Enforcement Recognition Event in Lafayette, California, on June 13 to honor the officers working on the front line to keep us safe in our communities.
The lunchtime event was filled with moving stories and lessons learned from officers while on duty. Velodyne and MADD’s presence...
Voyage, a leading autonomous vehicle startup, has cemented their relationship with Velodyne LiDAR, launching an all-Velodyne, autonomous-driving system. This new offering, which features the new VLS-128 sensor mounted on Chrysler Pacifica vehicles, will be deployed as a fleet of autonomous cars for communities across the USA.
Originating from the University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Labs, Exyn Technologies has commercialized groundbreaking research to build its proprietary AI software, exynAI™, technology from the ground-up.
The Greatest Showman is unashamedly a musical. You can put an Australian Hugh Jackman on stage under lights anywhere and you have the makings of a great musical right there. Crafting a period New York City, painterly backgrounds and colourful effects was the job of a band of VFX studios which included MPC, Brainstorm Digital, RodeoFX, RaynaultFX, SoloVFX, Lola FX and others.
Marvel has created an immense line-up of characters, both heroes and villains. Many have gone out in their own branded movie. The Black Panther was first introduced by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby as a lead black superhero in a mainstream comic back in 1966. Finally now Black Panther gets his story told.
From little things, big things grow.
The story of Cocoa and Little Love.
It’s sometimes strange and incredible how events pan out for the best. The story of how writer Simon Higgins and animator Jenny Wang met before their collaboration developed is inspiring. Looking back at the last four years, I explore the origins of the success of Crane Animation studio in Guilin, in the Guangxi Province of China.
“I met my wife, Jenny (Yuxiao) Wang in a coffee shop in Melbourne,” explains Simon, “after ...
Inspired by events hidden in Australia’s dark and mostly unknown history, Sweet Country is a story set in the tough outback of the Northern Territory of Australia. This is a simply told story from 1929 about the Indigenous people torn between first-people culture and the wild west subsistence farmers making their way through each season. Told in the genre of the period western, director Warwick Thornton saw this as the most effective way to convey the story.
“My aim has been to draw the audie...
Gustav Hoegen has an immense and growing list of credits as a Supervising Animatronics Designer, those artists making mechanical, practical characters that they then perform with on set. Think of the Engineer and David’s Android head in Prometheus, the Vogons in The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, then Admiral Raddus (above) in Star Wars: Rogue One. Lately, among others, he’s worked on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One, The Last Jedi, and Solo.
Building a character in a point-cloud became an entirely new photographic and VFX challenge for the Blade Runner 2049 crew.
“The Overall VFX Supervisor John [Nelson] came to us fairly early for the project,” says Paul Lambert, the DNEG studio’s VFX Supervisor for Blade Runner 2049. “At the time, there were no concepts for the Joi character at all. But we entered into testing the ideas for her straight away.” There were two teams, aptly named TeamLA and the Joi Division. The DNEG crew used som...