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Grow a world from network traffic

Packet Garden observes how you use the internet, then takes that info and generates a 3d world based on it. [via]
posted by brundlefly on Feb 26, 2007 - 13 comments

 

IM IN YR HEAD MORPHIN YR FACE

The Morphable Face Model "captures the variations of 3D shape and texture that occur among human faces. It represents each face by a set of model coefficients, and generates new, natural-looking faces from any novel set of coefficients, which is useful in a wide range of applications in computer vision and computer graphics." Amazing/terrifying tech from Herr Prof. Dr. Volker Blanz.
posted by gwint on Jan 15, 2007 - 38 comments

3D printer

CarveWright, a 3D wood carving machine made by former NASA robotics engineers. Demo video.
posted by stbalbach on Jan 8, 2007 - 26 comments

CGSphere.

The sphere. A simple object. Primitive. Round.
The CGSphere Project is simply this: What can you do with a round object in your 3D world?
Gallery here

Contributors have tried to create the most captivating 3d sphere, using their choice of software.
My favorites: My Precious. No Way Out. Solar Radiometer. Idea in a Cage. Sputnik. Hunter Killer. Don't Do it. mini adventure. Corals. Pin Ball. Spy Hole.
posted by filmgeek on Dec 23, 2006 - 19 comments

Landcraft

Landcraft
posted by delmoi on Dec 23, 2006 - 16 comments

Lenticulations

Lenticulations :: Animated 3D Multiple Lens Photographs
posted by crunchland on Dec 2, 2006 - 12 comments

2D to 3D

Finding The Third Dimension. A research project at Carnegie Mellon University that attempts to extract the third dimension from one single photograph. (YouTube video, via)
posted by zardoz on Oct 24, 2006 - 13 comments

The Croquet Project - Web 2.0

The Croquet Project is a staggeringly ambitious attempt to create 'an operating system for the post-browser Internet' - a multi-platform, open-source, extensible, decentralised, peer-to-peer, 3D virtual reality metaverse [2,3], designed for 'highly scalable deep collaboration', led by Alan Kay.
posted by MetaMonkey on Oct 1, 2006 - 37 comments

zbrushcentral.com

Interesting gallery of images people have made using a program called zBrush. (some images nsfw)
posted by crunchland on Sep 17, 2006 - 24 comments

Ladybug on a Mission

"Imagine a blend between a National Geographic documentary and a Tex Avery cartoon. This short is a combination of 3D characters and live footage." Five-ish minutes in the life of a ladybug with anger issues. (YouTube)
posted by Orb on Sep 7, 2006 - 21 comments

Photorealistic CG?

Still in the uncanny valley? - a great attempt at photorealism.
posted by Gyan on Aug 31, 2006 - 50 comments

3D Starmaps

3D Starmaps by Winchell Chung. (I knew him for his game illustrations before I ever knew about his starmaps.) The site contains lots of information about how to make 2D/3D starmaps from standard star tables, a nice selection of pre-existing maps and one of the best listings of 3D starmap software around.
posted by jiawen on Jul 23, 2006 - 12 comments

a computer steers two finely focussed, powerful laser beams at a polymer or metal powder

A plane you can print. via bldblog, which has a lot more context and speculation.
posted by signal on Jul 23, 2006 - 17 comments

2D => 3D

Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a program that can automatically generate a 3-D model from a single photograph, using machine learning. Take a look at this high-res comparison of original and generated images, also demonstration animations and downloadable videos (with executables). [via /. see also: a little on human 3d perception at everything2, groovy dragon illusion]
posted by MetaMonkey on Jun 14, 2006 - 42 comments

Friday Flash Fun

3D Logic Connect the colors on the cube
posted by Bezbozhnik on Jun 2, 2006 - 37 comments

Visual Cornucopia

Many images (large pageload) from platinumfmd [via]
posted by peacay on May 19, 2006 - 25 comments

What did the big tomato say the the squished tomato? SketchUp!

Google Releases Sketchup for All. Google has released a free version of SketchUp (video and tutorials), quite possibly the coolest and most intuitive 3D authoring tool. An added bonus of SketchUp is it's integration into Google Earth. Google has also provided a 3D Warehouse for the posting of your models, which can be downloaded into either application (SketchUp for editing, Earth for displaying). Kind of gives you some insight into their plans for using Google Earth as an Automotive (Honda and Volkswagen) GPS service. (Sidenote: how long until this is seen as a threat to national security?)
posted by rzklkng on Apr 27, 2006 - 41 comments

The Curious Lentograph

The Curious Lentograph Coming soon to a thrift store near you.
posted by Bighappyfunhouse on Mar 5, 2006 - 18 comments

3D Teddy

Teddy: A sketching interface for 3D freeform design (in Java). Noodle around with the online applet (see the tutorial for instructions; there's also a demo in .avi format), or download the program so you can save your creations. An even niftier upgrade is available, SmoothTeddy (.avi demo), but SmoothTeddy doesn't have an online version to play with.
posted by Gator on Feb 22, 2006 - 11 comments

Sexy pixels.

Digital Artform is a fascinating resource for those interested in 3D graphics, digital painting, and the like. How about turning 2D stills into 3D animations, the truth about motion blur and colour mixing, or outlines in action? Also, a recipe for making your own Viewmaster reels, and the politics of colour saturation.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Jan 27, 2006 - 13 comments

3D models for Adobe Reader 7

Some nifty 3D models for test-driving the Universal 3D capabilities of Adobe Reader 7.
posted by nthdegx on Oct 19, 2005 - 13 comments

Some odd art links -

hand paintings by Guido Daniele that apparently are not photoshopped; 3D sidewalk art using clever long-distance perspective; and some cool art samples created by hand or mouth, from paralyzed folks of The Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists.
posted by ember on Oct 17, 2005 - 15 comments

chizieep to the ezzeep

Gangsta Chimp Just one of the award winning peices of CG artwork at the CG Choice Gallery. From the amazingly lifelike to the fantastic and whimsical
posted by delmoi on Sep 1, 2005 - 19 comments

View the universe in 3d

Ever have trouble visualizing how the solar system is put together, how the orbits work, how everything is positioned relative to everything else? This site helps you see how we think it all fits together.
posted by Fozzie on Jun 22, 2005 - 16 comments

Computer Graphics Contests

CG Challenges - the largest online art contests of their kind, where artists are challenged to create outstanding artworks based upon set themes, while working under restrictions. For CG students, an additional bonus is the view of the creation process.
posted by Gyan on May 23, 2005 - 8 comments

FUCKING MONEY!!!

Ryan, the Oscar winner for Best Short Film, is a canadian 3d and 2d animated masterpiece. I wish I could provide more than the material already provided by Andy Baio, but I just felt like you all should see this. It's the true story of Ryan Landis, a brilliant artist devastated by the real world. It's also the story of his impact on the director. That really doesn't do it justice. Please just click. apology inside
posted by shmegegge on Mar 1, 2005 - 21 comments

Twinkle, twinkle little GPS BIIA-12...

J-Track 3D is an interesting JAVA web-app offered by NASA which gives a 3D interactive display of over 500 satellites currently orbiting the Earth.
posted by numlok on Feb 16, 2005 - 8 comments

3d dun right...

aNTROPUs is a 3d animator/modeler that makes some very interesting pictures. There was an animated short that caught my eye called, "The Plumber" ( it's in .rar format, if you don't have the software to view it, you can get it here (Mac) or here (PC) )
posted by Hands of Manos on Dec 15, 2004 - 24 comments

Lagrange: it's not just a ZZ Top song

Minimal surfaces in 3D (red/green, or stereo pairs), with rotate and zoom. If you want to go beyond the eye-candy aspect, here's the obligatory Mathworld link, the classic intuitive explanation, and a raft of additional information. If you like eye-candy, don't miss the ray-traced minimal surfaces and these interesting, but non-minimal surfaces.
posted by Wolfdog on Dec 5, 2004 - 7 comments

28 Variations

28 Variations
posted by cmonkey on Nov 29, 2004 - 19 comments

Google acquires keyhole service

Use the free 7 day trial while it's available! This lil program lets you zoom in pretty darn close on just about any spot in the world. And it is FREAKING COOL. I don't have much better commentary than that, sorry. You can zoom around to your favorite locations, tilt the camera, show all road names, rotate views - and once you've got a bunch of stuff plugged in its really neat to just click between them and watch the flyby. I can't believe this isn't a double post, but couldn't find it on search. Have fun!
posted by glenwood on Nov 21, 2004 - 67 comments

can you load me up some flight sim on that?

The Visualization Portal's default description page starts off kind of slow and ho-hum, with some pretty basic and dated looking graphics. And even a little weird, artsy. The actual main news page is better. The Visualization Portal is nearly a Heinlein-esque 3D 3D visualization tank. These pics of past events are cool. You can visit the portal at UCLA for free.
posted by loquacious on Sep 25, 2004 - 2 comments

eyeball it

Stereoscopy. (1 image nsfw)
posted by protocool on Sep 8, 2004 - 16 comments

Like music, with balls

Animusic Just saw a video from thes folks as a between shows filler on PBS. Remember Herbie Hancock's robotic music video from the mid-80s? This is classical music but even cooler--no hands used in playing--endorsed by Jon Anderson and Alan Parsons.
posted by billsaysthis on Jul 22, 2004 - 9 comments

Milked.

Still Flash Friday! Kind of. This is some crafty work, nonetheless. (Parts NSFW)
posted by travis on Jun 4, 2004 - 3 comments

Researchers have created a 3D search engine.

Researchers have created a 3D search engine. Sketch the object you're looking for and the search engine will attempt to find it.
posted by geeknik on Apr 15, 2004 - 11 comments

POVRay Short Code Contest #3

POVRay Short Code Contest 3 - Surprisingly complex (though not necessarily pretty) images created with scene files of no more than 256 characters. I like the recursive trees. Via abcde.
posted by signal on Mar 26, 2004 - 9 comments

World Heritage Digitzation projects

Ben Kacyras is the inventor of the portable Cyrax 3D scanning camera traditionally used by surveyors for quickly creating "surgical exact" 3D models of large structures. Ben has set a goal to scan every World Heritage Site on Earth and make it available online so that if anything were to happen to a site, an exact replica could be re-built. Example Cyrax pictures. More 3D Camera links and other World Heritage Digitization efforts.
posted by stbalbach on Mar 8, 2004 - 5 comments

Mars-o-vision

Mars 3D, without the red & green glasses. The work is being carried out by Antonio Criminisi and Andrew Blake from Microsoft's research labs in Cambridge. The pair have developed algorithms that can take a single flat image or painting and turn it into an virtual environment.
posted by MintSauce on Feb 24, 2004 - 11 comments

Mmm...spaghetti

3D Tube Map
posted by Orange Goblin on Nov 28, 2003 - 18 comments

3D Sidewalk Paintings

3D Sidewalk Paintings [via 37signals]
posted by kirkaracha on Nov 19, 2003 - 17 comments

solar system

solar system [note: requires anark plugin]
posted by crunchland on Nov 15, 2003 - 14 comments

Beeman's, Brillo, and Cream of Wheat in 3-D

Beeman's
Brillo
Cream of Wheat
Classic American consumer products in 3-D
posted by putzface_dickman on Oct 1, 2003 - 16 comments

LightWave Feature Generator

This made me spit Yoo-Hoo on my PDA. Humor for 3D graphics nerds.
posted by jpburns on Sep 25, 2003 - 17 comments

papercraft

3D Papercraft.. build all kinds of things out of paper from your printer. From the Taj Mahal to a matador to a pair of sumo wrestlers.
posted by crunchland on Aug 31, 2003 - 11 comments

One life size copy of Britney please...

Printers produce copies in 3D. Z corporation demos 'low-cost' 3D printers at the SIGGRAPH CGI show.
posted by MintSauce on Aug 6, 2003 - 17 comments

Rekkaturvat

Rekkaturvat: You've already pushed a hapless dummy down the stairs. Now you can see what happens when that same guy gets behind the wheel - or at least inside the cab - of a truck speeding toward a wall. Scant on documentation, but not hard to figure out (the 1 and 2 sliders control the position of two ramps). Anyone find a good technique for a high score? (2 MB Windows .exe)
posted by wanderingmind on Aug 3, 2003 - 51 comments

Render therefore unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsar's.

3D Artists is another online art collective. This time, the artists specialize in using 3D rendering tools. (Note: some images may not be safe for work.)
posted by crunchland on Jul 25, 2003 - 8 comments

Soviet style retroscripting in Hollywood?

Pixar's newest kid flick good enough for adults, Finding Nemo was proceeded by a "classic" Pixar short, KnickKnack. The weird thing is that they felt compelled to change 2 characters (the "bathing beauty" and the mermaid) from a ridiculously geometric, cartoony bosomy shape to flat chested. What gives here? This reminds me of the changes Spielberg made in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and of course, the regrettable Greedo shooting incident in Lucas' Star Wars: A New Hope. My question is: When is it right to change an existing work, for whatever reason?
posted by jpburns on Jun 1, 2003 - 30 comments

3-D Maps of Nearby Space

3-D Maps of Nearby Space "The first detailed map of space within about 1,000 light years of Earth places the solar system in the middle of a large hole that pierces the plane of the galaxy...The new map, produced by University of California, Berkeley, and French astronomers, alters the reigning view of the solar neighborhood." (one view|another view|links to bigger images)
posted by kirkaracha on May 30, 2003 - 5 comments

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