Digital Domain To Adopt OpenVDB

Category: Siggraph
GLENDALE, CA — Digital Domain is one of the first studios to adopt DreamWorks Animation SKG’s open source release of OpenVDB, a powerful tool for use in volumetric effects. OpenVDB uses a new data structure for efficient representation of sparse, time-varying volumetric data discretized on a 3D grid. The result allows artists and animators to make more efficient use of scalable volumetric data.

“OpenVDB, which was developed by former Digital Domain employee Dr. Ken Museth, offers a large step forward in the size of volumetric effects possible,” says Darin Grant, CTO of Digital Domain Media Group. “Dr. Museth also made significant advancements in volumetric processing while at Digital Domain. Insights he gained from that work led to the development of OpenVDB.”


Other News

Academy Announces Important Dates for 87th Oscars
17-Apr-2014
CGW Names Silver Edge 'Best of Show' from NAB 2014
17-Apr-2014
Autodesk Maya LT 2015 to Launch on Steam
14-Apr-2014
Shotgun Client Review Site Now Available
14-Apr-2014
More News Headlines
Most Read