Archive for August, 2011

August 4th 2011

Is this for real… or unreal?

These guys claim to have a new rendering engine that will enable games to render to virtually unlimited detail….

It seems a lot like voxels. This has been claimed before – but not to this resolution, not with these numbers onscreen at the same time. A lot of people respond with a lot of sceptisism, but if this turns out to be true.. games are gonna be a lot nicer to look at!

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August 4th 2011

3D printing in the desert

This guy figured out a way to make objects in the desert – using nothing (well…. a lot of equipement!) but sun and sand.

Of course, this is ‘just’ some type of laser-printer, omitting the laser and using the sun. But I love it! This is a picture of the result:

More can be found on his site.

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