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Dynamic Soft Shadow

Dynamic soft shadow is a dynamic shadow which reacts in real-time to changing light sources in a virtual environment, but at the same time, maintains the anti aliased-alike edges of a natural shadow, recalculated from frame to frame.

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Soft-Edged Shadows
A coder?s article about creating realistic, dynamic soft shadow in real-time interactive, and complex scenes.



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AI Cars, Driving Like Hooligans
Stanford's Junior AI, on handbrake skid parking, without a human influence on the system, in dynamic environments, with only a two foot variance in position at 25mph. Or, the first baby steps towards dynamic switching between open and closed loop systems.



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High Dynamic Range Photography, and Use in Eye Emulation
H.D.R., or high dynamic range photography is a relatively new technique used by photographers to take high-quality full lighting range photos that are near-indistinguishable from paintings, for their ability to correctly replicate the lighting of a given scene, exactly how the human eye would see it.





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Immersive Newscasting versus Actuality
A quote from "Otherland: City of golden shadow", talking about the probable confusion that could result from a realistic enough, surround news feed versus actual physical experience of a disaster.



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Otherland: Is this a real place?
A lengthy quote from the book "Otherland: City of Golden Shadow", by Tad Williams, which sums up the dialectic between physical reality and virtual reality, in one of the most succinct and apt ways we have encountered.



Read this series for the twisting, evolving, many diverse threaded storyline, or read them for the wonderful imagery, and enchanting ideas for VR of the future. Whichever reason makes you pick up one of these, you are in for one hell of a ride!





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Large Image Display: Toy Story: 1995's Cutting Edge
A look at the 1995 milestone movie Toy Story, and an interesting question is asked: Why are modern mainstream VRs only just coming out from the shadow of that world-quality, 14 years later?



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Player-Driven Class Alliance System
A definition document for an interesting, and incredibly dynamic approach to classes and guilds, within a roleplay setting.



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Virtual worlds Require Better Tools
When we interact with the world around us, how do we do it? Do we press soft foot soles to the floor, feeling the cold flow up our legs? Bend over the fridge, wiping the hair out of our eyes as we do so, smelling the mix of meats and cheeses within?



 

Industry News containing the Term Dynamic Soft Shadow:

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(17/04/2006)
(Press Release) IRL, it?s still a national pastime for teens to spend their weekends at the mall, but for thousands of teens nationwide, virtual shopping is *ALDT* (all that). The Starpoint Galleria welcomed several exciting updates to its ...


(16/08/2012)
A team of researchers led by George Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has already broken new engineering ground with the development of soft, silicone-based robots inspired by creatures like starfish and s...


(27/06/2008)
iRobot has secured a multimillion-dollar R&D contract for a new type of soft, flexible robot for the military.

The robot DARPA wants to see must be a soft, flexible, mobile robot that can squeeze into hard-to-reach places. Th...


(17/03/2014)
Soft robots ó which donít just have soft exteriors but are also powered by fluid flowing through flexible channels ó have become a sufficiently popular research topic that they now have their own journal, Soft Robotics. In the first issue o...


(02/09/2003)
A new technique for creating structures and scenery objects by dynamic algorithm could radically speed up the task of creating landscapes within a world....