Spring Sextant Workshops announcedJanuary 2011 - Register now for the next round of Sextant Workshops. 2-day and 3-day workshops allow users from different organizations to learn together in a casual & focused environment. Agendas are structured to the needs of the participants. Past workshops have typically focused on applied Sextant fundamentals or project building. Workshops are an excellent and cost-effective way to spend some focused 3D production time with an expert assisting.
February 22 & 23 Vancouver
March 22 & 23 Victoria
April 12, 13 & 14 San Diego
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Research & Development program with SFU enters next stageJune 2011 - Object Raku Technology is pleased to announce that the next phase of the company's research & development program with Simon Fraser University has been approved. "The five-year research project hopes to tap into innovative solutions for feature extraction. Object Raku's emphasis in the Feature Type Interpreter software has been on leveraging the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)", says CTO Trevor Hooper. "Richard's team will take us in some pretty exciting directions and our challenge will be to translate those gains into innovations that yield a competitive edge in the industry."
"Dr. Zhang's work has been published in the most prestigious venues in his fields, including SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, and Symposium on Geometry Processing. His teamís expertise in geometric processing and analysis is a perfect fit for us. Their expertise is supported by the equipment and resources already in place at the Graphics Usability and Visualization (GrUVi) lab at SFU."