Oscar-winning movie Gravity was powered by Dell Precision workstations

AUSTIN, TEX – The Sandra Bullock/George Clooney space drama Gravity won a number of Oscars last weekend at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, including the trophy for Best Visual Effects. And Dell’s Precision

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

3D software firm wins $9.5 million government loan

A Vancouver-based 3D software firm that has been used in training operations by the Canadian military will be given a "repayable contribution" of $9.5 million by the federal government today, according to a

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

RenderLife creates a 3D model market

Looking to buy or sell quality 3D models? A new Toronto start-up hopes you'll come to them.RenderLife Inc. is looking to increase competition with a new approach to the stock 3D model marketplace,

Published on: November 30th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Raspberry Pi app encourages children to do ‘real computing’

Leon Brown's solution to the urgent need to get children interested in computer studies again is simple. Make it fun and easy.“Children love to play, watch cartoons and make up stories. What better

Published on: March 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Part I: BlueArc’s challenge to get past the low-hanging fruit

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Last month, BlueArc Corp., a 13-year-old maker of network storage systems based in California, was acquired by Hitachi Data Systems for a reported $600 million. BlueArc’s business was

Published on: November 9th, 2011 Francis Moran

Part II: Dissecting the brain of the market pays off for BlueArc

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In a recent post, we introduced BlueArc, a maker of networked attached storage (NAS) systems for managing unstructured data in high-performance computing applications, and Ken Rosen, a corporate strategy

Published on: October 27th, 2011 Francis Moran

Garfield creator helps Montreal’s Toon Boom unleash your inner comic artist

Picture this: You're making your first cartoon strip and Jim Davis, creator of the world-famous lasanga loving, fat and lazy cat Garfield, is there by your side providing advice and encouragement. Toon Boom

Published on: August 12th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to use Adobe After Effects to make a 3D animiated pop up book

There's a resurgence in the popularity of all things vintage at the moment - from retro patterns to kids' sweeties - and motion graphics is no exception. A series of recent bumpers created

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Sam Hampton-Smith

3D video ‘reassures’ San Franciscans about new Presidio Parkway

The Haight-Ashbury district, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz -- San Francisco residents can be mighty protective of their historical landmarks and scenic views. That's something planning and engineering company Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) discovered

Published on: December 8th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

What’s so great about Adobe Flash Player 10?

What does the latest version of online audio "mixer" Hobnox, an application showcasing the art of world famous glass sculptor Dale Chihuly, and an electronic reader being created by New York Times Company

Published on: November 28th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Adobe jumps into online collaboration with Acrobat 9

After so many years of trying to get its Acrobat software product to deliver the dynamic portable document format (PDF) capabilities that would make it a must-have application, Adobe Systems Inc. appears to

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Emily Carr arts school speeds up digital image processing with cluster server

A Vancouver-based arts school achieved substantial energy savings and greater processing performance when it replaced an aging render farm system with a cluster server operating system from Microsoft Canada Co.The Emily Carr Institute

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

New Brunswick promoted as IT jobs haven – but is there a downside?

Looking for an opportunity to spread your wings and give your IT career a lift? Scouting for that perfect location to set up you tech business?New Brunswick might just be the place for

Published on: February 22nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano