In 3D animation, rotoscoping is a technique that allows you to create animation that mimics live action video. For example, a live actor may be filmed doing a series of actions, and the animator would have the digital character mimic the actions of the human actor for a realistic animated scene. The rotoscoping technique was invented by Max Fleischer, who used it in his series “Out of the Inkwell” in 1915.
In graphics software, a layer is the term used to describe the different levels at which you can place an object or image file. In the program you can stack, merge or define layers when creating a digital image. Layers can be partially obscured allowing portions of images within a layer to be hidden or […]
In animation, the phrase anticipation is used to describe the over-exaggerated moment of anticipatory motion that precedes an action. For example, if a character were about to throw a ball, the long wind-up and throw sequence of events, which precede the ball leaving the hand, would be considered the ‘anticipation.’
- ASIX Electronics Corporation
The corporate name of a fabless semiconductor supplier with focus on networking, communication and connectivity applications. ASIX Electronics develops a number of computer networking controllers, including embedded networking solutions for Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet. The company was founded in May 1995 in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan.
A free programming language for numerical analysis. It is most commonly used in aerospace and related fields. Algae got its start in 1989 in the Boeing Aerospace Company, now the Boeing Defense & Space Group, and was originally called ISMLAB. The ISMLAB project was cancelled in 1991, but was released again under the name of […]
A personal computing programming language that was originally developed as a replacement for BASIC. ABC is suitable for beginners and experts alike and can be used for more general programming tasks, such as those a programmer might have used BASIC, Pascal, or AWK for.