VICON Announces Guest Demo Slate At SIGGRAPH 2008

Mo-cap systems developer VICON will be hosting an array of guest presenters at SIGGRAPH 2008.

VICON will be exhibiting at SIGGRAPH in Booth #1101, August 12-14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will feature guest demonstrations from Ford, ILM, Base Productions, Autodesk, Digital Concepts Group, Western Michigan University, 2K Sports, Works Zebra, HD Films, Pendulum Studios and more.

Along with this gamut of professional know-how, VICON will also be demonstrating their new MX T-Series system for the first time to the public. The MX T-Series cameras boast four times the resolution for optical motion capture of the current industry standard.

Guest demo artists will also include Paulo de Almada, winner of the VICON Film Festival, showcasing his animated short, TWISTED MURDER.

Guest demo schedule:

Tuesday, August 12

9:45 a.m. Paulo de Almada, Film Festival Winner10:30 a.m. Autodesk MotionBuilder11:10 a.m. David Pierce, Electronic Arts11:30 a.m. Elizabeth Baron, Ford12:15 p.m. Colin Hodges, Pendulum Studios-Facial Performance Technology1:15 p.m. Steve Park, 2K Sports2 p.m. John Brenkus, Base Productions2:40 p.m. DJ Hauck, Digital Concepts Group3 p.m. Jace Hall and Alex Pardee, HD Films project CHADAM3:45 p.m. Jaja Ishibashi, Works Zebra5:30 p.m. Eric Maslowski, University of Michigan 3D Lab

Wednesday, August 13

9:45 a.m. Paulo de Almada, Film Festival Winner10:30 a.m. Link Choi, Introduction to Massive11:10 a.m. David Pierce, Electronic Arts11:30 a.m. Kevin Abbott, West Michigan University12:15 p.m. Colin Hodges, Pendulum Studios-Facial Performance Technology12:45 p.m. Jaja Ishibashi, Works Zebra1:15 p.m. Jim Gentile, Midway Games2 p.m. Autodesk MotionBuilder2:40 p.m. DJ Hauck, Digital Concepts Group3 p.m. Steve Park, 2K Sports4 p.m. Michael Sanders, Industrial Light & Magic4:30 p.m. Rob Taylor, Pendulum Studios5:30 p.m. Eric Maslowski, University of Michigan 3D Lab

Thursday, August 14

9:45 a.m. Paulo de Almada, Film Festival Winner10:30 a.m. Steve Park, 2K Sports11:10 a.m. Colin Hodges, Pendulum Studios-Facial Performance Technology11:30 a.m. Kevin Abbott, West Michigan University12:15 p.m. David Pierce, Electronic Arts12:45 p.m. Jim Gentile, Midway Games1:15 p.m. Jaja Ishibashi, Works Zebra2 p.m. Autodesk MotionBuilder2:40 p.m. DJ Hauck, Digital Concepts Group

The demo schedule is subject to change, visit the VICON booth at SIGGRAPH for the latest updates.