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Games development in education
Games development in education New college and university courses and talk of A-levels and GCSEs based on games development are hot topics at the moment. As games development and the integration of 3D animation in everyday life is growing exponentially, there's no greater time to let student imaginations run wild by letting them create and develop their own video games...
Recording and broadcasting lessons at St George's College
Recording and broadcasting lessons at St George's College St George’s were looking at expanding the reach of their lectures and wanted to find a way of recording and broadcasting their lessons to students at...
Google SketchUp: Conceptualisation and Pre-Visualisation at its best
Google SketchUp: Conceptualisation and Pre-Visualisation at its best In a relatively short time, Google's SketchUp has seen its user base go from strength to strength with new users from all sorts of backgrounds encouraged to get into 3D by SketchUp's short learning curve and ease of use...
Budget rendering on an iMac
Budget rendering on an iMac Now, for the first time, Apple iMacs are available with 'quad-core' processors (Core i5 or Core i7, if you want to be pedantic). In the same way that multiple processors reduce render times, multiple cores on a single processor also share the computational load...
Creating impressive digital signage at St Paul's High School
Creating impressive digital signage at St Paul's High School St Paul’s Catholic High School wanted to impress with a new digital signage system. We supplied them with all the knowledge, support and equipment they...
Using Extensis Portfolio to meet growing business needs
Using Extensis Portfolio to meet growing business needs The customer came to Jigsaw24 needing a storage solution to meet their growing business needs. Our consultants advised them that Apple Xserve RAID and Extensis Portfolio would give their business...
Make your own TV channel
Make your own TV channel Educational Youtube-style projects are quickly becoming a popular way to incorporate creative technologies into curricular and extra-curricular activities, and it's easier than you may think to set up your own channel. There are many companies offering schools the equipment, platforms and training required to create a...
Bringing Rendering In-house: The Basic Options
Bringing Rendering In-house: The Basic Options The most obvious option is to cut out the middle man and build your own dedicated render farm. However, if your performance requirements don't trump any misgivings you may have about the cost of a dedicated farm, it's not the only option you have...
Bringing Rendering In-House: Further Expansion – a Dedicated Resource
Bringing Rendering In-House: Further Expansion – a Dedicated Resource As we have already said, many people exploit "quiet time" on their workstations for rendering; they submit frames for rendering either out-of-hours or opportunistically, and this is a great, cost-effective option...
Simple Chromakey Setups
Simple Chromakey Setups Believable chromakey (or Chroma Key) is now not only reliable but, provided it's used properly, is also pretty attainable in most situations. With this being the case, plenty of manufacturers have begun to produce chromakey kits, which is pushing the technology forward and the price down...
Talking Point: Filmic Looks
Talking Point: Filmic Looks For a long, long time video was considered the poor cousin of film – be it 8mm, 16mm or 35mm, the look of film was achievable only with the real thing...
Which DVI Cable Should I Choose?
Which DVI Cable Should I Choose? Which DVI cable you choose depends on whether you want to connect digital signals, analogue signals, or both...