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Old 02 March 2011, 19:58   #1
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Significance of the Amiga Boing ball in this 3dTV Kinect video?

Saw this on Wimp.com, anyone know if there is an amiga history with the video creators?
I see the boing ball, Real3D (sculpt3d?) cow and teapot!

http://www.wimp.com/kinecttv/
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Old 02 March 2011, 22:58   #2
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Cool, It would be great is some software/games come out with this

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Old 02 March 2011, 23:22   #3
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Actually that teapot is Martin Newell's "Utah Teapot" from the mid 70's, probably the most used 3D test object ever.

I recognize the cow mesh since early versions of Imagine, but I think it originates from somewhere else outside the Amiga as it was only available as a plain and collapsed mesh, that is, there was no additional texture-, color-, animation- or model information that you would expect to find in an original model. It's probably more related to the Stanford Bunny model than the Amiga.
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Nice tech demo, reminds me of a Wii demo made by...the name escapes me...
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Old 05 March 2011, 16:52   #5
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remind me never to buy a pair of 3D specs, they make you look a gimp!
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