If you're jealous of Tony Stark's Iron Man suit, but don't have billions of dollars to build your own, a group of Japanese researchers have come up with a cheaper, and arguably more useful alternative: An extra pair of robot arms that can help out when your own limbs are busy.
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If you want to experience the cutting edge in computer-generated graphics, SIGGRAPH is the event. A lot of the technology you see in games and movies today almost certainly debuted years before at a SIGGRAPH conference. This year, we'll be getting the best virtual mud ever and now researchers are transplanting portraits onto video, creating this amazing display.
Jurassic Park had just six minutes of computer-generated dinosaurs in it, compared to modern blockbusters which can have thousands of shots requiring complex visual effects. It's no surprise that animators are eager to embrace any shortcut they can -- which is why realistic-looking CG mud could be a game changer.