“Humming Along” by IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

  • ©  IBM T. J. Watson Research Center


Conference:


SIGGRAPH Video Review:


Track:


    07

Title:


    Humming Along

Length:


    2:00

Company / Institution / Agency:


  • IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Description:


    Physically accurate models were combined with control systems to simulate the hovering flight of a hummingbird and the motion of human-sized clowns on swings, seesaws, and unicycles.

Hardware:


    HARDWARE: IBM RS/6000

Software:


    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER: TDImage
    Sofast
    MIT LegLab Simulation
    Environment


Additional Contributors:


    CREATED BY: David Houmonn, Jessica Hodgins, Paula Sweeney
    CHARACTER DESIGN AND STORY DIRECTION: Chris Wedge
    MODELING: Morcos Martins
    SOUND AND MUSIC: Michael Wolf
    Clack Studios, NYC

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