Re: CBS Olympics coverage

Tina LaPorta (
Sat, 14 Feb 1998 20:18:56 -0500


I'm watching it too-- They could be using Alias or SoftImage. Both
applications employ inverse kinematics which alows for fluidity in
movement. This is particularly useful in character animation, which is what
we are watching.

Tina LaPorta

>I was watching some of the figure skating coverage on CBS and saw them use
>a computer animated figure to illustrate some details about jumping turns
>-- did anyone else see this and if so, do you know how they are generating
>their images? It looked a bit like Lifeforms, but I don't think that was
>sandi kurtz