You may not have noticed, but Blender 2.70 comes bundled with a plugin to upload your model to Sketchfab – it is in fact the first add-on to follow the Blender Foundation’s rules on commercial add-ons. I had a chat with Sketchfab Founder and CEO Alban Denoyel about this project and about the role of Blender in their community.
The publication of Benito Buchheim’s ‘Breaking Glass‘ video started a bit of a discussion on the physics of breaking glass. Today I spotted this video in which Shimadzu HyperVision HPV-X Camera records a breaking piece of glass at a staggering 10 MILLION frames per second. Enjoy!
A medical service in Dijon, France, uses 3D printing and Blender to prepare models of patients’ skulls to facilitate and speed up the creation of medical prostheses. Using these models, the doctors can gain 30-40 minutes of operating time – a big win for patients.