Computer Generated Water Shows How Far Animation Has Come

Experimentation with computer graphics and animation began as early as the 1940s. We often think of computer animation as a relatively new art form, with Pixar films like "Toy Story" being our first encounter with the medium.

At first, computer graphics were primarily used for research in scientific fields, but by the 1960s, artists began using them as well. Computer generation is so powerful because it lets artists turn their wildest ideas into reality. It also allows artists to recreate the world around them in extreme detail, as is the case with this test footage from Cinema 4D. Videos this realistic make us wonder if we'll even be able to tell the difference between computer generation and reality in the future.

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-9 1. Gringo_el_Diablo commented 8 years ago

Fake and First! Durp! :x ...sorry I couldn't help looks so real I can't tell the difference
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+11 2. loadrunner commented 8 years ago

Soon we create a digital simulation, were we can even taste the salt.
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+7 3. mabe commented 8 years ago

#2 Of course! Thats one of the human senses that going to be real.
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+1 4. mitis77 commented 8 years ago

#2, #3 and then what ? You can smell a forest ? Next someone makes computer virus of the future... Hey, did you fart ? No! It's a damn virus ! >:)
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-1 5. Klemm commented 8 years ago

#4 Think p0rnz! ;)
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+4 6. torbengb commented 8 years ago

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0 7. buckleg08 commented 4 years ago

where is my virtual waifu?:P
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0 8. Judge-Jake commented 234 days ago

When it gets really good you will need a towel after you have watched it, until that day I won't be satisfied. :D