The BBC post-production 3D design and digital effects team has created the computer graphics and effects sequences for National Geographic’s documentary Secret Weapons. The programme is set in the future and uses CGI, macro photography and natural history footage to show how military design seeks inspiration from nature. The BBC team created Robobug (pictured) a computer generated robotic insect used in a reconstruction to illustrate the uses of ‘Robobug’ technology. The group examined the movements of real insects to achieve a balance between mechanical design and insect-like characteristics, according to a spokesman. Secret Weapons was broadcast in the US this week and worldwide distribution is planned.
Aero, which will launch in 2019, is intended to be used alongside existing programs like Photoshop and Dimension, to help designers visualise virtual graphics and products in real-world environments.
The app works across mobile, tablet and desktop and is intended for those who are video-editing beginners but want to create “professional” content for social media.
The exhibition, which has opened at the SVA Gallery in New York, uses graphic art by illustrators and cartoonists to explore some of the most controversial and polarising issues of
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.