Prospectors – Virtual Diamond Panning on the iPad

The mabulous team develops the casual game Prospectors – Nature’s Slot Machine which allows players to turn their iPads into virtual panning devices and search for gold nuggets and diamonds in 16 picturesque waters around the globe. Our client Digidiam Game Studio has set value on a technically sophisticated simulation that conveys the experience of […]

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Understanding and interpreting the homogeneous transformation matrix in 3D space

In 3D computer graphics it is common practice to describe positions and directions using homogeneous coordinate vectors and affine transformations (scaling, rotating, translating, shearing, or a combination of them) using 4×4 transformation matrices. While explaining certain aspects of these transformation matrices to a colleague, I noted that even though there are many articles available on […]

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