Alvy Ray Smith
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Who is Alvy Ray Smith?
Alvy Ray Smith is a noted pioneer in computer graphics. He is cofounder, with Edwin Catmull, of the animation studio Pixar, financed by Steve Jobs.
- also known as Alvy Ray Smith III, Dr. Alvy Ray Smith
- born on (72 years ago) in Mineral Wells
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Film director, computer graphics animator, engineer
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Including Related Terms Used in Computer Graphics, Film and Video, Production, and Desktop Publishing by Robi Roncarelli
Preface Dr Alvy Ray Smith Executive Vice President, Pixar The polyglot language of computer animation has arisen piecemeal as a collection of terms borrowed from geometry, film, video, painting, conventional animation, computer graphics, ...
by Mark J. P. Wolf
CGI artist Alvy Ray Smith once estimated that 80 million polygons per second would be required to reproduce reality on the screen. It would be naïve, however, to think that the sole challenge of game engines resides in geometrical complexity.
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Alvy Ray Smith
Cofounder of Pixar
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