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This is far and away the most thought we’ve ever given to a wig on a manikin, but after you see Nvidia’s latest tech demo, you’ll understand why we’re rather excited. The video is of Nvidia HairWorks 1.1, a simulation and rendering tool for creating lifelike hair and fur in video games. In this clip, Nvidia shows off a Fabio-style hairdo with about 500,000 hairs that bounce and sway as the camera circles. If this was a real wig, it might unseat YouTube’s most boring video ever. But as an example of what Nvidia can do with hair physics, it’s pretty darn cool. Previous demos of HairWorks showed up to 22,000 strands of hair, making the jump to half a million much bigger. The video was recorded with... Read more...