These are very cool and at a minimum make a great desktop background. Check out the stills and then play the video. These flight pattern visualizations are the result of experiments leading to the project Celestial Mechanics by Scott Hessels and Gabriel Dunne. FAA data was parsed and plotted using the Processing programming environment. The frames were composited with Adobe After Effects and/or Maya.
November 9, 2007 · 7:15 am