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Video: 34 years of Apple design

March 5, 2010: 12:21 PM ET

From the Apple I (1976) to the iPad (2010), in high-res animation

Image: Transparent House

Transparent House, a San Francisco-based 3D design and visualization studio, has released a lovely two-minute animation celebrating 34 years of Apple (AAPL) design.

The video, rendered with Autodesk's (ADSK) 3ds Max and the Chaos Group's V-Ray, took about 10 days to complete. It would probably have been easier to film the thing, but then it wouldn't have looked anywhere near as cool.

The finished product is available from Vimeo here.

Below the fold: the YouTube version.

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Editor, Apple 2.0, Fortune

Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for Fortune.com.

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