Blender animations help prevent crime in Britain

Blender animations help prevent crime in Britain – The Avon and Somerset Constabulary in Great Britain uses animations created with the open source tool Blender to help citizens understand how to protect their vehicles and possessions from theft. [Linux.com]
Blender animations help prevent crime in Britain

The Avon and Somerset Constabulary in Great Britain uses animations created with the open source tool Blender to help citizens understand how to protect their vehicles and possessions from theft.

[Linux.com]

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