ARL Computer Graphics

Animation Research Limited is one of Australasia’s leading computer graphics production facilities, turning digital data into pictures. ARL was founded in 1989, and since then the company has won numerous national and international awards for its work in computer generated television commercials, and has also developed award winning applications used for education and entertainment. The ARL CG team includes 2D artists, 3D modelers, shader/lighting specialists, graphic software developers and IT systems specialists.

In 1991 ARL developed the first ever real time yachting graphics package for the Americas Cup, and in 2006 they did the same for gliding at the New Zealand Gliding Grand Prix. ARL's sporting division, Virtual Eye, is now a leader in real time sports graphics for television and big screen broadcast, including live to air golf coverage, Formula One and Cricket.

ARL builds photo-realistic 3D dataset visualization applications for clients in the project development, engineering, training and medical visualization industries. ARL also developed the award-winning Total Control Air Traffic Control Simulator,with ‘Full world’ modeling of airspace and operational jurisdictions, allowing simultaneous instruction across multiple suites. your social media marketing partner

ARL News

  • 360VR in Bermuda >

    Richard Gladwell from Sail-World NZ met ARL CEO Ian Taylor aboard the ferry Read More
  • On-board the America's Cup >

    Animation Research Ltd (ARL) is aiming to put you on-board an America's Cup Read More
  • Innovation Journey >

    Animation Research Ltd CEO Ian Taylor is being celebrated as one of New Read More
  • The Bunker investigates DRS >

    Kudos to the five New Zealand Broadcasting School Journalism Students who bring sports Read More
  • TAURANGA: a city of opportunity >

    Animation Research Ltd are proud to have been commissioned by Priority One (the Read More
  • Giving 360 video a Sporting Chance >

    ARL's Sports Division, Virtual Eye, is often the avenue by which the wider Read More
  • America's Cup New York >

    On May 7-8, America’s Cup racing returns to New York's Lower Manhattan and Read More
  • Little Citizens >

    We are supporting the Little Citizens project to create an exciting new Science Read More
  • The Royal Visit >

    We had the pleasure of hosting His Royal Highness Prince Charles yesterday at Read More
  • Making the Virtual a Reality >

    The Otago Daily Times visited ARL yesterday, where progress on our Virtual Reality Read More
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Animation Research Limited, 8 Dowling Street, PO Box 5580, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. ph +64 3 477 2995 or email