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Headline News OpenGL ES Enabled GPUs to Hit 1 Billion Units by 2014

Shipments of GPUs conformant with the Khronos OpenGL ES family of graphics APIs (Application Programming Interface) will reach 1 billion units per annum by 2014 according to Imagination Technologies.

Headline News Houdini Integrates with OpenVDB

DreamWorks Animation SKG and Side Effects Software (sidefx.com) announced plans to integrate OpenVDB (openvdb.org), DreamWorks Animation’s previously proprietary sparse volume data format, into an upcoming release of Side Effect Software’s flagship Houdini software.

Headline News Pixar Brings RenderMan to SIGGRAPH

Pixar Animation Studios announced that the RenderMan team will present new insights at SIGGRAPH 2012 into its very latest rendering technologies, including upcoming releases RenderMan Studio 4.0 and RenderMan Pro Server 17.0, along with live demonstrations of RenderMan On Demand, Pixar’s new cloud rendering service.

Headline News Digital Domain Provides VFX for 'The Watch'

Digital Domain Productions, a subsidiary of Digital Domain Media Group, recently completed visual effects for “The Watch,” 20th Century Fox's comedy starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade.

Headline News Box Office: 'Dark Knight Rises' Beats 'Total Recall' Reboot

This weekend at the box office, Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” came in on top at the box office, besting Sony’s “Total Recall” reboot and Fox’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.”

Headline News Kinect To Gather Birds of a Feather

The Kinect Birds of a Feather meeting, at SIGGRAPH 2012, on Tuesday, August 7, from 1-2:30 pm will be an unprecedented gathering of some of the foremost developers in kinect motion capture and scanning technology.

Headline News Cartoon Art Museum Presents Cartoon Story-Telling with Joe Wos

Watch drawings come to life, and learn how to create your own, as Joe Wos presents his original blend of storytelling and live cartoon illustration, an unforgettable and entertaining experience that children and adults of all ages will enjoy.

Headline News Imagineer To Preview mocha 3.1 at SIGGRAPH 2012

Imagineer Systems announced it will showcase its newest versions of mocha Pro and mocha AE at SIGGRAPH 2012 in Los Angeles next week, along with previews of the upcoming mocha v3.1.

Headline News MAXON Announces s2012 Lineup

MAXON Computer announced the company’s exhibitor participation at SIGGRAPH 2012 – the leading convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Headline News Peter Seymour Named EVP and CFO of Disney/ABC Television

Peter Seymour appointed to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Disney/ABC Television Group; Restructure consolidates financial leadership for the entertainment portfolio under one proven strategic executive.

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