Press Release from eyeon
Los Angeles: eyeon Software Inc. announced today, at SIGGRAPH 2010, the official shipping release of Rotation version 6.1. Following in the footsteps of Fusion®'s recent architectural advancements, Rotation 6.1 is a focused toolset for rotoscoping, keying, paint and retouching, and clean plate and shot preparation. This is a complement to eyeon's new stereoscopic site licensing.
Rotation 6.1 has been updated to include a plethora of new tools that enhance overall productivity, including significant changes to the stereo conversion workflow for rotoscoping, depth map creation, occlusion painting, and keying to extract features and objects. The expanded tool set allows artists to efficiently meet deadlines and prepare plates for the senior compositing pipeline.
* Stereo playback * 64Bit version * Floating point, HDR image engine * DOD/ROI - domain of definition and region of interest * Python and Lua scripting * Node-based workflow * Ram image cache for instant playback * A/B image buffers for comparing shots * RED camera image support * Shared collaborative workflow bins system * ASCII-based projects * Tight integration with eyeon's Fusion, as well as 3D animation applications * Advanced support for EXR, Cineon and DPX * Bezier and Bspline rotosplines * Controllable motion blur with shutter angle and weighting to match live action * Advanced spline integration, such as double-edged splines to control drop-off * Vector Paint and retouching system * Advanced keying and matte manipulation tools * Advanced Color system, such as color gain, hue curves, grid warping, blur, and more.
Rotation 6.1 provides a cost effective solution and expanded tool set for visual effects studios. Taking advantage of 64bit computing, GPU's and other architectural initiatives in eyeon's supercomputing roadmap, realtime rendering now provides facilities with immediate results, changing the landscape of compositing pipelines forever.
About eyeon Softwareeyeon Software Inc. develops applications for the VFX and postproduction communities. eyeon products include Fusion™, an award-winning compositing application used on thousands of feature film and broadcast projects over the past 20 years; Rotation®, a rotoscoping system and Vision®, a suite of tools designed for broadcast. Recognizing the need for a comprehensive approach to postproduction workflows, eyeon Software introduced Generation®, providing an integrated facility-wide system for artist collaboration and visual shot management. Fusion artists have contributed significant work to recent box office successes such as Sorcerer's Apprentice, The A-Team, Prince of Persia, Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, 2012, New Moon, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, G.I. Joe, X-Men Origins, Twilight, Tropic Thunder, Iron Man, Hellboy II, Journey To The Center Of The Earth 3D, 300, Spiderman 3, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Happy Feet, Sin City, and many others. www.eyeonline.com