Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced that Rhythm & Hues has adopted MARI as its primary paint tool.
Vicon motion capture systems were used by VFX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) to create visual effects for the summer’s biggest box office hit, “The Avengers.”
Rain has officially released the newest version of the high performance Element V2, its flagship workstation designed for pro video editing and animation.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket announced that it has enhanced its offerings by adding new tools and pricing to its online rendering solution that are specifically designed to ease the rendering burden on students and educational institutions.
Tailored around the increasing demands of creative professionals, Wacom announces two new members of the Cintiq family of interactive pen displays, the Cintiq 24HD touch and Cintiq 22HD.
Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced that VFX facility MPC (The Moving Picture Company) has purchased a site license of KATANA to replace its in-house lighting system.
Valve announced Steam Greenlight, a new platform feature that enlists the community's help in selecting some of the next games to be released on Steam.
Framestore’s digital team has partnered with Secret Cinema to further enhance film viewing experiences with immersive visual effects.
SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live! – a series of 10 international jury-selected submissions showcasing the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of interactive visuals – will be presented at at SIGGRAPH 2012.
Autodesk announced new versions of Autodesk Scaleform user interface (UI) middleware for mobile game development, offering an Adobe Flash-based gaming and application platform, as well as a new Unity game engine plug-in.
eyeon Software released Fusion 6.4, highlighting another major update to what has been continuously benchmarked as the fastest compositor on the market.
Red Giant announced its acquisition of the products and related intellectual property of Singular Software.
Shotgun Software announced that bi-coastal production, design and animation studio Psyop has adopted site licenses of Shotgun and Revolver with Tweak Software's RV as part of its plans for expansion.
iPi Soft announced the availability of iPi Motion Capture Version 2.0 – the next generation in the company’s scalable line of markerless motion capture software technology.
eyeon Software announced the shipping release of the highly-anticipated eyeon Connection bridge to the AVID workflow.
The producer of Seth MacFarlane’s new hit film talks about blending motion-capture, CG and improvisational comedy.
Aptech’s education brand, Arena Animation, has created “Dudolls,” the first television commercial produced in India that has undergone a 3D stereoscopic conversion, making it ready to be viewed on any 3D-supported device including 3D monitors and 3D cinema theater.
Factory Connect, a cloud-based, on-demand six-piece animation software suite from Factory Studios, is now powered by Fusion ioMemory memory and storage solutions.
cebas Visual Technology announced that it has released thinkingParticles 5, the first tool to deliver three physics solver in one product.
New on-demand cloud rendering service from RevUp Render takes advantage of distributed rendering in V-Ray 2.0 software.