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Autodesk Acquires Tangent Labs’ LoUPE Cloud-Based Pipeline

Acquisition furthers company’s mission to empower animators and studios to work more easily and efficiently in a cloud-based ecosystem; Tangent Labs founder Jeff Bell and team come onboard to further drive the future of production in the cloud.

Autodesk just announced the acquisition of LoUPE, a cloud-based production pipeline technology for artists and studios created by Tangent Labs. The acquisition furthers the company’s mission to make it easier for artists, producers, and supervisors to work more efficiently and scale with the pace of production using a cloud-based production ecosystem.

Joining the Autodesk team is Tangent Labs founder Jeff Bell, along with his development team that has decades of production experience, and extensive software expertise in areas such as asset management and real-time reporting & analytics. A well-respected leader in the 3D animation industry, Bell started his career at Alias Wavefront, and previously worked at Autodesk on the Maya team. His animation and asset management expertise will help drive the future of production in the cloud, and shape future industry collaborations.

By combining LoUPE technology and Tangent Lab talent with Autodesk’s well-established leadership in production management and content creation, the company aims to accelerate development of next-generation cloud production tools for the media and entertainment industries. This is the latest development in Autodesk’s continued efforts to build software that empowers animators and studios to create the best stories and entertainment.

Additional information on the latest Autodesk updates for the media and entertainment community is available here.

Source: Autodesk