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Crowd Sim and Motion Director Editor for iClone 8.4 Launch as Free Upgrades

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 1:15pm

After two years of development, Reallusion has updated its 3D animation program with an integrated crowd simulation engine as well as the Motion Director Editor that lets users precisely steer characters in scenes and trigger motion sequences.

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AOUSD Announces New Members

Organization reveals roadmap in push towards global OpenUSD standardization, development, evolution, and growth; 12 new general members added: Cesium, Chaos, Epic Games, Foundry, Hexagon, IKEA, Lowe's, Meta, OTOY, SideFX, Spatial, and Unity.

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Unity Terminates Working Agreement with Wētā FX, Lays off 265 Workers

2 years after purchasing the VFX company’s tools, pipeline, technology and engineering talent pool, the company moves to refocus on video game development, with a goal to become a major player in the professional M&E market; it will also shutter 14 offices.

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3Dconnexion Ups their Ergonomic Game with SpaceMouse Pro Wireless Bluetooth Edition

The company’s powerful, ergonomically designed SpaceMouse 3D, CadMouse, and Keyboard Pro are providing improved creative workflows and professional-grade comfort to artists in the animation and game industries. 

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Movella Launches ‘Indie Program’ Bundles with Free Animate Pro Access

Company’s ‘Indie Starter Bundle’ and ‘Indie Pro’ offer independent creators and small studios affordable access to high-quality motion-capture technology and studio-grade software; special StretchSense MoCap Pro Studio Glove available with bundles.

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3Dconnexion Brings Ergonomics and Efficiency to Digital Content Creation

The company’s powerful, ergonomically designed SpaceMouse 3D, CadMouse, and Keyboard Pro are providing improved creative workflows and professional-grade comfort to artists in the animation and game industries. 

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NVIDIA Makes Extended-Reality Streaming More Scalable with CloudXR Suite

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at 10:11am

The updated software-hardware combination brings high-quality XR to more enterprises and developers, enabling high-fidelity, immersive environments for anyone with an AIO headset or mobile XR device.

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Unity Unveils New Unity Wētā Tools Division at SIGGRAPH 2023

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 7, 2023 at 10:03am

Leading platform for real-time 3D (RT3D) content and experience creation will showcase groundbreaking work in character creation, environment building, rendering, and compositing; live keynote today from August 7 2pm - 3pm PDT.

Who Doesn’t Love a Bobstacle Course? Headline News

Aardman, Sky Kids Launch Season 2 of ‘The Very Small Creatures’

The stop-motion show’s second season is accompanied by ‘Morph Thingy-Ma-Bobstacle Course,’ a new interactive game exclusive to Sky Live - the AI-enabled interactive camera from Sky – where you can physically direct Morph along a series of epic obstacle courses, collecting buttons, dodging shapes, and battling bosses to reach the top of the leader board.

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NVIDIA’s ‘Meet the Omnivore’ Highlights ‘Sickle Cell Priapism’ Short

California-based Elara Systems harnesses Adobe Substance 3D Painter, Maya, Unreal Engine and NVIDIA Omniverse, connecting 3D pipelines to create AI character-driven 3D medical animations that help raise public awareness through relatable storytelling.

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3Dconnexion and Maxon Collaborate on New Cinema 4D Navigation Solution

The innovative integration enables all 3Dconnexion features on all devices including SpaceMouse, CadMouse, Keyboard Pro, and Numpad. 

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Dynamic Wrinkles Arise - Character Creator 4.2 and iClone 8.2 Available Now

Reallusion’s latest release provides the tools to create powerful, groundbreaking facial realism in 3D game and cinematic characters of any gender, age, and ethnicity.

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3D Design Platform PixCap Scores $2.8M Seed Funding

The funding round, led by Sequoia Capital’s Surge, will support the company’s global expansion while furthering its product development; the web-based tool, equipped with numerous 3D assets and templates, brings the power of 3D design to everyone. 

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AWS Launches SimSpace Weaver Spatial Simulation Service

The fully managed pay-as-you-go compute service allows users to run and test complex, immersive 3D experiences and visualize large-scale scenarios in real-time.

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Arcturus Announces $11M Funding from Cloudtree Ventures, Autodesk and Epic Games

New round of Series A funding will enable HoloSuite platform enhancements and continued development of new tools and techniques for 3D creation tools like Maya and Unreal Engine.

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New GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs Announced

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang’s GTC 2022 keynote reveals numerous performance upgrades for NVIDIA Studio users, including work with Unity and Unreal Engine 5, centered on the company’s new GPU series powered by NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture.

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NVIDIA Announces New AI-Powered Tools for the Omniverse

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 10:00am

Founder and CEO Jensen Huang kicks off SIGGRAPH 2022 with news of the Metaverse while also unveiling a range of new developer frameworks, tools, apps, and plugins to close the gap between the physical and virtual worlds.

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AWS Showcases Content Production in the Cloud at SIGGRAPH 2022

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 1, 2022 at 8:00am

A fireside chat with ‘Love, Death + Robots’ creator Tim Miller and talks with Wētā Digital / Unity, Animal Logic, Framestore and other top studios about the latest in cloud-enabled content workflows and products highlight Amazon Web Services’ conference plans this coming August 8-11.

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The Rookies Awards 2022 Winners Announced

The prestigious, annual international contest garnered 4,400 entries from aspiring design and media entertainment artists; a panel of 150+ judges, including 80 women, selected winners based on criteria including creative, technical, and presentation skills as well as complexity and raw talent.

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HBO Max Rolls Out ‘House of the Dragon: DracARys’ AR App

With the new GoT franchise series premiering next month, the streamer decides to entrust its fanbase with the care and nurturing of young dragons; developed with The Mill, the augmented reality app is now available for download.

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‘Maya and the Three’: The Power of Representation in Animation Character Design

For creators Jorge Gutiérrez and Sandra Equihua, today’s stories need to resonate with a modern audience, and reinterpreting mythology must include honest design of female characters.

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