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Animation software producer Smith Micro has announced the official launch of Poser 10 and Poser Pro 2014, the newest versions of its 3D animation creation software. Perfect for artists, illustrators, animators and graphic designers, Poser allows users to easily create full 3D scenes with digital humans, animals and props. Poser [...]
German software producer Boinx has unveiled some special upgrades the 3.1 version of its popular iStopMotion tool. The new release now includes a Screen Capture feature, which had been requested by many users, and has been retooled for better functionality. Artists can easily capture frames from the screen to create [...]
Chaos Group has revealed a massive upgrade to its V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp solution in open beta. Users will now be able to enjoy an enhanced visualization workflow and render quality via V-Ray RT, V-Ray Dome Light and streamline scene complexity thanks to V-Ray Proxy. “With 16 new features designed [...]
Oregon-based 3D Immersive Nature technologies developer E-on Software has announced the immediate availability of LumenRT 4.1 Studio, a comprehensive system for transforming 3D models and designs into nature-filled videos, images and real-time immersive experiences. Current LumenRT Studio users can download the update directly from their E-on account page. Version 4 [...]
Production management system Shotgun Software is offering a complete product overhaul with its new 5.0 version. The release encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review and approval, helping modern production pipelines run as efficiently as possible—and now also includes a new UI and toolset designed specifically for artists and supervisors. Shotgun 5.0 [...]
At its annual MAX conference today in Los Angeles, Adobe Systems announced that its market leading Creative Suite, will be replaced entirely by Creative Cloud, the company’s software subscription option. The new suite version ties in with the company’s push to this Creative Cloud subscription model that includes downloads of [...]
Southern California studio Shade VFX has announced the company has relocated to a new facility at Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station, doubling the available space for the growing effects house. The new studio at the region’s largest art gallery and cultural center complex includes stage space that can accommodate green-screen shoots [...]
Wacom has released the new Cintiq 22HD touch, a state-of-the-art addition to its expanding interactive pen display portfolio, now featuring multi-touch. Combining multi-touch with Wacom’s renowned pen technology, the new Cintiq 22HD touch offers an immersive on-screen experience and a more intuitive and natural way to work. Additional features including [...]
Thinkbox Software has unveiled Stoke MX, a particle simulator plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max designed to simplify and accelerate the creation of high-volume particle clouds driven by velocity fields. Stoke MX supports a large number of emitter and velocity sources, and introduces new workflows. Previously unavailable capabilities include multi-threaded particle [...]
VFX and animation tech house Maxon has announced that the designers and animators charged with visualizing the complex in-camera and on-screen motion graphics sequences of Universal Pictures sci-fi flick Oblivion utilized the company’s Cinema 4D software to bring their futuristic vision to the big screen. Directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: [...]