Weta Enters Tech Talk Ring at SIGGRAPH

Leading New Zealand effects companies behind the epic Lord of the Rings saga will come together to present Middle Earth: Imagination Made More Real as part of the Tech Talk series at ... Continue Reading →

ReelSmart Motion Blur Pro 3.0 Released for Shake.

Vision Effects has added ReelSmart Motion Blur Pro version 3.0 to its popular Shake plug-in set. ReelSmart Motion Blur (RSMB) automatically tracks every pixel in a sequence and blurs ... Continue Reading →

HP Rolls Out New Workstations

HP has announced a new line of workstations engineered to offer customers increased power, reliability and support at a lower cost. The HP Workstation xw4200, xw6200 and xw8200 boast ... Continue Reading →

Alias Readying Maya Unlimited for Mac OS X

Alias announced today that Maya Unlimited for the Mac OS X operating system will be available for purchase by late summer 2004. The news was released at the Apple World Wide Developers ... Continue Reading →

DAZ Prods. Acquires Corel’s Bryce

DAZ Prods. has acquired Bryce, the award-winning 3D landscaping and animation package from Corel, maker of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, WordPerfect Office and Corel Painter. DAZ says it ... Continue Reading →

Vicon Makes Motion to Capture House Of Moves

Vicon Motion Systems, a developer of optical motion-capture solutions, announced today that it has acquired Los Angeles, Calif.-based House of Moves, the longest-standing independent ... Continue Reading →

Optibase Completes Media 100 Acquisition

In March, digital video encoding and streaming solutions provider Optibase announced that it was acquiring all assets of Media 100 Inc. for $2.5 million. Today the company closed the ... Continue Reading →

Day VFX artists Use Weapons of max Destruction

Twentieth Century Fox’s The Day After Tomorrow promises to be one of the biggest visual-effects films of the summer and Discreet is boasting its involvement as the provider of ... Continue Reading →

Alias Takes Maya 6 on the Road

Alias today announced the launch of its Maya 6 Evolution of 3D Tour. Sponsored by HP and NVIDIA, the series of live events offers a chance for 3D artists and enthusiasts to see the ... Continue Reading →

Imagemotion to Shine at SIGGRAPH

Sony Picture Imageworks’ proprietary performance-motion-capture system called Imagemotion™, which was developed for the upcoming feature The Polar Express, will be showcased ... Continue Reading →