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Developer of markerless mo-cap technologies iPi Soft has named Motion Technologies as its exclusive reseller in Korea. Based in Seoul, Motion Technologies is a leading provider of motion capture solutions in Korea. The company will be responsible for sales and technical support of iPi products in the region. Technical support [...]
Interactive pen display leader Wacom has revealed its newest must-have tech tool for designers, illustrators, animators and video editors: the Cintiq 24HD. The 24-inch HD (1920 x 1200) widescreen display provides realistic color, new ergonomics features like a counter-weighted stand for multiple working postures, redesigned screen frame for resting the [...]
The upcoming BBC Earth feature Walking with Dinosaurs 3D will employ Cameron—Pace Group’s Fusion 3D system, according to a joint announcement by the companies. “Walking with Dinosaurs 3D offers a fantastic opportunity to push our advances in 3D even further,” said James Cameron. “We’re inspired by the creative ambition behind [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the entertainment industry on October 1 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The summit, dubbed Trending the Global Marketplace: You Are Here, will gather leading executives, creatives, technologists and visionaries to discuss the [...]
If you enjoy your Discovery Channel programs packed with dramatic illustrations and eye-popping vfx, then this week’s four-hour Dinosaur Revolution should be on your must-watch list. Premiering at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 11 this beautifully produced program will offer a new take on the prehistoric [...]
On Tuesday, Wacom got plein air doodlers the world over drooling when they uploaded a video promo for their latest device, called Inkling, on their official YouTube channel. The system combines a digital sketch pen and receiver, allowing you to sketch onto any paper and digitally record each pen stroke [...]
Smith Micro 2D animation software, Anime Studio, has been added to the Mac App Store. The software application has become one of the top selling Graphics and Design software, following closely behind Adobe’s Photoshop Elements and Pixelmator. Anime Studio Debut is a unique app that enables people of all skill [...]
The public release of Alembic 1.0, the open source project developed jointly by Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm Ltd., was announced at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, BC yesterday. Alembic is a computer graphics interchange format focused on efficiently storing and sharing animation and visual effects scenes across multiple software applications. It [...]
French software house The Bakery (www.bakery3d.com; stand 471) is setting out to dazzle the SIGGRAPH Vancouver crowds this week with the latest additions to their lighting, shading and rendering solution called Relight, which debuted at NAB in Las Vegas earlier this year. The company is also hosting an Exhibitor Tech [...]
At SIGGRAPH, which is taking place in Vancouver, B.C. this week, Walt Disney Pictures and Autodesk, Inc. (www.autodesk.com, stand 429) announced an agreement to bring the innovative animation and vfx tool XGen to the Digital Entertainment Creation Community. The deal gives Autodesk a license with five-year exclusivity period for use [...]