SIGGRAPH 2004 BREAKING NEWS: Alias to Acquire Kaydara

SIGGRAPH 2004 got underway Sunday in Los Angeles, and already there’s big news on the digital animation front. Alias, maker of the popular Maya 3D modeling and animation package, ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid Adds hairfx to Discreet Certified Plug-ins

Turbo Squid, worldwide publisher for the Discreet Certified 3ds max Plug-in Program, has expanded its offerings with the introduction of hairfx from Dimension Design Animation Group. Designed ... Continue Reading →

Massive Brings Ready-To-Run Agents to SIGGRAPH

Massive, developer of the artificial intelligence-based 3D animation system used to create clashing armies of digital soldiers in the Lord of the Rings films, announced that it will ... Continue Reading →

Discreet Unveils 3ds max 7

Discreet, a division of Autodesk Inc., today announced that 3ds max 7 will be shown for the first time publicly at SIGGRAPH, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 10-12. The newest ... Continue Reading →

Monarch’s 2005 Ultimate Linux Box Available

Monarch Computer Systems of Tucker, Georgia has released its Ultimate Linux Box (ULB) line of workstations and servers for 2005. These systems allow a number of options for operating ... Continue Reading →

Bauhaus’s Mirage Goes Guerilla at SIGGRAPH

Bauhaus Software Inc. will let SIGGRAPH attendees get their hands on its real-time video paint, animation and effects system, Mirage, as part of the Guerilla Studio, an integrated network ... Continue Reading →

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 →