Vizrt Acquires Curious Software

Norwegian 2D/3D software company Vizrt Ltd. has acquired all assets of privately-held Curious Software Co. Ltd., maker of the World Maps solution for creating maps and geographical ... Continue Reading →

Alias MasterClasses Return to SIGGRAPH

Alias has again tapped pros from the film and game industries to present special classes on Maya and MotionBuilder for attendees of SIGGRAPH, taking place August 1-5 in Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading →

HP Introduces Entry-Level Workstation

Budding animators or digital content creators on a budget will soon have access to HP’s new entry-level workstation featuring the new dual-core Intel Pentium D processor designed ... Continue Reading →

Digital-Tutors Gets Fluid with Maya

Digital-Tutors wants to help digital artists get their creative juices flowing with today’s worldwide release of the much anticipated Maya Advanced: Ultimate Fluids training kit, ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Supports PS3 Development

Autodesk Inc., maker of the popular 3ds max modeling and animation software, today announced plans to support PlayStation 3, the next generation video game console from Sony Computer ... Continue Reading →

Alias’ Maya Lends Character to Sith

Alias announced today that its Maya software was the chief 3D animation technology and the only non-proprietary animation solution used to complete key characters and scenes in Star ... Continue Reading →

E3 NEWS: Tiger Telematics Sets Gizmondo Street Date

Gizmondo Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based Tiger Telematics Inc., has announced an August 11 North American street date for its new multi-entertainment handheld, ... Continue Reading →

E3 in Full Swing

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles got underway yesterday, but not without a few glitches. A lengthy power outage in parts of the L.A. Convention Center derailed ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Unleashes Beta Release of Studio v3

Animators will have an easier time creating toons and selecting artwork from existing libraries thanks to a new Beta release of Toon Boom Studio v3 for Mac and PC set for early July. ... Continue Reading →

E3 NEWS: PlayStation 3 Due Spring 2006

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced a spring 2006 release window for its eagerly awaited PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system. Prototypes of the next-generation ... Continue Reading →