Maxon Teams with Oscar-winner for New Paint

MAXON Computer, the award-winning developer of 3D software applications, got some high-profile help for its brand, spanking new release of BodyPaint 3D Release 2. With development aided ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Gets Discreet To The Max

BOXX Technologies, one of the first computer companies to manufacture ultra-affordable CGI hardware and software solutions for boutique f/x shops, is entering into a strategic alliance ... Continue Reading →

DVD Hardware Sales Charging Hard In Soft Economy

The U.S. economy may be in a slump, but don’t tell that to the manufacturers of DVD hardware. Proving that it has to be the consumer product of the decade, DVD machines continue ... Continue Reading →

Sony Picks Sonic Foundry Software

Sony Pictures Digital and Sonic Foundry, Inc. announced today that SPD has acquired all of Sonic Foundry’s desktop software products and related assets in a $19 million-plus deal. “Sony ... Continue Reading →

Short, Back and Sides, CGI Style

Another marker on the road to total CGI photo-reality was announced today by SplutterFish LLC at this year’s Siggraph in San Diego, Calif., taking place this week. The high-end ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid Gets Jiggy at SIGGY

Turbo Squid, the exclusive publisher and worldwide distributor of the Discreet-certified 3ds max plug-in program, has announced the release of Turbo Toolkit, a suite of eight premium ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH 2003 Discreet Introduces 3ds max 6

Discreet held a press conference at SIGGRAPH in San Diego, Calif. yesterday to unveil the latest version of its popular 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution. 3ds max 6 incorporates ... Continue Reading →

New Maya Renderer Comes Out of Shell at SIGGRAPH

Illuminate Labs will reveal a new renderer for Maya at SIGGRAPH 2003. The company claims TURTLE for Maya will offer previously unseen rendering speed for complex scenes with advanced ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid releases ACT 1.6 for 3ds max

Online digital marketplace Turbo Squid announced the certification and release of cgCharacter’s Absolute Character Tools (ACT) 1.6 Pro as a Discreet certified 3ds max plug-in. ... Continue Reading →

Alias|Wavefront Changes Name After 20 Years

Toronto, Canada-based digital solutions provider Alias|Wavefront is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the launch of a corporate identity change from Alias|Wavefront to simply Alias. ... Continue Reading →