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IBC 2014: Shotgun Software Expanded Engineering Team Is on Fire -- September 15, 2014-- At IBC 2014, Autodesk unveils Flame 2015 visual effects software Extension 2, with included support for Shotgun Software, a cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management platform. Just last month at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, Shotgun, recently acquired by Autodesk, announced an iPhone Review app, Shotgun Desktop and MARI integration. Since the acquisition earlier this summer, the expanded development team (triple the number of coding engineers) has been on hyper drive. ...Read More »
Filmmaker Zac Cavaliero's Animated Short Wins Reel 13 Competition, Earning It A National Broadcast Debut on Thirteen-WNET Los Angeles -- September 14, 2014-- Zac Cavaliero's short film, 'The Frank Job,' showcasing the cinematographer's skills as a character animator, was Reel 13's voters' choice this week, earning it a slot on Thirteen-WNET's Saturday evening line up .Currently a layout artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank whose talent were tapped fortheir newest animated feature, "Big Hero 6," and Previz shot creator, animator and FX artist on 'Fast & Furious 5' Cavaiero is a diverse young talent with ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design announces acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc. IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- September 12, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc., a leading developer of high end digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast industries. eyeon, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackmagic Design. ...Read More »
Silicon Valley Preeminent Finance Exec And Visual Graphic Industry Pioneer Join Trusight Advisory Board -- September 04, 2014--

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Brad Buss, the Chief Financial Officer of SolarCity and Jon Peddie, President and Founder of JPR have joined Trusights advisory board. Dr. Jon Peddie is one of the pi... ...Read More »

Cogswell College to Present U.s. Premiere of Siggraph 2014's Computer Animation Festival on Wednesday, Sept. 10th: Sunnyvale, CA -- September 02, 2014-- Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique, project-based curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, in partnership with Silicon Valley ACM SIGGRAPH, will present the U.S. premiere of the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival on Sept. 10th. ...Read More »
RationalPlan 4.9 ? Better Mac OS X Integration and Improved Printing Craiova, Romania -- September 02, 2014-- Stand By Soft is pleased to announce the release of RationalPlan 4.9. ...Read More »
Health Gorilla Online Healthcare Marketplace Receives Quest Diagnostics Quality Solutions Certification Sunnyvale, CA -- August 26, 2014-- Health Gorilla Inc. announced today that the Health Gorilla Online Healthcare Marketplace is certified as a Silver Quality Solution by Quest Diagnostics under Quest's Health IT Quality Solutions? Program (the "Program"). Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services. ...Read More »
Noiton's Perception Neuron Opens New Doors to the Virtual and Physical World -- August 20, 2014--

Beijing, China (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Following a successful launch at SIGGRAPH and the subsequent incredible reception from the professional community, Noitom is proud to announce that they sailed past their mid... ...Read More »

Shotgun Recognizes Excellence with Inaugural Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH Los Angeles, CA -- August 19, 2014-- At the Shotgun User Group held during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, Shotgun Software held the first ever Pipeline Awards to honor excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering, and usage. Members of the Shotgun community from around the world submitted inventive tools for consideration, and four were recognized with Pipeline Shotty Awards, distinguishing them as the best pipeline tools of 2014. Shotgun also recognized four individuals as "Pipeline Heroes," leaders who have had a significant impact on the pipeline community through their technical contributions and commitment to sharing ideas and best practices. ...Read More »
Rising Sun Pictures Looks to SIGGRAPH to Expand for a Blockbuster Year Adelaide, South Australia -- August 13, 2014-- Rising Sun Pictures is sending a team of representatives to SIGGRAPH 2014 to discuss its work on the recent film X-Men: Days of Future Past and to recruit artists for future projects including Gods of Egypt, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2, Deadline Gallipoli, Pan & Tarzan. The 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, SIGGRAPH 2014 takes place 10-14 August in Vancouver, British Columbia. ...Read More »
OTOY expands OctaneRender integration to NUKE, Houdini, MotionBuilder, Unreal Engine 4, and Digital Molecular Matter Engine Canada, -- August 13, 2014-- VANCOUVER, Canada, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --SIGGRAPH 2014 --Cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., today announced expanded support for its acclaimed OctaneRender software, giving artists an..... ...Read More »
Earth. Visualized. App Debuts to Computer Graphics Community at SIGGRAPH 2014 Appy Hour -- August 13, 2014--

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Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 Extension 1 -- August 12, 2014-- Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 software helps increase overall productivity for artists and designers working with the high-resolution assets required by today's demanding entertainment and design visualization projects. The newest update adds new features that help artists easily create and exchange complex assets across multiple workflows. ...Read More »
Autodesk Maya 2015 Extension 1 -- August 12, 2014-- The newest update for Autodesk Maya 2015 delivers powerful new production tools to help studios large and small build more efficient and productive pipelines. With a sophisticated new color management system that offers a color-safe workflow throughout the lighting, rendering and compositing process; new tools that help make it easier to share, transfer, and collaborate on data; and extended customization options for Viewport 2.0, Maya 2015 Extension 1 helps provide studios with new opportunities to create differentiated, future-proofed pipelines. ...Read More »
Shotgun Launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI Integration at SIGGRAPH 2014 Vancouver, BC, Canada -- August 12, 2014-- Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review & approval, and asset management tools for film, TV and games, delivered three major releases today to help creative companies streamline processes and go faster. The company launched a mobile app that brings the power of Shotgun Review to the iPhone; Shotgun Desktop, a native app shelf that gives artists fast access to productivity tools; and integration with The Foundry's MARI 3D paint software, which helps speed up the workflow for texture artists. ...Read More »
Siggraph 2014 Platinum Sponsor Christie Powers Up Screens and Award-Winning Visual Displays SIGGRAPH/VANCOUVER, CAN. -- August 12, 2014-- Christie Projectors to be Used at Vancouver's 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, SIGGRAPH ...Read More »
OTOY unveils X.IO App Streaming service to effortlessly bring the most powerful workstation apps to every Internet-connected device Canada,British Columbia, -- August 12, 2014-- VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGGRAPH 2014 -- Cloud graphics pioneer, OTOY Inc., today announced X.IO App Streaming, a new application virtualization service that instantaneously..... ...Read More »
Thinkbox Software Previews Deadline 7 at SIGGRAPH 2014 with Built-in VMX for Comprehensive Cloud Support Los Angeles, CA -- August 11, 2014-- At the SIGGRAPH Conference held August 10-14, 2014 in Vancouver, BC, Thinkbox Software will demonstrate Deadline 7, the latest version of the company's scalable high-volume compute management solution, which is currently in beta. Further extending the functionality of the cross-platform tool, Deadline 7 features significant architectural changes and core technology upgrades, which include a new Qt interface, an updated MongoDB database, ftrack support, and deeper integration with Shotgun. ...Read More »
Chaos Groups V-Ray Comes to The Foundrys MODO, NUKE and KATANA -- August 11, 2014--

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Thinkbox Software Reveals Sequoia at SIGGRAPH 2014 Los Angeles, CA -- August 11, 2014-- Thinkbox Software today announced Sequoia, a powerful new standalone tool for converting particle and point cloud data to geometry backed by Thinkbox's new application framework. Tailored for applications in the architecture, engineering and construction markets, Sequoia creates a single mesh from particles, vertex clouds, or laser scan data. ...Read More »
Perception Neuron Makes Professional Motion Capture Adaptable and Extremely Affordable -- August 11, 2014--

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SMI's Sneak Preview of Gaze Interaction at Siggraph 2014 United States of America,United Kingdom,Germany, -- August 11, 2014-- BERLIN and TELTOW, Germany, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ...Read More »
Conquer Mobile to Speak at SIGGRAPH 2014 on Virtual Reality Simulation and Practical Uses of Augmented Reality. -- August 08, 2014--

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Conquer Mobile, mobile solutions and simulation training specialists, will speak at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference next week. SIGGRAPH is the worlds largest conference on Comput... ...Read More »

Epson Brings Collaborative Printing Demos and Workstations to the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2014 California,Canada, -- August 07, 2014--

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Epson will be showcasing its latest printing technology and solutions at the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2014. The Studio is a collaborative working environment that brings th..... ...Read More »

PNY and Red Barn Support Innovative Program for At-Risk Youth PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- August 07, 2014-- The Animation Project (TAP) in New York has pioneered a novel and effective method for helping at-risk youth: Use digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and workforce development tool. To support this effort, PNY, Intel and Red Barn Technology Group contributed to the creation of a new classroom of graphics workstations to assist TAP in its endeavors. ...Read More »
Linkage Design Announces New Partnership with The Foundry Michigan, -- August 06, 2014-- DETROIT, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Linkage Design, a leading provider of resources, design, and education for the digital design industry, announced today its new partnership with T..... ...Read More »
NOITOM Vows to Democratize Motion Capture at SIGGRAPH 2014 -- August 06, 2014--

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Meet Chaos Group Labs: LAs New CG Think Tank -- August 05, 2014--

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OptiTrack Takes Over as Animation Market Leader; Customers Break Motion Capture Records Corvallis, OR -- August 04, 2014-- With dozens of installations in the last six months, OptiTrack has become the motion capture technology of choice for production character animation. Many of these new adopters had capture requirements that were deemed impossible based on existing technologies, yet with OptiTrack's Prime Series cameras, exceeded expectations even in complex outdoor and large-volume shooting scenarios. New customers include some of the most distinguished studios and universities in Games, Film, and Animation Education. ...Read More »
Cogswell College Game Studio Student to Present School-Developed, Mobile App Game at SIGGRAPH: Sunnyvale, CA -- August 04, 2014-- Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, will have a student from its Game Studio present a newly produced, school-developed, mobile app game during the 2014 SIGGRAPH Conference?s ?Appy Hour? showcase in Vancouver. ...Read More »
Richland Technologies and Intelligraphics Exhibit High Performance Graphics Using Imagination Technologies SGX GPU in ORCCA Multi-Use Avionics Computer at Siggraph 2014 -- August 01, 2014--

Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Richland Technologies designed and built their innovative ARM-based ORCCA avionics computer to satisfy the severe Space, Weight and Power (SWaP) requirements of the aviati... ...Read More »

Mixamo Animations Now Available in Unreal Engine 4 Marketplace -- July 31, 2014-- Free, ready-made animations let Unreal Engine developers get their 3D characters moving in minutes ...Read More »
Imagineer Systems to Showcase mocha Pro 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014 -- July 29, 2014-- Visit Imagineer Systems at booth 817 for demos of the newly released mocha Pro 4 with advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows, Python scripting and more improved features ...Read More »
Riding Shotgun at SIGGRAPH 2014 Los Angeles, CA -- July 28, 2014-- Shotgun Software is gearing up for a lively week of events, education, new releases and more at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver. Shotgun, the leading developer of cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management software for film, TV and games (recently acquired by Autodesk), will be exhibiting and announcing the details of their latest product releases at booth #741 from August 12-14 at the Vancouver Convention Center. ...Read More »
Vicon customers to take center stage at SIGGRAPH 2014 Oxford, UK -- July 24, 2014-- Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, life sciences and engineering industries, has announced a series of customer presentations that will take place at its SIGGRAPH booth (#733) on August 12-14 in Vancouver, Canada. ...Read More »
Artbeats Celebrates 25 Years in Stock Footage Industry. Myrtle Creek, OR -- July 22, 2014-- Standing the test of time, Artbeats continues to produce, shoot, and offer royalty-free stock footage since 1989. ...Read More »
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