Archive for 'Alembic'


CVMP 2013

Matt Leonard (Head of Training) was delighted to have attended this years CVMP conference in London. Using the two days we heard talks including: Eoin Greenham & Rajat Roy (Prime Focus World) – The Art and Science of Stereo Conversion Paco Galanes (YouTube) – YouTube Live: Technology and Challenges of Live Internet Broadcasting Thorsten Herfet […]

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Side Effects release Houdini 13

Side Effects Software, an industry leader in 3D animation and visual effects software, is proud to announce the immediate release of Houdini 13 which introduces a finite element solver for bending and tearing FX, a new multi-threaded particle architecture integrated into Houdini’s existing dynamics context and a new lighting workflow to efficiently handle massive datasets. […]

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Pixar's 'Universal Scene Description' (USD) Website…

Pixar have opened a website dedicated to their Universal Scene Description system. To be able to leverage industry innovations quickly and economically, Pixar needs to be able to incorporate new applications into our pipeline easily, in a way that complements our existing toolset (including our proprietary rigging/animation system, Presto), rather than making the pipeline more […]

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Prelude to Fusion 7

eyeon Software have announced the next release of Fusion, version 7.0 New features include: New interface layouts and “tear off” sections. New 3D engine. Alembic importing. Latest FBX scene importing. Linear light and Colorspace control sources and tools. Open Color I/O. Roto Assist – new tooling to speed up rotoscoping. Stereo roto mapping. 3D splines. […]

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Industrial Light & Magic and Sony Pictures Imageworks Release Alembic 1.5

Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) today announce the release of Alembic 1.5, their jointly-developed open-source project that facilitates the sharing of animation and visual effects scenes across multiple software applications. Alembic 1.5 includes new support for multi-threading, which, along with other new features, results in significant performance and efficiency improvements […]

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