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NAB

Boris, Imagineer Team Up on New VFX Tools
20-Apr-2015
BOSTON – Boris FX and Imagineer Systems previewed the newest versions of flagship products, Boris Continuum Complete and mocha Pro, at NAB, marking the public debut of integrated technology following ...
Blackmagic Provides a Glimpse of Fusion 8
16-Apr-2015
LAS VEGAS, NV — Blackmagic Design is showing an alpha version of Fusion 8 at NAB 2015. The visual effects and motion graphics software, which until now was only available on Windows, will see Mac OS X ...
NAB 2015 Attendance Tips 100,000
15-Apr-2015
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Association of Broadcasters cites preliminary registered attendance of 103,042 for the 2015 NAB Show, the world's largest annual convention covering filmed entertainment ...
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News

ACM SIGGRAPH Names 2015 Award Recipients
1-Jul-2015
The ACM SIGGRAPH Awards program recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the computer graphics community through their research, teaching, service, or writing.
PipelineFX Offers Subscription Pricing for Qube
1-Jul-2015
LOS ANGELES – PipelineFX has added a subscription licensing option to Qube, making the render farm management software for visual effects more cost-effective for studios and schools.
Vicon Introduces Intelligent, New Camera Platform
1-Jul-2015
OXFORD, UK – Vicon, a motion capture (mocap) technology specialist for the entertainment, engineering and life sciences industries, has launched its intelligent new flagship camera platform, Vicon ...
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In Focus

Spotlight on Outlander
30-Jun-2015
In the Starz original series Outlander, 18th century Scotland is alive and well — and looking better than ever.
Ted Talk
29-Jun-2015
ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS – Universal Pictures and MRC’s blockbuster Ted convinced cinema audiences that the world’s most outrageous bear was real. But for Ted 2, the new comedy from writer/director ...
In the Game
29-Jun-2015
While the BYU Center for Animation is accustomed to being in the national spotlight, it’s usually for student-made animated shorts, not for award-winning video games.
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Web Exclusives

Holographic Visualizations Help Win Design Contract
30-Jun-2015
AUSTIN, TX – Zebra Imaging’s holographic display technology played a pivotal role in winning Britto Charette the contract to renovate the lobby of The Majestic Tower in Bal Harbour, Florida.
Gaming Reality: The Fear You Experience While Playing Video Games Is Real
29-Jun-2015
BLOOMINGTON, IN – With the advent of video games, a frequently asked question has been whether we get as engrossed in them emotionally as we do when we see a scary movie. The answer is yes and in new ...
Encore VFX Brings the Paranormal to the Screen
29-Jun-2015
A mysterious force begins manipulating children in ABC Television's new series "The Whispers," which features visual effects from Encore VFX.
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Student and School News

In the Game
29-Jun-2015
While the BYU Center for Animation is accustomed to being in the national spotlight, it’s usually for student-made animated shorts, not for award-winning video games.
Cogswell College Students 'Got Game'
23-Jun-2015
SUNNYVALE, CA – Students from Cogswell College have released a student-created iOS game, “Tangram Jam.”
Cogswell Game Design Engineering Student Applies for 16th Patent
3-Jun-2015
SUNNYVALE, CA – Christian Sasso, a current game design engineering student at Cogswell College, a 600-student educational institution offering a curriculum fusing digital art, engineering and ...
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SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2014 Wrap-up
22-Aug-2014
This year, the Siggraph conference was back in Vancouver, Canada. It is certainly one of the more beautiful cities in North America. The weather was great, and the conference center was right on the ...
Dell shows new tower & rack workstations
13-Aug-2014
Nvidia ships Visual Computing Appliance
13-Aug-2014
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GDC

Nurulize Showcases Real-time RISE VR Experience
6-Mar-2015
CULVER CITY, CA – Virtual-reality software developer Nurulize showcased its RISE Oculus DK2 tech demo at GDC 2015 in San Francisco.
Game Connection America Reveals 2015 Development Award Winners
6-Mar-2015
SAN FRANCISCO – Game Connection has unveiled the winners of the 2015 Game Connection Development Awards.
Khronos Makes Trio of Announcements at GDC
6-Mar-2015
Khronos was busy at this year’s GDC, with three major announcements, including Vulkan API, OpenCL 2.1, and SPIR-V.
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Kickstarter

Kickstarter Haptic Device Lets Users Immerse Themselves in their Games
5-Feb-2014
HAMILTON, ONTARIO — Haptics makes a triumphant return to PC gaming with Tivitas Interactive's upcoming gaming device, Sinister, which is utilizing Kickstarter for its push into the gaming world.
CrowdIt Participants Compete for Crowdfunding Funds
29-Jan-2014
SPRINGFIELD, MO — CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), which brings business networking and support services into the crowdfunding experience, has announced new details related to its second launch contest, ...
Oscar-Winning Animator and Distinguished Songwriter Take On Broadway With New Musical ‘THE KISS’
15-Jan-2014
Academy Award-winning animation producer director Will Vinton and multi-platinum songwriter David Pomeranz are teaming up to produce ‘THE KISS,’ an outrageous new musical-comedy slated for an initial ...
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