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Digitally Dressed
4-Nov-2014
MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, ISRAEL – Stratasys Ltd.’s Objet Connex technology has played a starring role in one of this year’s movie blockbusters, through its continued use by movie costumes and props ...
Dancing Dinosaurs
3-Nov-2014
Vicon’s motion-capture technology was used to create a dancing dinosaur for the live-action show Dinosaurus! at Henry Ford Community College's Virtual Theatricality Lab (VTL). The family show runs ...
VFX Presents New Danger for Doctor Who
21-Oct-2014
axisVFX, a Bristol- and Glasgow-based visual effects studio established by animation company Axis and visual effects supervisors Grant Hewlett and Howard Jones, created compelling VFX for latest ...
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Web Exclusives

A-Maze-ing Results for Method Studios
20-Nov-2014
PITTSBURGH – Avere Systems, a provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, announced the “a-maze-ing” storage performance results Method Studios Vancouver has achieved since adding Avere FXT ...
Encore Completes Dailies, Post, VFX for HBO Miniseries 'Olive Kitteridge'
20-Nov-2014
HOLLYWOOD – HBO's miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" starring Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins and Bill Murray tells the poignantly sweet, acerbically funny and devastatingly tragic story of a seemingly ...
Arch-Viz Beauty Shot Secrets Include PipelineFX Qube!
19-Nov-2014
LOS ANGELES – As computer graphics have grown in prominence, rendering has become a double-edged sword for architectural designers. For firms like John McAslan + Partners, conquering the ...
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News

axle Video Releases axle Projectr
20-Nov-2014
BOSTON – axle Video, a software vendor for media management and collaboration, has rolled out axle Projectr, a system that allows instantaneous review of in-process projects saved in a non-linear ...
Anastasiy Rolls Out MagicPicker 4.0
20-Nov-2014
Anastasiy has released MagicPicker 4.0, a color wheel panel plug-in for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
New Painter Essentials 5 Released for Artists, Photo Enthusiasts
20-Nov-2014
OTTAWA – Corel has released Painter Essentials 5, the all-new version of its starter digital art software for Windows and Mac.
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Student and School News

History to Come to Life in VR App and Minecraft
19-Nov-2014
The Immersive Education Initiative announced that Bent’s Old Fort, a unit of the United States National Park Service located on the Santa Fe Trail in Colorado’s Otero County, will be reconstructed ...
Game On for Students' Sports-Themed Game with Social Message
17-Oct-2014
Anita Sarkeesian is being targeted by male gamers…thanks to the efforts of many female game designers at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
iAnimate.net Holds Elite Games Animation Workshop
26-Aug-2014
LOS ANGELES – iAnimate.net will be holding the Elite Games Animation Workshop 3, an interactive 14-week program directly pairing students with top working animators at the most recognizable game ...
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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

JMR debuts additions to SilverStor Desktop family at NAB 2013
8-Apr-2013
LAS VEGAS — JMR Electronics, a storage solutions vendor, is debuting its latest additions to its SilverStore Desktop family of products, a complete suite of cloud ready SAS/SATA/SSDRAID solutions, ...
Tech Startup Sandboxr, Aims to be Nation's Largest 3D Printing Service, Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Raise Funds
5-Apr-2013
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — Sandboxr has announced plans to acquire enough 3D printers to effectively make it the largest 3D printing service in the US. It has launched a campaign on the crowd-funding site ...
Markerless iPi Motion Capture Available Through Steam Store
1-Apr-2013
MOSCOW — Markerless motion capture iPi Motion Capture, from iPi Soft, is now available in the Valve Steam Store.
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NAB

AMD and Adobe Collaboration Enhances Creative Cloud Workflow
14-Apr-2014
LAS VEGAS, NAB 2014 – AMD’s ongoing collaboration with Adobe has yielded numerous performance optimizations for new creative functions and workflow enhancements that will be available soon to video ...
NAB 2014 By the Numbers
14-Apr-2014
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Association of Broadcasters released preliminary figures for the 2014 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media event covering filmed entertainment and the ...
Blackmagic Design Shows Off URSA Camera
14-Apr-2014
NAB 2014, LAS VEGAS – Blackmagic Design has unveiled Blackmagic URSA, a new high-end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set.
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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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