MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Google has acquired Zync Inc., the developer of the Zync Render cloud-based rendering solution.
A visual effects cloud rendering technology, Zync Render has been used on features such as Star Trek Into Darkness. The acquisition will be a part of the Google Cloud Platform.
Since its inception at visual effects studio Zero VFX nearly five years ago, Zync was designed to leverage the benefits and flexibilities inherent in cloud computing. Pairing it with the scale and reliability of Google Cloud Platform will help the company offer a better service with more scalability, more host packages and better pricing, including a per-minute billing plan.