French Innovation at SIGGRAPH 2016
July 11, 2016

French Innovation at SIGGRAPH 2016

Imaginove, France is in second position after the US in terms of exhibitors at the 43rd edition of SIGGRAPH.
PARIS – With 21 exhibitors, of which 18 of the French pavilion managed by Cap Digital and 
Two pioneer digital clusters, Cap Digital and Imaginove, gathered their forces to present the best of French computer graphics and digital creation at SIGGRAPH. Cap Digital and Imaginove accompany the French delegation on one of the 10 largest booths of the exhibition, giving 16 companies the best global visibility of the event.

The companies selected to exhibit under the French pavilion are: 

4DVIEWS designs and builds innovative 4D Capture systems that allows you to film actors, athletes and performers and convert their performances into reusable digital assets for VR, AR and audiovisual content projects. A technology applied in the BMX app Flatland Tricky released in early 2016. @4Dviews

Allegorithmic is the leader in 3D texturing technologies, with more than 50,000 users. For the past 15 years, Allegorithmic’s applied mathematical research has contributed to the growth of the Substance texturing suite that is at the heart of 3D technologies. @allegorithmic
Arskan is a professional Virtual Reality platform for sharing and distributing 3D objects and scenes, in full HD, with high accuracy and interactivity. @ArskanCorp
Dynamixyz presents Performer, its award-winning video-based facial capture and analysis solution, delivering unsurpassed raw animation and stunning real-time capability. Its solution obtained a special mention at Eurographics 2016. @Dynamixyz
NUCLEUS VR is a device agnostic mixed reality metaverse building technology. Its users range from high tech engineering companies to consumers. @nucleusvr
Golaem develops artist-friendly crowd, layout, and previsualization tools helping artists to populate TV shows, films and games in minutes. @golaem
Iskn is pleased to present The Slate 2, the future smart companion of all creative individuals. The Slate 2 by iskn: disrupt your storytelling by sublimating your paper creations with 2D and 3D animation effects. @iskn_co
Kolor is the Virtual Reality division of GoPro. This summer, GoPro launches Omni, a global solution for capturing 360° video up to 8k. @kolorcompany

Mercenaries Engineering is dedicated to the development of high-end innovative softwares that are specifically designed for the animation and VFX industries. Guerilla Render is a production-proven assembly, look development, lighting and rendering solution, which counts among its recent references the feature films The Little Prince, Mune or the Playmobil Super4 TV series. @GuerillaRender
Mikros image, as a major French post house, will show his latest works for commercials, animation and feature films, empowered with in-house tools & techniques. Among its key references, the new season of Marmottes (by Mikros Image and the agency Dream On) is broadcasted on the French TV channel France 3 to celebrate summer and French Music Day. This version was awarded 2nd in New York at the World Promax for the Gold award of best TV channel format. @Mikrosimage
Persistant Studios develops PopcornFX, a middleware allowing the creation of realtime 3D particle effects.  It was recently used for the art project linked to singer Björk latest album: Björk Digital : 'Notget' VRX from the company Rewind. @PopcornFX
The heat generated by the renderings of a 3D animated blockbuster could heat about 2,000 people for a year. Today, data centers consumption represents 3% of the world’s electricity, and it doubles every 5 years. Qarnot heats people for free and ecologically with servers’ wasted heat. Qarnot will release the API of its online rendering service in fall 2016. @qarnot
RSA Cosmos, equipped more than 250 planetariums in 26 countries. It is editing one of the four major astronomical simulation softwares of the market, SkyExplorer 4. @rsacosmos
Shine Research  unveils Shine Engine, a multiplatform development environment, which allows native applications deployment using SAAS model. @shineengine
TVPaint Animation is a 2D software based on bitmap technology which allows to animate natural renderings without imposing a graphical style. Give a personality to your work!@TVPaintDev
VideoStitch  known for its leading 360° degree VR video production software suite, has launched Orah 4i, an all­in­one 4K camera designed for high quality live streaming to online video platforms and VR headsets.@VideoStitch