High tech meets sustainability in projects like having mussels “vocalize” changes in water quality. The latest Autodesk acquisition is one of those interesting tangential acquisitions that points to new directions. Many of the blogs haven’t even picked it up because it’s just such a what-the-hell kind of move. Autodesk has shown a lot of enthusiasm for [...]
Details about Google’s Project Tango, 3D vision for mobile devices, have been available since February but at Google I/O project lead Johnny Lee demonstrated the latest device featuring Nvidia’s K1 Tegra and put some flesh on the bones of an undeniably cool idea.
The Open Source API and toolkit will remain open. This deal is a natural extension for Autodesk. Autodesk today said it is acquiring Shotgun Software, a developer of cloud-based production tracking for video and game studios. Terms were not disclosed. For a company as large as Autodesk, it takes a much bigger deal than this [...]
A new method of exporting multiple animations per FBX file streamlines game development. Autodesk today released the first extension for Maya LT 2015. The focus in this update is features that improve the process of exporting animations and objects to game engines. New features include: Game Exporter: Simplifies how models and animations are exported from Maya [...]
Autodesk announces the acquisition of Swedish game developer Bitsquid and promises new tools for interactive design in a variety of fields including game development.
Despite going through a major transition, revenue was up 4%, but net income was down. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported better than expected first quarter results, given the company is going through a multi-quarter business model transition, moving away from selling perpetual licenses and into a variety of subscription-based offerings. Revenue for the first quarter [...]
Introducing a new software platform and a reference design for a 3D printer, Autodesk wants to shake things up in 3D printing the way Google shook up the smartphone market. Today Autodesk jumped with both feet into the 3D printing industry, with a software platform meant to simplify connecting CAD to printers, and a [...]
PTC has been tirelessly outlining its strategy for an extended view of PLM that integrates design, software, service, and operation. GfxSpeak sums it up.
Now both Maya LT and Mudbox are available on pay-as-you-go plans. Autodesk today said it will now offer Mudbox 2015 on subscription for as low as $10 per month, effective immediately. The 3D digital painting and sculpting software is often used alongside Maya or Maya LT in 3D asset development. For example, an artist can [...]
For $50 a month Steam enthusiasts and developers have access to a full commercial license of Maya LT. Autodesk will launch Maya LT 2015 on the Steam gaming platform next week, making its animation and modeling feature set available to more than 65 million gamers, developers and artists. For $50 per month, Steam users [...]