Access is “indefinite;” license holders can use Softimage as long as they like. Autodesk says it is changing how it manages the end-of-life issues regarding Softimage, its 3D creative modeling software that is being discontinued. In a message posted to the Autodesk support forum today, Autodesk said it will allow users to continue to access Softimage “indefinitely” [...]
Three 3D content environments was clearly one too many. Autodesk is offering a no-cost transition to either Maya or 3ds Max. Autodesk today announced the 2015 edition of Softimage will be the last release. Autodesk will start shipping the new version in mid-April 2014, and will offer product support until April 30, 2016. The impending [...]
Autodesk introduces Autodesk Character Generator as a cloud based resource. Character Generator is the latest evolution of Evolver software acquired by Autodesk in 2011. It has been available in Autodesk Labs as Project Pinocchio.
Online 3D modeler Clara.io gets new features and new investment money.
Swirling winter winds can affect a football game. For the first time, viewers can see exactly what the wind is doing in the stadium. Technology originally developed for working with industrial plastics will find its way onto millions of TV screens on Super Bowl Sunday, as Fox Sports uses Autodesk wind simulation tools to show [...]
Autodesk rolls out new features and new pricing for Fusion 360
Autodesk acquires Circuits.io after introducing 123D Circuits in September 2013. Just a few days ago Autodesk announced the acquisition of Circuits.io a Belgian start-up for the maker community. We were still in the early phases of really, who, why? Then we remembered that Autodesk had announced a relationship with the tinkerers of Belgium who have [...]
Amazon makes Nvidia’s Grid visual computing technology widely available By Kathleen Maher Although Nvidia’s Grid was announced over a year ago at GTC 2012 and has seen some customer adoption and important partnerships with HP and Dell, among others, Nvidia put more meat on the bone with the Kepler rolled out last spring. Kepler is [...]
Autodesk’s new CAM 360 got a big piece of the spotlight at Autodesk University 2013. The new product is part of the growing line of cloud-based products, key to Autodesk’s evolving business model. One of the major centerpieces of Autodesk University was the unveiling of CAM 360, Autodesk’s latest 360 cloud-based product. Autodesk says CAM [...]
Mainframe2 is gearing up for an early 2014 launch and plans to make workstation applications available on demand. To prove the point, the company ran a one-day trial of their system running Photoshop in a browser and people from 138 countries gave it a whirl. Here at GfxSpeak we’re raising the stakes with an in-browser [...]