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Autodesk continues on the open trail with Bifrost for USD

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Tristan Perona

The latest update offers new open Bifrost-USD integration and other enhancements.

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Chaos Group releases V-Ray 5 for Maya

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Ruchika Saini

Chaos Group has released V-Ray 5 for Maya. V-Ray has been used by 3D artists and Studios for animation and ...

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Autodesk & Blender: courting creatives

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Kathleen Maher

Is it a coincidence that Autodesk is courting indie users with new licensing and Blender is getting more structured and ...

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Nvidia takes over Mental Ray development

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Kathleen Maher

With Autodesk adding the Arnold render to Maya, Nvidia pledges to maintain Mental Ray for its shared customers.  This year at ...

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Unbundled Flame shines at NAB

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Kathleen Maher

Autodesk’s high-end finishing suite still requires a significant hardware investment, but now you can pick or choose your vendors. Autodesk’s ...

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Autodesk buys Solid Angle

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Kathleen Maher

Autodesk acquires Solid Angle and announces cloud rendering for Maya.

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Image Engine makes the alien credible

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Randall Newton

A custom IK solver is the secret behind some of Hollywood’s new class of other-worldly CG characters. In the world ...

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Kung Fury rocks the 80s action movie genre with heavy CG

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Randall Newton

David Sandberg scooped up $630,000 on Kickstarter and put together a hilarious short film in Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max. ...

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Autodesk throws support behind Academy’s ACES color management standard

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Randall Newton

The move increases interoperability at the most technical and demanding levels of color management. Autodesk is providing support for the ...

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Solid Angle releases Arnold for Houdini

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Randall Newton

The popular cross-platform ray-tracing engine can now work with the Houdini 3D animation engine. Setups can be shared with the ...