Technology

Priyank Kharge announces a mega global technology summit at Bengaluru
2:25 pm PDT 12/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Karnataka IT, BT and science and technology minister Priyank Kharge has confirmed that Bengaluru is all set to play hosts to the first ever mega global technology summit in November 2017.This landmark move by the state of Karnataka will no doubt bolster the AVGC industry.Having witnessed ground breaking evolution in technology, the IT,BT government machinery of Karnataka has come to a decision to scrap all the trivial events in favour of one, mega summit that would possibly have a global … Read More


Gionee’s game changer- A1 Lite; a 4000 mAh power packed phone with a 20 MP selfie camera launched
11:45 am PDT 12/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Gionee India, the smartphone manufacturer which is consistently shaping the Indian customer’s preferences by offering supreme selfie and battery competencies in its devices, announced the availability of A1 Lite, the latest disruptor from the path breaking A1 series. Packed with the best in class features, A1 Lite claims of a professional 20 megapixel selfie camera, 4000mAh battery and lightning fast fingerprint sensor. The device will be available across all retail stores in India at a pocket friendly price of  Rs.14,999 … Read More


Epica Electronics to launch revolutionary glass free 3D gadgets
1:52 pm PDT 10/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As a part of promoting 3D electronic products, UAE-based Epica Electronics has chalked out ambitious plans to roll out top-notch, innovative electronic products at affordable rates in India and Middle East. Epica Electronics will launch India’s first celebrity edition in consumer electronics segment (TV, mobile, tablet equipped with high end features and sophisticated applications) at Indywood Film Carnival 2017, one of the largest film-based events in the country from 1 to 4 December at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. “Initially we … Read More


Nitin Khanna and Seasia Infotech initiating Center of Excellence to give a big push to tech startups
12:37 pm PDT 09/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Nitin Khanna, being a serial tech entrepreneur with several years of experience, today announced his partnership with Seasia Infotech CEO R. P. Singh to set up a Center of Excellence (CoE) for helping tech startups in India. Under this initiative, they will jointly work on creating the CoE cores which will allow technology startup companies to use the co-working space of Seasia Infotech to work, learn and collaborate at no extra cost. CoE will offer these start ups with all … Read More


Animal Logic launches USDMaya Plugin as Open Source
4:30 pm PDT 04/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Animal Logic has announced the open source release of its USDMaya plugin, AL_USDMaya. The plugin enables powerful and efficient authoring and editing of 3D graphics data using Pixar’s Universal Scene Description (USD) in Autodesk Maya. AL_USDMaya builds upon Pixar’s USD technology which was released as open source in 2016. USD supports the interchange of 3D graphics data through various Digital Content Creation (DCC) tools, providing an effective and scalable solution for the complex workflows of CG film and game industry … Read More


The HP ‘Windows Mixed Reality’ VR Headset is part revolutionary and part reality
2:50 pm PDT 04/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Microsoft’s Mixed Reality initiative is the evolution of Windows holographic. It supports a variety of headsets with a single operating system from AR headsets like HoloLens to VR headsets like this one from HP. According to Microsoft Mixed Reality has several gadgets, including this VR headset.It is rated in its online Microsoft Store for $299, alongside the $329 HP headset.One would require a PC with an Nvidia GTX 980 / 1060 or higher to get a good experience. It has been … Read More


Autodesk highlights next generation storytelling and collaboration tools at SIGGRAPH 2017
4:57 pm PDT 02/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Leading up to SIGGRAPH 2017, Autodesk released a series of updates for its media and entertainment tools, including Autodesk Media and Entertainment collection, Autodesk Maya, Shotgun, Arnold, Autodesk 3ds Max, and Autodesk Flame. Engineered to streamline and accelerate production on films, TV shows, games and immersive experiences, the new releases include improvements and user-requested enhancements that connect creative workflows and teams, helping them bring engaging stories to life for a worldwide audience. “The continued growth of AR and VR and … Read More


SPAC3: Third Paradise by Italian Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto is now the worldwide symbol of VITA
7:12 pm PDT 01/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A long journey that began on 28 July has adopted the symbol of the Third Paradise as the worldwide symbol of “VITA”. It is the third long-term mission of Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli in collaboration with ASI (Italian Space Agency), ESA (European Space Agency), RAM (radioartemobile) and Cittadellarte – Pistoletto Foundation. This project aims to engage the whole world into communicating and sharing the work’s meaning and mission. Pictures by Paolo Nespoli will be made accessible to web users through the ‘Space Three’ app – SPAC3 which … Read More


Nimble Collective announces partnerships with Pixar and Lytro at Siggraph 2017
11:00 am PDT 31/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Virtual studio service platform Nimble Collective has announced a new collaboration with Pixar’s RenderMan, a partnership that will explore extending the delivery of RenderMan training to new and existing users via Nimble Collective’s collaborative, cloud-based workspace for creating animation. In addition, Nimble also announced a strategic partnership with Lytro to collaborate on an animated Virtual Reality project using the new advances in platform framework. The Nimble Collective Virtual Studio Platform is up-ending the animation industry by giving business clients and creators the … Read More


Faceware Technologies announces Faceware LiveSDK
3:00 pm PDT 29/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Faceware Technologies, the leading provider of markerless 3D facial motion capture solutions have announced an SDK for its real-time facial mocap (motion capture) and animation technology, Faceware Live. The Windows Native C++ SDK will enable developers and creatives to build their own real-time, interactive applications. SDK users can allow live player-to-player chat in games, live interactive displays and activations and even integrate the SDK into their own production tools and processes. “With the rise in VR/AR/MR, interactive marketing and the use of … Read More


Jellyfish Pictures launches VFX and animation technology business ‘RenderWise’
10:08 am PDT 27/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

BAFTA and multi-award-winning production studio, Jellyfish Pictures today announced that it has launched a subsidiary business called ‘RenderWise’. Responding to the obstacles faced when met with time sensitive demands, RenderWise offers cloud hybrid rendering and virtual studio solutions for VFX and animation applications. RenderWise officially launches at SIGGRAPH 2017, taking place in Los Angeles from 30 July to 3 August and will be available for demonstrations on the Microsoft stand (923). Already trialed on a number of Jellyfish’s projects, RenderWise’s cloud hybrid rendering solution … Read More


Epica Electronics to launch revolutionary glass free 3D gadgets
1:15 pm PDT 25/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As a part of promoting 3D electronic products, UAE-based Epica Electronics has chalked out ambitious plans to roll out top-notch, innovative electronic products at affordable rates in India and Middle East. Epica Electronics will launch India’s first celebrity edition in consumer electronics segment (TV, Mobile, Tablet equipped with high end features and sophisticated applications) at Indywood Film Carnival-2017, one of the largest film-based events in the country from December 1 to 4 at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. The USP of … Read More