Autodesk makes life easier for the animation, VFX and gaming ecosystem: Alok Sharma
3:30 pm PDT 26/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

Creating animation in today’s world is increasingly becoming more and more complex as the consumer is becoming even more demanding, with easy accessibility to different kind of stories and style of animations across the globe. To keep up with global standards, one requires assistance from a global player, that’s where an Autodesk steps into the picture. Read More

Technicolor announces improved profitability in first half of 2014
12:30 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Net income was a profit of €27 million in the first half of 2014, increasing from a profit of €6 million in the first half of 2013. Restated from refinancing and repricing charges, net income was a profit of €46 million. Read More

InMobi says ‘Game On!’ with New Monetisation Solution
1:30 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

InMobi has announced its new monetisation solution for games, including industry-first playable ads format offered at global scale. To back this solution, InMobi has also created a 25 million dollar fund for indie game developers. This solution will allow developers to optimise their monetisation strategies based on the emotional state of players as they move through different stages of the game. Read More

Microsoft to shut shop on Xbox TV show studio
3:30 pm PDT 21/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The cuts represent about 14 per cent of Microsoft’s global payroll of some 127,000. The company will take a charge of between $1.1 billion and $1.6 billion for costs related to the layoffs. Read More

Aries Group’s BizTV stakes claim of Mohan Lal’s Vismayas Max Studios
2:15 pm PDT 12/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Using the global clout of Aries, Group CEO Sohan Roy hopes that it will give the Aries-Vismayas Max label a worldwide reach that it previously never had. The company has a determined plan to reach even more viewers than before. Mohan Lal will continue as the brand ambassador of the company. Read More

NVIDIA launches CUDA coding to help groom next gen programmers
5:40 pm PDT 07/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The challenge is open to all students pursuing higher education in engineering and science. Registrations for interested students will begin immediately on NVIDIA India’s website, and the contest will commence from 1 August. Winning teams will be awarded cash prizes of Rs 1,00,000 in total. Read More

Fortumo & Telenor launch direct carrier billing in Pakistan
2:39 pm PDT 07/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The mobile payments company Fortumo and mobile operator Telenor Pakistan on 1 July launched direct carrier billing in Pakistan. With this deal over 35 million subscribers of Telenor Pakistan will be able to make easy online payments by charging purchases to their phone bill. Fortumo will also start powering in-app purchasing for Telenor App Store. Read More

Sniper Systems & Solutions has been awarded as the top M & E Partner for Autodesk India for FY-14
10:58 am PDT 03/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

About this accomplishment, C. Purusothaman, Head M&E of Sniper, says, “We thank all our Clients who have been our well wishers and have enabled Sniper to grow to such heights and standards.” “We have clocked close to $ 4 million this year in M&E industry which is close to 30% growth YOY, concludes,” C. Purusothaman. Read More

Antec Inc. ropes in ‘Team Brutality’ as Brand Ambassadors
5:25 pm PDT 30/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

With this tie-up, Antec Inc. plans to be more aggressive in India to offer a variety of award winning gaming PSUs, Cabinets & Cooling products to customers in India. Educating the gaming customers about its products offerings and opening up conversations will be some of the key highlights of this tie-up. Read More

Google’s Android eyes TV market
5:11 pm PDT 30/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The new interface is an extension of Google’s operating system which will take Android to the living room in the form of its upcoming version Android L. It can run on various products mainly smart TVs, set top boxes (STBs), smart watches and cars. Read More