XBox One made available at Microsoft Priority Resellers
12:30 pm PDT 25/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Microsoft has announced the availability of Xbox One, Xbox Live, Xbox One Accessories and all Microsoft-published Xbox One game titles at select Microsoft Priority Resellers across the country starting 1 September. In addition to availability on, Xbox One Consoles and associated Games and accessories will be available in 27 Microsoft Priority Resellers across eight cities, namely Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune and Chandigarh. Offering enthusiastic gamers in India an all-in-one gaming and entertainment experience created for … Read More

Autodesk launches 3D content at Creative Market and brings new features in 3DS Max and Maya software
10:00 am PDT 14/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

At SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference, Autodesk announced the latest extension releases for its products 3DS Max and Maya. The 3DS Max software has already been launched by Autodesk and Maya will be available for subscription to customers from 9 September. At the same time, the company unveiled the new 3D marketplace on Creative Market – Autodesk’s ecommerce platform for purchasing and selling custom content developed by artists. Autodesk’s newly announced Stingray Game Engine was also on display throughout SIGGRAPH. Maya 2016 … Read More

Now search for Google on Alphabet aka
6:00 pm PDT 11/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Alphabet, the new kid on the block has just taken charge over Google and it is changing how things function. The new company, Alphabet, will preside over a collection of companies, the largest of which will be Google. Google is slimming down to a few businesses under the leadership of Sundar Pichai. Google, the technology conglomerate announced its surprise restructuring on Monday but what stole the show was the appointment of executive Sundar Pichai replacing Larry Page as the new … Read More

Pixar’s universal scene description going open source
1:00 pm PDT 11/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Pixar intends to release its Universal Scene Description software (USD) as an open-source project by summer, 2016. The toolset addresses the need in the CG film and game industries for an effective way to describe, assemble, interchange and modify high-complexity virtual scenes between digital content creation tools employed by studios. Pixar has been developing USD’s core abilities to compose and non-destructively edit graphics for nearly 20 years, going back to the production of A Bug’s Life. The USD techniques, such … Read More

Q2-2016: Icera windup, SHIELD tablet recall pares NVDIA income 80%
10:00 am PDT 10/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

BENGALURU: NVDIA reported a 80 percent YoY drop in net income after taxes to US$ 26 million in the quarter ended July 26, 2015 (Q2-2016, current quarter) as compared to the US$ 128 million in the corresponding year ago quarter Q2-2015. QoQ, the company’s income dropped from US$ 134 million in Q1-2016. The resultant diluted EPS in the current quarter was US$ 0.05 as compared to the US$ 0.22 in Q2-2015 and the US$ 0.24 in Q1-2016. NVDIA says that … Read More

Sound BlasterX Gaming Series
Sound BlasterX(R): An all new line of superior professional gaming audio gear
1:00 pm PDT 04/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Creative Technology announced at Gamescom 2015 the launch of Sound BlasterX Gaming Series, a new line of gaming audio peripherals designed for today’s generation of discerning gamers. Gaming content in this day and age encompasses immensely compelling graphics, expansive environments and incredibly detailed audio, akin to a full cinematic experience, delivered on multiple platforms, from mobile, to consoles and PCs. Famous for pioneering gaming audio on PCs and launching the multimedia revolution with the Sound Blaster line of sound cards, … Read More

Europe based VFX studios swear by Dell Precision workstations
11:30 am PDT 03/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Dell recently announced that Europe-based visual effects studios Important Looking Pirates and FIDO, and digital signage agency, VISUAL ART, are using Dell Precision workstations to deliver cutting-edge graphics and award-winning, creative content for international clients and audiences. BAFTA award winning studio, FIDO, has an advertising and feature film portfolio spanning 15 years – including the modern day cult classic, Kung Fury, the most recent David Attenborough TV series, and blockbuster movie, Kick Ass. Well-established as fur, feather and creature animation … Read More

Nevada gets live animation program to help children with autism
4:00 pm PDT 31/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Autism is a medical situation which makes the ones prone to it, different from the normal people. Autistic  beings are, don’t know why but treated as patients of some kind of mental illness, but on the reality part, all that they face is just  another severe difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts. To help the autistic patients overcome this problem better, Carson City’s Gary Jesch has designed Invirtua 3D Digital … Read More

Samsung’s Tizen Developer Summit to focus on app and ecosystem development
1:00 pm PDT 30/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Tizen Developer Summit (TDS), a developer’s summit organized by Samsung for its Tizen operation system kicks off today in Bangalore. This is a two day event and will focus on apps and app development. Samsung Electronics and Tizen Association sponsor this global event annually to assist local app and platform developers who will contribute to the growth of the Tizen ecosystem.The summit will help core Tizen developers learn and understand the technology behind the Tizen platform, app development, porting, and … Read More

SIGGRAPH 2015 to be held at Los Angeles
4:00 pm PDT 28/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

SIGGRAPH 2015, the annual five day interdisciplinary education experience and conference on the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques, will debut a new program this August. The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is a community interested in research, technology, and applications in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 2015 VR Village will feature real-time immersion in the latest virtual and augmented realities, including Nomadic Virtual Reality (VR), Tabletop Augmented Reality (AR), Full-Dome Cinema and live … Read More

Phone business puts Microsoft in red
2:30 pm PDT 22/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

On the back of writedowns of Nokia phone business and fall of demand in the Windows operating system, Microsoft reported a $3.2 billion net loss for the three months to 30 June. The company took a charge of $7.5 billion in the fourth quarter related to the restructuring of its Nokia handset business, which it bought last year. With Satya Nadella in charge, the company has been shifting its focus to software and cloud services as demand for its once-popular … Read More

My Passport X
WD aligns with for the launch of gaming friendly My Passport X portable hard drives in India
2:00 pm PDT 15/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

WD, a Western Digital company, and world leader in storage solutions, today introduced the availability of My Passport X portable hard drive for gamers on When connected to Xbox One or a PC, the sleek 2 TB My Passport X drive provides much-needed storage capacity for gamers to store up to 50 extra game titles, eliminating the need to delete previously purchased games from their Xbox One console or PC hard drives and removing those “storage full” warning messages … Read More