Virtual reality developers are set to have their very own conference
1:00 pm PDT 23/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Virtual reality (VR) has become one of the most anticipated and most talked about topic of the gaming industry. With its popularity on an upward surge, major players in the scene like Sony, HTC, Oculus and more would be looking forward to enthrall the audience. Possibly, keeping the same thing in mind and to garner undivided attention, the Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) will be back this year for its second edition with an event solely dedicated to them. The … Read More

Animatrik delivers motion capture service to bring ‘orcs of Warcraft’ to life
8:00 pm PDT 07/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

One of the most anticipated movie of 2016 that’s based on Blizzard Entertainment’s game, Warcraft that’s set to hit the big screens on 10 June, tells the story much before World of Warcraft takes place. Since the game showcases the worlds of orc and human clash, the question arises how did director Duncan Jones and his collaborators craft a race of orcs, taller and more muscle-bound than humans, and feature them not just in ferocious mega-battles, but also reveal their … Read More

Big ticket publishers / developers backfoot on VR could prove costly for the platform
5:00 pm PDT 06/06/2016 By Vivek Kapadia

The year 2016 is to be the year when most of the major players in the gaming industry have or will release their Virtual Reality headsets and platforms for consumers. The year will be sort of a second innings for VR to come back into gaming scene after the disastrous debut in the late 80s with Nintendo and Sega systems causing dizzy and non-enjoyable experience. The platform revived after Palmer Lucky started a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 for mass production … Read More

COMPUTEX 2016: 7 takeaways from the event
2:00 pm PDT 06/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Initiated in 1981, COMPUTEX has been one of the most prominent B2B events in the Asia Pacific domain, catering to the ICT industry. According to their website, this year’s event was based on four main pillars- “IoT applications, innovation and startups, business solutions and gaming.” COMPUTEX 2016 was held from 31 May to 4 June at TWTC Exhibition Halls, the Taipei International Conference Center and Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Here are few takeaways from the event: AOC debuted its new … Read More

AMD to associate with Government of Telangana for VLSI Academy and IMAGE city
10:00 am PDT 06/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao’s recent, official visit to the Silicon Valley seems to be really tapping the right chord. The USA based chip developer; AMD has announced that they will be partnering with VLSI Academy, which is being promoted actively by the Telangana government. During the recent visit of a team of delegates from the Indian state, headed by KT Rama Rao, AMD expressed their interest in the VLSI Academy being promoted by Telangana government and also in … Read More

Asus Zenfone Max: A ‘power packed, long lasting’ upgrade
5:30 pm PDT 02/06/2016 By Jigar Ganatra

Six months back, in January, ASUS, a Taiwan based company launched its android based smartphones named as ASUS ZenFone Max and now it has recently launched an upgraded version of the same device. It is slated to be a strong competitor against the budget phones launched in India as it’s growing at quite a rapid space with its consecutive, quick and upgraded launches. ZenFone Max is targeted for the audience who loves to use the phone which has a lot … Read More

ZOTAC raises the game with a triple play of features, software and design
1:00 pm PDT 30/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

ZOTAC International just revealed their new graphic card ZOTAC GeForce GTX 10 Series. The first of the new ZOTAC 10 Series is the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, the flagship card of the series. Using the advanced NVIDIA Pascal architecture, the performance seems to have been tuned to higher levels to provide users with a polished out-of-the-box experience. “ZOTAC is pleased to be standing on the new page of gaming history. Pascal opens many doors to applications that we … Read More

Allegorithmic Integrates Substance Engine into Houdini 15 
2:00 pm PDT 27/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Allegorithmic has announced the immediate integration of Substance Engine into Houdini 15. VFX artists can now import, visualise and tweak materials with the same freedom AAA game developers have enjoyed for years. By employing the same nodal system as Houdini, Substance Engine arrives in a format Houdini artists already understand. Materials can be created, customised and applied to any Houdini asset, including characters and environments. When finished, assets can be exported to the Unity game engine or sent to Mantra, Arnold … Read More

HP unveils the ‘Omen’ series of gaming PCs
4:00 pm PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Although consoles and mobiles have become immensely popular in the current gaming scenario; PC gaming still enjoys a titanic chunk of serious gamers. From casual to professional, most of the gamers around the globe prefer PC over other mediums when it comes to gaming. HP had delivered some fairly stable and fruitful gaming PCs in the past. Earlier, HP had successfully delivered their mid-range laptop based on Windows 8.1 and further launched gaming PCs under their Envy Phoenix and Pavilion … Read More

Asus unveils new Zenfone Max with Snapdragon 615 priced at Rs 9,999
2:30 pm PDT 23/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Asus’s mystery box finally opened with a live event to announce new variant of its already successful phone Zenfone Max. The new phone (ZC550KL) has a lot of improvements over its predecessor as it packs all-new powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor clocked at 1.5 Ghz with 32GB in-built storage. The earlier version of Zenfone Max ran on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and had 16 GB in-built memory. The phone comes in two variants when it comes to memory. … Read More

‘Daydream’: Google talks about their upcoming VR device built on ‘Android N’
11:00 am PDT 19/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently, in their annual developer conference ‘I/O’ at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, Google revealed its plans for the upcoming version of Android, nicknamed (for now) Android N. The ‘N’, according to them stands for a sweet treat, just like the names of their previous versions of the OS. The new version of Android will feature improved graphics, storage and security enhancements and even reduced battery consumption and also features updated emojis, including 72 new ones. In addition to … Read More

Apple announces new iOS app development accelerator in Bengaluru
8:00 pm PDT 18/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After announcing a development centre in Hyderabad, tech giant Apple will set up an app design and development centre in Bengaluru to support developers in India creating innovative mobile apps for its iOS platform. The announcement is the part of Apple chief Tim Cook’s visit to India.  As part of his visit, Cook is expected to meet government officials and key industry executives from telecom firms to discuss matters like manufacturing and expansion of network in the country. The Apple … Read More