Technology

Sluggishly yet steadily VR to storm Indian cinema
6:30 pm PDT 04/10/2018 By Poonam Mondal

Curiosity is the biggest acquaintance for any discovery as- the rise and fall of curiosity decide the results of it. In the era of technological revolution, virtual reality (VR), brought a three-dimensional virtual environment to it users which has taken users curiosity to sky high. The travel from the real world to the virtual world with the help of the VR headset has mind boggled the users. More the user is showing curiosity, the pressure for the brands are touching … Read More


Survey: AR, MR, and VR development is a long-term sustainable business
6:00 pm PDT 02/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

XRDC released its third annual 2018 XRDC AR/VR Innovation Report. It is created from survey responses from over 650 professionals, who are involved in the development of AR, MR, and VR experiences. The research report offers insight into the rapidly growing and diverse industry including popular platform choices, sustainability, profitability, and funding. Industry professionals are highly enthusiastic about the potential profitability of the market, and often self-fund their work as opposed to relying on third-parties. To explore this growth further, … Read More


Facebook unveils VR system Oculus Quest with six degrees of freedom
4:00 pm PDT 27/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Facebook introduced Oculus Quest at Oculus Connect 5 (OC5), its first all-in-one VR system with six degrees of freedom. The device helps to look around in any direction and walk through virtual space similar to the physical world. The VR device will ship in Spring 2019 for $399 USD. Oculus Quest has touch controllers which helps to interact with people and objects naturally. There will be more than 50 games and exciting experiences, at the launch of the same. More … Read More


Fox Renderfarm unveils CG Tech Summit in India to exchange Indo Chinese resources
4:00 pm PDT 21/09/2018 By Poonam Mondal

The cloud rendering service provider, Fox Renderfarm has launched their CG Tech Summit franchise, in Mumbai, India for the first time. At the summit, a lot of C-level employees of Chinese film production companies delivered speeches to discuss the future of CG trend in the AVGC industry. According to Fox Renderfarm managing director Mike Zheng, the main aim of the summit was “to exchange the resources [Indo-Chinese] and give value to each other’s project”. The use of CGI in the … Read More


Atomic Fiction Joins Method Studios to offer VFX solutions under one roof
5:30 pm PDT 19/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Method Studios has recently acquired Atomic Fiction to synergise strong assets of both the studios which will help to offer VFX solutions under a single roof. Method Studios which is under Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, is well known for its production and post-production works namely Deadpool 2, Ant-man and the Wasp, Avengers: Infinity War and many more. The news of this acquisition planning was disclosed earlier in Q2. They have further explained the reason behind the strategic acquisitio, i.e. to enable the combined … Read More


Samsung preps to launch new J series smart phone to beat Xaomi in Q3
7:00 pm PDT 17/09/2018 By Poonam Mondal

As the race for the new launch of mobile phones has touched the sky over the years, the craze for using new smart phones among Indians has continued. Recently, smart phone giant Samsung India has disclosed its plan to bring up two new mobile phones of J series in India in its official twitter post. The mid range of the Samsung smart phones has been the most popular ones in India considering the hi-tech specification and the affordability. Especially the smartphones … Read More


The VOID partners with Disney and Marvel to create hyper-reality experiences
4:30 pm PDT 14/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The VOID has partnered with ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment division, to develop a slate of five new experiences based on material from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Marvel Studios. The VOID is an entertainment company that uses a mix of virtual reality, augmented reality and sensory elements like wind and temperature to create interactive experiences. The company also revealed that the first experience, which will debut this fall, will be based on the upcoming Disney animated movie, Ralph Breaks The Internet. … Read More


Perp games to launch 3rd Eye Studio’s ‘Downward Spiral: Horus Station’
3:30 pm PDT 12/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

A new gaming publisher Perp Games to launch 3rd Eye Studios single and multiplayer zero-gravity shooter, Downward Spiral: Horus Station in 2018. Downward Spiral: Horus Station will be available for PlayStation VR at retail in 2018. The game is supposed to have a unique control movement, where players will not only be able to float around the environment, but also propel forward and use tools to explore the deepest recesses of the space. Not only that Downward Spiral: Horus Station also offers a rare multiplayer … Read More


Qualcomm launches Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform to support next-generation smartwatches
5:30 pm PDT 11/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Qualcomm invents technologies that transform how the world connects, computes and communicates. When they connected the phone to the internet, the mobile revolution was born. As they lead the world to 5G, the envision this next big change in cellular technology spurring a new era of intelligent, connected devices and enabling new opportunities in connected cars, remote delivery of health care services, and the IoT — including smart cities, smart homes, and wearable technology. The brand launched the next generation … Read More


Students unveil AR social networking app ‘BeyondPass AR’
2:00 pm PDT 11/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

AR is a rising technology and it’s very important for the vision of the future of computing. Apple has bought some small businesses that are working on AR and these steps have the tech community waiting for the long-rumored AR glasses. ThingoTeam, a group created by students in the UK have launched iOS supported social networking app BeyondPass AR. BeyondPass AR wants to play a significant role in the paradigm shift toward Augmented Reality. BeyondPass AR complements empty spaces in reality with virtual objects … Read More


Guest Column | How wearable technologies/convertibles are utilised in the retail industry- Parveez Nasyam
6:30 pm PDT 10/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Picture this, it’s a Monday, the traffic is about to get to you, you are in a three-piece suit, there are no cabs available in your vicinity and you haven’t even left for work yet. The 9 am meeting is very important and the client is considered extremely valuable. This is what will happen, your smartphone receives the update about the availability of cabs in your area, your smartwatch gets a notification to suggest you to take your bicycle out, as you haven’t … Read More


82 per cent companies implementing AR/VR technologies to enhance business: Capgemini
5:00 pm PDT 08/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Capgemini Research Institute recently published a research on Augmented and Virtual Reality in Operations: A guide for investment .It has found that 82 per cent of companies currently implementing AR/VR technologies to enhance their business operations. However, a shortage of in-house expertise and insufficient back-end infrastructures are significant barriers to growth. The report, which surveyed more than 700 executives in the automotive, manufacturing and utilities sectors, with considerable knowledge of their organisation’s AR/VR initiatives, found that 50 per cent of enterprises currently not … Read More