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Pixotope XR Edition released

Pixotope released XR Edition for extended reality productions. Based on Pixotope’s award-winning Virtual Production graphics software, its new XR Edition simplifies XR workflows and optimizes hardware usage. Its multi-wall support also makes LED volume use more accessible. It was developed in response to the growing trend of LED volume use in virtual production.

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Autodesk open sources RV—drives open standards

Autodesk RV contains professional-grade media player technology that allows visual effects and animation artists to view high-resolution images and sequences in real time. As Autodesk open sources RV, it forms part of the Open Review Initiative – the Academy Software Foundation’s (ASWF) project to build a unified, open source toolset for playback, review, and approval of motion picture footage.

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Silver Spoon enhances Iron Chef revival with new AR Technology

Netflix’s revival of the ‘Iron Chef’ competitive cooking television show enhanced by Silver Spoon’s stunning visual technology.

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Maxon’s Universe 5.1—Adds M1 Mac Support

Update to Universe 5.1 adds support for M1-powered Macs, fixes bugs and puts Universe software on future-proof foundation.

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Maxon Closes Pixologic Acquisition—Accelerates Growth

Academy Award-winning ZBrush software is now part of Maxon — growing the Nemetschek Group’s strength in animation, film and rendering tech.

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Maxon Announces Plans to Acquire Pixologic

ZBrush from Pixologic looks to join the growing Maxon family of 3D tools for artists in film, broadcast, games and animation.

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AU21: Autodesk Plans Cloud-Based Production Ecosystem for Media & Entertainment

Autodesk Forge is the future for Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment industry products where the pandemic hyper-accelerated cloud workflows.

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Maxon First 2021 3D & Motion Show—Live Wednesday

Cinema 4D will be the main star in Maxon’s first 2021 3D and Motion Design show going live Wednesday. Virtual show is free for all.

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Epic announces new Unreal Engine tool—MetaHuman Creator

Epic has created MetaHuman Creator a new app for crafting life-like real-time animatable digital humans for Unreal Engine tools.

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3D News: Maxon Grows in Japan — Acquisition and New Japan Office

Building stronger relationships and direct support will aid expansion for Maxon Japan as the company acquires its distributor headquartered in Tokyo.

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3D News: Autodesk Maya 2020.4 Marks New Chapter for Bifrost

Maya 2020.4 features major new Bifrost updates to the popular 3D content creation program from Autodesk, empowering visual artists working across a multitude of 3D arts fields and industries.

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Maxon Receives $200,000 Epic MegaGrant by Epic Games

Maxon gains Epic MegaGrant to help fund ongoing improvements to the integration between Unreal Engine and Maxon’s award-winning 3D animation software, Cinema 4D.

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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 23

Cinema 4D R23 is Maxon’s flagship produce — offers enhancements to animation, character and UV workflows, and Magic Bullet Looks integration.

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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 22 (S22)

Subscription-Only Release Offers Improved UV Workflows and Viewport Performance.

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Event News: RTC 2020—Inaugural RealTime Conference to Launch in April

Created by veterans from FMX, Weta, DreamWorks, THX, Dassault Systèmes, TellTale Games, the new Real Time Conference promises to put the right focus on how industries are changing due to real-time tech.

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