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Qube 6.6

PipelineFX Releases Qube 6.6 at SIGGRAPH

PipelineFX has released Qube 6.6, a new version of its render-farm management software with a new Smart Share feature for handling simultaneous jobs and Flight Checks designed to detect roadblocks in the pipeline before a job is sent to render. … more »

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Nvidia Announces Five New Quadro Cards at SIGGRAPH

Nvidia announced the newest generation of Quadro GPUs this morning at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, BC, adding five new cards to the line-up. The Quadro K6000, which debuted at SIGGRAPH last year, remains at the top of the heap, boasting 2,880 … more »

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Inside Gone Girl’s Review and Editorial Pipeline

Billed as the first feature film shot entirely at 6K resolution, David Fincher's Gone Girl is also the first studio feature edited entirely in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, by two-time Oscar-winner Kirk Baxter, ACE. Needless to say, Adobe is giddy … more »

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Lenovo Debuts Full Line of ThinkStation P Series Workstations

At SIGGRAPH today, Lenovo is fleshing out its plans for the ThinkStation P Series line of desktop workstations, building on the previously announced P300, which replaced Lenovo's E32 workstation and now takes its place at the entry level of the … more »

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Beatlemania in Black & White: Restoring A Hard Day’s Night in 4K

The Beatles’ 1964 film, A Hard Day’s Night, which recently celebrated its 50th birthday, along with the 50th anniversary of the group’s arrival in America, offers a snapshot into the early days of Beatlemania.  Directed by Richard Lester and produced … more »

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray for Katana; Nuke and Modo Versions Enter Public Beta

After a long period of collaborative development with The Foundry, Chaos Group today said V-Ray for Katana is now available for purchase, and V-Ray for Modo and V-Ray for Nuke are in public beta. V-Ray for Nuke and V-Ray for … more »

SGO Mistika 8.2

SGO Sets August Release for Mistika 8.2, New 3D Spatial Isolation Tools

SGO scheduled availability of version 8.2 of its Mistika post-production software toolset for later this month, and said version 8.4 will be previewed at IBC in September. New features in version 8.2 include the new Spatial Isolation toolset, a set … more »

Houdini Indie

Houdini Is Now $199/Year for Indie Animators, Game Devs in ‘Incubation’

Side Effects Software is giving animators and indie game developers a break with the release of Houdini Indie, which allows them to use the company's animation and VFX toolset at a steep discount under a limited commercial license. Side Effects … more »

Dimensional Imaging Set to Debut Head-Mounted Mocap System

Scottish performance capture specialist Dimensional Imaging (DI) said it is introducing the new DI4D HMC, a head-mounted camera system for facial performance capture, at SIGGRAPH 2014. The new product will provide similar capture fidelity to the existing DI4D Pro "sit-down" … more »

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Vicon to Reveal New Round of Improvements to Cara at SIGGRAPH

Vicon's Cara facial motion-capture system is getting an upgrade this year, with new features to be shown at SIGGRAPH. Vicon is updating the CaraLive software for increased efficiency, reducing the time required for capture and post-production. Auto-exposure has been tuned … more »