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Autodesk to Terminate 10 Percent of Workforce

Autodesk will lay off about 925 staffers — about 10 percent of its total workforce — to reduce expenses as part of a restructuring announced today. The company said it is "reallocating resources," including consolidating certain leased facilities, to speed its transition to … more »

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Nvidia Releases Iray for Maya Plug-in

Nvidia today released an Iray plug-in for Autodesk Maya, allowing designers to get photoreal feedback in real time instead of waiting for full renders. The new Iray for Maya closely follows the release earlier this month of an Iray version for … more »

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Autodesk Flame Goes Software-Only with Subscription Options

It's the beginning of a new era for Autodesk Flame. Effective today, Autodesk is offering desktop subscription plans for current versions of Flame, Lustre, Flare and Flame Assist software. It marks the first time Flame is available as a software-only product.The … more »

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Autodesk Updates Flame 2016 with an Emphasis on Accelerated Workflow Options

Autodesk unveiled the first extension for Flame 2016 at IBC. The big news for the Flame family, which includes Flame, Flare, Lustre, and Flame Assist, is a new conform workflow that allows changes in clips to be synchronized across multiple sequences. Connected … more »

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Autodesk to End All Perpetual Licensing in July 2016

All Autodesk software, including suites as well as standalone products, will be available only on a subscription basis beginning August 1, 2016, company officials said today. The announcement follows the company's already specified January 31, 2016, deadline for ending perpetual licensing … more »

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Autodesk Announces New Updates of Maya, 3ds Max

The newest update to 3ds Max will be available today, and an updated Maya is coming September 9, Autodesk said yesterday at SIGGRAPH. Headlining the new features in 3ds Max 2016 Extension 1 are new Geodesic Voxel and Heat Map … more »

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A Smart Summer Sequel: The Inner Life of the Cell 3.0

Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology developed BioVisions, a collaborative lab of scientists, teaching faculty, students and multimedia experts, to better visualize—and virtualize—the biological processes their students were learning about in the classroom. Their first project, "The Inner … more »

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Autodesk Sets Release Date for Stingray Game Engine

Autodesk said Stingray, its new videogame engine built on the company's 2014 acquisition of Bitsquid, will be available to game developers beginning August 19. Sometime later in the summer, the company said, Maya LT desktop subscribers will get Stingray at no … more »

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Björk: Black Lake

This Björk music video, shot on location in Iceland, was commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where it debuted as part of a larger exhibition that closed this week. Director Andrew Thomas Huang and cinematographer Lasse … more »

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Time-Travel Back to VHS-Era Action with “Kung Fury”

Oh, sure. Jacques Audiard's Dheepan, a drama about Sri Lankan exiles living in France, may have won the Palme d'Or at Cannes. But does it have dinosaurs? Does it have Viking warrior women? Does it have David Hasselhoff? "Kung Fury" … more »