The Foundry has added a 2D drawing and painting application to its software line. The company announced the acquisition of Made With Mischief, developers of the Mischief pen-based sketching, drawing and painting software for Mac OS X and Windows. Mischief employs a brush system that offers the richness of pixel-based brushes and the scalability of vectors. To encourage new users to play with Mischief, the company is making available Mischief-Free, a new limited edition that is completely free of charge. (more...)
Mozilla has launched MozVR, a website dedicated to exploring immersive virtual reality Web experiences, sharing resources and showcasing work from VR web developers. The site offers browser-based 3D in the style of the old VRML, but augmented through the use of the Oculus Rift. (more...)
New features in the latest version of Andersson Technologies' camera tracking software include: an offset-tracking workflow that offers accurate temporary tracking of an adjacent feature when the primary feature is occluded, ability to animate tracker size, aspect, and search-size, making it easier to re-track and refine an existing track, trackers now offer animated reference crosshairs that can be helpful when placing trackers when there are extended linear features nearby, etc. Read on for a more detailed list of features. (more...)
Cl3ver has released a new App that allows any scene created with the Cl3ver platform to be viewed on IPad and IPhone without the need to adapt the project, making the production workflow of interactive 3D content for IOS devices faster and less expensive.(more...)
Lucasfilm's new movie "Strange Magic" is a fairy tale musical inspired by Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". The story was written by George Lucas and the film was directed by Gary Rydstrom (Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation, Lifted). The film will premiere on January 23, 2015. More on Lucasfilm's website.