Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management tools announced the launch of a mobile App that brings Shotgun Review to the Iphone, a new quick access system to pipeline tools called Shotgun Desktop and integration with The Foundry's Mari. More on Shotgun Software's website.
Southpaw Technology, developer of the open source asset management platform Tactic, is developing open source and commercial Apps to extend the functionality of the Tactic platform. Three of these apps, VFX, Async and ServerAssist will be available starting this Fall. TacticVFX is aimed at asset management in
visual effects studios, Async addresses the needs of businesses that are
based in multiple locations while ServerAssist simplifies the way users
organize and manage data. More on Southpaw Technology's website.
Vicon announced the launch of two new software, Pegasus and Pegasus
Advanced, a set of retargeting and solving tools aimed at
simplifying the process of streaming real-time motion capture data onto
game assets, as well as Blade 3, the latest version of its motion
capture and data processing software. More on Vicon's website.
The Foundry announced that version 9 of Nuke, NukeX and Nuke Studio will be released later this year, with existing Nuke users able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks. New features in the compositing software include: (more...)
Fabric Software announced a change in their business model and are now offering 50 licenses of Fabric to studios for free in order to speed up adoption of its software. The new policy provides easy access to studios to test the technology and allows developers to create cross-platform plugins using Fabric's Splice API and deploy licenses to any studio without requiring a purchase of Fabric Engine. Paid licenses are available that offer additional features such as direct email support, code obfuscation, unlimited render nodes, etc. More on Fabric Software's website.