Adobe’s co-founder retires, a new president gets appointed and the company’s annual stockholder’s meeting goes virtual
7:30 pm PDT 08/04/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Adobe co-founder Charles M. Geschke has retired The company appoints senior business leader Simon Tate as president of its Asia Pacific (APAC) operations Adobe will host its Annual Meeting of Stockholders virtually on 9 April 2020 Adobe on Monday informed that company co-founder Charles M. Geschke has decided not to stand for re-election to the board of directors at the company’s annual meeting on 9 April 2020. Dr. Geschke will retire immediately after the meeting, the company said. He will … Read More

A close look at Asus Rog’s 2020 spring line-up
5:30 pm PDT 02/04/2020 By Parth Kaushik

The one industry that has remained almost unscatched amid the Coronavirus shutdown is Gaming industry. It has been emerging by the day and technology companies haven’t forgotten to tap into this booming market. ASUS is one such tech-giant that has been proactive in providing solutions to the gaming community with all its technical prowess. Its gaming arm, Republic of Gamers recently announced its updated gaming laptops for 2020. Apart from that even this year’s models have had some critical upgrades, facilitating gamers and … Read More

MAKAUT: The future of emerging technologies in West Bengal?
8:30 pm PDT 02/03/2020 By Sharmindrila Paul

In July 2019, the State Government of West Bengal had announced to set up a Center of Excellence on Innovation at Salt Lake Sector I, dedicated to emerging technologies, with special focus on animation, VFX, AR-VR-MR-XR and more. (VR- Virtual Reality, AR- Augmented Reality, MR – Mixed Reality) Webel, a nodal agency of the State Information Technology and Electronics (IT&E) Department joined hands with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), earlier known as WBUT, to provide a B.Sc … Read More

Dell’s insight: Will the PC market continue to leap in 2020?
6:00 pm PDT 18/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Amidst the digital waves today, we are quite dependent on the configuration of the system we work on. Last year the PC market experienced a growth of 2.3 per cent for the first time in eight years with worldwide PC shipments which totalled to 70.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2019 (according to Gartner). According to Gartner senior principal analyst Mikako Kitagawa, the growth of the PC market will continue to rise through this year. There are various factors and … Read More

AR portraits show the influential women, in motion
6:30 pm PDT 13/02/2020 By Yugandhara Shete

A portrait in any form including painting, photograph, sculpture or other artistic format is a representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. Los Angeles-based animation house, Studio Moshon has redefined the art of portraits by giving it a twist and creating it in AR format. The studio has created AR portraits for Women in Entertainment to connect visitors with … Read More

Bangalore studio rolls out early access for its VR game
7:30 pm PDT 11/02/2020 By Poonam Mondal

During the consumption of VR content, motion sickness poses a challenge. It’s far from the flashiest aspect of VR and a real problem for some people when they put on an HMD and enter a virtual world. VR motion sickness happens when our eyes inform our brain that we are moving around in a VR environment, but our body feels like it’s sitting on a chair or standing still.  Bangalore based indie gaming studio Navin Prithvi Productions in collaboration with … Read More

HitFilm aims to stand by the community with its new campaign!
5:30 pm PDT 31/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

One of the most crucial tasks for any creator is to choose the right software to ease the workflow of their projects. As there are a huge array of products around, it is a difficult task to find out the right tool which will suffice without burning a hole in your pocket. FXHome’s Hitfilm express is one such free post production software which is aimed at helping creators in projects and have recently launched campaign ‘Pay What You Want’ system for … Read More

HyperX launches Fury Ultra RGB gaming mouse pad in India
4:00 pm PDT 29/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, launched its Fury Ultra RGB gaming mouse pad in India. The Fury Ultra mouse pad features a radiant 360-degree RGB light ring and light bar that is customisable with HyperX Ngenuinty software. The gaming surface utilises a micro-textured hard surface with anti-slip rubber base that offers performance, speed and stability. The new product is now available in leading etail and retail stores. “With the Fury Ultra RGB mouse pad been unveiled at CES, HyperX … Read More

Limited password requirements doom security for MSP users
1:00 pm PDT 17/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Managed service providers (MSPs) are a smart play for individuals and businesses who know they want a space on the internet but don’t have the tools or the knowledge to build and maintain that space for them. It’s not unlike a business park renting out office space and providing management for the phones, lights, security, and so forth. It’s your space, you just don’t own it. MSPs often promise fantastic security and all sorts of bells and whistles to gain … Read More

HyperX launches alloy origins core tenkeyless RGB mechanical gaming keyboard
4:30 pm PDT 16/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, recently launched a new product to its lineup of gaming keyboards – HyperX Alloy Origins™ Core. Featuring HyperX Red mechanical switches, the new keyboard is built for performance and longevity with a shorter actuation point and 80 million click rating. The new HyperX Alloy Origins Core gaming keyboard is now available at leading retail and e-tail outlets at rupees 10,900. It is backed by a limited two-year warranty with HyperX support. Alloy Origins Core … Read More

Razer goes into the PC way with its latest offering, ‘Razer Tomahawk’
5:00 pm PDT 08/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

For all you PC gamers out there, getting together a PC can be a tedious task! However now you can get a branded gaming PC all at once! As an industry leader, Razer has for long been around with branded peripherals in the form of mouse, keyboards, headphones and some collaborations with other brands for some laptops. The newest addition to the family would be the Razer Tomahawk, which is a completely upgradable gaming PC. A perfect fit for the … Read More

Guest Column | Retrospecting the year and what lies ahead!
2:00 pm PDT 04/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Just a few weeks ago at Unite India 2019, Toonz Animation Studios gave a talk providing a comparison on how they saved time and effort during their production process when using Unity versus their traditional render pipeline. The conclusion was that they saw a 70 per cent reduction in human effort and 95 per cent reduction in machine-hours spent.  This is not a one-off realization. More and more animation/film studios, especially in India, are beginning to realize the power of … Read More