K-Tech ABAI CoE announces the set up of a 360 degree full body scanner
5:30 pm PDT 17/06/2020 By Yugandhara Shete

With the resuming of live-action production, films, TV series and other live action projects are back in full swing to create content and entertain their audiences. The opening of live-action shoot also paved way to the reopening of VFX companies, colour grading, rigging and everything related to that. Set in Namma Bengaluru, Karnataka, ABAI Centre of Excellence (COE) took the opportunity and proudly announced the set up of its whole body capture Rig comprising 140 DSLR cameras, capturing the subject in just … Read More

Here are the practices to safeguard online identity from being compromised while playing games
7:00 pm PDT 13/06/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Every person who plays games  online often fancy an environment where they can play their favourite online action, shooter, and casino games without  any concern. Online playing field playing field comes with risks like identity theft, cyber bullying, phishing, and credit card theft, to name a few. Today pretty much everything one’s do online is under constant siege and risk of attack. The hackers are always on the prowl looking for people with lucrative online accounts and digital data. And … Read More

Jellyfish Pictures shifts operation to take on global capacity
3:30 pm PDT 27/05/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Animation and VFX studio, Jellyfish Pictures, announced that it has expanded its operating model to access talent across the world. Having used virtual and cloud technologies in the animation and VFX industry since 2015 and opening a virtual studio at the end of last year, the company has now moved on to its next stage of development. The new way of working allows Jellyfish Pictures to access talent anywhere in the world without having to invest in bricks and mortar or on-premises hardware. Artists … Read More

Claymation characters come alive in a new, augmented reality story
12:00 pm PDT 27/05/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Aardman and Fictioneers are foraying into augmented reality with the first Wallace & Gromit animation from their new venture. The claymation characters will bring fans directly into their adventures via The Big Fix Up. Aardman Studios and Fictioneers have partnered to create The Big Fix Up, an experience which will actually let players interact with Wallace and Gromit directly. This time around, the pair have taken on a contract to “fix up” the city of Bristol, with players becoming employees … Read More

Rooter aims to become India’s Twitch
8:14 pm PDT 13/05/2020 By Poonam Mondal

Good and engaging content has always been the king! Sports technology platform Rooter, which has engaged and retained audience through various sports content from quizes, debates, discussion, and so on , is now aiming to expand its platform for gaming and esports content. In conversation with AnimationXpress Rooter founder and CEO Piyush  shared, “We always wanted to get into the gaming and esports that was in our plan and also to create content around gaming and esports. In fact, we are going … Read More

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