VR Film ‘The Bond’ by Studio Axis set to be an immersive experience for the viewers.
3:00 pm PDT 31/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

U.K. visual effects and animation group, Axis Studios has forayed into IP creation with the launch of The Bond, written and directed by Olly Reid. In order to create a truly immersive experience, Axis utilised their experience in rich-story telling skills and real-time technology. The Bond follows Tia Muati as she uses her mystical powers to watch over the creatures of the alien ecosystem of LuKara. In a trance, she can see the threads of energy that connect her and every living … Read More

Bublar and Vobling collaborate to strengthen their AR/VR gaming scenario 
1:30 pm PDT 27/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

AR gaming studio, Bublar, has acquired the Swedish AR /VR company Vobling. Through the acquisition, Bublar Group and Vobling are aiming to strengthen their position in the B2B market and gaming portfolio. The deal values Vobling at approximately $5.5 million in a combination of stock and cash. The expanded team will strengthen production capacity for the companies’ corporate customers and gaming portfolio, including the AR-based Hello Kitty game. The anticipated game, based on the portfolio of characters owned by Japan-based … Read More

HyperX unveils Pulsefire FPS Pro RGB gaming mouse in India
3:30 pm PDT 25/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company,  has announced the launch of its HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro RGB gaming mouse in India. The mouse features the Pixart 3389 sensor for accurate tracking and utilises premium Omron switches with 20M click durability, six programmable buttons and onboard memory to save up to three custom profiles through HyperX NGenuity software. It is available in major retail and e-tail outlets for Rs. 4,990 and is backed by a two-year warranty card. HyperX Pulsefire FPS … Read More

ESPN revamps their ‘Around the Horn’ talk show with AR
4:30 pm PDT 24/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

ESPNs game talk show Around the Horn, completed 3600 episodes, turned sweet 16 this week and they are incorporating a new look of the show with augmented reality (AR) which will be aired on 5 November. With the introduction of AR, host Tony Reali and a regular change of four daily national sports media panelists will  be introduced to new graphics and animations, a new logo and colour palette, a fresh musical theme, and more. Around the Horn was first aired on … Read More

WakingApp partners with Vuzix to support latter’s smart glasses with AR platform
3:00 pm PDT 19/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

WakingApp, a  provider of an AR content creator platform, announced that the company has entered into a strategic partnership with Vuzix, a supplier of smart glasses, AR  technology and products, where it will support the latter with its ENTiTi AR creator content creation platform and Vuzix will distribute copies of limited term licenses of the ENTiTi AR creator platform to Vuzix developers and customers. “We are extremely excited about this partnership, and of becoming an integral part of one of the … Read More

Volvo will use Nvidia’s new technology for its next generation vehicles
11:00 am PDT 17/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Volvo Cars is collaborating with Nvidia and will be using the later’s high-powered Drive AGX Xavier technology in its next-generation vehicles. The technology will help Volvo take steps in artificial intelligence for vehicles as well as a higher level of computing power. In the keynote Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said, “As a world leader in safety technology and innovation, Volvo understands there is a direct connection between safety, comfort and the computing capability inside the vehicle.” The hardware has the … Read More

HyperX brings on board, Dele Alli as the new ambassador to strengthen their marketing campaign
5:30 pm PDT 09/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company announced the new addition to their line-up of world-renowned ambassadors, the Premier League and World Cup England football star Dele Alli . Alli disclosed that he is a big fan of gaming and is quite popular on streaming platform Twitch with 0.12 million followers. He joined other HyperX ambassadors who are also passionate about gaming including the Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward, Pittsburgh Steelers, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Sacramento Kings and De’Aaron Fox. “I’ve been … Read More

DOOGEE unveils gaming smartphone, DOOGEE S70 with inbuilt gamepad
3:00 pm PDT 09/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Smartphone designer and manufacturer, DOOGEE recently revealed its new rugged phone,  DOOGEE S70 with inbuilt gamepad and a fast cool down feature. The device has attracted a lot of attention and is not just an upgraded rugged phone but also a gaming smartphone – the first of its type in the world according to the brand. The brand launched the product as ‘the coolest game phone’ since DOOGEE S70 features a designed cooling system to guarantee smooth gaming operation along with its … Read More

Sluggishly yet steadily VR to storm Indian cinema
6:30 pm PDT 04/10/2018 By Poonam Mondal

Curiosity is the biggest acquaintance for any discovery as- the rise and fall of curiosity decide the results of it. In the era of technological revolution, virtual reality (VR), brought a three-dimensional virtual environment to it users which has taken users curiosity to sky high. The travel from the real world to the virtual world with the help of the VR headset has mind boggled the users. More the user is showing curiosity, the pressure for the brands are touching … Read More

Survey: AR, MR, and VR development is a long-term sustainable business
6:00 pm PDT 02/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

XRDC released its third annual 2018 XRDC AR/VR Innovation Report. It is created from survey responses from over 650 professionals, who are involved in the development of AR, MR, and VR experiences. The research report offers insight into the rapidly growing and diverse industry including popular platform choices, sustainability, profitability, and funding. Industry professionals are highly enthusiastic about the potential profitability of the market, and often self-fund their work as opposed to relying on third-parties. To explore this growth further, … Read More

Facebook unveils VR system Oculus Quest with six degrees of freedom
4:00 pm PDT 27/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Facebook introduced Oculus Quest at Oculus Connect 5 (OC5), its first all-in-one VR system with six degrees of freedom. The device helps to look around in any direction and walk through virtual space similar to the physical world. The VR device will ship in Spring 2019 for $399 USD. Oculus Quest has touch controllers which helps to interact with people and objects naturally. There will be more than 50 games and exciting experiences, at the launch of the same. More … Read More

Fox Renderfarm unveils CG Tech Summit in India to exchange Indo Chinese resources
4:00 pm PDT 21/09/2018 By Poonam Mondal

The cloud rendering service provider, Fox Renderfarm has launched their CG Tech Summit franchise, in Mumbai, India for the first time. At the summit, a lot of C-level employees of Chinese film production companies delivered speeches to discuss the future of CG trend in the AVGC industry. According to Fox Renderfarm managing director Mike Zheng, the main aim of the summit was “to exchange the resources [Indo-Chinese] and give value to each other’s project”. The use of CGI in the … Read More