I hadn’t heard about this until I read it on the Web, so I don’t know what, if anything, it will mean for Softimage (or those other two DCCs 😉
Autodesk says it want to accelerate Otoy’s development, and plans to integrate Otoy technology into existing Autodesk Media & Entertainment products.
via GraphicSpeak » Autodesk invests in Otoy to advance rendering, compression, and cloud use.
I didn’t see too many ICE trees or render trees this week, and I do look in a lot of different places 😉
Make your own ICE topo operator to animate the disconnect of components
Nodes/attributes: Apply Disconnect Component, IsElement
Using Bullet to lay out objects
by Todd Akita on AREA Japan
Nodes/attributes: Add Point, Init Particle Data, Get Element Index, Instance Shape, Simulate Bullet Rigid Bodies