GraphicSpeak » Autodesk invests in Otoy to advance rendering, compression, and cloud use


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.

Screenshots of the week


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
by Gray


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