autodesk

  • Autodesk Launches The Pen-And-Ink SketchBook Ink App for iPad

    Autodesk Launches The Pen-And-Ink SketchBook Ink App for iPad

    Autodesk is expanding its growing portfolio of iPad apps today with SketchBook Ink. The pen-and-ink app is built on a new graphical engine that’s independent of resolution, allowing the created artwork to be exported in resolutions exceeding 100 megapixels. This, Autodesk hopes, will reinvigorate graphic artists and even doodlers about iPad content creation since the… Read More

  • Sculpt 123D iPad App Makes Sculpting Cool Again

    Sculpt 123D iPad App Makes Sculpting Cool Again

    I can’t decide whether or not Michelangelo would roll over in his grave or jump for joy if he saw this app. Then again, Michelangelo would probably faint from seeing a light bulb, so who knows how he’d react to tablet applications. In any case, the Sculpt 123D iPad app from Autodesk looks like a really cool way get your hands dirty with an art form that the majority of us have… Read More

  • Autodesk Acquires DIY Community Instructables

    Autodesk Acquires DIY Community Instructables

    In its third acquisition this year, Autodesk, maker of design, engineering and entertainment software, has acquired San Francisco-based Instructables, a popular online community where people can upload, discuss, rate and collaborate on a wide variety of do-it-yourself projects. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read More

  • Autodesk Acquires Online Photo Editing Service Pixlr

    Autodesk Acquires Online Photo Editing Service Pixlr

    Autodesk, maker of design, engineering and entertainment software, this morning announced that it has acquired online photo editing and sharing service Pixlr. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but Autodesk says the transaction is not expected to have any impact on its recently issued guidance. Read More

  • Autodesk Buys Simulation Software Company Blue Ridge Numerics For $39M In Cash

    Design, engineering and entertainment software juggernaut Autodesk has acquired Blue Ridge Numerics, a company that develops simulation software, for approximately $39 million in cash. Blue Ridge Numerics simulation software allows engineers to design and manufacture products that are prepared for real-world conditions. Engineers can virtually test and predict real-world behavior of new… Read More

  • Some Tech Behind Inception And Avatar Becomes A Reality On Your iPad And iPhone

    Several years ago, it seems like just about everyone saw the film Titanic. This past year, it seems the same was true for Avatar. And this past Summer, it seems as if everyone is seeing Inception. All three films share something in common: their use of Autodesk Maya, a piece of visual effects software. Now that technology has been ported to the iPhone and iPad. Obviously, Autodesk Fluid FX… Read More

  • Autodesk buys Illuminate Labs, maker of lighting technology for game development

    Design, engineering and entertainment software juggernaut Autodesk has agreed to acquire Illuminate Labs, a privately held maker of lighting technology for game development headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. The company’s Beast middleware solution and Turtle plug-in for Autodesk Maya software enable faster iteration on a game’s creative intent, and more realistic in-game… Read More

  • Autodesk Buys Illuminate Labs, Maker Of Lighting Technology For Games

    Design, engineering and entertainment software juggernaut Autodesk has agreed to acquire Illuminate Labs, a privately held maker of lighting technology for game development headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. The company’s Beast middleware solution and Turtle plug-in for Autodesk Maya software enable faster iteration on a game’s creative intent, and more realistic in-game… Read More

  • Autodesk Acquires Sequoia-Backed Software Design Startup PlanPlatform

    Autodesk, the developer of software design applications, has acquired PlanPlatform, a competing company. According to reports, Autodesk shelled out between $20-$30 million for the Israeli startup. Autodesk, a publicly traded company, provides software design applications for a variety of industries, including Architecture, Engineering, Media and Entertainment. PlanPlatform, formerly known… Read More