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  • Virtual Worlds Are So Hot Right Now: $345 Million Invested So Far This Year

    I feel like today is Virtual World Day. We started off the morning covering the public beta launch of Vivaty, then Second Life and IBM announced that they bridged two virtual worlds, and Google launched its own version of virtual worlds with Lively. If it seems like everybody is starting their own virtual world, it is because they are. A report put out today by Virtual Worlds Management… Read More

  • Fix8 Lets Users Join The Presidential Primaries

    Computer generated animation provider Fix8 has joined the US President Primaries season with the addition of Candidate avatars (video example above). The limited-time free software allows users to become their favorite or least favorite candidates and debate each other live via video chat. Users can also create and post Fix8 videos across all the leading social networks as well as video… Read More

  • Tools For Your Video Career

    Very few would argue with the statement that video is hot right now. From the cultural phenomenon of YouTube, through to the rise of live streaming services, money is pouring into startups from content creators through to service providers. Getting into video isn’t as easy as setting up a blog, so here’s some advice of which direction to head in. The basics Obviously you’ll… Read More

  • Fix8 Takes $2 Million Series A

    Sherman Oaks based online video animation company Fix8 has taken $2 million Series A from SK Telecom. Fix8 offers a service that brings computer generated animation to the webcam. Fix8’s H.E.A.R.T. (Human Expression Analysis and Rendering Technology) digitizes human expressions, gestures, and movements via webcam, enabling users to create, interact, and share their creations across the… Read More

  • Fix8 Raises $3 Million

    Sherman Oaks based online video animation company Fix8 has raised $3 million in a round lead by Vickers Financial Group. We first wrote about Fix8 in May; the company offers a service that brings computer generated animation to the webcam. Fix8′s H.E.A.R.T. (Human Expression Analysis and Rendering Technology) digitizes human expressions, gestures, and movements via webcam, enabling users… Read More

  • Fix8 Brings Computer Generated Animation To The Webcam

    Sherman Oaks company fix8 brings the world of computer generated animation to the webcam with software being pitched as “User-Generated Reality”. fix8 combines video, animation and instant messaging that allows users to create their own partial or full custom avatars that mimic human movement. At the heart of fix8 is H.E.A.R.T. (Human Expression Analysis and Rendering… Read More