Flow, Autodesk’s M&E industry cloud, rolls out at AU.
2022 was the year of the industry clouds; 2023 is the year of AI.
First two workflows to be infused with AI will be lookdev and character animation.
Focus is on interoperability, modern workflows, efficiency. Native support for Apple Silicon now in Maya.
Part of the company’s continuing efforts in open standards.
This continues their trend of increasing access and driving open-software standards.
AWS renders the two Autodesk Maya plug-ins open source after making them free a few months ago.
Autodesk University opened with a New Orleans theme. Autodesk President and CEO Andrew Anagnost took the stage on the first day (September 28) of Autodesk University 2022 to a packed hall at the convention center in New Orleans, to rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In” by musicians and dancers/entertainers in Mardi Gras style. It was a great … Read more
Autodesk’s Flow, an industrial cloud Autodesk is developing for M&E. (Source: Autodesk) Some may look at the annual Autodesk University as a conference for AEC, architecture, and manufacturing. And it is. But, there’s also a focus on the company’s “other” business: media and entertainment. Here, Autodesk announced Flow, a new industry cloud for M&E that will connect user workflows, … Read more
(Source: Autodesk and Gabriel Richaud) Used throughout many major film and game studios, Autodesk’s Maya is the software behind a plethora of stunning visuals in leading-edge projects. Since it was introduced in 1998, Maya has continued to offer a growing list of new features and functions that serve artists well in just about every aspect of their content creation. But, … Read more
Once upon a time, the way the world worked in manufacture seemed pretty clear: the big engines of China and nearby smaller countries pumped out low-cost products. Consumers in the west bought whole bunches of the low-cost products and then sent them back to Asia to recycle. It was efficient, if not particularly equitable, or sustainable. Meanwhile, software vendors in … Read more
Autodesk’s Media and Entertainment division is rebuilding itself within the Autodesk enterprise. The company has always wanted its DCC division with its enormous wealth of creative tools to be able to serve the entire company as well as be a major force in professional entertainment content creation. We’re seeing those first steps. Things change quickly these days. At Autodesk’s … Read more