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Archive for October, 2013

Gaming Business Review interviews Ko Maruyama

Posted on: October 24th, 2013

Michael Nikonov and Ko Maruyama have been interviewed by Wanda Meloni on Gaming Business Review’s “Tech Trends”. They talked about innovations in markerless motion capture.

Michael is iPi Soft’s founder and chief architect. Ko is a veteran animator, technology writer and video producer. For the past ten years, he has been an instructor at the Art Center College of Design in the motion design and 3D animation graphics department. He is setting up an iPi Motion Capture studio for the first time and was excited to talk about the creative benefits that iPi Mocap will bring to his students. Ko also runs popular Ninja Crayon blog.

Wanda Meloni recently launched the live ‘Tech Trend’ video interviews (airing on Spreecast) on her lauded Gaming Business Review site.

Interview recording is available here: http://www.spreecast.com/events/gbr-trends-in-markerless-mocap


World Animation & VFX Summit

Posted on: October 5th, 2013

There’s a great lineup of guest speakers confirmed for the upcoming World Animation & VFX Summit taking place Nov. 3-6 in Los Angeles.

One of them is Anthony Hoit from The Graphics Film Company will be speaking on the “VFX: The Importance of Previs” panel. For the past several years they’ve been using iPi Soft’s markerless iPi Mocap on a number of feature films, including the upcoming “Night of the Living Dead: Origins”.

More details available here: http://animationmagazine.net/summit/



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