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Sep 12, 2014 Blackmagic Design acquires eyeon Software, Inc.

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Blackmagic Design acquires eyeon Software, Inc.

Blackmagic Design acquires eyeon Software, Inc.

Well this comes as a shock…Blackmagic Design announced today at IBC that they have acquired eyeon software to compliment DaVinci Resolvee 11 and their apparently growing software business.  What do you think? Is this going to be good for Fusion or bad?

Read the press release below.

IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands – September 12, 2014 – Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc., a leading developer of high end digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast industries. eyeon, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackmagic Design.

eyeon’s Fusion 7 will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2014 booth in Hall 7, Stand H20.

Fusion 7 is one of Hollywood’s leading visual effects compositing and motion graphics tools and has been used on thousands of feature film and television projects. Most recently, Fusion 7 has been used on feature films like Maleficent, Edge of Tomorrow, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Amazing Spiderman 2, Captain America, Gravity and more.

Fusion 7 combines the best in motion graphics and high end visual effects compositing into a single application. In addition to its advanced compositing tools, Fusion 7 also includes comprehensive paint, rotoscope, keying, layering and titling tools, along with an amazing particle generator system. It can import geometry from other applications as well as create its own elements, like text and particles, from scratch. Elements can be composited together and quickly output using Fusion’s GPU accelerated render engine. Multiple renders can be combined in one project to render different aspects of the same scene. Fusion 7 goes beyond just compositing layers and has a full set of creation tools for building objects and scene elements in a 3D system that can handle millions of polygons with complex shading.

“We’re really excited about the acquisition of eyeon,” said Grant Petty, Blackmagic Design CEO. “Fusion compositing, 3D and motion graphics software has been used on some of Hollywood’s biggest visual effects blockbusters. When used together with DaVinci Resolve for editing and grading, Fusion also gives customers the world’s most advanced tools for 3D compositing, visual effects, motion graphics design and more!”

“Blackmagic Design is the most progressive company in professional post production today,” said Steve Roberts, CEO and founder of eyeon. “With their focus on developing the best solutions and a global network of offices, Blackmagic gives customers the products and services they deserve. The acquisition of eyeon will provide greater development and support of Fusion and Generation, where customers will now have more dynamic, comprehensive, and faster solutions for their creative needs.”

“Fusion 7’s great 3D improvements have added to our toolkit, giving us options that greatly expand our ability to quickly put together shots and make final adjustments without the need to go back into a 3D app for changes,” said David Stinnett, VFX Supervisor, Blur Studios, Thor: The Dark World and Amazing Spiderman 2. “Fusion 7 expands our ability to stay flexible for whatever the job demands.”

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Mar 5, 2014 VFX Making of – Orphan Black with Intelligent Creatures

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VFX Making of - Orphan Black with Intelligent Creatures

Eyeon Software hosted this webinar featuring the visual effects creation for Orphan Black. Presented by Intelligent Creatures utilizing eyeon Software products including: Fusion, Generation and Dimension.

Mar 27, 2012 eyeon Releases the Next Dimension

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eyeon Releases the Next Dimension

eyeon Software Inc. has proudly announced the shipping release of eyeon Dimension. Heralded by many since its debut at IBC last September as an industry game-changer, Dimension’s stereoscopic technology is, at its core, an advanced optical flow-based science that offers two series of tools, the disparity toolset and the optical flow toolset. For ultimate controls over stereo sequences, Dimension can precisely construct disparity mapping for accurate per-pixel manipulation of the left and right eyes in true 3D space. Image sequences can also be processed to achieve numerous results far beyond stereoscopic requirements.

Dimension is designed to solve a number of common problems in stereoscopic film and broadcast production that would normally require a large amount of manual rotoscoping and paintwork to solve, such as:

  • Correcting vertical alignment mismatches due to misaligned 3D rigs which are a primary cause of viewer discomfort.
  • Modifying eye separation and convergence in post.
  • The ability to correct various types of mismatches between left/right eyes due to camera focus differences, mirror polarization differences, and camera sync timing issues by reconstruction of the mismatched parts or even the entire eye.
  • Creation of depth maps from stereo pairs which can later be used for post FX, such as depth of field blurring or the addition of atmospheric haze.

Dimension also adds new optical flow-based technology to flawlessly analyze image sequences for outstanding results:

  • Slow motion and nonlinear retiming of footage.
  • Scratch and dust removal from frames.
  • Grain reduction.
  • Recreating of missing or damaged frames.
  • Smoothing out of color fluctuations.
  • Adding motion blur and other vector effects.

Mar 2, 2012 Eyeon Fusion 6.31 is now available

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Eyeon Fusion 6.31 is now available

Fusion® is a full-featured, node-based compositing system. From its roots as an in-house visual effects solution for eyeon CEO, Steve Roberts and his production studio NYPD, to a leading international power house application, eyeon Fusion is the world’s first node-based compositor. Renowned as a full-featured, highly interactive 3D compositing system, Fusion has been battle tested the world over. Delivering day in and day out on major blockbuster films, stereoscopic productions, game cinematics, broadcast and special event productions, motion graphics and 3D titling, Fusion services a plethora of additional industries, such as medical imaging or architectural design.

NEW Fusion 6.31 list of what’s new in this release:

  • New Manual and Help system
  • New video training pages
  • Expanded Deep Channels – forward & back vector and disparity
  • Multi-Channel viewer
  • Rotoscoping export (SSF) updated including animation & double polyline
  • RED HDRI Modes and Multi track support
  • Jpeg 2000 loading and saving
  • Vector and disparity loading and saving from EXR files
  • Expanded Fuse scripting and OpenCL 1.2 support
  • Enhancements to Timeline feature set
  • Updated spline controls and shaping
  • Optimization to QuickTime handling

Nov 9, 2011 eyeon Software releases Fusion 6.3!

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eyeon Software releases Fusion 6.3!

Fusion 6.3 Shipping!

Fusion’s GPU-accelerated architecture and OpenCL supercomputing, as exemplified by the deep image volume technology, offers state-of-the-art VFX software advancements with this latest edition. Continue reading “eyeon Software releases Fusion 6.3!”…

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