Melbourne-based author and artist Rich McLean announces A Certain Beauty in Un-resolution... ART; 3.5 the update to his eBook, a product of the artist's twenty-five-year journey of both traditional and digital art. The book is a visual portfolio of McLean's visual language, documenting his development as a passionate illustrator and artist. It contains a rich collection of graphic, illustrative, and traditional images that will delight and challenge the art connoisseur and layperson alike.
Open Screen Ltd. today announced that Peter Arnell has accepted to become one of the judges on its Archisketch Drawing Contest. The company is accepting submissions until end of February for its contest, with more than $2,500 in prize monies to be won. Mr. Arnell has helped to instill design-led innovation in major corporations including Samsung, DKNY, PepsiCo, Unilever and many more. The competition is free to enter and it's open to all existing and potential users of Archisketch.
Boston based FxFactory today releases XEffects Rips, a new set of Final Cut Pro X plugins. Developed by partner Idustrial Revolution, the plugins emulate the ripping of paper, separating the media into two halves with a photorealistic edge. The rip has onscreen controls for direction and rotation and the rip itself can be positioned using X & Y controls and rotated to any angle. Each plugin comes loaded with a choice of 10 different edges which can be adjusted for edge width, colour and offset.
Creaceed today announces Prizmo Go 2.0, a major upgrade to their text capture app for iPhone and iPad. Prizmo Go lets the user take a picture of printed or handwritten text and then recognize it using optical character recognition (OCR) technology. The recognized text can then be selected from the photo by swiping through it. Version 2.0 brings a new, more powerful, built-in neural network-based OCR in more languages, cloud-based handwriting recognition, and translation to 59 languages.
Sprite Labs today releases Anya Dress Up & Pet Puppies AR 4.4, an important feature update their popular entertainment iOS app. Anya is a cute little doll that any child can bring into their life and interact with. Tickle, dress her and interact with her puppies. She can pet her puppies and play games with them too. Versions 4.4 sports a new AR update which allows kids to interact and play with Anya and puppies in their world, changing their clothes, playing games and dancing along.
MW3D-Solutions today announces Cheetah3D 7.2, an important feature update to its popular 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X. Version 7.2 is now using the AVFoundation framework, which offers much faster and higher quality movie export and support for state of the art movie codecs like HEVC. Professional users will enjoy the added ProRes workflow. The Cheetah3D unbiased render engine Falcon also sees some great additions like support for IES lights, Filmic tone mapping and improved soft shadows.
KerCodex today introduces Quick'Nap 1.0, their new app developed for iPhone devices. Quick'Nap is a very simple alarm clock App which wakes you up with progressive music chosen out of your iPhone library. And in addition, a cute manga character is helping you all along! Power naps between 10 and 30 minutes quickly revitalize your awareness and efficiency. An alarm mode is also available for the occasional overnight sleep. Security notifications are triggered if you accidentally leave the App.
Northern Bound, LLC today releases Simply Trivial 1.0.11, an important feature update to their classic trivia game for iOS devices. Version 1.0.11 includes feature enhancements. This laid-back trivia game offers hundreds of custom questions in 10 general-knowledge categories, and specialty sets of questions on a variety of topics such as Television and the 70's. Gamers play at their own pace earning awards and Simply Trivial "Caps" to use on game hints or to purchase specialty sets of questions.
NeoNet Corp today announces WebSonar 3000, a macOS web server that dynamically provides a web site presence from content stored on your computer to deliver an elegant, Student Portfolio Solution. WebSonar dynamically creates a web presence from files stored in indexed, WebSonar Libraries, including image, audio, video and pdf documents. Documents can include many thousands of pages. Every Library can serve a million documents and one Mac Mini can support 3000 libraries.
The CPUG Network announced that Oscar, BAFTA and ACE Eddie Award nominated Film editor Dylan Tichenor ACE will be the featured presenter at the 17th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas during the annual NAB Show. Mr. Tichenor received Oscar nominations for editing Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood and Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty. Earlybird tickets are on sale, online only, and can be purchased at the SuperMeet website.