acquisition

Maxon buys Redshift

Cinema 4D developer acquires the well-regarded GPU production renderer. We assess what the buyout will mean for CG artists.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Vizrt buys NewTek

Real-time broadcast graphics firm buys the LightWave developer, though the focus of the deal is NewTek's own broadcast tech.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Adobe acquires Allegorithmic

We assess the potential impact of the buyout on the licensing and development of key Allegorithmic software like Substance Painter.

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Amazon buys Thinkbox Software

Buyout of Deadline and Krakatoa developer will bolster Amazon Web Services' cloud rendering offerings.

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Microsoft buys Simplygon

Intelligent polygon reduction and LOD technology used on games like The Witcher 3 to form part of firm's '3D For Everyone' strategy.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017