[Sidefx-houdini-list] importing/exporting flame camera moves to Houdini...

Andrew D Lyons alyons at dreamworksanimation.com
Wed Oct 5 10:53:02 EDT 2005


Another speculation suggests that Autodesk will now re-direct Maya R+D 
efforts back to cinematic effects instead of duplicating games efforts 
with MAX - which is where all their R+D efforts have been for a few 
years purportedly. (Possibly not good for Houdini or XSI.)




Paul Simpson wrote:
> 
> Oh my.  Scanned the message boards:
> 
> - max users are over the moon
> - maya users are all very (understandibly) depressed
> 
> Looks like this will be good news for houdini and xsi...
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Rangi Sutton wrote:
> 
>> Paul Simpson wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Are there any utilities out there that can read/write flame camera 
>>> moves?
>>
>>
>> Strangely, the very first speculation on the autodesk buys alias 
>> whammy was on this very topic:
>>
>> from www.fxguide.com...
>>
>> After the market close today, Autodesk announced an agreement to 
>> acquire Alias® for $182 million dollars in cash. Obviously, there are 
>> a ton more questions than answers right now, but the fact that Maya is 
>> going to be a part of the same company that produces 3DS Max is quite 
>> interesting. *And now maybe we'll see Maya camera import in flame....*
>>
>> eh..
>>
>> Anyone using fbx with houdini for anything yet? Scripts to share?
>>
>> r.
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