[Sidefx-houdini-list] Autodesk bought Softimage

Ammon Riley ammon.riley at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 17:38:01 EDT 2008


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 3:13 AM, Dragos Stefan <ds_list at dsg.ro> wrote:
> I totally agree about Houdini's help. I don't think however that
> Softimage's support compares with SESI's. And when it comes to ICE,
> well, in my opinion it took far too long for them to come out with it,
> and when they did it showed up there was really no innovation as they
> just copied what SESI did with VEX/VOPs many years ago.

SoftImage's innovation on ICE is their marketing, just like it was
when SoftImage
introduced the "world's first"(*) animation software with non-linear animation.

Cheers,
Ammon



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