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Unreal Studio in 4.24

Epic merges Unreal Studio and Unreal Engine in 4.24

With the release of Unreal Engine 4.24 preview Epic Games confirm some of many changes to be coming to the new version of the engine. One of these changes is the merging of Unreal Studio and Unreal Engine, Unreal Studio will be retiring after the release of 4.24. Users will still be able to use…
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Quixel is now Free for Unreal Users

Quixel is now Free for Unreal Engine Users

Congratulations to our Partners at Quixel as Epic games welcomes them into the family. What is Quixel? Quixel is the leading company for photogrammetry assets and currently holds the largest library of 2D and 3D assets. Over the past decade Quixel has been dedicated to capturing the world and bringing it right to your finger…
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Tools for Creating Digital Humans

To create the a digital human you need to have every aspect of the character as real as possible and this requires several software’s to archive the best quality. Every part of the human should trick people into thinking its real that’s everything from the eyes to the clothes, and there’s a software for each.…
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VR headset Virtual Production

Realtime Cinematics Motion Capture and Animation in Unreal Engine

With our partners at Mo-Sys Engineering, Xsens and Unreal Engine we wanted to produce something at the furthest end of the virtual production spectrum; a fully CGI realtime rendered virtual production featuring realtime motion capture, virtual cinematography, and Hollywood grade camera motion controls, with no post production allowed (except an edit in Premier). Leading the…
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Recording Audio for Virtual Reality

When recording and creating audio for spacial applications like VR, AR, XR, etc you have to take all the rules and techniques of stereo recording and rethink them in terms of spatial application development. Recording audio for VR spatial applications audio has to be binaural which is when different audio signals are sent to each…
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Creative Lighting Virtual Production

On-set lighting and reflections for Virtual Production in Unreal Engine.

In this post Director of Virtual Production Asa Bailey¬†gives his views and a comparison between various methods for creating realtime reflections on set and why he favours those methods that will still give him options in post.     Asa Bailey asa@onsetfacilities.com Director of Virtual production On-Set Facilities At this years NAB there was a…
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MDL 3D Texture

Quixel Partner with NVIDIA and what it means for Unreal Engine Developers

MDL may not be new, but now Quixel has partnered with NVIDIA to support MDL (Material Definition Language) and that means artists will now have access to more MDL ready assets to import into their games, or in our case our virtual sets that we design for realtime virtual production. Recreate real-world materials and ensure…
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Unreal Engine realtime animation

Realtime Animation Pipeline in Unreal Engine

Animal logic the animation studio which has been making animation since 1991 has moved from the old rendering methods to the new Unreal Engine animation pipeline for its Realtime abilities. Advances in Unreal Engines control rig function enable endless opportunities for animators to work with skeletal rigs and with 4.22 its now possible to combine…
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NAB Show 2019 Unreal Engine

Unreal Boosts 4K TV Industry

Reported in the top trends at NAB this year, Unreal Engine¬†made huge inroads into the production workflows of all the usual suspects in broadcast virtual studio and graphic production. On looking at the exhibition halls, this trend looked more like a full on invasion of the engines, with every other booth demonstrating how they are…
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