Pixel Farm launches 3D camera tracking software

The Pixel Farm has unveiled PFMatchit, a 2D/3D camera-tracking/matchmoving software tool that costs a lot less than its high-end tools for commercials and feature film work.

Boris FX debuts Boris Red 5

Boris FX has announced Boris Red 5, a new version of its integrated 3D compositing, titling, and effects application designed for use with Adobe, Apple, and Avid video editing software.

Fotomagico slideshow tool gains Final Cut

Boinx Software has released FotoMagico 3.5, which sees the debut of plug-ins for Apple Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, Motion and Adobe After Effects.

Carrara 8 Pro adds better physics tools

DAZ 3D-Gizmoz has released Carrara 8 and Carrara 8 Pro, which promise improved animation tools, enhanced lighting, new vegetation tools and optimized rendering.

64-bit Mac version of Vue 8 available as beta

E-on software has released an early beta version of Vue Infinite and xStream for Mac Cocoa 64. Vue Infinite and xStream are 3D landscape creation applications.

Hype for Type launches font-based iPhone game

Independent foundry Hype for Type has released an iPhone game that combines retro arcade game Pong with type-based geekery.

Adobe releases Lightroom and Camera Raw updates

Adobe releases Photoshop Lightroom 2.7, Photoshop Camera Raw 5.7, and DNG Converter 5.7 updates.

Sonnet's Tempo SATA Edge adds eSATA to MacBook Pro

Sonnet Technologies released the Tempo SATA Edge ExpressCard/34, an eSATA card for laptops.

Adobe brings Ideas to iPad

Adobe Ideas is a free digital sketchbook app that's designed to allow artists to sketch ideas wherever they are.

Photoshop's 20th: inventors reunite for documentary

It's Photoshop's 20th birthday today, and Adobe has published a documentary bringing together the four creators of the original version.

Artbeats offers daily free stock HD video clip

Stock video company Artbeats announced that it is offering a free downloadable HD clip every day at its Web site

Canon debuts EOS-1D Mark IV to take on Nikon's D3S

Canon has launched the EOS 1D Mark IV, a high-speed, professional DSLR that’s pitched directly against Nikon’s recently announced D3S.

Pixar to offer higher-powered RenderMan 3-D rendering app

Owners of Pixar's RenderMan rendering software will soon be able to use the product across all processor cores on a single machine for a single cost.

Ricoh announces GR Digital III compact camera

Camera manufacturer Ricoh has announced the release of the GR Digital III, a successor to the well-received GR Digital II.

Red Giant releases new plug-in for After Effects

Red Giant Software has shipped the Trapcode Particular 2 plug-in for Adobe After Effects, which generates quick-rendering 3D particle systems.