Digital Domain acquires 3Glasses with 60% stack. It will help DD to expand their overall VR business, to develop a fully integrated VR ecosystem. Combined technology of VR software and hardware will give users an exclusive end-to-end experience seamlessly.
Finally, The Mickey Mouse took over Fox. Check out how Disney buys Fox in whopping $52.4 Billion. After this acquisition, Disney have Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and some of the eminent business verticals of 21st Century Fox. All will help for Disney’s OTT (streaming content) business.
Chaos Group acquired Render Legion and its renderer, Corona, as strategical move to become world leader in professional rendering solutions. Future collaboration between V-Ray and Corona will push the envelope of rendering solutions on a whole new level.
Adobe Acquired Mettle SkyBox Suite which is very well known for its cinematic 360/VR (Virtual Reality) production tools for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro. This acquisition of Adobe will provide complete 360/VR production workflow to its user, under one roof only.
Amazon Acquired Thinkbox Software to advance its offerings of the cloud computing services. It will result in increased productivity of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and will create robust back-end system for various hosts.
The acquisition of TubeMogul by Adobe will create tight pipeline of online ads and data management solution. It will streamline the complex process of digital marketing and advertising technology.
Apple acquired Faceshift, Zurich base Markerless Motion Capture firm. Faceshift is used to mimic human expressions and feelings to the non human characters of Star Wars The Force Awakens. It will also be used in Games, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and many more.
HgCapital acquired majority ownership from investor ‘The Carlyle Group’ for $312 million (£200 million) at The Foundry on 20th May, 2015. The promising partnership will work closely for betterment of business, blended with creativity.
In the latest merger wave, Boris FX Acquires Imagineer Systems. The collaboration of these two brands will result in more productive and integrated pipeline for advance VFX tools.