Unity has announced the acquisition of IDV, the makers of the SpeedTree tree and plant modelling tools. According to the announcement, in the short term, nothing will change but long term benefits will include deeper integration with Unity. Read the press release in full on the Unity blog.
JangaFX has announced a collaboration with OTOY to create a separate version of its real-time volumetric effect tools EmberGen for Octane. This does not affect the