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Dec 6, 2023

The Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD) at SIGGRAPH Asia 2023

SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 will take place December 12–15 at the ICC Sydney, Australia. The annual event, which rotates around the Asian region, attracts folks technically and creatively minded from all over the world interested in research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and emerging technologies.  This year, several Alliance for…

Nov 8, 2023

Open Source at Autodesk: Q&A with Gordon Bradley

Autodesk University will feature several sessions related to open source software and standards, so we took some time to chat with Gordon Bradley, Autodesk Fellow to hear more about Autodesk’s open source involvement and his role in the Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD) as a Steering Committee Member.

Oct 24, 2023

Explainer Series: What is OpenUSD?

Welcome to the first installment of our Explainer Series on OpenUSD (Universal Scene Description), the foundational technology behind the Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD). This series will dive into the technical aspects that make OpenUSD indispensable for developers, artists, and designers, and explore fundamental features like layering, references, and other types…

Aug 21, 2023

The Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD): Shaping the Future of 3D Technology

Shortly before SIGGRAPH 2023, the Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD) was established, marking a significant development in the 3D technology sector. The alliance includes prominent members like Pixar, Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, and NVIDIA, focusing on standardizing and furthering OpenUSD 3D data specifications and technologies. This collaboration aims to enable 3D interoperability…