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Adobe Systems acquires SkyBox technology from Mettle

Adobe Systems acquires SkyBox technology from Mettle

Technology
Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. “We believe making virtual-reality content should be as easy as possible for creators. The acquisition of Mettle SkyBox technology allows us to deliver a more highly integrated VR editing and effects experience to the film and video community,” said Steven Warner, vice president of digital video and audio, Adobe. “Editing in 360/VR requires specialised technology and as such, this is a critical area of investment for Adobe and we’re thrilled Chris Bobotis has joined us to help lead the charge forward,” he added. The acquisition comes at a time when increasing numbers of media and entertainment companies are embracing 360/VR, and are
Cartoon Network and Boomerang launch on Fetch TV

Cartoon Network and Boomerang launch on Fetch TV

Animation
Launch follows shortly after platform’s addition of Turner’s CNN International Iconic animated shows including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo have found a new home in Australia, with the launch of Cartoon Network and Boomerang on Fetch TV. Turner’s two global flagship children channels will be available from January on the IPTV service. Cartoon Network, Asia Pacific’s leading kids’ channel, is known for its unique brand of surprising humour and has been entertaining Aussie families for more than two decades. Aside from Ben, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, Fetch TV viewers will also be amongst the first to watch the channel’s new series Mighty Magiswords. Meanwhile, Boomerang is the place for families who want to see new episodes of iconic cartoons such as Mr