I can give a quick update now on some key points. I was just chatting with scorpion81 on some additional technology I am adding to the FM platform. Of course, voxel tech and more OpenVDB is already noted in prior posts. Work is also being done on multiple VPIs (Visual Programming Interfaces) using the “Literate Programming” paradigm.
This is part of the “artist friendly” long term project I started early on by adding pie menus to FM. This artist friendly UI/UX work will add additional workflow and productivity speed improvements for VFX artists using FM. These will also allow the artist to focus more on the work and creativity than on the tool being in the way. We are working with SoCal design experts and it will be worth the wait to have these types of tools and workflows. The design experts are eager to see their concepts in an actual software platform.
That’s it for now since I don’t want to steal the thunder of coming announcements. : )