Thursday, 29 August 2019

The Death of Windows 7

Like tears in the rain Windows 7 saw a lot of action this past decade, but the time has come for it to move aside and be replaced with the new and improved Windows 10.

Wednesday, 07 August 2019

SIGGRAPH 2019: The Rise of the Machine

The application of Machine Learning (ML) in the creative industries continues to grow, with current research finding practical application in the field of image creation and enhancement. As an example, neural nets can be used for tasks including denoising and up-resing. 

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

SIGGRAPH 2019: The Tone

Every year Siggraph excels at bringing all the latest information in computer graphics to one place. This year: L.A. And it has not disappointed.

Friday, 28 June 2019

It's about the people

What’s the one thing that any business has but no other does? It’s people. And it’s what makes Escape so different from other technology resellers: the team of skilled professionals who work here. 

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Mudbox 2019 Released

Mudbox 2019.1 – the latest offering from long-time Escape partner Autodesk. This fact alone immediately scores Mudbox a point under the umbrella of service, wherein users can expect a seamless flow between other software packs from the Autodesk roster.

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Total Chaos and Real Time Ray Tracing

There’s been a huge upheaval in rendering this past year. NVIDIA’s announcement of it’s RTX range has heralded a quantum leap in ray tracing, and software vendors are scrambling to take advantage of the new technological landscape. 

Monday, 13 May 2019

Dedication to Service

Behind the scenes to almost all the work we do at Escape Technology is the Operations & Logistics team. We’re a small bunch of people dedicated to supporting our sales and engineering departments, making sure our customers receive what they order within a reasonable amount of time.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

RTX, GTX and You

Great news for professionals and gamers alike from the NVIDIA GPU Tech Conference (GTC). RTX technology is being backported to GTX GPUs with the caveat of the word ‘basic’ being thrown in. 

Thursday, 07 March 2019

ZBrush 2019 Released

The next evolution of ZBrush – the world renowned 3D sculpting application – is here. And it sets the bar even higher for digital art.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

We're In

We’ve now moved into our new offices on Clipstone Street in what has been our third move since 2012. It’s been motivated primarily because of the expansion of our teams. Like many small businesses the option of doing nothing is not an option! 

Tuesday, 05 February 2019

We're Moving

Escape Technology has grown at a remarkable pace these last few years and we’ve outgrown our space in London for the second time since moving into the centre of town. This time we’re leaving the south side of Oxford Street for the north - Clipstone Street will be our new home.

Friday, 25 January 2019

After Effects Gets an Overhaul

Following on from last October’s Adobe MAX extravaganza the industry giant has released a full breakdown of what we can expect from their latest After Effects CC offering. Here are five of the best new features for VFX artists and hobbyists alike.

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Are we heading for a new 3D ecosystem?

The beginnings of the complete graphics infrastructure are now upon us with the likes of Athera from the foundry and now Adobe moving to ever more complete end to end solutions.


Thursday, 17 January 2019

In Defence of LTO

“Tape’s dead mate!” I hear it all the time. But is the industry really moving away from LTO, which offers a cheap, guaranteed method of backup and archiving?