Luxion buys Digizuite | CG Channel

Luxion has accomplished its acquisition of digital asset administration supplier Digizuite. The monetary phrases of the deal haven’t been disclosed.

Luxion will now “[integrate] cutting-edge DAM capabilities into its portfolio”, which incorporates the KeyShot renderer, broadly used for product design and visualization.

A supplier of digital asset administration options to giant world corporations
Though it might not be a well-known identify to to CG Channel readers, Digisuite gives instruments for managing digital content material – together with pictures, video, paperwork, audio and VR – and sharing it on a number of channels.

Its customers embrace giant worldwide companies and Fortune 500 corporations like Volvo, with its DAM options priced on demand.

Luxion CEO Claus Thorsgaard commented that the acquisition of Digizuite mirrored the rising significance of 3D visualisation inside giant corporations for advertising and marketing and e-commerce.

“The advantages of 3D visualization are not restricted to artwork and product design. By including Digizuite to Luxion’s [portfolio], we’re empowering our clients with one other important software: digital asset administration.”

Luxion’s personal clients embrace “over 60 %” of Fortune 500 corporations, together with Google, Chrysler and Coca-Cola.

Offering product designers with ‘full-service’ options
Luxion and Digizuite will now combine operations to carry customers “enhanced services and products … to resolve our clients’ greatest content material administration challenges”.

The announcement doesn’t go into element on how, or whether or not, Digizuite’s expertise will probably be built-in with KeyShot, however in July, when the buyout was first announced, Thorsgaard stated that the agency aimed to supply “a full-service design answer, from ideation to asset administration”.

He commented that designers are “juggling dozens of instruments” and dealing with “growing manufacturing calls for”, and that Luxion aimed to allow them to “focus extra of their vitality into their inventive work”.

On the time of the unique announcement, Digizuite said that the acquisition wouldn’t end in any modifications to clients’ present “relationships or agreements”.

Value and system necessities
KeyShot is offered for Home windows 10+ and macOS 11.7+. Integration plugins can be found for a spread of DCC and CAD instruments, together with 3ds Max, Blender, Cinema 4D and Maya.

The software program is offered rental-only. KeyShot Professional subscriptions price $1,188/yr. You possibly can learn extra concerning the present launch, KeyShot 2023.2, on this story.

Digizuite gives subscription plans for groups of 55 customers and above, priced on demand.

Read Luxion’s announcemement that it has acquired Digizuite

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