Blackmagic Design (Fremont CA) has acquired eyeon Software, Inc. (Toronto, Canada), developer of high-end digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast industries. “We’re really excited about the acquisition of eyeon,” said Grant Petty, Blackmagic Design CEO, adding, “Fusion compositing, 3D and motion graphics software has been used on some of Hollywood’s biggest visual effects blockbusters. When used together with DaVinci Resolve for editing and grading, Fusion also gives customers the world’s most advanced tools for 3D compositing, visual effects, motion graphics design and more!”
Steve Roberts, eyeon CEO/Founder, offered, “[Blackmagic’s] acquisition of eyeon will provide greater development and support of Fusion and Generation, where customers will now have more dynamic, comprehensive, and faster solutions for their creative needs.” eyeon will continue to support its customers and expand its sales channels with the added strength of the Blackmagic Design organization. It will also continue developing solutions for the VFX and post production industries, including its flagship application, Fusion.