DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 20, 2012 — Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hvhsz2/global_3d_animatio) has announced the addition of the "Global 3D Animation Software Market 2011-2015" report to their offering.
One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing use of 3D animation in movies. The Global 3D Animation Software market has also been witnessing the emergence of hybrid animation. However, the availability of open source 3D animation software could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
Key vendors dominating this market space include: Autodesk Inc., Electric Image Inc., MAXON Computer GmbH, Side Effects Software Inc.
Other vendors mentioned in the report: Smith Micro Software, Inc., Newtek Inc., Toon Boom Animation Inc., Electric Rain Inc., Strata, and Credo Interactive Inc.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's Engineering team said; "Hybrid animation is one of the latest the trends in the Animation industry. It is a combination of 2D and 3D animation. It gives a more artistic and hand-drawn feeling to 3D computer-generated objects. Therefore, the combination of 3D and 2D is an emerging trend that is expected to boost the growth of the Global 3D Animation Software market."
According to the report, one of the key market drivers contributing to the growth of the Global 3D Animation Software market is the increased use of 3D animation in the Movie industry. The popularity of 3D movies is increasing worldwide.
Further, the report also discusses that the availability of open source animation software might adversely affect the demand for commercial products in the Global 3D Animation Software market.
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