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  • Del Mar Times: AutoMatters & More: 'Beauty and the Beast'

    Animating Lumiere from Disney's Beauty and the Beast in Moho Pro 12.

    Article Excerpt: "At long last, Disney has produced a live action version of the classic 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast." There is a cognitive difference between live action and animated films. Animation leaves much to the imagination, encouraging a suspension of reality that is different from that in a live action film... Retail marketing and cross promotions abound. At the Microsoft Store, customers may have their photo taken with a character from the film in an augmented reality experience, use Microsoft computers to animate Lumiere using Moho Pro 12 and Surface Dial, and color a black & white graphic using "Sketchable."

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  • Open Mobile Alliance: OMA Announces May 2017 TestFest Hosted by Smith Micro

    Smith Micro will host a LwM2M TestFest event in May 2017.

    The Open Mobile Alliance has selected Smith Micro to host a TestFest event in May 2017 at its Pittsburgh engineering facility. According to the OMA's press release, testing will take place Wednesday, May 17 through Friday, May 19 from 9:00 to 18:00 daily.  New LightweightM2M (LwM2M) test cases will be available at the event based on industry demand. Registration for the TestFest is open to the public through Friday, April 7. The TestFest is open to any organization including both OMA members and non-members for testing client or server implementations of LwM2M, as well as any OMA Enabler for which there are 3 clients and 3 servers registered.

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  • Fast Company - The Surface Studio Story: How Microsoft Reimagined The Desktop PC for Creativity

    Smith Micro's 2D animation software, Moho 12, was one of seven apps that created custom controls for the Surface Dial.

    Article Excerpt: "This was the Surface Dial, a totally new concept to me - if not altogether without precedent. It provides users with an outboard, tactile controller for navigation and selection that would normally be done digitally by tapping on a touch screen... While a mouse's specialty is pointing, the Dial is designed for scrolling and moving quickly through menus... Microsoft will launch the [Surface] Studio with just seven app developer partners that have created custom on-screen Dial controls in their apps." Smith Micro's award winning 2D animation app, Moho 12, is one of these app partners.

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