Cybernoids, a Tokyo-based startup developing two-dimensional animation technology, announced on Monday it has raised 52.4 million yen (approximately $557,000) from Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Seibu Shinkin Capital, and visual-effects developer Qtec. The funds are to be used to intensifying the company’s business expansion overseas.
The startup has developed a new image rendering technology called Live 2D, which makes it easier to add motions or expression changes to characters animated in 2D. ...continue reading ...
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- There may be many 3D technology, but Cybernoids focuses on 2D. The graphic technology makes it possible to move a 2D modeled character as you like. It is currently used by over 40 smartphone games. So, it can be said that Cybernoids takes advantage of high growth of Japanese mobile social gaming.