Autodesk Acquires Illuminate Labs

Autodesk has announced the acquisition of Illuminate Labs, makers of the popular Beast middleware and Turtle plugin, lighting solutions for the games industry.

Autodesk plans to develop and sell Illuminate Labs’ technology and support Illuminate Labs customers. Autodesk anticipates that Beast middleware will continue to be licensed as a standalone product. Autodesk plans to incorporate Turtle into future offerings, and discontinue licensing it as a standalone product.