Houdini 12 Teaser from Go Procedural on Vimeo.
"TORONTO – August 9, 2011 - Side Effects Software Inc. today announced the release of Houdini 11.1 in support of the Alembic 1.0 open source initiative. The Alembic project was initiated by Industrial Light and Magic and Sony Imageworks to provide the CG community with an open computer graphics interchange framework capable of handling production-quality data. With Houdini 11.1, studios will be able to import Alembic files for procedural processing in Houdini."
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