Gabe Newell is Officially Richer Than Donald Trump
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by Matthew Scenery.Melbourne
2 hours ago

Their website does say that you can pay per image at $1 per image. I am in the opposite boat though. I could see this having a very significant effect on photogrammetry but I would need to process a few thousand images at a time which would not be very feasible with their current pricing model

by Shaun
3 hours ago


To the developers. A very promising piece of software for a VFX supervisor like me. BUT, please reconsider your pricing tiers and introduce a per-image price. We are a pretty large facility, but I can only imagine needing about 1-10 images a month at the very most. It's like HDRI's - we buy them all the time, one at a time. They need to be individually billed so a producer can charge them against a particular job.

Gabe Newell is Officially Richer Than Donald Trump
16 January, 2017
Gabe Newell is officially richer than the next US president Donald Trump. Forbes states that the owner of Valve is the 134th richest person in the world, with $4.1 billion, while Donald Trump is the 156th with $3.7 billion.

For those of you unfamiliar with the story of Gabe Newell, he runs Valve, which can be named the biggest generator of PC game sales with its Steam digital game store. Mr. Newell’s work is selling licenses to 125 million users of Valve’s own and other developers’ titles and collecting a percentage of the sales. Gabe Newell has managed the company since its opening in 1998 and among other huge projects we can remember games like Half-Life and Portal.

Newell is stated to own just over half the company that is based is Bellevue, Washington. Now the company is also working hard to reach the heights of VR marker with its recently released Vive. 

You have to agree that this new height of Gabe Newell is great. Game industry becomes one of the greatest platforms to build your empire. 

Source: Forbes

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