Autodesk is to purchase Discreet Logic, a Canadian media software company, for $520m.
Discreet will be combined with Autodesk's Kinetix division, which makes 3D content creation tools (used to create the "dancing baby"), with Discreet's 350 employees being transferred over to Kinetix. The combined unit will be based in Montreal.
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