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The Foundry weighs in with Nuke Studio for an industry shakeup

The Foundry weighs in with Nuke Studio for an industry shakeup

The Foundry announces Nuke Studio, takes on Autodesk, Avid, and Adobe

KeyShot and IronCAD release visualization integration

KeyShot and IronCAD release visualization integration

Single-click transfer of data with instant updates improve visualization without changing the IronCAD workflow. Luxion and IronCAD have released an integration between IronCAD and Keyshot, allowing for single-click transfer of IronCAD design data into KeyShot along with the ability to keep model geometry updated to streamline the 3D visual creation process. The integration uses Luxion’s [...]

By February 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Lagoa is building their rendering business from the cloud down

Lagoa is building their rendering business from the cloud down

The Montreal-based cloud rendering company has been making friends in varied places. There’s a fierce arms race going on in the cloud, where companies seek out territory in building 3D tools for use in the cloud. It really is the next frontier, or maybe the better term is gold rush. So many companies are building [...]

By February 12, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Chaos Group ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

Chaos Group ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

A refined user interface and support for several open visualization technologies highlight this major update. [Editor's Note: Full-size versions of the images in this article are available on the Facebook GraphicSpeak page.] Chaos Group today released V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max, a significant update to the popular rendering engine for Autodesk 3ds Max. The long list of [...]

Autodesk wind simulation to enhance Fox Sports Super Bowl coverage

Autodesk wind simulation to enhance Fox Sports Super Bowl coverage

Swirling winter winds can affect a football game. For the first time, viewers can see exactly what the wind is doing in the stadium. Technology originally developed for working with industrial plastics will find its way onto millions of TV screens on Super Bowl Sunday, as Fox Sports uses Autodesk wind simulation tools to show [...]

GrabCAD and SpaceClaim offer Lagoa cloud visualization

GrabCAD and SpaceClaim offer Lagoa cloud visualization

Users of both products can offer browser-based photorealistic 3D product views to their users.   When cloud-based 3D product visualization platform Lagoa debuted in 2013, it initially found a market with the makers of high-end luxury goods. But in recent weeks Lagoa has made deals with two vendors that will place it squarely in the [...]

ShareCG announces the latest winners of the Get Reel Challenge

ShareCG announces the latest winners of the Get Reel Challenge

ShareCG Announces the winners of the “Get Reel” challenge. Fifty demo reels were submitted for consideration. As the name suggests, the ShareCG site is a resource for digital artists and animators to showcase their work. The site’s publisher David Heller and his team have created a very active community, which is sharing great digital content. [...]

By December 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Who picks your colors for you?

Who picks your colors for you?

As a public service, GfxSpeak provides an update on Pantone’s color picks for Spring. We thought you should know.

By December 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
V-Ray for Rhino gets big overhaul

V-Ray for Rhino gets big overhaul

HDR Light Studio leads the list of features that extend the rendering workflow inside Rhino. Chaos Group has released V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino, an update it describes as “a major overhaul.” Additions to materials, lighting options, and a new HDR Light Studio extend the ability of Rhino users to create photo-realistic or non-realistic creative images [...]

By December 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Amazon Web Services deploys Nvidia GRID GPU-on-demand service

Amazon Web Services deploys Nvidia GRID GPU-on-demand service

Otoy and Autodesk are on-board immediately, working on demonstrations and converting existing applications to take advantage of GPUs in the cloud. It got a bit easier to use compute-intensive engineering and design software in the cloud today, with the announcement Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added Nvidia GRID technology, allowing cloud-aware software to offer GPU-on-demand [...]