Speed improvements and new rendering methods also highlight the Version 3.2 release of this popular professional 3D rendering software. Next Limit Technologies (NLT) today releases an update to its popular Maxwell Render professional 3D rendering software. Topping the list of new features in V3.2 is virtual reality lenses. The effect is of a camera traveling […]
Free utility converts Revit images to OBJ for use on holographic printers. Architectural designers using Revit have a new option for presenting client visuals, with the release of 3D Hologram Creator from Zebra Imaging. The Revit plug-in is available for free on the Autodesk Exchange site. 3D Hologram Creator extends the native file export capabilities […]
A combination of existing tools and new technologies, DesignWorks extends the potential reach of physically based rendering. Nvidia DesignWorks is a new set of software tools, libraries and technologies for design software developers. It gives application developers a way to take advantage of Nvidia’s work in both physically based rendering (PBR) and physically based […]
The new template approach to creating interactive 3D PDFs does not require programming or scripting. 3D manufacturing models are seen by many eyes, not just the people who use CAD to create and review them. Lattice Technology has long been one of the leading companies in the narrow niche of making tools to view complicated […]
Thinkbox Deadline adds one-click access to Microsoft Azure New templates from Thinkbox Software allow its render-and-compute management software Deadline to support one-click access to Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing platform. Starting today, Deadline is now available in the Azure Marketplace, a download site for acquiring Azure-compatible software and utilities. Because Deadline controls compute resources on both […]
Game developers Starbreeze are rethinking gaming with their VR headset the StarVR. The company is building immersive games with a kick.
Dassault Systèmes introduces interactive tools for aircraft design, manufacture, and marketing. By Kathleen Maher Dassault Systèmes brought some virtual reality (VR) pizazz to the recent Paris Air Show as part of its Build to Operate package of products and processes. Build to Operate has been developed around Dassault’s Delmia Apriso. The company introduced its digital […]
Oculus unveils new headset, prototype hand controls, and a relationship with Microsoft to get out ahead of the news onslaught coming with the E3 game conference.
The update also enhances GPU ray tracing and volume rendering. Chaos Group is getting on the virtual reality (VR) bandwagon in a big way, starting with its update of V-Ray for Autodesk 3ds Max. Version 3.2 adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray GPU ray tracing enhancements. This free update—now available—also includes improved volume rendering, […]
Two years after an initial joint venture, KeyShot is now available as a fully integrated rendering option. The popular 3D sculpting tool ZBrush now offers the option of using KeyShot as a fully integrated rendering solution. The combination is possible with the current release of ZBrush (Version 4 Release 7), and two new purchases of […]