The success of the Microsoft Surface Hub coming in 2016 will be determined by the quality of software developed to make it shine.
The popular tool for commercial visualization features new tools for editing interiors and creating complex materials. The new edition of KeyShot, a popular tool for product development and other commercial 3D visualization applications, features new tools for editing interior lighting, an improved workflow for material creation, and other new features. Beta user and designer […]
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.