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Chaos Group takes new ground

Chaos Group takes new ground

New products and alliances announced at Siggraph give V-Ray an opportunity to dominate rendering in film and broadcast workflows.  Recent alliances between rendering software specialist Chaos Group and The Foundry and Nvidia give new visibility to Chaos Group’s V-Ray rendering technology. Chaos Group and The Foundry have been working together on versions of V-Ray for [...]

Architecture emerges as early market segment for virtual reality

Architecture emerges as early market segment for virtual reality

Several small companies are seeking a niche; many look to Oculus Rift as the game-changer. By Kathleen Maher The new virtual reality (VR) devices coming to the market are products in search of an application. Sure, VR is undeni­ably cool, but the experience can get boring if there’s no purpose attached to it, and gaming [...]

The end of 3D Modeling: Project Tango at Google I/O

The end of 3D Modeling: Project Tango at Google I/O

Details about Google’s Project Tango, 3D vision for mobile devices, have been available since February but at Google I/O project lead Johnny Lee demonstrated the latest device featuring Nvidia’s K1 Tegra and put some flesh on the bones of an undeniably cool idea.

Transforming interfaces: Metaio’s Thermal Touch

Transforming interfaces: Metaio’s Thermal Touch

Metaio reveals thermal imaging R&D as possible I/O interface for headsets at Augmented World Expo 2014

Autodesk acquires Bitsquid to further build its game development toolset

Autodesk acquires Bitsquid to further build its game development toolset

Autodesk announces the acquisition of Swedish game developer Bitsquid and promises new tools for interactive design in a variety of fields including game development.

Dassault is all in on health care

Dassault is all in on health care

The Simulia Community Conference offers in depth look at The Living Heart Project, and Bernard Charlès, CEO of parent company Dassault Systèmes reveals grand vision

One-click virtual photos inside SketchUp

One-click virtual photos inside SketchUp

High-end vendor Imagination Technologies takes a low-end consumer approach. Only $19.95 for a camera inside the model. A new app for SketchUp takes virtual photos inside 3D designs with a one-click ease of use. Imagination Technologies has taken its high-end visualization technology and scaled it down for the users of the world’s most popular 3D [...]

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 [...]

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