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Unbundled Flame shines at NAB

Unbundled Flame shines at NAB

Autodesk’s high-end finishing suite still requires a significant hardware investment, but now you can pick or choose your vendors. Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment division has been spending time cleaning house, aligning products, and building around new market strategies. The company unveiled the fruits of their labors at the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2016 […]

By May 5, 2016 Read More →
AMD unveils new 32GB graphics board and 3ds Max plug-in

AMD unveils new 32GB graphics board and 3ds Max plug-in

The high bandwidth board was presented at NAB running a variety of high-end graphics programs. Virtual reality is an obvious application. AMD used the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show,  to announce its latest FirePro professional graphics card. AMD says the new FirePro W9100 32GB is “the world’s first workstation graphics card with … […]

By April 28, 2016 Read More →
A workflow look inside a great auto showcase video

A workflow look inside a great auto showcase video

From Catia to 3ds Max to V-ray to Nuke, the artists at Ink solved the challenge of putting a new Land Rover in the best possible light. Land Rover recently introduced the Discovery Sport, a new entry into the competitive compact SUV market. The marketing team was tasked with trying to find a way to […]

V-Ray for 3ds Max update supports Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear

V-Ray for 3ds Max update supports Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear

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, […]

Kung Fury rocks the 80s action movie genre with heavy CG

Kung Fury rocks the 80s action movie genre with heavy CG

David Sandberg scooped up $630,000 on Kickstarter and put together a hilarious short film in Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max. Please forgive me, I’m laughing as I write about Kung Fury, a new online movie that premiered recently at Cannes. I’m not laughing at the artistry or the technology, which are both top notch, but […]

SPECapc releases new 3ds Max 2015 benchmark, outlines future

SPECapc releases new 3ds Max 2015 benchmark, outlines future

How to test virtual workstation performance is one of the key issues facing this industry non-profit. At Siggraph SPEC’s Application Performance Characterization (SPECapc) group has released a new benchmark Autodesk 3ds Max 2015, and discussed with press and analysts the challenges it sees ahead. SPECapc for 3ds Max 2015 contains 48 tests for comprehensive measurement […]

By September 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk 2015 Entertainment Creation Suites last for Softimage

Autodesk 2015 Entertainment Creation Suites last for Softimage

The addition of Bifrost to Maya is a bridge to the future for users who will miss Softimage’s extensibility. Autodesk today announces its 2015 update to its Entertainment Creation Suites, with an emphasis on improving everyday tasks. The release is a milestone for two reasons: Maya LT joins the M&E product line — but not […]

DIY presentations for architects courtesy of Cl3ver

DIY presentations for architects courtesy of Cl3ver

Startup Cl3ver arrives to offer easy 3D presentation creation to architects. The company announces new pricing and new tutorials.   Startup Cl3ver offers cloud-based rendering for architects. The company debuted at SXSW V2V in Las Vegas last summer and the team has been honing the interface and their business plan. It has emerged looking a […]

Autodesk to discontinue Softimage

Autodesk to discontinue Softimage

Three 3D content environments was clearly one too many. Autodesk is offering a no-cost transition to either Maya or 3ds Max. Autodesk today announced the 2015 edition of Softimage will be the last release. Autodesk will start shipping the new version in mid-April 2014, and will offer product support until April 30, 2016. The impending […]

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 […]