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Solid Angle releases Arnold for Houdini

Solid Angle releases Arnold for Houdini

The popular cross-platform ray-tracing engine can now work with the Houdini 3D animation engine. Setups can be shared with the Maya and Softimage editions of Arnold. Users of the cross-platform renderer Arnold now have a new choice of animation engines. New Arnold for Houdini from Solid Angle brings the powerful non-biased photorealistic rendering solution used […]

By September 22, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Clarisse iFX wants animation artists to start with the finished look

Clarisse iFX wants animation artists to start with the finished look

The high-end 3D/3D tool fuses animation with compositing and 3D rendering, allowing artists to work with full effects on all the time. Every year at Siggraph there are one or two products that cause people to say to one another, “Have you see ____?” This year in Vancouver one of those products was Clarisse iFX […]

Advancements in real-time rendering headed to Siggraph

Advancements in real-time rendering headed to Siggraph

The 90-minute show “Real-Time Live!” is part of the annual Computer Animation Festival. Demonstrations include real-time rendering of fire and cartoon character faces from human actor input. Advancements in real-time rendering for games and animation will be presented at Siggraph 2014 during the annual Real-Time Live! session. The 90-minute show is part of the annual […]

KeyShot 5 adds direct NURBS rendering, cloud-based sharing, fade animation

KeyShot 5 adds direct NURBS rendering, cloud-based sharing, fade animation

This update of the popular rendering engine for CAD users also tweaked the interface for ease of use and increased speed throughout the product. Luxion has released a new version of KeyShot, its popular rendering and product development visualization software. KeyShot 5 features the ability to directly render NURBS-based geometry without need of an intermediary […]

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 →
RTT acquires Bunkspeed Inc. and gets a desktop product

RTT acquires Bunkspeed Inc. and gets a desktop product

RTT builds out its line of visualization products and services with the addition of Bunkspeed’s renderer. For its part, Bunkspeed finds a stable parent to help the company grow into new business models.  RTT, the German based visualization firm has announced the acquisition of rendering company Bunkspeed, Inc. RTT says the addition of Bunkspeed will […]

New Luxion/Autodesk partnership brings Keyshot to Fusion 360

New Luxion/Autodesk partnership brings Keyshot to Fusion 360

Real-time ray tracing and immediate two-way exchange for creating photorealistic rendering. Luxion says it has expanded its partnership with Autodesk to make KeyShot an integrated rendering solution for users of Autodesk Fusion 360. Fusion 360 users now have the ability to create photorealistic 3D renderings, animations, and interactive visuals using Keyshot inside the Fusion 360 modeling […]

Maxwell Render updates SketchUp plug-ins

Maxwell Render updates SketchUp plug-ins

Most of the changes are under the hood. Both the free and commercial versions are available. Next Limit has completely updated its SketchUp plug-in for Maxwell Render for full compatibility with SketchUp 2013. The new plugin releases are for both the Maxwell Render Suite and Maxwell for SketchUp packages, and are free of charge to all customers and […]

Migenius gets Bloom Unit back on track in SketchUp

Migenius gets Bloom Unit back on track in SketchUp

The Australian visualization group also now controls the destiny of RealityServer and iRay. Migenius and its SketchUp add-in Bloom Unit first came on the scene at Nvidia’s GTC conference in 2012, showing off interactive real-time photo-realistic rendering inside SketchUp, then viewable in any device. In 2012 they said shipping was imminent, but one thing led […]

New link allows Keyshot direct access to GrabCAD models for rendering

New link allows Keyshot direct access to GrabCAD models for rendering

3D renderings can be posted to GrabCAD, or models from GrabCAD may be imported to Keyshot. Luxion’s KeyShot renderer now has direct access to 3D CAD models from the GrabCAD product design collaboration platform. The new link allows KeyShot users to create photorealistic 3D rendering of models in their GrabCAD workspace. Within KeyShot, a new […]