Archives for Mac 3D
London and Australia Investment Firm Inject Strata with ‘First Round’ Funding for VR/AR Enterprise Push
Funding, hiring John Wright as President, and the addition of award-winning talent—highlight Strata push into virtual and augmented reality for enterprise market. The Mac 3D software stalwart looks to be targeting expanding markets for 3D and VR & AR.
Apple has released macOS 10.12 Sierra and its out and being enjoyed. Can you run it on your formZ machine? You can, but there are some caveats due to Gatekeeper changes on the OS.
Strata and formZ offering excellent discounts specials this fall.
Chaos Group introduces brand new website with new section the Magazine, plus a new responsive design for various viewing and different computing devices and a whole lot more.
Leading camera tracking match-moving software used in film and broadcast industries gets many updates including animated scene illumination and more in latest 1608 updates.
Material Definition Language (MDL) authoring is now possible and Linux support increases compatibility with VFX pipelines.
We take a look at Dassault’s Spatial 2017 1.0 release—technology that powers many 3D and CAD applications in the Windows and Mac environments.
Many Architosh readers may remember Richard Kerris from his days at Apple as Senior Director of Developer Technologies (his role from 2001 – 2007) where he led worldwide developer relations and technical marketing across audio, video, photography and other pro apps. Presenting in eight Steve Jobs keynotes, Kerris was one of the few Apple executives permitted to talk to the press about Apple products. In this second Architosh interview (his first was well over a decade ago) Kerris discusses his career at places like Apple, HP, and Pixar and provides an informed market perspective on virtual and augmented reality (AR/VR), the changing nature of the creative “pro” in digital fields and of course the new Avegant Glyph.
Visually stunning show reel by Chaos Group is released for the year. Their 2016 show piece is quite fetching and you will notice films you probably didn’t think V-Ray was involved in.
Famed animation studio does an initial release of their development process. Universal Scene Description goes open source.
Maxon announces new Cinema 4D R18 during SIGGRAPH week. You can now do non-destructive destructions using new technology, plus cool interactive knife tools for modeling and a whole lot more.
AC3D 7.5 is the latest version of the popular Windows, Mac and Linux application and the new Spherize plugin and X-Plane plugin round out new capabilities.
Chaos Group continues its push in getting V-Ray into as many hands as possible as V-Ray for MODO is released for both Mac and Windows – based artists.
IrisVR startup announces IrisVR Prospect plugin for McNeel’s popular Grasshopper algorithmic design software. Now the power of VR and algorithmic design optionality meet.
In this Pre-Review of specialized web 3D and virtual reality kit, John Helm talks about this technology coming up in Vectorworks 2017 to be released this fall. Helm outlines the basics of the technology itself, gives example uses for various design professionals, and places it into the context of change confronting the industry and the continuation of the BIM transformation in AEC.