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Hollywood film “Chappie” rendered with PipelineFX’s Qube!

Image Engine VFX house uses PipelineFX’s Qube! render farm software for the movie Chappie.

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Luxion’s growth means new US Headquarters

Luxion continues to grow and expands its offices in the US with a new location in Brookline near Boston and new US headquarters in Orange County, California.

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solidThinking Evolve 2015 ships—offers ultimate Hybrid Modeling and rendering for industrial designers

Evolve 2015 is out and an upcoming webinar series will show you how to work with all the new features, including the new PolyNURBS toolset plus new rendering engine evoRender.

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ButterflyNetRender 6: Mac OS X Controller Complete—Apple Gains Another 3D Tool

A popular network rendering controller for Lightwave 3D, Maya, Modo, Messiah Studio, 3DS Max, XSI, Digital Fusion, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender and many others—has been updated with new features including support for a Mac OS X Controller!

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solidThinking Inc. introduces new solidThinking Evolve 2015

Altair’s solidThinking, Inc. is calling Evolve 2015 the ultimate hybrid modeling and rendering software and the program features brand new PolyNURBS tools, cutting edge rendering and lots more.

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3D Hubs report shows most popular 3D Modeling software is SolidWorks

Global local 3D printer “connector” company published report on most popular 3D modeling formats sent to the agency for 3D printing jobs. Report hints at global popularity of CAD and 3D softwares.

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Product Review: IMSI Design TurboCAD Mac Pro 8

Architosh reviews the latest version of IMSI/Design’s TurboCAD Mac Pro 8. Since 2006 the company returned to the Mac CAD market with its leading TurboCAD product lineup and the native Mac code-based versions offer compelling solutions at various levels of the low to mid-level CAD space. Powered by the power Spatial ACIS geometry modeling kernel, TurboCAD Mac Pro 8 offers many new modeling features plus rendering, workspace/workflow and much more.

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OTOY unveils Massive Upgrades to GPU-based Rendering Tool Chain

Nvidia’s GPU conference is happening this week and GPU related companies have been making interesting announcements. For its part, OTOY, a world-leader in GPU rendering tech, has unveiled a slew of major announcements and product updates for 2015.

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OTOY unveils huge update to OctaneRender 3—World’s leading GPU Renderer

OTOY’s massive update announcement for Octane Render 3 contains information on stunning industry-first features. The GPU renderer runs on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and now the cloud.

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OTOY unveils OctaneVR, the world’s first production-ready renderer for VR, AR and Holographic Cinema—completely free for commercial use

OctaneVR lets artists on any budget create hyper-realistic cinematic experiences for VR and AR using a free, feature-complete version of OTOY’s acclaimed OctaneRender VFX software. The new tool will be available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.

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Mac stalwart innovator interviewed on CAD Digest: Runs through history of formZ

formZ founder and Mac 3D software luminary Dr. Chris Yessios, discusses all things formZ and modeling including the future of his program in a very informative interview at CAD Digest. We summarize a few highlights and add our analysis to what we learned.

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MAXON Heads to SXSW 2015 Trade Show and Gaming Expo

The maker of the acclaimed Mac and Windows 3D software CINEMA 4D, heads to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2015—will be showcasing its professional 3D software technology and applications suitable for the gaming expo crowd and for all forms of designers and makers.

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3D News: CL3VER Releases All New CL3VER 3.0

CL3VER of Spain and Palo Alto, California, has announced the latest version of its 3D interactive tool, CL3VER 3.0.

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PipelineFX’s Qube! releases Autodesk VRED job type

Autodesk’s VRED rendering and presentation solution for the automotive and related industry is now supported by PipelineFX’s leading render farm application Qube!—providing enhanced functionality for both types of users specifically working in the auto design industry.

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