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Brotens intros new Lighting CAD software Illuminando for Mac OS X

An Italian software developer has introduced a brand new program called Illuminando, noted as the world’s most advanced lighting calculation program — built uniquely on OS X

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Tidbits: Artisan by Lightworks, Gehry Technologies and other news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Artisan by Lightworks, Gehry Technology news and ArchiFM. Read on!

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Firm Profile: Archiform 3D — Challenging China with Integral Design

We continue our Firm Profile series with Archiform 3D founder and president, Steve Bell. Archiform 3D is a leading global provider of advanced architectural visualization and design services operating globally. The company does amazing work and they do it all with a spartan pipeline consisting of ArchiCAD and CINEMA 4D. This is a big interview but chalk full of interesting business craft and insightful details–the kind of information Architosh is known for pulling out in stories like this. So sit back, grab a cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy the story.

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Chaos Group’s V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max is now out and available

The Chaos Group has the new V-Ray 3.0 rendering toolkit for Autodesk 3DS Max out and it has tons of new and excellent features

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Online Seminar – Creating High-Impact Renderings with ArchiCAD and Artlantis 5

The leading BIM software tool is teaming with Abvent’s Artlantis in a Live Seminar to showcase rendering

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Tidbits: Chaos V-Ray 2 for Rhino, e-on Software, MagicPlan, etc.

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News : We have some news tidbits on Chaos Group’s V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino as well as news on e-on software’s PLE’s for Vue 2014, plus news on MagicPlan coming to Android

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Lagoa and GrabCAD partner to bring integrated Lagoa rendering to GrabCAD

GrabCAD and Lagoa–two cloud-based innovators in the world of CAD and 3D–have partnered to deliver advanced Lagoa-powered rendering directly within GrabCAD

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Product In-Depth: V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

In this feature Product In-Depth Lon Grohs, vice president of business development, Chaos Group and Corey Rubadue, director of Chaos Group USA, speak to Architosh about the latest version of V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, a sophisticated photorealistic rendering plugin application for Trimble’s popular SketchUp modeler.

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Chaos Group ships new V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

25 New features target speed, lighting and visualization quality in new plugin, plus much more…

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Tidbits: Vray 3.0 and TACTIC 4 news

Mac/iOS CAD/3D News: We have two tidbits on Vray 3.0 progress and a beta for 3ds Max; plus we have news of TACTIC now available as a cloud service through Amazon

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Abvent announces Artlantis 5

Abvent intros new Artlantis 5 today

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Product In-Depth: SolidThinking Evolve 9.5′s Modeling Prowess

In this feature Product In-Depth article Adel Matar, senior product specialist for solidThinking, Inc. in Europe, spoke to us in detail about the latest version of solidThinking Evolve 9.5 with a particular focus on how the program works and its modeling capabilities. We also spoke quite a bit at length about architectural conceptual modeling–an area we hope to see solidThinking address more as its parent company Altair gets more focused and interested in the AEC market.

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DAZ 3D introduces new Carrara 8.5 for Mac and Windows

DAZ 3D introduces major update to Carrara

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Electric Image Animation System updated to version 9.1

The latest system eliminates old software preview mode in favor of OpenGL

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Redway 3D rendering API is new for the Mac platform joining others such as Lightworks

The CAD/3D industry has another source of expertise for rendering kernel technology with GPU acceleration and and a whole lot more…and importantly this new player supports Mac OS X in addition to Windows

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