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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 new OctaneRender Cloud—new cloud based DCC tool plus rendering

OTOY unveils new updated OctaneRender Cloud, based on new OctaneRender 3 GPU rendering technology. The company announced these updates this week at the Nvidia GPU Conference.

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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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AXYZ Design releases an(i)ma 1.7.1 for Mac OS X users

An(i)ma goes Mac for CINEMA 4D with new release 1.7.1 for Mac OS X. Now Mac 3D artists using the popular Cinema 4D software have the fastest stand-alone character animation application in the industry.

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Lightworks announces new partnership agreement with Siemens PLM Software

Lightworks, a world leading rendering software technology kit provider, signs agreement with Germany’s Siemens PLM Software, the makers of the famous NX MCAD software.

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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site Goes Interactive with LightWave 3D and Unity

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s master work the Villa Tugendhat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Czech Republic city of Brno, has been masterly reproduced by InterMOCA utilizing a complete LightWave 3D workflow. The result is a stunning reproduction that includes full interactive virtual experiences of a modern architectural master piece.

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CL3VER Announces CL3VER 3.0—Visualization Platform for Interactive Presentations

Cloud based platform adds automatic real-time lightmap technology making CL3VER 3.0 game changing for 3D visualization and project storytelling.

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Side Effects Software Releases Houdini 14 for Mac, Windows and Linux

Side Effects Software has released the new Houdini 14 this month for cross-platform visualization on Mac, Windows and Linux. Houdini ships in two major versions and the latest release supports new crowd instancing technology and a new multi-phyics dynamics system.

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Mac 3D News: Open-source Blender gets update to version 2.73

The latest version of Blender, build 2.73, now features a full-screen user-interface, numerous new features, improved Collada and FBX support, etc. Blender runs on Mac, Windows and Linux.

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Mac 3D: Greyscalegorilla announces 30 Cinema 4D Tutorials in 30 Days

Greyscalegorilla starts the new year with 30 Days of 30 Tutorials. CINEMA 4D experts launch continuous tutorial series.

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Next Limit releases free RealFlow Render Kit 2014

Next Limit has announced RealFlow RenderKit 2014 is now free and available for download for RealFlow 2014 users.

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LightWave 2015 Released—New Pricing and Many New Features

The LightWave Group advances its namesake primary software package in new LightWave 2015, adding new features across the board.

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In-Focus: A Look at Pixar’s All New RenderMan 19—3D Animation Software

In this In-Focus news report we cover all the details of the release of Pixar’s RenderMan 19, recently released in late November, including details on the product group reformation, new licensing and the free license, plus a backgrounder on the special video series where Dr. Ed Catmull talks about the future of RenderMan and a whole lot more.

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PipelineFX’s Cube!—First 3D Render Manager to Support Autodesk’s VRED

Autodesk’s VRED is now supported on Qube! 6.6 render farm management server system

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