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Vectorworks, Inc., Announces Graphical Scripting Webinar Series for Marionette

While Vectorworks, Inc., was first to the Mac market with a visual, algorithmic modeling and programming application in the latest Vectorworks 2016 with Marionette technology, McNeel & Associates has quietly released its Grasshopper alpha for Mac. With a head-start on the popular competition, the company aims to draw big attention to Marionette for everyone.

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Vectorworks, Inc. acquires ESP Vision to enhance Design and Visualization workflows

Vectorworks, Inc., has made a line-extension acquisition for Vectorworks Spotlight, swooping up ESP Vision and its Vision Pro lighting design and pre-visualization software for PC and Mac.

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Bentley Systems acquires 3D nature software maker e-on Software

In a bit of a surprise but in a logical move, Bentley Systems has acquired 3D software maker e-on software of France, the makers of the popular VUE line of 3D natural scenery generating tools, plus PlantFactory and its new-ish and quite strong LumenRT for design professionals like architects and engineers.

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SIG: Final Complete Siggraph 2015 Event Photos & Notes

Our complete Siggraph 2015 gallery, compliments of Akiko Ashley who covered the show in detail in an earlier report.

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SIGGRAPH 2015: Full Coverage of Computer Graphics Show

This year’s focus was very much on VR (virtual reality) & Cloud Based Rendering. The focus on Virtual Reality brought a new creative energy on the show floor for exploration into a new frontier. VR in architecture & games was a big subject in the VR Village. Developers had discussions of how the hardware & software is driving development of this new space to make it affordable to the masses.

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SIGGRAPH 2015: OTOY improves economies of scale, speed and cost with powerful next-generation production pipelines

World’s first room-sized light field rendering in VR, live 360-degree avatar scanning for VR, 16K video production and playback, and first hands-on preview of OctaneRender 3 showcase the power of new production pipelines.

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SIG: Mac 3D Exhibitor Preview List for SIGGRAPH 2015

Architosh will be covering the big SIGGRAPH 2015 conference and exhibition in Los Angeles which started this weekend with the exhibition starting in a couple of days.

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E-on Software Ships Carbon Scatter 2015.5!

Carbon Scatter 2015.5 is the company’s latest major update of its advanced instancing plugins for 3ds Max, Maya and Cinema 4D.

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Mac 3D News: The Foundry kicks off with a new majority owner

The Foundry, a leading provider of award-winning creative software, announced a majority investment from HgCapital, one of the UK’s most prestigious private equity firms.

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Strata announces Strata Design 3D CX 8 for Mac

Strata releases new upgrade to 3D modeling and animation software for Mac—now 64 bit and a whole lot more.

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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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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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Allegorithmic readies new Substance Designer 5 for Mac and Windows

The next-generation 3D texture and compositing tool adds node processing and transfer bake among other major features as it advances the state of the art in dedicated professional texture tools.

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Informatix updates Piranesi to version 6.0.3

Latest version of the architectural visualization tool now features updated plugin for SketchUp 8 and add-ons for Revit 2015.

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SIGGRAPH Asia is back in Japan this year – Bigger & Better

SIGGRAPH Asia returns to Japan in 2015 with the event being hosted in the city of Kobe, Japan. SIGGRAPH Asia is the largest and most important conference and exhibition for computer graphics professionals and students in Asia.

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