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Tidbits: V-Ray, ParaCloud and Nvidia news

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on Nvidia at NAB video, a ParaCloud webinar and Chaos Group’s new V-Ray 2.0 for Maya


V-Ray 2.0 for Maya Released

Chaos Group has recently introduced V-Ray 2.0 for Autodesk Maya. “We are very excited to release the latest version of V-Ray for Maya,” said Chaos Group CEO, Peter Mitev. “Speed increases are always something our users want to hear, and we are glad to deliver just that.”

The latest V-Ray 2.0 for Maya combines the power of the CPU and the GPU for full and interactive rendering within Maya. It will be a significant upgrade for many users. To learn more visit them online at:

In other Chaos News, the company is presenting V-Ray at the Bluefx Expo in Ravensbourne, UK.

ParaCloud Webinar Coming Up

Eyal Nir, an architect and IT specialist from Israel, will be presenting 3D Pattern Modeling with ParaCloud Modeler live, 11 May 2011, from 11:00 am PDT. (8:00 am EDT). You can sign up for this free webinar here.

This webinar on ParaCloud GEM is for architects, 3D artists and modelers using programs like SketchUp, Rhino and 3ds Max. To register go here.

(see our recent news article on ParaCloud GEM here.)

Nvidia GPU and NAB News

Nvidia has uploaded six new videos to the Nvidia Quadro section of their YouTube page. If you are a visual effects professional and didn’t get to go to NAB this year, there are some Nvidia videos you may want to check out, including especially for Mac users this video:

To see the Mac version of the Nvidia Quadro 4000 card for Mac Pros go here.

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