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Tidbits: Luxion, PipelineFX and Chaos Group news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Chaos Group at ILM, Luxion’s expansion in European markets with KeyShot and PipelineFX’s upcoming Qube 6.5 render farm software shown at NAB 2013


Chaos Group News

In brief: Chaos Group will be spotlighting V-Ray’s success in ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) production pipelines at FMX 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. Presentations take place 23 – 24 April 2013.

Jeroen Schulte, Image Pipeline Lead at Industrial Light & Magic, will give presentations to attendees including an exclusive look at how the world-famous studio rendered shots on some of 2012’s biggest blockbuster films.

There will be four separate presentations throughout FMX 2013. The key presentation is “Rendering Superpower: V-Ray in Production at ILM,” by Jerone Schulte. 23 April 2013, 12:00 – 1:00PM at Raum Karlsruhe.

01 - V-Ray at ILM. Chaos Group is touting technology used at ILM.

To learn more and see the schedule visit here.

PipelineFX and Qube 6.5 at NAB Sneak Peak

Last week at NAB 2013 PipelineFX showed a preview of their well-regarded and market-leading render farm management software Qube, now coming up on version 6.5

The new 6.5 release will feature a brand new completely rewritten installer that works seamlessly across all platforms, a zero downtime reconfiguration feature, a new Qube AppFinder that allows users to run frames from the same job on OS X and Windows at the same time and much more.

You can take a look and learn more about Qube at

Architosh Commentary: You can tell these guys love Apple’s OS X platform. Nearly all their featured software screenshots are off of OS X and of course iOS for their mobile tools.

Luxion News

In Brief: Earlier this spring Luxion has signed up 4CAD Group as a KeyShot Reseller. 4CAD  Group will provide full sales and technical support for KeyShot throughout France, Belgium and Luxemburg. Under this agreement 4CAD Group now becomes the fourth largest European PTC reseller to offer KeyShot 3D rendering and animation software.

To reach 4CAD Group visit here.

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