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AMD Supports HIP-based Rendering for Blender 3.0 Beta

AMD helps partner with Blender—supports HIP rendering with Cycles X for Blender 3.0 Beta.

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Unity Joins Blender Development Foundation

The Blender Development Foundation gains another major tech company’s support in Unity Technologies, adding to development funding.

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How Fast Is Your Computer?—New Blender Open Data Benchmark Available

The 3D community has a new CPU, GPU and CUDA benchmark suite to play with. Time to test your machine on the Blender Benchmark.

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AMD Intros new macOS versions of Radeon ProRender—Plugins for Maya and Blender

AMD releases significant new rendering technology for the Apple Mac platform—with final release of Radeon ProRender for macOS utilizing support for Apple’s Metal 2 technology and qualified hardware.

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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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Blender 2.62 out and packs new features

Blender got updated to 2.62 this month. Great new features…

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SIG: 3Dconnexion 3D mice support Blender

Blender and 3Dconnexion get together – new support for 3D mice in latest Blender release announced

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Tidbits: Blender, ArchiCAD and other news

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on Blender receiving best open source software award in the graphic category; news on the Danish version of ArchiCAD 14 and Luxion’s KeyShot.

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NVIDIA Execs Talk Omniverse and RTX with Architosh

Omniverse and RTX technologies are discussed in this GTC-timed NVIDIA executive interview with Richard Kerris and Andrew Rink.

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AU21: Autodesk Plans Cloud-Based Production Ecosystem for Media & Entertainment

Autodesk Forge is the future for Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment industry products where the pandemic hyper-accelerated cloud workflows.

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AMD New Plugins for ‘Radeon ProRender’ Rendering Engine

AMD updates Radeon ProRender plugins for more applications including Blender and with support for Pixar USD format.

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SIGGRAPH 2021 — Year of the Metaverse, and Virtual and Global Production (Part 1)

The Metaverse is where we are headed based on what SIGGRAPH 2021 presented this year — Virtual and Global Production accelerates.

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The M1 Mac mini vs iMac Pro 2017 vs Everyone (Part 1)

Apple Mac computers with the new M1 chip are remarkably fast. We heard this from Apple but we confirmed it with our testing. Take a look.

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NVIDIA announces Omniverse Open Beta — global real-time collaboration

Nvidia Omniverse opens up to everyone in Open Beta program after a yearlong Early Access success with partners like Foster + Partners.

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Khronos launches OpenXR 1.0 Adopters Program

OpenXR 1.0 takes off with multiple implementations from Microsoft and Oculus, with new advanced cross-vendor hand and eye tracking extensions and more!

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Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Collection

V-Ray Collection provides creative freedom and flexibility between 3D applications, allowing users to mix their own photorealistic rendering, fluid simulation, and real-time scene exploration to any project.

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3D News: Take Your Renderings to the Next Level with AMD Radeon ProRender

AMD Radeon ProRender takes rendering to the next level with updates and new plug-ins for Blender, Houdini, Maya, and Unreal Engine.

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SIG: Siggraph 2019—Highlights from the Computer Graphics Show (Part 2)

We continue with Part 2 of our Architosh coverage of SIGGRAPH 2019 in Los Angeles.

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SIG: Siggraph 2019—Highlights from the Computer Graphics Show (Part 1)

This year in Los Angeles SIGGRAPH 2019 had an evolving twist in the format of the conference, with many more companies opting to host their wares in private rooms. Regardless, there was a slew of exciting announcements in software and hardware at the biggest computer graphics conference in the world.

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Early Access: (emTech) section for INSIDER Xpresso—#04

Early Access coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #04. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover Smart Cities, AI and Robots in Architecture, Construction Robotics, brand new AR/VR tools and new Computational Design offerings from Dassault.

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macOS Platform Gains New Stunning VR 3D Software—Introducing eyecad VR

New award-winning Italian software startup has eye-catching VR 3D software platform on both Windows and Mac.

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INDEX 01: All Mac 3D Apps—Alphabetical Listing

This is our complete (WIP) listing of all Mac 3D apps, simply organized by alphabetical order. This is our master list and truncated lists are organized by industry categories.

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INDEX 02: 3D Apps: Animation, Special Effects (VFX) and Compositing

Due to its close relationship with film and broadcast TV industries, the animation, special effects, and compositing tools available for the Mac platform are quite extensive. Apple’s platform has full access to nearly all the largest tool families from the world’s leading software developers in these segments.

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SIG’18: Siggraph 2018 — Vancouver Highlights From Computer Graphics Show

Akiko Ashley covers the recent SIGGRAPH computer graphics show from Vancouver, noting the highlight announcements in 3D software and VR/AR/MR technologies along with key hardware from Nvidia.

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WorldViz has launched Vizard 6—Python-based VR development platform

The upgraded VR development platform for researchers and innovators includes new support for Windows MR headsets and easier 3D art workflows.

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3Dconnexion and Vectorworks—The Next Power Couple?

Gaining full 3Dconnexion 3D mice support to Vectorworks 2017 gives its users a lot more power in the area of 3D model creation, editing and navigation.

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GDC: Khronos Reveals API Updates and New Working Group at Game Developers Conference

Consortium releases Vulkan features, WebGL 2.0 and new OpenXR working group; group hosts series of events for the developer community.

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Cloud 3D rendering company Rendicity announces Apple Mac support

Mac users gain another professional 3D rendering in the cloud farm solution in Rendicity.

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AIA 2016: Information Technologies at this Year’s Convention – Part 3

We dive into our final section on the show floor coverage of software and technologies at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philly. Part 4 will cover talks, sessions and things of interest like the Autodesk Apple Event held during the show at an Apple Store.

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Innovative VR startup discusses Mac and Oculus Rift—Apple and VR Future

Apple’s Macs may be missing the VR party in early 2016, but pro VR software developer, irisVR, whose award-winning tech has already garnered much attention (and funding..), has interesting observations about VR and Apple.

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Digital artists create hyper-realistic 3D effects faster and easier with Smith Micro’s new Poser Pro 11

Streamlined workflow and powerful new rendering engine make Poser Pro 11 design and animation software a “content creator’s dream”

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ButterflyNetRender 6.5: Revised and Updated!

ButterflyNetRender 6.5 has been updated with new features, including updated platforms. A committed development team keeps ButterflyNetRender current with technology changes by adding new features to meet the needs of the computer graphics industry.

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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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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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Verto Studio 3D 2.1 launches Verto Studio Cloud

Single-developer company Verto Studio LLC launches its revolutionary 3D cloud service for free to all users of desktop and mobile Verto Studio 3D. Now, all Verto Studio scenes can be published to the web, viewable by anyone else in the world within a web browser. Additionally, an easy-to-use shape editor has also been added to Verto Studio which supports the importing and 3D extrusion of SVG files.

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How BIG’s influence can reframe the role of BIM in Architecture

Architosh is pleased to present this special feature on Bjarke Ingels Group, famed Danish architecture firm. Several weeks ago we got a chance to talk to BIG’s Jakob Andreassen, BIM Manager at BIG Copenhagen, about the architectural practice, its design methodology and perspective on the use of computerized software—particularly BIM.

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ButterflyNetRender 6: Mac OS X Controller Complete—Apple Gains Another 3D Tool

A popular network rendering controller for Lightwave 3D, Maya, Modo, Messiah Studio, 3DS Max, XSI, Digital Fusion, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender and many others—has been updated with new features including support for a Mac OS X Controller!

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3D Hubs report shows most popular 3D Modeling software is SolidWorks

Global local 3D printer “connector” company published report on most popular 3D modeling formats sent to the agency for 3D printing jobs. Report hints at global popularity of CAD and 3D softwares.

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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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OTOY releases OctaneRender 2.1 with community-requested features and more

Mac 3D News: OTOY announces new OctaneRender 2.1 version available now. OctaneRender is the world’s first GPU-based un-biased, physically based renderer

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Mac 3D News: Renowned Maxwell Render software now free to Students and Faculty

Renowned photorealistic rendering software Maxwell Render is now free for all students and faculty, including network rendering and render farm technologies for education institutions

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Tidbits: ShaderLight for SketchUp, CAD Garage and Dosch News Items

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have news tidbits on Shaderlight for SketchUp at its latest version V3 with tons of new features; plus news on Dosh Design landscape elements for 3D packages; plus CAD Garage is now carrying modo and Maxwell Render

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Why OTOY will change our 3D world: A conversation with Jules Urbach

In this first of what we hope will be a long history of interviews, Architosh talks to Jules Urbach of OTOY about his company’s transformational technologies—the likes of which are not just affecting the development path options for industry giants like Autodesk, but also now catching the eye of every major Hollywood movie studio.

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The new Mac Pro – A Buyer’s Guide Through the Best Test Results

This guide-oriented feature article explores the details surrounding the new Mac Pro and its performance benchmarking found throughout the web, with summary reference to particular industries and their common applications

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Ultimate iPad Guide: Mobile CAD Viewers and Collaboration for Architects

Our listing of CAD Viewers and Collaboration for Architects on iPad is quite extensive because this is one of the best categories with a high degree of competition.

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Octane Render news: New ArchiCAD plugin and version 1.1 out

New ArchiCAD OctaneRender plugin plus version 1.1 Octane Render Standalone app update

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Verto Studio 3D now for OS X

Excellent iPad 3D program comes to the Mac

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Feature Interview: Architosh talks to DAZ 3D

She’s beautiful, isn’t she? She’s Genesis. Based on years of software research and development, Victoria 5 and the Genesis platform offers 3D artists unlimited creative possibilities. And this month DAZ 3D is giving away its crown jewel 3D character illustration and animation software for free. This feature interview explains why. (Illustration by Yanek, courtesy of DAZ 3D)

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Siggraph 2009 Architosh Coverage

Architosh’s full Siggraph 2009 New Orleans Coverage is outlined in this feature report. As the Siggraph activities continue this week we will continue to cover news and special reports.

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ParaCloud GEM arrives on the Mac

Generative Design Comes to the Mac with new ParaCloud GEM 2.0 for Mac. New product works on Intel-only Mac computers and can work with Google SketchUp, Maya, Blender, Rhino OS X and more.

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