Archives for 3D
World’s fastest renderer—Redshift—is coming to Houdini and then next it will be Maxon’s Cinema 4D. Redshift supports other 3D packages already.
Designed by gaming industry veterans to teach game development, “Swords and Shovels” is free to download now.
Adobe is targeting graphics designers with new 3D compositing and rendering application, now in an open beta. Meet Project Felix.
Does Strata 3D still have a place in the highly competitive 3D software market? In this product review we take a look at Strata’s current shipping version and all the technology it packs in an under $1000 USD punch—including the stunning visual results one can achieve with this stalwart 3d package.
Autodesk in 2017 will shut down its Autodesk 123D.com domain and apps along with it—users encouraged to look into other products. Autodesk Circuits remains in its own domain.
Substance Designer 5.6 offers new sets of filters useful for working with image scans in particular as well as existing image textures.
Khronos Group aims to establish VR industry standard to help create greater end-user options, portability between solutions and accelerate adoption of virtual reality.
Luxion continues to expand support for the widest array of 3D product development software packages serving MCAD industries.
CAD and 3D News: We have tidbit on people props by John Helm for Vectorworks versions 2014 – 2016 for sale; plus a tidbit on Greyscalegorilla’s many new offerings and holiday time sales; and finally news of the latest Dosch product on HDRI factory settings.
Software publishers push out good Black Friday and Cyber Monday Holiday Sales.
Leading real-time raytracing developer has released new KeyShot plugins for Autodesk Fusion 360, Revit 2017, 3ds Max 2017, and Maya 2017.
Industry-standard and leading photo-realistic rendering application, V-Ray, is now integrated into Autodesk’s BIM application Revit.
Rhino 5 for Mac goes up in price in January so readers who have wanted to add this tool to their arsenal should probably grab this app now. This, plus we have additional notes on Rhino Mac development in general below.
It’s got a handle, is sized for standard parts, it’s very expandable and best of all it features flexible CPU/GPU support and all the goodness that older pro Mac desktops posssed. We wish we could order such a Mac.