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Chaos acquires Cylindo — 3D Commerce Platform

Cylindo is the latest Chaos 3D software company acquisition following Render Legion and the Enscape merger—a major event for the Bulgaria-based company.

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Chaos Releases V-Ray 5 for Revit—Update 2

V-Ray 5 for Revit, update 2 boast new linked doc replacements, expanded real-time support and a new scatter tool for better rendering.

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Chaos and Enscape Merge—Backed by Venture Capital Groups

The joining of Chaos and Enscape will form a visualization powerhouse spanning multiple industries from AEC, VFX, to product verticals.

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What’s New — Corona Render 7 for Autodesk 3ds Max

Conona Renderer 7 for 3ds Max boasts 35 Presents, an upgraded Sky Model and key performance boosts for faster renders.

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Chaos Group—Real-Time Rendering Comes to V-Ray 5 for SketchUp

V-Ray 5 for SketchUp, with its light-weight game engine V-Ray Vision, offers creatives real-time photorealistic rendering inside SketchUp.

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Chaos Czech Releases Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max

Powerful Sky Model, adaptive environment sampling and many new features make Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max a worthy update.

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Chaos Group releases V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max

Extending V-Ray’s capabilities into new realms, artists and designers can now composite renders, enhance, and interactively relight images. The photorealistic ray tracer adds post-rendering compositing and lighting tools are now expanding the industry’s most complete rendering toolset.

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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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34th Annual Architecture in Perspective Conference 2019—Speaker Lineup Announced

As environmental design becomes a non-negotiable skill for creatives, architects and archviz experts have a unique opportunity for growth. This October, the industry’s past and future will come together at the 34th annual Architecture in Perspective (AIP) Conference in Hollywood.

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Project Lavina—Chaos Group’s the Future of Real-Time Ray Tracing

Project Lavina advances for Chaos Group, NVIDIA RTX GPU scaling, noise reduction and more….

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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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Chaos Czech Builds One-Click Caustics into Corona Renderer 4

Using a one-click solution, Chaos Czech has kickstarted a process that will mainstream caustics, making them as normal as global illumination is today to artists and designers.

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Chaos Group Release V-Ray for Unreal Update 1

Unreal materials support brings Academy-Award-winning raytracing technology to full use base; free content for current users.

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Eye Candy for Architects—Chaos Group Releases New Reel

Chaos Group’s latest ArchViz Reel features mouth-wateringly beautiful architectural visuals caught in still and motion for some of the world’s most elite architects by the most talented visualization studios and agencies across the globe. Take a look.

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Chaos Group Shows Off Future of GPU Rendering / Real-Time Ray-Tracing at GPU Technology Conference

New R&D unlocks unprecedented rendering speeds in V-Ray with NVIDIA’s new ray tracking hardware.

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Chaos Group Announces V-Ray Next for Rhino (and Grasshopper!)

Designers can now use V-Ray from within Grasshopper—bringing stunning visualizations to abstract curves and repeating patterns.

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3D News: Chaos Group Launches New Chaos Cloud Rendering Solution

Chaos Cloud offers one-button and unlimited rendering power for 3D artists and designers with no hidden fees.

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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray Next for SketchUp

Chaos Group continues to deliver its most powerful rendering technologies to the world’s most popular 3D modeler, with V-Ray Next for Sketchup.

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Chaos Group Releases New V-Ray for Epic’s Unreal

Real-time immersion and interactive rendering are clearly heating up and Chaos’ new V-Ray for Unreal gives the leading game engine and visualization environment even more power for 3D artists across numerous industries.

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Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Next for Maya on Mac, Windows and Linux

Next-Gen rendering technology now available for Maya artists from the Chaos Group’s award-winning V-Ray.

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SIG’18: Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Cloud at SIGGRAPH 2018

V-Ray just got a whole lot better—now introducing V-Ray Cloud for accelerated rendering from all V-Ray product lines.

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V-Ray Days SIGGRAPH—Summoning Thanos for a VFX Breakdown

Chaos Group has its V-Days Events for this year’s SIGGRAPH. The lineup is tremendous and includes information from many of Hollywood’s recent hit films.

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GTC 2018—NVIDIA Technologies Are Changing The Way We Work and Create

NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) has rapidly become a must-attend event for those on the leading edge of technology. Beyond graphics, GPUs are powering and transforming Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, VR/AR/MR (realities) across a broad array of fields.

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GTC: Chaos Group Unveils New GPU Rendering Architecture at GTC 2018

Advances in V-Ray to double the speed of GPU production rendering. Chaos Group makes big announcements at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference.

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Chaos Group Launches New V-Ray for Unreal—Now in Beta

Seamless import of V-Ray scenes into Real-Time, Ray-Traced rendering now available in Unreal Beta for Architecture, Automotive, and Design.

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Chaos Group Initiates ‘Total Chaos’ — Two-Day Event for 3D Artists and Developers

Chaos Group’s user event in Bulgaria looks to bring world-class expertise in high-end design visualization this summer, offering attendees numerous changes to learn V-Ray from the best.

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Tidbits: 3D and CAD News: Bricsys and CADprofi, Nvidia, and Chaos Group News

Major industry events news includes Nvidia’s GTC and Chaos Group’s “Total Chaos” event. We also note CADprofi updates.

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Neoscape Visualizes Revitalized Shanghai Waterfront in Futuristic 4K Video

John Portman & Associates’s Shanghai urban renewal project shines spectacularly in new Neoscape futuristic 4K video.

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Chaos Group Brings GPU+CPU Hybrid Rendering to V-Ray 3.6 for Maya

New technology from Chaos Group breaks hardware barriers, ensuring fast, consistent rendering with support for Autodesk Maya 2018.

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Chaos Group Acquires Render Legion and Corona Renderer

Chaos Group acquires fast-moving Corona Renderer company out of Prague.

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Chaos Group Introduces GPU+CPU Hybrid Rendering in V-Ray 3.6 for 3ds Max

Major update includes improved compositing output and support for 3ds Max 2018.

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V-Ray 3 Arrives for McNeel’s Rhino Modeler—Adds V-Ray Swarm and More

The new easy to use V-Ray 3.0 has arrived on the Rhino 3D modeler application, giving powerful photorealistic rendering workflows to users of one of the most popular modeler apps.

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Fluid Dynamics for Maya—Chaos Group Releases New Phoenix FD 3 Plugin

Smoke, fire, liquids and oceans simulations are all new possible directly inside Autodesk Maya. Chaos Group brings popular plugin Phoenix FD 3 to the top 3D package in the M&E industry.

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Highly Anticipated V-Ray 3 for SketchUp Released—Dramatically Simplified and Powerful

The all new V-Ray 3 for SketchUp has been redesigned for architects who want to focus on design without all the technical settings.

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Chaos Group’s New V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max—7x Faster Rendering and Adaptive Lighting

V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max is the very latest release of Chaos Group’s famed industry-leading renderer—now with Adaptive Lights algorithm.

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Chaos Group’s V-Ray Rendering Technology Wins 2017 Academy Award

Chaos Group founder Vladimir Koylazov, aka “Vlado”, will receive an Academy Award Plaque at the 2017 Academy Awards, recognizing V-Ray’s role in bringing realistic CGI to the big screen.

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Adobe Partners With Chaos Group—Integrates V-Ray Into New Project Felix

Adobe is targeting graphics designers with new 3D compositing and rendering application, now in an open beta. Meet Project Felix.

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AU 2016: Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3 for Revit—Bringing Top Renderer to BIM Application

Industry-standard and leading photo-realistic rendering application, V-Ray, is now integrated into Autodesk’s BIM application Revit.

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AU 2016: Chaos Group Announces €2 Million Investment in CL3VER

Chaos Group, the makers of the famed V-ray renderer, has partnered with AEC presentation start-up CL3VER, making 2 million euro investment. New partnership will bring essential 3D visualization and communications tools into one software platform.

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Mac 3D News: Chaos Group Launches Brand New Website

Chaos Group introduces brand new website with new section the Magazine, plus a new responsive design for various viewing and different computing devices and a whole lot more.

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Mac 3D: New V-Ray Showreel 2016 Out—Stunning Imagery

Visually stunning show reel by Chaos Group is released for the year. Their 2016 show piece is quite fetching and you will notice films you probably didn’t think V-Ray was involved in.

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Chaos Group releases new V-RAY for MODO for Mac and Windows

Chaos Group continues its push in getting V-Ray into as many hands as possible as V-Ray for MODO is released for both Mac and Windows – based artists.

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Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2016: From Edge of Market to Maturing BIM, Framing a New Lens

Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA this year via a conversation. This year we focus on some new terms, a framing of tech against the Gartner Hype Curve and against the backdrop of Neri Oxman’s standing ovation earning keynote talk.

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AIA 2016: Information Technologies at this Year’s Convention – Part 2

We dive deeper in our Part 2 coverage of software and technologies at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philly. These four companies exhibited together and these four companies have interesting innovations in the pipe and/or ready now.

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Chaos Group Speeds Up V-Ray for Maya with version 3.3

Chaos Group delivers with big update to V-Ray for Maya with version 3.3—adding up to 50 percent rendering performance improvement.

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Chaos Group Labs Releases ‘Virtual Reality Guide’—Helps Pros Venture into VR

The best practices for creating production VR projects outlined with the help of contributors from Legend3D and The World building Institute.

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Chaos Group Launches V-Ray for Revit Public Beta

High-performance rendering now integrated into one of architecture’s leading design platforms with free download available now.

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CL3VER unveils pro VR Authoring solution for AEC at Autodesk University 2015

CL3VER 3.3 will be presented in Las Vegas at Autodesk University 2015. At the event, CL3VER and partners ArchVision, Chaos Group and irisVR will also showcase a streamlined architectural visualization pipeline in a dedicated section of the show floor.

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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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Chaos Group Launches V-Ray for NUKE

Built on the same adaptive rendering core as V-Ray’s industry-standard plugins for Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya, V-Ray for NUKE is ready for all production pipelines.

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SIG: Chaos Group ever popular V-Ray Days returning to SIGGRAPH

From independent shorts to blockbuster feature films, get an exclusive look at inspiring projects that you won’t see anywhere else on the show floor.

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Chaos Group releases V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max SPI

Chaos Group’s latest V-Ray 3.0 for Autodesk 3ds Max Service Pack 1 has so many new features the group is feeling like it’s the next version of V-Ray

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Tidbits: V-Ray 2 for SketchUp, AIA TAP Awards, IMSI News and more…

Mac CAD and 3D News — We have news tidbits on V-Ray for SketchUp, An IMSI-Design product line summary, AIA TAP Awards program for 2015 and lastly a preview of Architosh features coming this end of year.

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Tidbits: Tech Soft 3D, Vectorworks and Chaos Group News items

Mac CAD and 3D News tidbits include the new book on Vectorworks for Entertainment Design, the latest V-Ray 3.0 for Maya and HOOPS Exchange 2015 technology for ISV’s integrating 3D data into their apps

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Chaos Group Releases New V-Ray 3.0 for Autodesk Maya

The new V-Ray 3.0 for Maya is out and has many new features including Probabilistic Light Sampling, Render Masks and more…

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SIG: V-Ray comes to The Foundry’s NUKE and MODO applications

Architosh has Mac 3D news from SIGGRAPH 2014, which starts today. Chaos Group have announced integration and support of V-Ray for MODO, NUKE and KATANA from The Foundry

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SIG: Chaos Group News for SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver

Chaos Group to host Two “V-Ray Days” at SIGGRAPH 2014 in August

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Chaos Group Announces V-Ray 3.0 for Maya Beta


Round Out Powerful New Feature Set includes Faster Ray Tracing, Progressive Rendering, and Open Source Support Bring Speed and Flexibility to VFX Artists; Advanced Skin Shader and Improved SSS.

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Tidbits: Nomad, V-Ray and Greyscale Gorilla news

Mac and iOS CAD & 3D News: So today we have news tidbits on Nomad, V-Ray’s latest newsletter and the work of Amir–check it out–and Greyscalegorilla’s latest HDRI Studio Pack V1.9 update.

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