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Product Review: Enscape for Mac SketchUp

Enscape for Mac SketchUp came out this year. We put the rendering plugin software through its paces on an Apple Silicon-based Mac and are very pleased with the results.

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Chaos Leads Global 3D Visualization—Focused on Unifying Visualization Workflows

Following their mergers and acquisitions, Chaos leads the global AEC industry for visualization—aims to unify workflows.

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Greyscalegorilla Tactile released—Virtual Materials

Greyscalegorilla releases Tactile, a growing virtual materials library of beautiful and realistic 3D materials. It offers five stunning collections, entitled Clay Fine, Clay Rough, Clay Sculpting, Clay Doh, and Unfinished Wood.

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Chaos Connects V-Ray 6 for SketchUp and Rhino to Enscape

Photorealism Renderers now support popular Real-Time Architectural Visualization tool Enscape—smooth transfers between Architects and Specialists.

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Autodesk open sources RV—drives open standards

Autodesk RV contains professional-grade media player technology that allows visual effects and animation artists to view high-resolution images and sequences in real time. As Autodesk open sources RV, it forms part of the Open Review Initiative – the Academy Software Foundation’s (ASWF) project to build a unified, open source toolset for playback, review, and approval of motion picture footage.

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ToolTalk: Taking a look at TurboCAD 2022 latest features

TurboCAD® 2022 is the latest release of IMSI’s comprehensive professional 2D/3D CAD software for MS Windows. It includes hundreds of drawing tools, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file importing and exporting support.

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Enscape 3.4 Now Released

This latest version offers architects and designers many innovative feature updates. Enscape is not a standalone application. It plugs into your existing modeling software, giving you an integrated design and visualization workflow across all project phases.

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Enscape for Mac SketchUp Now Shipping

Enscape for Mac for SketchUp brings real-time interactive advanced visualization into designer’s workflows for faster design output.

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NZDF (New Zealand Defence Force) buys BISim’s VBS4

BISim (Bohemia Interactive Simulations) announced a deal with the The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to purchase BISim’s simulation VBS4 software. The NZDF plans to use it for its tactical command and control training program.

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Surface imperfections added to Maxon Capsules

Maxon’s new Surface Imperfections collection offers new textures, designed to bring photorealism to artists’ renderings by adding minor pseudorandom imperfections to the surfaces of 3D objects.

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Silver Spoon enhances Iron Chef revival with new AR Technology

Netflix’s revival of the ‘Iron Chef’ competitive cooking television show enhanced by Silver Spoon’s stunning visual technology.

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Enscape Announces Free Open Beta for Mac for SketchUp 2021

Enscape for Mac is finally here. The company has announced a free open beta for Enscape for Mac for SketchUp 2021.

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Light Falloff is new in Rhino 7

Rhino 7 Updates add new Light Falloff settings to add real world realism to raytraced visual imagery within the popular modeling software.

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Maxon’s Spring Product Updates—Details

Maxon announces product updates. These include a large collection of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.

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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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Lumion version 12.3—Free Update Advances Visualization

Lumion 12.3 is a free update to the popular innovative real-time visualization software for architecture and related industries.

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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 in Lumion 12—Volumetric Lights, Decals, Kelvin Settings and more

Lumion 12 adds multiple new features to its real-time interactive rendering software for architects and designers.

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Enscape 3.2 — Streamlined Real-Time Workflows for Architects

Enscape 3.2 adds a half dozen powerful new capabilities and improvements to its leading real-time interactive renderer for AEC professionals.

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AMD’s Viewport Boost Feature—3D and BIM Acceleration Technology

AMD Viewport Boost is intelligent innovation from AMD that minimizes the wait time slices that dominate a BIM user’s day, worth real money!

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Chaos Expands V-Ray 5 for Rhino and SketchUp

V-Ray 5 update 2 for Rhino and SketchUp bring big improvements to V-Ray Vision and new live link to Chaos Vantage, and a lot more.

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Enscape Comes to Generative Design Disruptor App TestFit

Enscape rendering SDK technology in TestFit enables the generative design tool to better serve its users and end clients.

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Enscape Announces Future Mac Version, Plus TestFit Integration

The big news coming out of ENVISION 21 — there will be an Enscape for Mac version coming in the first half of next year, plus more great news!

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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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Spaceport America pre-visualized with Enscape by Viewport Studio

Enscape software powered the design process by London / Singapore-based Viewport Studios for Spaceport America in New Mexico.

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Enscape 3.1 update to leverage NVIDIA DLSS VR Technology

DLSS technology from NVIDIA is coming to Enscape 3.1 — will boost image quality and overall rendering performance on lower-end hardware.

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Chaos Releases V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D, Update 1

Latest V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D, Update 1 brings support for C4D’s Material Node Editor, plus material transparency updates, more…

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Luxion Releases KeyShot 10.2

KeyShot 10.2 is a major new update from Luxion offering a completely new Materials Library, faster caustics and a lot more.

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SketchUp Studio Gets V-Ray Integration

SketchUp Studio is newly focused on design and visualization—coming with V-Ray rendering integration along with native point cloud support.

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Enscape 3.0 Released—New User Interface, More…

Enscape 3.0 gets a new user-interface, more assets, and a new branding make-over that reflects its status as a leading “archviz” software firm streamlining global workflows for AEC pros.

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V-Ray 5 for Revit launches with Real-Time visualization

V-Ray 5 for Revit is a full-spectrum visualization solution with real-time photorealistic rendering integrated into a BIM workflow.

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Chaos Releases V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max, Update 1

V-Ray 5 adds masks support in V-Ray Frame Buffer, plus multiple new features in the Update 1 release for 3ds Max.

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Unity Technologies Releases ‘Unity Forma’ for Digital Marketing

Unity Forma enables the creation of captivating digital marketing content and interactive 3D experiences from one master model.

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3D News: Autodesk Maya 2020.4 Marks New Chapter for Bifrost

Maya 2020.4 features major new Bifrost updates to the popular 3D content creation program from Autodesk, empowering visual artists working across a multitude of 3D arts fields and industries.

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Chaos Group brings real-time to V-Ray 5 for Rhino

V-Ray 5 for Rhino now released, offers 3D artists, visualization pros, and architects new real-time visualization with V-Ray Vision.

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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 Czech Releases Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D

Distance-aware materials and powerful sky model updates are behind the new Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D for Mac and Windows

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Twinmotion 2020.2 is available from Epic Games

The latest version of Twinmotion, 2020.2, provides better visual fidelity and interoperability to users than ever before.

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Enscape’s new 2.8 version—teams with BIM Track

Enscape 2.8 improves BIM industry collaboration via BIM Tracker partnership, plus several new visualization and collaboration improvements.

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Lumion 10.5 released as free update to Lumion users

Lumion 10.5 update adds 67 high-quality models to help architects create more stunning exterior spaces bringing nature into architecture.

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XR-based digital twin of Tampa built by IMERZA using Unreal Engine

IMERZA has created a world-first XR-based digital twin for Tampa’s Water Street development, leveraging Unreal Engine at its core.

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Product Review: Twinmotion 2020

Architosh reviews Epic’s Twinmotion 2020, a leading real-time interactive photorealistic rendering application for AEC and design markets.

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Luxion Announces KeyShot 9.2 Is Now Available—New Rendering Benchmark Tool

Luxion’s leading-edge rendering software gains much-improved CPU based translucent rendering capabilities and a new benchmark tool inside of its free KeyShot Viewer app.

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Vectorworks 2020 SP3 Out—Gains Real-Time Enscape Rendering and More

Vectorworks Spotlight quality fixes, BIM enhancements and Enscape and NBS Chorus partnerships are but a few of the new benefits to Vectorworks 2020 users.

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Epic Games Announces Release of Twinmotion 2020

New CG lighting, vegetation, material options enable greater flexibility and realism in new Twinmotion 2020 with Unreal Engine technology.

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Enscape Introduces Version 2.7 of its Real-Time Rendering Software

New BIM-driven workflows and enhanced performance make Enscape the perfect complement to the building process.

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Luxion Releases KeyShot 9.1 and KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS

Luxion introduces KeyShot 9.1 and KeyShot SOLIDWORKS with new Unwrap UV feature.

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Unity 2019.3 Tech Stream Now Available—260 New Improvements

Unity 2019.4 Long-Term support will arrive in spring to provide solid foundation for creators looking to ship their projects in the near future.

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Epic Games Acquisition of Quixel—Announced at Unreal Academy London Architosh Discusses Details

Unreal Engine users gain invaluable assets thanks to Epic’s recent acquisition of Swedish software developer, Quixel.

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Lumion 10 Stuns with New Features—New Versions Available Now

Lumion 10 is now out and available and is packing great new features for visualization pros in the architectural market.

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Webinar: Introducing the Twinmotion—ARCHICAD Direct Link

Webinar Alert—Experience the Twinmotion-to-ARCHICAD Direct Link in Action.

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KeyVR Update Introduces Unmatched Realism for Transparent Materials

Lumion advances its KeyVR software solution with new capabilities in rendering glass and gem-like materials in virtual reality.

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Kilograph Turns Unrealized Michael Graves Designs into VR Watercolor Experiences

Kilograph melds Architecture’s past and future, letting users add VR paint to unbuilt resort.

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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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New Job Post—Portends Apple is Serious About 3D Industries with Mac Pro

Apple has a new warhorse to go battle in the 3D market with, but SIGGRAPH discontent for the machine was squarely aimed at the lack of NVIDIA GPUs. Despite this, new job posts at Apple clearly indicate renewed commitment and interest in the media & entertainment software market for which the new Mac Pro should make an ideal entrant.

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SIG: Maxon Announces Next-Gen Cinema 4D Release 21

Maxon introduces next big release as part of ‘3D for the Whole World’ initiative as well as subscription pricing options.

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SIG: Luxion Unveils KeyShot Support for Nvidia RTX with OptiX

KeyShot 9 to support NVIDIA RTX accelerated GPU ray tracing and AI-accelerated denoising through the integration of NVIDIA OptiX ray-tracing engine.

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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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