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Twinmotion Now Available to All Revit Subscribers

Revit users now benefit from the power of immersive, real-time rendering from Epic Games’ Twinmotion software.

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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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Vectorworks 2023 Now Released—Boast Time-Saving Tech for Designers

Vectorworks 2023 product line focuses on process automation, allowing more time for design in overall workflows.

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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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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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Product Review: AMD Radeon Pro W6400 GPU for Workstations

AMD’s new Radeon Pro W6400 brings strong economic value and performance to the entry-level and SFF workstation market, plus real-time raytracing!

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Vectorworks Partner Network Boast Innovative, Popular Expansions

Users gain much from a Vectorworks Partner—the Partner Network offers a growing array of app and content integrations, from many of the hottest new names in AEC.

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Product Review: NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU for Workstations

NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU delivers solid performance per dollar metrics — Architosh gives it a detailed spin across 3D CAD apps and benchmarks.

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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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AMD’s RDNA 2 Architecture—Behind the Radeon Pro W6600’s Stellar Performance

AMD hardware-accelerated raytracing is core to AMD RDNA 2 architecture, boosting both offline and adding real-time rendering to the mix.

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Product Review: AMD Radeon Pro W6600 GPU for Workstations

Architosh gives the new AMD Radeon Pro W6600 a good spin and both benchmarks and real-app tests show clear leadership in its workstation GPU class.

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Enscape Update Adds Real-Time Rendering and VR Inside Archicad

Enscape brings real-time rendering and virtual reality for Archicad 25 — delivering a rich material material and stunning imagery.

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NVIDIA Intros RTX A2000 GPU—New Compact Design

The RTX A2000 fits more desktops thanks to its compact design—delivering AI and real-time ray tracing workflows to more professionals.

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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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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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Bentley Brings Infrastructure Digital Twins to NVIDIA Omniverse

Infrastructure is coming to the world of NVIDIA Omniverse technology—Bentley Systems connects iTwins platform to NVIDIA’s real-time platform.

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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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2021 Tech Trends—CAD/3D Industry Executives Share Thoughts

2021 Tech Trends explores impacts and accelerations of both CAD/3D and larger ICT trends, with key input from CAD and 3D industry executives.

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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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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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Enscape 2.9—New Video Textures, Custom Assets and More

A milestone release from the German visualization company, Enscape 2.9 features stunning new video texture support, new assets, and more BIM program integrations.

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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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Epic Games Unveils First Look at Unreal Engine 5

Along with next-gen tools, Epic announces a $1 million royalty exemption for Unreal Engine game developers and launches Epic Online Services for all game developers.

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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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Event News: RTC 2020—Inaugural RealTime Conference to Launch in April

Created by veterans from FMX, Weta, DreamWorks, THX, Dassault Systèmes, TellTale Games, the new Real Time Conference promises to put the right focus on how industries are changing due to real-time tech.

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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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Dr. Biplab Sarkar Talks to Architosh About Vectorworks 2020

In this feature, we learn from Dr. Biplab Sarkar about some of the thinking behind many of the new features in Vectorworks 2020, just recently released, and where parts of the application may be going in the future.

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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: 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 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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AIA: Unity Brings Unity Reflect to Real-Time BIM

Unity Reflect will save customers time and money by giving AEC professionals the ability to export BIM data natively from Autodesk Revit and expanding collaborative real-time 3D experiences on any device.

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GRAPHISOFT and Epic Games Partner On Next-Gen Real-Time Rendering for AEC Customers

GRAPHISOFT and Epic announce co-marketing agreement to bring real-time, raytracing technology to ARCHICAD 23 users in the second half of 2019.

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Epic Acquires Twinmotion from Abvent—Joins Unreal Engine Suite of Technologies

Epic acquires Twinmotion and adds it to its Unreal Engine suite of technologies for professional markets.

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Epic Unveils New Unreal Engine 4.22—New Real-Time Raytracing & More

New release of Unreal Engine brings many new features, including real-time ray tracing rendering, faster performance and streamlined production for both game and enterprise users.

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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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Vectorworks Gains New Lumion Live-Sync Rendering thru New VGS Technology

The latest service pack for Vectorworks 2019 adds new Lumion Live-Sync rendering and much other powerful visualization features.

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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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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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Abvent’s Twinmotion 2018—Is BATIMAT Innovation Award Winner

Twinmotion 2018 garners award in the area of innovation. The new interactive renderer is one of the latest innovations from Abvent of France.

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Abvent Announces Twinmotion 2018 Global Release Date—31 July

Twinmotion 2018 will be globally available and announced at SIGGRAPH 2017.

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Twinmotion 2018 Comes to Mac—Abvent Post Video and Webinar Explains

Finally, Apple’s Mac platform gets a leading-edge app in the hot new domain of “interactive-rendering” in the AEC market. The new Twinmotion 2018—with its all new Unreal Game Engine integration—supports macOS natively.

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Axalta Unveils Color Configurator Powered by Luxion’s KeyShot Renderer

Axalta Customer Experience Center gains new technology for color powered by Luxion’s rendering technology, famously found in the award-winning KeyShot app.

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3D News: The Future Group Demos First Mixed Reality (MR) Based on Unreal Engine

Hyper-Realistic Feature Film-Quality Sets and Effects Integrating People and Objects In Real-Time,
New Patent-Pending Software With Origins In “The Matrix Trilogy” and more…

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Autodesk intros new LIVE visualization environment—viewer for iOS platform

Autodesk announces new LIVE environment for Revit. The new 3D interactive environment offers real-time adjustments to environmental conditions such as time of day and year and other settings. The free LIVE viewer works on Apple’s popular iOS devices like iPad and Windows.

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SIGGRAPH 2015 Xroads of Discovery

The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world.

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Event News: Luxion Unveils KeyShot 6 at PTC Live Global

Focused on the speed and simplicity of creating 3D visuals, KeyShot 6 introduces new capabilities and advanced features that allow designers, engineers, marketing specialists and 3D artists to expand the possibilities of the visuals the are able to create using their 3D data.

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Luxion’s growth means new US Headquarters

Luxion continues to grow and expands its offices in the US with a new location in Brookline near Boston and new US headquarters in Orange County, California.

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CL3VER Announces CL3VER 3.0—Visualization Platform for Interactive Presentations

Cloud based platform adds automatic real-time lightmap technology making CL3VER 3.0 game changing for 3D visualization and project storytelling.

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What’s new in Luxion’s new KeyShot 5.1—Creo 3.0 and Cinema 4D and more…

Luxion’s latest KeyShot 5.1 adds new support for Cinema 4D and PTC Creo 3, and many new features…

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Luxion releases KeyShot 5—Fast and Streamlined 3D Rendering and Animation

Many new features including NURBS based raytracing complete a new update in Luxion KeyShot 5—available immediately

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Imagination Technologies ships new Visualizer for SketchUp for Mac and Windows

SketchUp community gains new revolutionary app called Visualizer for SketchUp from Apple graphics investment Imagination Technologies

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