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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.
HOOPS 2022 Toolkits Enhance Manufacturing and BIM Workflows
Tech Soft 3D advanced HOOPS technology new SDKs for MCAD and AEC industry software developers and their innovative apps.
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.
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.
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.
GDC: Autodesk Announces Arnold 5.3 GPU Beta for Rendering
Arnold now brings artists the power and flexibility of CPU and GPU rendering in a single renderer.
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.
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.
What’s New in Abvent’s Artlantis 2019
Abvent’s flagship rendering software gets all-new unified application plus more features to help artists create more realistic photo-realistic imagery.
Luxion Releases New KeyShot 8—Renderer for Mac and Windows
Luxion releases new KeyShot 8 for Mac and Windows professionals—leading real-time ray-tracing renderer includes major new features and improvements.
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.
Apple Updates MacBook Pro—Intros 6-Core 8th Gen Intel Processors
Top line performance boosts using Intel’s Coffee Lake processors with up to 6 cores, plus iPad Pro and iMac Pro features aim this generation more firmly at Mac Professsionals.
AIA2018: On the Show Floor—Technology in Architecture Part 2
Part 2 of our show reports from the 2018 AIA National Convention and Expo in NYC. In this report, we introduce three new companies brand new to the AIA show—each offering innovative new technologies useful for practice. From 3D printing of models to powerful and simple rendering to a super little Bluetooth color reading device that saves color data to the cloud.
Mac legend formZ has gained a new rendering engine—Academy Award-winning V-Ray
AutoDesSys gains Academy Award-winning rendering technology in new V-Ray for formZ. Now one of the world’s leading intuitive 3D modeling programs offers its users the very best in photo-realistic rendering output.
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.
Mac 3D News: Germany’s Cheetah 3D Reachers Version 7.2
Cheetah3D now incorporates Apple’s AVFramework for superior time-media handling like the export of animations.
Luxion Announces KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS
Luxion advances KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS add-in software to accelerate product design and engineering workflows.
New V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp Offers Faster GPU Rendering and More…
New V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp brings hybrid rendering technology and streamlined UI to the latest rendering plugin for the Mac from the Chaos Group.
CL3VER Stuns—Bold New Platform for 3D and Interactivity
CL3VER has announced an all-new cloud-based rendering and collaboration platform for AEC professionals and product designers. New plugins bring desktop-based power and offer one-button publishing to CL3VER distributed projects.
Allegorithmic Releases Update to Substance Painter
Simple export to Project Felix enhances 3D material workflow for artists and graphic designers—plus five additional tools and updates now available.
New Content Pack for KeyShot 7—Foretells of Larger Role for KeyShot Cloud
Luxion announces new content pack for KeyShot 7—partners with Poliigon and Aversis.
Why Gensler Architects Have Embraced Allegorithmic’s Substance Software
Scott DeWoody of Gensler explains the firm’s adoption and use of Allegorithmic’s Substance software product line and how they work with it for all their digital material’s creation across their pipeline.
MAXON Will Be At SIGGRAPH 2017—Exhibitor Highlights
Maxon has a full schedule of interesting presentations on tap for SIGGRAPH 2017—here’s their schedule.
KeyShot Rendering and Animation Software Supports X-Rite’s Appearance Exchange Format
Luxion’s popular rendering software KeyShot gains new cutting edge digital material appearance system support from X-rite.
Formerly Autodesk LIVE—Revit Live 1.7 Intros This Week
Autodesk renames product to Autodesk Revit Live—introduces new features to enhance interactive 3D experience design software offering for Revit users.
Abvent’s New Artlantis 6.5—Unlimited Render Nodes and More
Abvent releases new Artlantis 6.5 with unlimited render nodes for free and Twinmotion support.
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.
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.
Product Review: Strata 3D CX 8.1
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.
Luxion Releases Keyshot 6.3—Advanced Rendering Tool
Luxion continues to expand support for the widest array of 3D product development software packages serving MCAD industries.
Tidbits: Vectorworks People Props, Greyscalegorilla Sale and More…
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.
AU 2016: Looking at Allegorithmic’s New Substance Source Architecture Texture Library
Late last week Allegorithmic released a new themed library for the architectural market at Autodesk University 2016. The new ready-to-render PBR Materials feature full compatibility with V-Ray, Corona and Iray.
AU 2016: Luxions Releases New Plugins for Autodesk Products
Leading real-time raytracing developer has released new KeyShot plugins for Autodesk Fusion 360, Revit 2017, 3ds Max 2017, and Maya 2017.
Does Mac 3D Program formZ Work with Sierra? You Bet—But!
Apple has released macOS 10.12 Sierra and its out and being enjoyed. Can you run it on your formZ machine? You can, but there are some caveats due to Gatekeeper changes on the OS.
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.
Webinar: Visualizing Success with Rendering Software
Vectorworks is holding a webinar 16 August 2016 on rendering for success.
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.
Luxion brings Sorensen leather materials to KeyShot
With the release of KeyShot 5, Luxion continues to simplify the product development process, from concept design to sales and marketing. The exclusive partnership that brings Sorensen Leather to KeyShot Cloud allows users now to have direct access to Sorensen Leather materials via KeyShot Cloud.
NAB: Autodesk acquires the Arnold Renderer and its development team
Autodesk announces its acquisition of Solid Angle, the makers of the Arnold Renderer, at NAB 2016 this week. This is the first major advanced renderer Autodesk owns in-house but the company has already committed to an “open renderer policy” and even third-party products will be robustly supported and that may become a new business segment for the company.
The Foundry launches MODO 10 Series—Next Generation 3D Platform
The Foundry talks up MODO 10 Series for professional 3D modeling, animation, rendering, game development—future releases focused on gaming and interactive design, including VR.
Mac 3D News: Strata’s Winter Release Offers 800% Render Speed Up
Strata’s latest release of Strata Design 3D CX 8.1 features more than attractive winter pricing, the market stalwart in 3D software features Intel’s latest kit for high speed raytracing plus beneficial new pro modeling features for product and industrial designers.
Luxion and Onshape partner for the release of KeyShot connection for Onshape
With the launch of Onshape App Store, users of KeyShot and Onshape now have a seamless connection between the two applications.
Nikken Sekkei Chooses Lumion, Signs Major Contract
One of the world’s elite architectural firms signs Lumion Contract to bring high-quality rendering and animation to every architect and designer seat.
NVIDIA Iray Comes to Autodesk Maya—Intros Predictive Capabilities
Autodesk Maya users can create their designs faster and more easily than ever, thanks to their new Iray plug-in for the popular software.
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.
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.
Axalta Artists Signature Series launches using Luxion Interactive Rendering Platform
Luxion’s interactive visual platform provides immersive experience for attendees to experience the exclusive Cromax “Danny D” Mild-to-Wild Combinations from Axalta Coating Systems and custom pinstriper and painter Danny Gálvez.
Introducing BIMmotion for Twinmotion—Abvent launches Twinmotion 2016
Twinmotion 2016 is a visualization and 3D immersion software that allows architects and designers to instantly create digital models of their 3D projects, adding life-like effects in real-time.
Multiplatform BricsCAD version 16 now available
BricsCAD V16 comes with enhanced architectural BIM design, 3D modeling and usability, and detailed 2D drafting–works on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Linkage Design revs up high-end car animations with VRED and Qube!
VRED’s stature continues to grow in the design community and so does the need for expert work and expert training. Linkage Design who can not only design automotive CG for top companies but also teach others how to follow their lead. Each lesson comes with a tip: use Qube! if you want to keep your VRED/render workflow efficient.
Featured Video: Vectorworks 2016—An Introduction
In this featured video, Architosh showcases the latest Vectorworks 2016 product highlights, including its industry-first Marionette technology, the first such algorithmic visual scripting environment included in a leading BIM application, plus nearly a dozen top key new features and nearly 100 improvements. Vectorworks 2016 looks to be one of the top software updates the AECO industry over the next year.
LightWave 3D Group Announces Final 2D/3D Crossgrade and Upgrade Opportunity for LightWave 2015
This will be the last crossgrade/upgrade offer for LightWave 2015 before the next release of the software, which will introduce a new pricing program for LightWave.
MAXON announces immediate Availability of Cinema 4D Release 17
Cinema 4D R17 delivers powerful new features to dramatically increase production pipeline performance and positively impact the creative experience including the new Take System that offers functions above and beyond those of any conventional render layer system.
AutoDesSys 2015 form-Z Student Design Competition Results
This marks the 21st year that AutoDesSys has given prizes to recognize outstanding student digital design work. This year’s competition received a fantastic response with many excellent student project submissions.
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.
SIG: Pixar RenderMan’s News at SIGGRAPH 2015
RenderMan 20 is a major release with a number of important advancements for RenderMan’s RIS technology. Developed specifically for animation and VFX, the latest version is focused on accelerating pipelines and providing more creative control to artists.
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.
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.
MAXON Announces Milestone Cinema 4D Release 17
Cinema 4D Release 17 (R17), a milestone release of its cornerstone 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software.
What’s new in V-Ray 3.2 for Autodesk 3ds Max
New V-Ray 3.2 is now live on v-ray.com with new features and updates that are fully compatible with ads Max 2016.