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V-Ray 6 for Revit Connects with Enscape

Chaos announces that its V-Ray 6 for Revit connects with Enscape, so architects can easily share data between the two applications.

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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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Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max 

Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max, a major upgrade to its all-in-one photorealistic rendering software. Artists can use powerful new world-building and workflow tools. New features include an Object Scattering Tool, Procedural Clouds and memory-efficient geometric tiling. V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max also introduces a cloud collaboration tool to speed up reviews and approvals.

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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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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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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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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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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 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 Doubling Down on Rendering Solutions for Maxon Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D users will gain two new renderers from Chaos Group—adding V-Ray and Corona Renderer.

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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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SIG’18: Siggraph 2018 — Vancouver Highlights From Computer Graphics Show

Akiko Ashley covers the recent SIGGRAPH computer graphics show from Vancouver, noting the highlight announcements in 3D software and VR/AR/MR technologies along with key hardware from Nvidia.

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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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Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Next for Autodesk 3ds Max

Chaos Group introduces V-Ray Next for 3ds Max. New rendering engine features powerful acceleration plus smart intelligent scene technology and new Adaptive Dome Lighting.

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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.

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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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CL3VER Does Big Update—New CL3VER Presenter and More

CL3VER continues to advance with new Presenter offering enhanced optionality over visual control, commenting collaboration, rendering type and resolution and much more.

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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.

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SIGGRAPH 2017 — Detailed Show Reports on Computer Graphics Conference and Expo

At this year’s SIGGRAPH show returned to Los Angeles, the show gained momentum in the midst of the burgeoning VR/AR explosion happening across various 3D industries as well as foundational shifts happening at the developer level as game engines grow more important and low-level graphics APIs bloom further. Lurking in the background of this year’s SIGGRAPH is AMD’s resurgence as well as Apple’s promised return to pro markets at the workstation level.

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SIG: New V-Ray Benchmark—See How Fast Your GPU and CPU Setups Really Are

Chaos Group announces new benchmarking app to test GPU and CPU strength—new benchmark will join tools like Maxon’s Cinebench.

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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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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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AIA 2016: Architosh awards 5th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Philly

Architosh announces its 2016 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in Philadelphia two weeks ago.

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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 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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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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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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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.

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Virtual Reality News: V-Ray goes VR with 3ds max

Now compatible with 3ds Max 2016, V-Ray 3.2 adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements. This free update also includes improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.

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Tidbits: Vray for Mac Modo plus Vectorworks training news

Mac CAD/3D Tidbits include the news of a Mac version of V-ray for Modo, plus news of Vectorworks training coming to NYC in April.

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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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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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Chaos Group’s V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max is now out and available

The Chaos Group has the new V-Ray 3.0 rendering toolkit for Autodesk 3DS Max out and it has tons of new and excellent features

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Tidbits: Chaos V-Ray 2 for Rhino, e-on Software, MagicPlan, etc.

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News : We have some news tidbits on Chaos Group’s V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino as well as news on e-on software’s PLE’s for Vue 2014, plus news on MagicPlan coming to Android

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Product In-Depth: V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

In this feature Product In-Depth Lon Grohs, vice president of business development, Chaos Group and Corey Rubadue, director of Chaos Group USA, speak to Architosh about the latest version of V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, a sophisticated photorealistic rendering plugin application for Trimble’s popular SketchUp modeler.

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Chaos Group ships new V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

25 New features target speed, lighting and visualization quality in new plugin, plus much more…

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Tidbits: Vray 3.0 and TACTIC 4 news

Mac/iOS CAD/3D News: We have two tidbits on Vray 3.0 progress and a beta for 3ds Max; plus we have news of TACTIC now available as a cloud service through Amazon

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Tidbits: Luxion, PipelineFX and Chaos Group news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Chaos Group at ILM, Luxion’s expansion in European markets with KeyShot and PipelineFX’s upcoming Qube 6.5 render farm software shown at NAB 2013

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V-Ray for Rhino Beta now open

V-Ray for Rhino 1.5 Beta now open to Rhino users

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Tidbits: V-Ray, ParaCloud and Nvidia news

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on Nvidia at NAB video, a ParaCloud webinar and Chaos Group’s new V-Ray 2.0 for Maya

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Tidbits: DraftSight, V-ray for Maya

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have a very interesting tidbit on Dassault Systemes announcing a brand new 2D CAD product that will make its way to the Mac platform later this year. Apparently SolidWorks customers were not so happy with that company’s 2D tools and DraftSight is the answer. In other news V-ray for Maya has been updated by ChaosGroup.

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V-Ray for SketchUp Mac Edition – Pre-order

Google’s SketchUp for Mac to gain V-Ray — one of the world’s premier rendering engines

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