VR Comes to V-Ray

Chaos Group has announced V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max — the latest version is compatible with 3ds Max 2016 and for the first time incorporates virtual-reality rendering capabilities ... Continue Reading →

Digital Human League Publishes 1st Set of Open Data

The Digital Human League has released the first batch of data in its attempt to overcome the “uncanny valley” effect in creating digital versions of humans. The league is ... Continue Reading →

An Open Mix

Argentina’s San ... Continue Reading →

Bazillion Pictures Restructures

Bazillion Pictures, under the guidance of owner and creative director Jeff Beith, has restructured its award-winning 3D animation and visual effects studio as part of an effort to introduce ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Chaos Group, PipelineFX, Mixamo

+ Chaos Group has announced the launch of Chaos Group Labs, a new collaborative think tank and R&D center to explore advances in rendering technology, based in L.A. Progress has ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH News Bytes: C4D, V-Ray, Mocha

+ MAXON will be presenting the latest Cinema 4D technology to attendees, as well as overviews of recent collaborations with Adobe, Side Effects, Vizrt, Thinkbox and others. A range ... Continue Reading →

July 2014 Tech Reviews

Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 There is a point in software development where a company must pivot on what they are focusing on. With Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite, I believe that ... Continue Reading →

Chaos Group Spotlights Student Films, Indies at FMX

Chaos Group, the makers of the popular V-Ray rendering solution, will be attending this year’s FMX event in Stuttgart (April 22-25) to highlight how the software helps vfx students ... Continue Reading →

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino

Chaos Group has released the new V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino, the newest update for its high-performance rendering engine for designers. With up to 30x faster V-Ray RT performance, V-Ray Express ... Continue Reading →

ILM and Sony Picture Imageworks Release Alembic 1.5

Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) have released their jointly developed, open sourse project Alembic 1.5. The new tool facilitates the sharing of ... Continue Reading →