Maxwell Render is a rendering engine based on the mathematical equations governing light transport, meaning that all elements, such as emitters, materials and cameras, are derived from physically accurate models. Maxwell Render is unbiased, so no tricks are used to calculate the lighting solution in every pixel of a scene; the result will always be a correct solution, as it would be in the real world.
Luxion is the maker of KeyShot, the real-time ray tracing and global illumination program. In November of 2014, they came out with the KeyShot 5.1 which added several new improvements and additions.
MentalCore, developed by Supervising Technical Director Corey Frew at Oktobor Animation, animation studio for several high-profile Nickelodeon series, is production-proven and provides enhancements to the standard rendering workflow using Autodesk Maya with NVIDIA mental ray.
The Multi-Tile UV Bake Tool allows you to bake multi-tile texture collections in 3ds Max using common naming conventions such as MARI UDIM, Mudbox or Zbrush.
Studio Unfold from Belgium has recently presented a set of technical measurement instruments (a caliper, a measurement tape and a protractor) that can transfer the measured data into a 3d-model.
Script/Setup for Worn Edges in Cinema 4d with VertexMaps and baked inverted Ambient Occlusion.
V-RAY 3.0 FOR 3DS MAX: Free update for registered users adds several new features and improvements.
CL3VER launches today its new Autodesk Revit Export App on the Autodesk Exchange Apps store.
The C4Dome-2 plugin was specially developed for Cinema4D R15 and R16 and, like its predecessor, is a HDRI toolset that contains a wide range of corresponding presets that produce outstanding results even without tweaking.
NVIDIA GeForce cards have become so popular for rendering lets take a look to the GTX series, and compare its render performance.
Recently the people from Blender released the last version of this 3D free source software. With some interesting new adds and bug fixes.
Exlevel has announced that its plant modeling and animation system GrowFX 1.9.8 Service Pack 3 for 3ds Max is now available.