Vue 7.5 xStream and Infinite Are Coming!

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Vue 7.5Following is the list of new features available in the upcoming 7.5 release:

  • Support of the V-Ray renderer for 3ds Max (xStream)
  • Support of EcoSystem painting in XSI (xStream)
  • Color and Alpha masks of single clouds and cloud layers in the multi-pass renderer
  • “Camera Mapping” to dramatically cut animation render times
  • Spherical and planetary procedural terrains with infinite level of detail (see above render)
  • Spherical cloudscapes (procedural, or based on real-world/modified cloud maps – see above)
  • Material Painting and effect-driven material mapping in the Terrain Editor
  • Enhanced Multi-Processor usage for procedural terrains, dynamic EcoSystems and panoramic rendering
  • EcoSystem populations that can evolve over time
  • Cloud layers that cast and receive shadows from other cloud layers and objects in the scene
  • Improved OpenGL sky and cloud preview, colored EcoSystem instance previewing
  • Other productivity and feature enhancements.

More details on the new features of Vue 7.5 will be disclosed at the time of release. Stay Tuned!

If you own an educational license of Vue 7, you will receive Vue 7.5 at no charge when it becomes available.

Vue 7.5 xStream and Vue 7.5 Infinite are expected to ship during Q2 2009.

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