Exciting news in this letter: Vue in Spartacus, LumenRT 4.4, Vue, Carbon Scatter and Cinema 4D R15 Mac, ESRI Adopts Plant Factory, and more...
Producing on a Deadline: Vue in Spartacus
The production of the impressively successful series "Spartacus" posed unprecedented challenges. Indeed, the logistics of successfully tracking and producing thousands of shots in less than twelve months is quite an achievement; Vue was an essential component of this success story - Find out how Vue is invaluable to broadcast producers.
Watch the full Vue in Spartacus making-of
LumenRT 4.4 Now Available
LumenRT 4.4 Real-Time Render - Direct Export from Revit 2014
Available as a free upgrade for all LumenRT 4 users, this update adds improved export capabilities for all LumenRT supported platforms including CityEngine, MicroStation, Revit, and Sketchup.
New or enhanced capabilities include:
- CityEngine – support for CityEngine 2013 via the LumenRT GeoDesign Plugin,
- MicroStation – improved large scene handling and extended lighting support,
- Revit – full uv materials and nested lights (Revit 2014 +),
- Sketchup – enhanced Mac display driver and support for future Sketchup releases.
LumenRT 4.4 Real-Time Render - Direct Export from MicroStation
Check out www.lumenrt.com/customercare/ for more information and install instructions.
Cinema 4D R15 MacOS Compatibility for Vue xStream 2014 and Carbon Scatter 2
Good news for all C4D R15 Mac users: Vue xStream 2014 and Carbon Scatter 2 are now compatible with Cinema 4D R15!
You can download a beta version of each plugin from the Software Updates page (you have to install the latest update for the plugin to work properly).
CityEngine 2013 Adopts Plant Factory!
LumenRT 4.4 Geodesign Real-Time Render - Direct Export from CityEngine 2013
ESRI is the world's leading GIS company, and we are very proud to be working with them to deliver exceptionally rich and realistic looking 3D plants directly inside of CityEngine scenes. All the plants are natively compatible with LumenRT GeoDesign, which allows CityEngine users to transform their models into high-fidelity, interactive LiveCubes, videos, and images.
LumenRT at the Washington State DOT - from Roadway Design to the Courtroom!
Still image from a LumenRT4 LiveCube for the SR 305 roundabout vicinity city of Poulsbo, WA
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has developed a number of innovative LumenRT use cases ranging from roadway design to courtroom legal support visualization. Read how Kurt Stiles, WSDOT-VERG's visionary leader is pioneering the filed of immersive visualization with LumenRT.
Tips and Tricks – Setting the LumenRT Display Quality
In Auto quality mode, LumenRT will adjust the quality slider automatically to achieve at least 20 frames per second. You can manually set the display quality to a higher value by disabling the Auto quality button and moving the quality slider.
Happy Holiday Season!
Most of our staff will be gone on a well deserved holiday break between Christmas and New Year, but we'll still be there to provide level 1 technical support in case you run into any installation or ordering issues. Although we will do our best to respond to any inquiries as quickly as possible, you may experience slight delays. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
We will be back to full throttle, and ready for a new year full of great adventures starting on January 2nd, 2014.
We wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2014. May this holiday season be filled with joy and happiness, and this coming year bring you health, love and prosperity.
The e-on software team
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