August 2, 2006
E-on Software Lifts The Curtain On Vue 6!
COMPLETE PRODUCT LINE FOR CREATING OF 3D ENVIRONMENTS TO BE RELEASED Q3 2006!
August 2, 2006. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, the leading developer of natural 3D environment solutions, today revealed the new feature set of its forthcoming Vue 6 line of products.
Vue 6 will offer a full range of solutions for the creation, animation and rendering of natural 3D environments.
Vue 6 – A New Dawn Is Coming!
|Vue 6 Presentation Video|
This video was entirely created, animated and rendered in
Vue 6 Infinite.
Vue 6 is the culmination of almost 15 years of research and development. It provides a host of powerful new features and capabilities, yet retains e-on’s tradition of intuitive workflow and ease of use.
With over 150 new features and product enhancements, Vue 6 marks e-on software’s continued commitment to offer the best possible tools to its users.
You can see Vue 6 technologies in action right now at e-on software’s booth at Siggraph 2006 in Boston (booth #1828), or watch the Vue 6 presentation video and discover the exciting new features of Vue 6 xStream, Infinite and Esprit here: http://www.e-onsoftware.com/vue6
The different Vue 6 products are designed to meet the varied expectations of Vue’s wide user base: from professional production houses to independent 3D artists. Following is a quick overview of the Vue 6 product line:Professional Products:
- Vue 6 xStream – The Integrated Solution*:
Vue 6 xStream offers professional CG artists a complete toolset for creating extremely rich and realistic natural environments and rendering them in 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave or Cinema 4D (an XSI version is under development).*Vue 6 xStream supersedes the Vue 5 xStream bundle
- Vue 6 Infinite – The Standalone Solution:
Vue 6 Infinite offers an all-round combination of unequaled scenery creation power, advanced rendering and full-featured animation tools. Vue 6 Infinite is the ideal tool for architectural visualization, illustration, matte painting and animation.
- Vue 6 Esprit– The Art of Natural 3D:
With Vue’s renowned natural 3D tools and unique render quality, artists and illustrators will be creating inspiring 3D art of any style in no time. Vue 6 Esprit – inspiration at first sight!
- Vue 6 Pro Studio – For the Advanced Artists:
Vue 6 Pro Studio is designed for advanced digital artists seeking extended control over the creation of complex scenes, while maintaining an intuitive workflow.
- Vue 6 Easel – Create your own 3D Worlds:
Vue 6 Easel is the ideal introduction to 3D scenery. With a rich but incredibly easy-to-use feature set and heaps of content to get you going, Vue 6 Easel will let you create breathtaking images and animations of your own 3D worlds within minutes!
Here are some of the new features that will be available in Vue 6*:
- EcoSystems Generation II with interactive real-time EcoSystem painting and layered EcoSystem materials
- Spectral atmosphere engine with Spectral clouds and MetaCloud technologies
- Flicker-free SolidGrowth 4 plant technology
- Ventilators for local wind effects
- An entirely re-written radiosity engine for fast indoor and outdoor realistic lighting
- New animation graph editor for precise control over keyframes and time curves
- Absorption and multiple internal scattering (Sub-Surface Scattering)
- Large Amplitude displacement mapping
- Volumetric shaders and HyperTextures
- Motion Tracking import from Boujou or MatchMover
- Multi-shape area Lights (convert any object into a light emitter)
- Re-posing of Poser characters directly inside Vue
A detailed description of the new features can be found at:
Following is a summary of the new pricing policy (boxed versions) for the Vue 6 product line:
|Vue 6 xStream:||Floating License: $995|
Nodelocked License: $895
|Vue 6 Infinite||
Floating License: $795|
Nodelocked License: $695
|Vue 6 Pro Studio||Full License: $399|
|Vue 6 Esprit||Full License: $199|
|Vue 6 Easel||Full License: $99|
Complete upgrade and sidegrade pricing policies (as well as details on the “late buyer” program) are available online at http://www.e-onsoftware.com/vue6
E-on software is happy to announce that all customers who buy Vue 5 now will receive a free upgrade to the corresponding version of Vue 6 when it is released.
Vue 6 xStream will be available in English for Windows 2000/XP and XP64.
Vue 6 xStream will be released simultaneously for 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, LightWave and Maya, as a 32 and 64 bits application, and will be optimized for Windows XP64.
Vue 6 Infinite will be available in English for Macintosh OS X and Windows 2000/XP.
Vue 6 Infinite will be released simultaneously as a 32 and 64 bits application, and will be optimized for Power PC, Intel Macs and Windows XP64.
Vue 6 Pro Studio, Esprit and Easel will be available in English, French, German and Japanese, for Macintosh OS X and Windows 2000/XP.
Vue 6 Pro Studio, Esprit and Easel will be optimized for Power PC and Intel Macs.
The complete Vue 6 line of products is scheduled for release in Q3 2006.
Vue 6 xStream and Vue 6 Infinite will be released first, followed by Vue 6 Esprit, Pro Studio and Easel.
Check http://www.e-onsoftware.com/vue6 for more information.
About e-on software
E-on software is the leading developer of high quality solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments. With products specifically targeted for the different market segments, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, education and entertainment industries.
E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer's creativity. By investing significant resources into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge technologies that significantly improve usability and workflow.
E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with a European office in Paris, France.
Visit their website at http://www.e-onsoftware.com.
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