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August 9, 2007

E-on Software Ships Vue 6 xStream for Macintosh OSX


August 9, 2007. Siggraph, San Diego CA: e-on software, makers of Vue, the leading solutions for natural 3D environments, today announced the immediate availability of the highly anticipated version of Vue 6 xStream for Macintosh OSX.

Vue 6 xStream offers CG professionals a complete toolset to integrate their Maya, LightWave or Cinema4D projects in rich and realistic natural 3D environments.

Vue 6 xStream: the Integrated Solution for Natural 3D Environments

Vue 6 xStream combines unequaled environment creation power with advanced rendering technologies and full-featured animation tools. It extends the feature set of Maya, LightWave and Cinema4D to include support for Vue’s state-of-the-art natural environment technologies.

Vue 6 xStream is specifically designed to integrate into any professional production pipeline, from architectural visualization to game, broadcast and film industries.

Key benefits of Vue 6 xStream:

  • Use the industry’s leading solution for natural environments directly inside Universal Binary versions of Maya, Cinema 4D and LightWave
  • Streamlined integration that effectively eliminates any need for import/export or compositing processes
  • Patented EcoSystem technology to instantly create forests with millions of wind-swept plants
  • Ultra-realistic spectral atmosphere model that captures all the subtlety of natural lighting
  • Spectral 3D cloud technology for extremely realistic cloudscapes
  • MetaCloud with easily configurable cloud formations
  • Procedural terrain engine with infinite level of detail
  • SolidGrowth 4 Plant technology that dramatically reduces flickering of distant plants
  • Omni and directional ventilators for local wind effects on plants and EcoSystems
  • Render Maya, LightWave or Cinema4D scenes in Vue environments in a single pass with full mutual shadow-casting, reflections and global illumination with Maya Software, Mental Ray for Maya, Cinema 4D Software and LightWave Software renderers.
Plus a lot more.

A complete and detailed product description, as well as a new presentation video of Vue 6 xStream is available at:

You can see Vue 6 xStream for OSX in action right now at e-on software’s booth at Siggraph 2007, San Diego Convention Center (booth #623).

Pricing and Availability

Vue 6 xStream is available in English for Mac OSX 10.4, Universal Binary, as a plug-in for Maya (8+), LightWave (9.2 UB public beta) and Cinema 4D (R10+).

Vue 6 xStream is also available in English for Widows XP and Vista (32 and 64 bits), as a plug-in for 3ds Max (7+), Maya (6+), XSI (5.1+), LightWave (9+) and Cinema 4D (R9.6+).

Vue 6 xStream retails for$895 (Nodelocked License, Download Version), with upgrades and educational discounts available (see website for details).

Site licensing is also available, contact e-on software for further details and pricing 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.

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