Press Releases

July 27, 2010


E-on Software Previews Digital Nature Solutions at Siggraph 2010


INTRODUCING BREAKTHROUGH FEATURES IN VUE 9, AND TWO NEW PRODUCTS: LUMENRT AND CARBON SCATTER.


July 27, 2010. Los Angeles, CA, Siggraph Exhibition, booth #325: e-on software, the leader in Digital Nature solutions, is currently showcasing key new technologies of its upcoming Vue 9 products for professionals: Vue 9 xStream and Vue 9 Infinite. E-on software is also performing product demonstrations of Carbon Scatter (scheduled for release later this year), as well as previewing LumenRT, a revolutionary product dedicated to high fidelity real-time visualization of architectural projects!


Vue 9: Full Solutions for Digital Nature



Vue is the premiere solution for creating, animating, and rendering natural 3D environments, providing unrivaled natural scenery creation, precise artistic control, leading-edge performance.

Capitalizing on breakthrough technologies introduced in previous versions, Vue 9 will also deliver a number of important new features such as:

  • EcoSystem 4: dramatically reduced flickering, optimized rendering and memory management for Dynamic EcoSystems, and more...
  • Relighting: to instantly adjust the lighting of the scene after the render completes, lights can be turned on and off, colors can be changed, all in real-time!
  • HDR Multi-Pass Rendering,
  • HyperBlob Technology: convert HyperTextured MetaBlobs to polygon objects with user defined LOD - ideal for the creation of extremely rich and detailed rock formations,
  • Improved Terrain Editor: new Decal and Smear brushes, automatic Terrain Retopology, Sculpting and Painting masks, Terrain Canvas extension, Contextual brushes, custom terrain brushes...
  • Custom Interfaces: Create simplified high-level controls and access these controls directly from the material editor, the terrain editor or the object editors!
  • Interactive Network Rendering,
  • Auto Saving and Scene Snapshots: this unique and innovative technology automatically saves the scenes in the background, while working, without slowing the user down in his flow!
  • Vue 9 will also add compatibility with all the latest versions of companion applications, such as Cinema4D R12 and LightWave 3D 10.
  • And much more (Rocky Mountains fractals, Inverse Kinematics, Cloud Radiosity, Real-World units, Catmull-Clark subdivision, improved texture management, native Cocoa, new interface design, ...)

  • The entire Vue 9 product line, including products for 3D Artists, and products for 3D Enthusiasts, is scheduled for release Q4 2010.

    More information on the full Vue product line: www.e-onsoftware.com/vue



    LumenRT – High Fidelity Real-Time Visualization



    LumenRT is a powerful 3D solution for visualizing architectural and design projects in real-time.

    LumenRT extends the concept of static rendering by adding the ability to move around inside pictures, in fully photo-realistic quality.

    Designed to provide high fidelity visualization with accurate lighting, shadows and reflections, LumenRT is the ideal solution for:

  • Creating a virtual interactive showroom,
  • Demonstrating and sharing design concepts,
  • Visualizing 3D models in client presentations,
  • Exposing your projects in fully real-time photo-realistic 3D,

  • More information about LumenRT will be disclosed later this year: lumenrt.com



    Carbon Scatter – Advanced Natural Instancing



    Carbon Scatter is a set of plugins that allow the creation of complex populations using the native instancing technologies of leading CG applications.

    Carbon Scatter integrates e-on’s patented EcoSystem™ algorithms directly inside the end users favorite 3D Application allowing the population of native scenes with millions of instances and render with the users renderer of choice.

    Carbon Scatter currently works with 3ds Max Mental Ray and Vray. Versions for Maya, Cinema 4D, LightWave and Softimage are currently under development.

    E-on software will be opening a free Open Beta program of Carbon Scatter for 3ds Max in the coming month. More information will be released closer to the opening of the Open Beta: carbonscatter.com



    Come and meet the e-on software team in Los Angeles, at the Siggraph show, booth #325 for further details and product demonstrations.



    About e-on software

    E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments. Offering a wide array of Digital Nature products and applications, 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, educational and entertainment industries.

    E-on software products were used in features film such as "Avatar", "Clash of The Titans", "The Wolf Man", "2012", "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus", "GI Joe – The Rise of The Cobra", "The Proposal", "Land Of The Lost", "Terminator 4, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Indiana Jones 4", "Monster Vs Aliens", "Australia", "The Spiderwick Chronicles", "KungFu Panda", "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" and TV series such as "Battlestar Gallactica", "Stargate Atlantis" and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software's Spotlights section: www.e-onsoftware.com/spotlight.

    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, user friendly technologies that produce stunning Digital Nature scenery.

    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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