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March 13, 2007

E-on Software Ships Vue 6 Easel, Esprit And Pro Studio!


March 13, 2007. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, the leader in natural 3D environment solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its complete line of products for 3D artists: from the entry-level Vue 6 Easel and Esprit to Vue 6 Pro Studio, the complete solution for advanced artists.
These products complement e-on software’s professional solutions, Vue 6 Infinite and Vue 6 xStream, released February 21, 2007.

  • Vue 6 Easel – The Ideal Introduction to 3D Scenery:

    With a rich but incredibly easy-to-use feature set and heaps of content, Vue 6 Easel will let you create your own 3D worlds within minutes!

  • Vue 6 Esprit – The Art of Natural 3D:

    Vue 6 Esprit is the essential 3D application for artists & illustrators. Vue 6 Esprit is focused on intuitive workflow, advanced rendering features and extended Poser integration.

  • Vue 6 Pro Studio – The Art of Natural 3D… Extended:

    Get extended control over the creation of natural 3D environments! Vue 6 Pro Studio provides the power of Vue 6 Esprit plus five expansion modules to boost your creativity.

A selection of the new features available in Vue 6 Easel, Esprit and Pro Studio includes:

  • Ultra-realistic spectral atmosphere model
  • Spectral Volume Cloud layers for extremely realistic cloudscapes
  • MetaClouds individual cloud formations
  • Re-posing of Poser meshes directly from within Vue
  • Rendering of Poser characters using the Poser shading tree
  • Sub-Surface Scattering: Absorption and Multiple Internal Scattering
  • High amplitude micro-polygon and one-click displacement mapping
  • Radiosity engine optimized for Indoor or infinite scenery
  • Accurate computation of caustics and Realistic optional "spreading" of the light spectrum in caustics
  • Glaciation, alluvium and dissolve erosion effects
  • Customizable brush shape for terrain editing
  • Improved rendering speed, up to 130% faster
  • Automatic object instanciation and automatic instanciation of scattered/replicated objects
    And numerous other productivity and feature enhancements.

    Vue 6 Esprit users can also extend their toolset with the addition of 5 expansion modules (gradually turning Vue 6 Esprit into a full blown Vue 6 Pro Studio): HyperVue (for hybrid network rendering), DeepAccess (for advanced scene and asset management), LightTune (to add more lighting effects), Botanica (to create custom SolidGrowth plant species), and EcoSystem (to create your own EcoSystem materials).

    Users who already owned an expansion module for Vue 5 Esprit can use the corresponding module for Vue 6 at no extra cost (HyperVue supersedes Mover 5).

    Pricing and Availability

    Vue 6 Easel starts at $89 (Download Version), with upgrades available from Vue 5 Easel at $39.

    Vue 6 Esprit starts at $199 (Download Version), with upgrades available from Vue 5 Esprit at $99, and sidegrades from other e-on software products (see website for details). Educational versions of Vue 6 Esprit are available starting at $119 (Download Version).

    Site licensing is also available, contact us for further details and pricing information.

    The EcoSystem module costs $99, the 4 remaining modules cost $39 each.

    Vue 6 Pro Studio starts at $399 (Download Version), with upgrades available from Vue 5 Pro Studio at $199, and sidegrades from other e-on software products (see website for details).

    Vue 6 Easel, Esprit and Pro Studio are currently available in English on Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Mac OSX platforms (Universal Binary). German, French and Japanese localized versions will be released beginning of Q2 2007.

    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

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