e-on software news blog News from e-on software, product announcements, special offers and more! 2017-11-20T14:55:10-05:00 urn:md5:cc8385c268b0b5e03ca42058517cea83 Dotclear VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R4 Now Shipping urn:md5:9bcfd242cbda923c61b01ebc17aac294 2017-11-20T14:59:00-05:00 2017-11-20T14:59:00-05:00 e-on software Announcements Plant FactoryReleasesVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R4" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/2016R4banner.jpg" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><p style="margin-top:0; margin-bottom:12px; font-size: 36px; font-weight: 100; text-align:center; font-family: Geneva, Trebuchet MS, Verdana, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;">VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R4 Now Available</p> <br\><p>We are pleased to introduce VUE and PlantFactory 2016 Release 4 (R4)!</p><p>VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R4 are loaded with new features and improvements such as Stereo Rendering, VR180 Support, Multi-Polygonal and Crossed-Planes Leaves and a lot more!</p><p>Check this out!</p><h2>Key New Features in VUE 2016 R4</h2><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R4" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016R4_Stereo_DreaHorvath_m.jpg" /></a><p class="legend">360Stereo render by VUE Artist <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/drea-mer">Drea Horvath</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><ul><li><big><big>Stereoscopic Rendering:</big></big><ul><li>Available for both panoramic (360&deg; and 180&deg;) and non-panoramic renders</li><li>For Stills and Animations</li><li>User defined Interpupillary Distance and final image layout (top/bottom or left/right)</li><li>3 convergence modes for handling parallax: Parallel, Converged and Off-axis</li><li>Automatically recognized by Stereo-compliant platforms (such as Youtube) and can be played on stereo compliant devices such as <b>Occulus Rift, HTC Vive, Nvidia 3DVision, Sony PSVR, Google DayDream, Google Carboard</b> etc.</li></ul> <big><big>180 Degree VR Panoramas (VR180)</big></big><ul><li>Render a 180&deg; vertical and horizontal FOV</li><li>Automatically recognized by VR180-compliant platforms (such as Facebook and Youtube)</li></ul> <big><big>Multi-pass Rendering Improvements</big></big><ul><li>Optimized handling of semi-transparent materials to prevent background color to bleed within object mask color data</li><li>Embed alpha channel for each mask pass (when the output format supports it)</li></ul> <big><big>Path Tracer renderer improvements:</big></big><ul><li>Adds support for normal mapping</li><li>Selection of OpenCL devices: All Available Devices, GPU Devices Only, or CPU Devices Only</li></ul> <big><big>UX/UI improvements </big></big><ul><li>Added support for CPUs with more than 64 cores on Windows</li><li>Improved 4K/HiDPI display compatibility</li><li>Better responsiveness and faster computation of Procedural Terrain within the Terrain Editor</li><li>Alembic compatibility updated to version 1.7.3</li></ul> <big><big>xStream Integration: </big></big><ul><li>Adds support for Maya 2018 (MentalRay and VRay - incl. viewport 2.0)</li><li>Adds support for Cinema 4D R19.</li></ul></li></ul> <br\><center><strong>Full VUE 2016 R4 feature list: <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new">e-onsoftware.com/xstream?page=new</a></strong></center> <br\><br /><h2>Key New Features in PlantFactory 2016 R4</h2><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R4" class="zgalleryTPF2016" href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/"><img width="750px" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.PlantFactoryR4_DetailedLeaves_zoomV2_m.jpg" /></a><p class="legend">Single plane leaves and crossed-plane flowers close-up</p></td></tr></tbody></table> <br\><ul><li><big><big>Multi-Polygonal Single-Plane Leaves</big></big><ul><li>Perfect for both offline rendering and light enough for real-time</li><li>Grid based mesh to add more realism in the vegetation finer details</li><li>Leaves can be bent, curved, folded and react to wind</li><li>Compatible with auto and user-defined LODs</li><li>Compatible with color shift, multi materials, two-sided materials etc...</li></ul> <big><big>Crossed-Plane Leaves</big></big><ul><li>Particularly suited for real-time engines, or low level LODs</li><li>Ideal for representing complex plant geometry parts such as flower groups or dense foliage</li><li>Very effective in terms of polygon count and memory footprint</li><li>Select either 2 or 3 crossed planes (2 vertical + 1 horizontal)</li><li>Fully customizable texturing</li><li>4 Normal computation parameters for perfect integration</li></ul> <big><big>Multi-pass Rendering Improvements</big></big><ul><li>Optimized handling of semi-transparent materials to prevent background color to bleed within object mask color data</li><li>Embed alpha channel for each mask pass (when the output format supports it)</li></ul> <big><big>UI/UX improvements: </big></big><ul><li>Improved Export</li><li>Improved sap inheritance</li><li>Added support for CPUs with more than 64 cores on Windows</li><li>Added wireframe display for billboards</li><li>Improved display of billboards back face</li><li>Enhanced image browsing</li><li>Improved hooking points placement for warpboards</li></ul></li></ul> <br\><br /><center><strong>Full PlantFactory 2016 R4 feature list: <a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/">plantfactory-tech.com/overview/</a></strong></center> <br\><br /><h2>Availability</h2><p>Release 4 (R4) is available as a free software update for all registered users of VUE and PlantFactory 2016.</p><p>The 2016 R4 personal learning editions (PLE) and trial versions are also immediately available.</p><center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#DDD"><td style="background-color:#DDD; vertical-align: middle;" valign="top" align="center" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:black;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Download the 2016 R4 PLEs and Trials from:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:grey;font-size:18px" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try">www.e-onsoftware.com/try</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center> </br\></br\></br\></br\></br\></br\></br\> 3D Environment Competition 2017 Winners Announced urn:md5:b9639c6a44ab12d6415fa1b3b7e669e2 2017-10-27T12:25:00-04:00 2017-10-31T05:17:27-04:00 e-on software News CommunityCompetition <div align="center"><strong><big><big>We're proud to announce the 3 winners for the 2017 3D Environment Competition!</big></big></strong> </div> <p>We are always impressed by the creativity and excellent work shown in our contests, which encourage Artists to keep pushing their composition and 3D realism skills to a new level.</p> <p>We would like to thank the judges for their dedication and enlightening comments, all sponsors for their generous contribution, the Cornucopia3D staff for their invaluable help, and of course, all participants. </p> <p>Congratulations to the winners for their truly superb works!</p> <h1 class="noback" align="center">3D Environment Competition 2017 Winner</h1> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="At the Heart of the Island by Alen Vejzovic" class="zgalleryCompetition2017Win" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76997.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76997_m.jpg" /></a> <br /><strong>At the Heart of the Island</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/vejza">Alen Vejzovic</a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Alen Vejzovic will receive <strong>worth over $17,000</strong> in prizes!</p> <h2 class="noback" align="center">First Runner Up</h2> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="Wonderfully Alone by Alessandro Mancini" class="zgalleryCompetition2017Win" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76963.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76963_m.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Wonderfully Alone</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/alessandro">Alessandro Mancini</a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Alessandro Mancini will receive <strong>worth over $8,000</strong> in prizes!</p> <br /> <h2 class="noback" align="center">Second Runner Up</h2> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="Fisherman by Maciek Sikora" class="zgalleryCompetition2017Win" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76835.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76835_m.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Fisherman</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/maciek-sikora">Maciek Sikora</a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Maciek Sikora will receive <strong>worth over $4000</strong> in prizes!</p> <br /> <h1 class="noback" align="center">3D Environment Competition 2017 - e-on Academic Winner</h1> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="Cave by Jonathan Bacheter - ArtFX" class="zgalleryCompetition2017Win" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Academic_76904.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Academic_76904_m.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Cave</strong> by <a href="https://www.artstation.com/alfirin">Jonathan Bacheter - ArtFX</a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Jonathan Bacheter will receive <strong>worth over $4000</strong> in prizes!</p> <br /><br /> <div style="margin-top:10px" align="right"><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/showcase/competition/2017/"><strong>Read the judges comments and check the prizes each winner has won! &gt;&gt;</strong></a></div> <br /> 3D Environment Competition 2017 Finalists Announced urn:md5:ec32e5efd5590486bf3c381885a5ffec 2017-10-12T10:00:00-04:00 2017-10-13T06:11:14-04:00 e-on software News CommunityCompetition <div align="center"> <strong><big><big>We're excited to announce the 10 finalists for the 2017 3D Environment Competition!</big></big></strong> <br /><br />A big thanks to all the 160 artists who entered this year, we were in awe of all the artwork and it was a very close call.<br /><br />Wishing good luck to the judges on selecting the 3 winners, it will be a tough decision :)<br /><br />1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be announced on <strong>October 31<sup>st</sup>, 2017</strong>. Check back to see the results!</div> <br /> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" width="33%"> <a title="The Sword in the Stone by Luigi Marini" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76643.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76643_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>The Sword in the Stone</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/luigi-marini">Luigi Marini</a> </td> <td align="center" width="33%"> <a title="Fisherman by Maciek Sikora" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76835.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76835_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Fisherman</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/maciek-sikora">Maciek Sikora</a> </td> <td align="center" width="33%"> <a title="Wonderfully Alone by Alessandro Mancini" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76963.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76963_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Wonderfully Alone</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/alessandro">Alessandro Mancini</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=3 height=15 ></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" width="33%"> <a title="At the Heart of the Island by Alen Vejzovic" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76997.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_76997_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>At the Heart of the Island</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/vejza">Alen Vejzovic</a> </td> <td align="center" width="33%"> <a title="Unplugged by German Jarrys" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77000.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77000_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Unplugged</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/galleries/thumbnails.php?album=lastupby&uid=1090132">German Jarrys</a> </td> <td align="center" width="33%"> <a title="Anyox Dam by Cynthia Decker" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77007.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77007_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Anyox Dam</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/curious3d">Cynthia Decker</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=3 height=15 ></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" width="33%" valign="top"> <a title="Cretaceous Impression With Waterfall by Lars Braad Andersen" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77014.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77014_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Cretaceous Impression With Waterfall</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/bigbraader">Lars Braad Andersen</a> </td> <td align="center" width="33%" valign="top"> <a title="First Contact by David Aguero" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77041.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77041_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>First Contact</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/galleries/thumbnails.php?album=lastupby&uid=1477872">David Aguero</a> </td> <td align="center" width="33%" valign="top"> <a title="New Civilisation by Marvin Funke" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77044.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77044_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>New Civilisation</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/marv">Marvin Funke</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=3 height=15 ></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3" align="center" width="33%"> <a title="Tree of Knowledge by Ralph Strean" class="zgalleryCompetition2017" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77083.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3DEnvironmentCompetition2017_Finalists_77083_sq_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Tree of Knowledge</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/galleries/thumbnails.php?album=lastupby&uid=1394679">Ralph Strean</a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br /><br /> <div style="margin-top:10px" align="right"><a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/galleries/thumbnails.php?album=88"><strong>See all submissions &gt;&gt;</strong></a></div> <br /> Introducing VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3 urn:md5:9e8f1292a6a671f3524b8a45b822035f 2017-08-10T12:33:00-04:00 2017-08-10T12:33:00-04:00 e-on software Announcements Plant FactoryReleasesVue <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_R3_Drone-Destroy_MarvinFunke_m.jpg" /></a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br\> <p style="margin-top:0; margin-bottom:12px; font-size: 36px; font-weight: 100; text-align:center; font-family: Geneva, Trebuchet MS, Verdana, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;">VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3 Now Available</p> <br\> <p>We are pleased to introduce VUE and PlantFactory 2016 Release 3 (R3)!</p> <p>In addition to the availability of all product titles in <b>French and German</b>, VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3 are packed with new features and advancements that demonstrate our commitment to optimizing your user experience, strengthening our current technologies, and improving overall performance on a quarterly basis.</p> <p>Check this out!</p> <p><b>Key New Features in VUE 2016 R3</b></p> <ul> <li><b>UX/UI improvements:</b></li> <ul> <li>Major <b>performance/responsiveness/stability</b> improvements</li> <li>Higher quality display in Render Scene preview for soft shadows </li> <li>Better handling of editor window manipulations</li> <li>Support for HiDPI screens on MacOS</li> </ul> <li><b>Optimized scene saving process:</b></li> <ul> <li>Up to <b>4x faster</b> scene saving</li> <li>Up to 2x smaller file size</li> <li>3 New scene saving modes: Default, Consolidated Archive, Network Rendering</li> </ul> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_R3_MysticBryophyta_Gert-Jan-Mudde_m.jpg" /></a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br\> <li><b>HDR Rendering:</b></li> <ul> <li>Major improvements in dynamic range depth when using Spectral Atmospheres</li> <li>New optional Sun Visibility parameter for Spectral Atmospheres</li> <li>Automatic de-activation of Tone-Mapping when saving HDR pictures (.hdr or .exr formats)</li> </ul> <li><b>Path Tracer renderer improvements:</b></li> <ul> <li>Adds support for Spectral Cloud layers</li> <li>Support for 'Don't cast shadows' and 'Disable Indirect Lighting' material properties</li> <li>New Translucent material type</li> <li>Now supports Soft Shadows and Blurry Reflections/Refractions</li> </ul> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_R3_endlessdesert_brittaJacobs_m.jpg" /></a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br\> <li><b>Cloud Modulation: </b></li> <ul> <li>New Cloud Opacity modulation</li> <li>Access local coordinates for color settings</li> </ul> <li>Faster computing of Spline operations for HeightField Terrains</li> <li><b>xStream Integration: </b></li> <ul> <li>Adds support for 3ds Max 2018</li> <li>Optimized native spline handling</li> </ul> <li>Network Rendering: New command line options to set color/alpha/depth passes for both stills and animations rendering</li> <li>New Python callbacks for setting and getting Color, Alpha and Depth channels saving locations</li> </ul> <br> <center><strong>Full VUE 2016 R3 feature list: <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new">e-onsoftware.com/xstream?page=new</a></strong></center><br\> <br\> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in VUE and PlantFactory 2016 R3" class="zgalleryTPF2016" href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/"><img width="750px" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/PlantFactory2016R3_Pruning-from-ground.gif" /></a><p class="legend">Advanced pruning algorithms in action!</p></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p><b>Key New Features in PlantFactory 2016 R3</b></p> <ul> <li><b>UX/UI improvements:</b></li> <ul> <li>Major <b>performance/responsiveness/stability</b> improvements</li> <li>Better wireframe display, and improved gizmo manipulator interactions</li> <li>Improved geometry loading and previewing</li> <li>Improved vegetation painting</li> </ul> <li>Advanced vegetation pruning algorithms with new <i>Cut probability</i>, <i>Cut length</i> and <i>Radius Reduction</i> parameters</li> <li>New <i>Current Primitive</i> node allows advanced control over branch growth and natural pruning effects</li> <li><b>Improved geometry transition algorithms:</b></li> <ul> <li>Better handling of branch offset</li> <li>Improved geometry continuity with highly distorted models</li> <li>Displacement mapping now available on transition zones</li> </ul> <li><b>Improved exports:</b></li> <ul> <li>New optional wind application to exported geometry</li> <li>Improved export dialog interface</li> <li>Improved PTex format export for plant materials</li> </ul> </ul> <br\> <br\> <center><strong>Full PlantFactory 2016 R3 feature list: <a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/">plantfactory-tech.com/overview/</a></strong></center><br\> <br> <p><b>Availability</b></p> <p>Release 3 (R3) is available as a free software update for all registered users of VUE and PlantFactory 2016.</p> <p>The 2016 R3 personal learning editions (PLE) and trial versions are also immediately available.</p> <center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#DDD"><td style="background-color:#DDD; vertical-align: middle;" valign="top" align="center" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:black;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Download the 2016 R3 PLEs and Trials from:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:grey;font-size:18px" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try">www.e-onsoftware.com/try</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center> 3D Environment Competition 2017 Opens urn:md5:073f7b1bd3db74ef749f68df268e11c0 2017-06-01T10:28:00-04:00 2017-09-22T08:34:26-04:00 e-on software News <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="The 3D Environment Competition is Back!" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/competition"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.e-onsoftware_3Dcompetition2017_banner_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="margin-top:0; margin-bottom:36px; font-size: 36px; font-weight: 100; text-align:center; font-family: Geneva, Trebuchet MS, Verdana, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;">Over $30,000 in Prizes to Award the Best<br /><br />Renderings</p><p>E-on software, in association with Nvidia, Wacom, HP, Pixologic, ArtStation, CGChannel, CGSociety, Cornucopia3D, Geekatplay, AsileFX, QuadSpinner, Routledge, Gnomon School, Bournemouth University and Ecole George Melies is honored to invite you to participate in the "3D&nbsp;Environment&nbsp;Competition 2017".</p><p>With judges that are <b>leading experts</b> in the major fields of the 3D entertainment industry, and with <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/showcase/competition/2017/?page=prizes"><b>over $30,000</b></a> worth in prizes, this competition is the biggest we haves ever organized!</p><br><center><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/cL-5JXtbsno" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="428" width="750"></iframe><br /><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL-5JXtbsno"><i>Watch the 3D Environment Competition Trailer on Youtube</i></a></center><br><br><h3>Main and Academic Categories</h3><br><p>For the first time, the competition will have 2 distinct categories, with specific <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/showcase/competition/2017/?page=prizes">prizes</a> for both.</p><p>The main category is opened to every Artist (professionals and hobbyists), and the second category will be dedicated to Students.</p><p>To keep things simple, all entrants will submit their entry to the same gallery, however, Students must add an Academic watermark to their submission to be considered for the e-on Academic category.</p><p>Learn more from the <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/showcase/competition/2017/?page=rules">Competition rules</a> page.</p><br><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="The 3D Environment Competition 2017 Judges" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/competition"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3Dcompetition2017_judges_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table><br><br><h3>Judging Performed by Industry Legends!</h3><br><p>The "3D Environment Competition 2017" judges are all Industry Legends in the world of 3D graphics, from the Motion Picture, Game, to Media and Broadcast industries:</p><br><ul><li>Paul Huston - Senior Digital Matte Artist, <a href="http://www.ilm.com/">Industrial Light &amp; Magic</a></li><li>Scott Brisbane - Lead Matte Painter, <a href="https://www.wetafx.co.nz/">Weta Digital</a></li><li>Eran Dinur - VFX Supervisor, <a href="http://www.brainstorm-digital.com/">Brainstorm Digital</a></li><li>Olivier Pron - Supervising Art Director, Head of Art Department, <a href="http://www.methodstudios.com/">Method Studios</a></li><li>Jean-Denis Coindre - Lead Digital Matte-Painting, <a href="http://www.illuminationmacguff.com/">Universal Pictures - Illumination Mac Guff</a></li><li>Justin Gladis - Matte Painting Lead, <a href="http://blueskystudios.com/">Blue Sky Studios</a></li><li>Ethan Ayer - Matte Painter, <a href="http://www.respawn.com/">Respawn Entertainment</a></li><li>Alex Alvarez - Founder/President, <a href="https://www.gnomon.edu/">Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games + Animation</a></li><li>Sofronis Efstathiou - BFX Competition &amp; Festival Director, <a href="https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/">Bournemouth University</a></li><li>Franck Petitta - Founder and CEO, <a href="https://www.ecolegeorgesmelies.fr/">Ecole Georges Méliès</a></li><li>Jim Thacker - Editor, <a href="http://www.cgchannel.com/">CG Channel</a></li><li>Daniel Wade - Product Marketing Manager, <a href="http://www.ArtStation.com/">ArtStation.com</a></li><li>Manny Fragelus - Founder and Program Director of CGMA and CGworkshops, <a href="http://www.cgsociety.org/">CG Society</a></li><li>Carrie Mok - Editor, <a href="https://www.3dartistonline.com">3D Artist</a></li></ul><br><br><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="The 3D Environment Competition 2017 Sponsors" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/competition"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.e-onsoftware_3Dcompetition2017_sponsor_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table><br><br><h3>Extensive Set of Hardware, 3D Tools and Resources to be Won!</h3><br><p>With <b>over $30,000</b> worth in prizes from e-on software, Nvidia, Wacom, HP, Pixologic, Cornucopia3D, Geekatplay, AsileFX, QuadSpinner, Routledge, this is a competition you don't want to miss!</p><p><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/showcase/competition/2017/?page=prizes"><b>See the full prize list here!</b></a></p><p><b>Main Category:</b></p><ul><li>The winner will receive over <b>$17,000</b> worth in prizes</li><li>The First runner up will receive over <b>$8,000</b> worth in prizes</li><li>The Second runner up will receive over <b>$4,000</b> worth in prizes</li></ul><br><p><b>E-on Academic Category:</b></p><br><ul><li>The winning team will receive up to <b>$4,000</b> worth in prizes per team member</li></ul><br><p><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/showcase/competition/2017/?page=prizes"><b>More about the prizes and sponsors&gt;&gt;</b></a></p><br><br><center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#DDD"><td style="background-color:#DDD; vertical-align: middle;" valign="top" align="center" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:black;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Read more info and the submission guidelines from:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:grey;font-size:18px" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/competition">www.e-onsoftware.com/competition</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center><br> Gnomon Masterclass: Bringing the Director's Vision to Life urn:md5:1cc3857f7acbf625ef51f87873a781c9 2017-05-22T07:56:00-04:00 2017-05-22T07:56:00-04:00 e-on software CommunityVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Gnomon Masterclass: Bringing the Director's Vision to Life" class="zgalleryGnomon" href="https://www.gnomon.edu/community/events/bringing-the-director-s-vision-to-life-an-afternoon-with-method-studios"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.vuemethod-masthead_m.jpg" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table><br><p style="margin-top:0; margin-bottom:36px; font-size: 36px; font-weight: 100; text-align:center; font-family: Geneva, Trebuchet MS, Verdana, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;">Bringing the Director's Vision to Life:<br /><br />From Script to Final Concept</p><br><center><strong>Saturday, May 27th, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm</strong></center><p><a target="_blank" href="http://www.philippegaulierart.com/about/">Philippe Gaulier</a> (Senior Art Director) and <a target="_blank" href="https://www.olivierpron.com/">Olivier Pron</a> (Supervising Art Director) will connect at the Gnomon Stage on Saturday, May 27th, to share their experiences, methods, and techniques for creating concept art and visuals for films. From initial brainstorm to final concept, Philippe and Olivier will discuss the various challenges they face during the pre-production process in a film production environment, and highlight some of their contributions to films such as <i>Dr. Strange</i>, <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, and <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. Meet the leading artists from one of Los Angeles' top studios and hear firsthand how their artistic journeys and creative processes have helped them generate conceptual art that has brought directors' visions to life for the big screen.</p><p><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bringing-the-directors-vision-to-life-an-afternoon-with-method-studios-tickets-34550481420">RSVP</a> to attend for free. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis, so be sure to arrive in good time to secure your place in line. Alternatively, <a target="_blank" href="https://livestream.com/gnomon">follow along on Livestream</a>* and ask questions during the live event using #gnomon on Twitter.</p><p><strong>*This event will be streamed live, but due to the Marvel content that will be shared, the event will not be archived. Be sure to tune in live to watch this event on May 27th at 1:00 PM PDT. The recording will not be available for viewing after the event ends.</strong></p><h3>Schedule</h3><p>1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Bringing the Director's Vision to Life: Philippe Gaulier and Olivier Pron<br />2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Audience Questions</p><br><center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#DDD"><td style="background-color:#DDD; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:black;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Learn more from:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:grey;font-size:18px" href="https://www.gnomon.edu/community/events/bringing-the-director-s-vision-to-life-an-afternoon-with-method-studios">www.gnomon.edu</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center> Are You Social? urn:md5:a9303c2f2718800883d251eab2b988f8 2017-04-06T09:09:00-04:00 2017-04-06T09:09:00-04:00 e-on software News Community <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Are You Social?" href="https://www.facebook.com/eonsoftware"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.social_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table><p>We're pretty active on our social channels, where we publish informational, inspirational or promotional news daily.</p><p>Learn about the cool projects our users do with our tools, get inspired by other artist's work, and learn more about our current and upcoming projects, in real time!</p><p>Are you following us?</p><center><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" height="156" width="750"><tbody><tr><td><a href="http://www.twitter.com/e_onsoftware"><img alt="Twitter" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.twitter_t.png" /></a></td><td><a href="https://www.facebook.com/eonsoftware"><img alt="Facebook" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.facebook_t.png" /></a></td><td><a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/eonsoftware"><img alt="youtube" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.youtube_t.png" /></a></td><td><a href="https://www.instagram.com/eonsoftware/"><img alt="instagram" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.instagram_t.png" /></a></td><td><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/e-on-software"><img alt="LinkedIn" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.linkedin_t.png" /></a></td><td><a href="http://www.vimeo.com/eonsoftware"><img alt="Vimeo" src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.vimeo_t.png" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table></center> 2016 R2 PLEs and Trials Now Available urn:md5:b266231fcbef451d8d0bc4d96f9146f8 2017-03-29T12:32:00-04:00 2017-03-29T12:32:00-04:00 e-on software Announcements Plant FactoryReleasesTrainingVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Download the VUE PLEs and Trials" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.pleVUE_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table> <p> </p> <p style="margin-top:0; margin-bottom:12px; font-size: 36px; font-weight: 100; text-align:center; font-family: Geneva, Trebuchet MS, Verdana, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;">The 2016 PLEs and Trials are now available!</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>The 2016 R2 PLEs are fully functional version of VUE xStream/Infinite 2016 and PlantFactory Producer 2016. With the PLE, you can create complete projects, render in FullHD and save your work (see <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try">website</a> for other limitations).</p> <p> </p> <p>The Personal Learning Editions perform under all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 (64 bit only), and are Mac Intel (64 bit) for MacOSX 10.6+.</p> <center> <table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#DDD"><td style="background-color:#DDD; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:black;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Download the 2016 R2 PLEs from:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:grey;font-size:18px" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try">www.e-onsoftware.com/try</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center><p> </p> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Download the PlantFactory PLE and Trials" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.ple2_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>30 Day Trial Versions</strong></p> <p>Trial Versions are designed to offer you a way to evaluate each specific version before making any purchasing decisions.</p> <p>The trial versions will work for 30 days and saving is disabled. Check <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try">website</a> for other limitations.</p> <center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#3b81a3"><td style="background-color:#3b81a3; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:white;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Download the 2016 R2 Trial Versions from:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:white;font-size:18px" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/try">www.e-onsoftware.com/try</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center> PlantFactory 2016 R2 Now Shipping urn:md5:6b0bb31949e67d3654314249bd483cb4 2017-03-29T11:28:00-04:00 2017-03-29T11:28:00-04:00 e-on software Plant Factory Plant FactoryReleases <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in PlantFactory 2016 R2" class="zgalleryTPF2016" href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/PlantFactory2016_Envelope_e-onsoftware.gif" width=750px /></a><p class=legend>Stylized Meshing Mode - Cycling through various Smoothing and Convexity quality values</p></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p><b>PlantFactory 2016 R2 Now Available</b></p> <p>The Release of PlantFactory 2016 R2 goes alongside the recently released VUE 2016 R2.</p> <p><b>Key new features in PlantFactory 2016 R2 include:</b></p> <p><b>Stylized Meshing Mode:</b> The new Stylized Meshing mode enables you to quickly and automatically generate a low polygon envelope version of vegetation models and export models with a small polygon footprint while retaining the actual vegetation visual volume. Additionally, envelope resolution, smoothing, and convexity quality is user configurable and can range from none to ultra-sharp edged meshes to ultra-smooth. Stylized Meshing mode can also be used creatively to produce non-photorealistic vegetation.</p> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in PlantFactory 2016 R2" class="zgalleryTPF2016" href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.PlantFactory2016_R2_e-onsoftware_Billboard_Rotation_m.jpg" width=750px /></a></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p><b>3-Axis Billboard Leaves Rotation:</b> Using Billboard leaves is ideal when working for Real-Time engines, or, in an offline workflow, to create low polygon plants to be seen from a distance. <i>(Billboard leaves are perfect for VUE EcoSystem populations for instance).</i> Quick and easy to set up, this new feature is perfect to avoid any obvious linear visual pattern, by letting you add slight randomization to leaves axis rotation.</p> <br> <center><strong>Full feature list: <a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/">plantfactory-tech.com/overview</a></strong></center> Introducing VUE 2016 R2 urn:md5:7e5483a9af94c9d08dcd68ee17057a74 2017-03-28T12:29:00-04:00 2017-04-06T12:13:00-04:00 e-on software Vue ReleasesVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in VUE 2016 R2" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_360VR_e-onsoftware_m.jpg" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p><b>VUE 2016 R2 Now Available</b></p> <p>We are pleased to introduce VUE 2016 Release 2 (R2)!</p> <p>These new releases reflect our commitment to bring new features and functionality to VUE and PlantFactory as frequently as possible. We plan to release incremental updates that introduce new functionality every 4 months.</p> <p><b>Key new features in VUE 2016 R2 include:</b></p> <p><b>360&deg; VR Panoramas:</b> VUE 2016 R2 enables the rendering of 360&deg; panoramas as static images or animations, which are compatible with all of VUE's render options, such as multi-pass or high dynamic range (HDR). When rendering a VR panorama, VUE automatically levels the camera perfectly to avoid unwanted distortion. Rendered VR panoramas are automatically recognized by Facebook, YouTube, and other panoramic compliant platforms as 360&deg; images or videos.</p> <p><b>Up to 16 Viewports:</b><sup><em>(1)</em></sup> VUE 2016 R2 enables you to set up to 16 viewports instead of the four traditional views. This feature is particularly useful on a multi-monitor system, to test various framing options or when adding more camera angles without touching any of the main scene setup. All additional viewports retain the same traditional options, such as render in view and the ability to set up as many perspective cameras as users would like.</p> <br> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="What's new in VUE 2016 R2" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_360VR_2_e-onsoftware_m.jpg" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p><b>UX/UI improvements:</b></p> <p><i>Terrain modeling:</i></p> <ul> <li>&quot;Blend Terrain with Image&quot; automatically modifies the Heightfield Terrain function graph (instead of modifying the terrain Heightmap).</li> <li>Simplified &quot;Resample Terrain&quot; replaces &quot;Resize Terrain&quot;, to update terrain resolution without changing its size within the scene.</li> </ul> <p><i>User Interface:</i></p> <ul> <li>The &quot;Interactive slider changes&quot; option now also affects the mouse wheel for more dynamic visual display of users' modifications in real-time.</li> <li>Improved visibility in viewports as a result of revised wireframe selection colors.</li> <li>The user interface is now locked when downloading an object or a scene from the extra content.</li> </ul> <p><i>Materials</i></p> <ul> <li>Easier access and editing of multiple materials through sub-menu hierarchy display.</li> </ul> <br> <center><strong>Full feature list: <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new">e-onsoftware.com/xstream?page=new</a></strong></center> <p class="asterisk" style="clear: both; margin-right:30px;">(1) VUE xStream and Infinite only</p> VUE 2016 Artist Product Line Now Available urn:md5:8b0afa929c6d988f350362757dfa9c74 2016-12-15T16:27:00-05:00 2016-12-16T04:06:27-05:00 e-on software Vue ReleasesVue <table width="100%"><tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="What's new in VUE 2016" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_complete/?page=new"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016Artist_m.jpg" /></a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br> <p><b>The Full VUE 2016 Product Line is Now Available</b></p> <p>Today, we are pleased to introduce VUE Complete 2016, VUE Studio 2016, VUE Esprit 2016 and the <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/products/vue/vue_2016_pioneer/?page=download"><b>free</b> VUE Pioneer 2016</a>!</p> <p>This finalizes the introduction to the market of VUE 2016.</p> <p>Thank you for your comments and feedback on VUE and PlantFactory 2016. With this new release, we are adding significant functionality such as an exciting Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer, the new and powerful Heightfield Terrain technology, plenty of EcoSystem technology improvements, and a lot more!</p> <br> <p>Key new features in VUE 2016 include:</p> <ul style="margin-left: 0"> <li>Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer enabling GPU rendering</li> <li>Heightfield Terrains: New Terrain Modeling technology, more flexible and a lot more Powerful!</li> <li>Multiple Global EcoSystem Layers, that can be saved as EcoPainter Brushes</li> <li>PlantFactory Variations: Easily and quickly add more realism to your scenes and improve productivity at the same time!</li> <li>Optimized Workspace and Workflow and HiDPI display support</li> <li>And a lot more...</li> </ul> <br> <p><b>Check out some of the new features in action!</b></p> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="HeightField Terrain Technology" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fukbnLfT-O0"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_heightfield_s.jpg" /> <br />HeightField Terrain Technology</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLCSctuMOdE"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_pathtracer_s.jpg" /> <br />Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer</a><br><br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="PlantFactory Preset Variations" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSczKAuHMlY"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_plantfactoryVar_s.jpg" /> <br />PlantFactory Preset Variations</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Multiple Global EcoSystems" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rymaXPspMQg"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_ecosystem_s.jpg" /> <br />Multiple Global EcoSystems</a><br><br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <center><strong>Full feature list: <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_complete/?page=new">e-onsoftware.com/complete?page=new</a></strong><br /> </center> PlantFactory 2016 Now Available urn:md5:6261a175f7eb25fff9564722d3395f23 2016-11-04T12:26:00-04:00 2016-11-04T12:26:00-04:00 e-on software Plant Factory Plant FactoryReleases <table width="100%"><tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="What's new in VUE 2016" class="zgalleryTPF2016" href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.2016_TPFTitle_m.jpg" /></a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br> <p><b>PlantFactory 2016: Create, Refine, and Export high-quality animated 3D Plants</b></p> <p>PlantFactory is an innovative 3D vegetation modeling, animation, and rendering software developed for the CG, SFX, architecture and gaming communities.</p> <br> <p>&quot;<i>PlantFactory is a must have for any vfx pipeline -- not only as an ideal companion to VUE, but also as a strong ally in any general environment production scenario.</i>&quot; said Peter Baustaedter, VFX art director and environment artist.</p> <br> <p>Key new features in VUE 2016 include:</p> <ul style="margin-left: 0"> <li><b>Growth Simulation</b>: Easily generate geometry using a biologically inspired growth simulation</li> <li><b>PlantFactory Variations</b>: Easily and quickly add more realism to your scenes and improve your productivity at the same time! </li> <li>Fully customizable <b>Level of Detail</b> (LOD)</li> <li>And a lot more...</li> </ul> <br> <p><b>Check out some of the new features in action!</b></p> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="Growth Simulation" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZwcxWT-8XY"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.TPF2016_YT_growth_s.jpg" /> <br />Growth Simulation</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Preset Variations" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH50ln-kayY"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.TPF2016_YT_var_s.jpg" /> <br />Preset Variations</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Level Of Detail (LOD)" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyXUV9eJ5cY"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/PlantFactory/.TPF2016_YT_LOD_s.jpg" /> <br />Level Of Detail (LOD)</a><br><br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <center><strong>Full feature list: <a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/overview/">plantfactory-tech.com/overview/</a></strong><br /> </center> VUE Infinite and xStream 2016 are Here urn:md5:f4dd0bb0dbc0dba29485631766813105 2016-11-04T11:57:00-04:00 2016-11-04T11:57:00-04:00 e-on software Vue ReleasesVue <table width="100%"><tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="What's new in VUE 2016" class="zgalleryVue2016" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.2016_VueTitle_m.jpg" /></a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br> <p><b>VUE 2016: Create Seamlessly Integrated Natural 3D Environments</b></p> <p>VUE 2016 is packed with new features and advancements that accelerate modeling and animation, enabling computer graphics, artists, and others to seamlessly enrich their natural environment and standout visuals for their movies, games, and architectural landscape.</p> <br> <p>Olivier Pron, supervising art director and head of art department, Method Studios, said, &quot;<i>VUE and PlantFactory are helping us be more creative and productive across the entire workflow for our productions, regardless the tools we currently use.</i>&quot;</p> <br> <p>Key new features in VUE 2016 include:</p> <ul style="margin-left: 0"> <li>Integration: <b>Export almost any assets</b>, including full scenes and EcoSystem populations<sup><em>(1)</em></sup></li> <li>xStream Convert tool: render your scenes with any renderer such as <b>RenderMan, Arnold, Octane, VRayRT</b>, etc.<sup><em>(1)</em></sup></li> <li>Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer enabling <b>GPU rendering</b></li> <li><b>Heightfield Terrains</b>: New Terrain Modeling technology, more flexible and a lot more Powerful!</li> <li>Multiple Global EcoSystem Layers, that can be saved as EcoPainter Brushes</li> <li>PlantFactory Variations: Easily and quickly add more realism to your scenes and improve productivity at the same time! </li> <li>Fully customizable workspace and HiDPI display support</li> <li>And a lot more...</li> </ul> <br> <p><b>Check out some of the new features in action!</b></p> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="Import and Export" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRzIuJuppeg"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_importexrpot_s.jpg" /> <br />Import and Export</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="HeightField Terrain Technology" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fukbnLfT-O0"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_heightfield_s.jpg" /> <br />HeightField Terrain Technology</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLCSctuMOdE"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_pathtracer_s.jpg" /> <br />Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer</a><br><br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="PlantFactory Preset Variations" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSczKAuHMlY"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_plantfactoryVar_s.jpg" /> <br />PlantFactory Preset Variations</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Multiple Global EcoSystems" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rymaXPspMQg"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_ecosystem_s.jpg" /> <br />Multiple Global EcoSystems</a><br><br> </td> <td align="center"> <a title="Customizable Workspace" class="zoombox" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRlbO81KnZo"> <img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_YT_interface_s.jpg" /> <br />Customizable Workspace</a><br><br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="asterisk" style="clear: both; margin-right:30px;">(1) VUE xStream only</p></td></tr></tbody></table> <center><strong>Full feature list: <a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_2016_xstream/?page=new">e-onsoftware.com/xstream?page=new</a></strong><br /> </center> VUE 2016 Leaks #3: Heightfield Terrains urn:md5:cbe870d3fdd6a78d91aaa6c7300b0b19 2016-10-04T13:44:00-04:00 2016-10-06T08:33:55-04:00 e-on software Vue ReleasesVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #3: Heightfield Terrains" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_dry_valley_WM.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_dry_valley_WM_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table> <center><big><big>Heightfield Terrains - More flexible and a lot more Powerful!</big></big></center> <br> <p>With VUE 2016, we're introducing a brand new terrain modeling technology, more flexible and a lot more powerful, called <strong>"Heightfield Terrains"</strong>. </p> <p>This new technology allows you to add terrain effects that were <strong>previously impossible to achieve</strong>, such as <strong>Hydrological & Thermal Simulations</strong>!</p> <p>Similar to procedural terrains, Heightfield Terrains are based on a function graph, but baked on a fixed-resolution grid. This will give you more flexibility and <strong>add more realism</strong> to your terrains. Heightfield Terrains are also <strong>significantly faster to render!</strong></p> <p>Heighfield terrains are manually sculptable and parameters can be animated - e.g. to <strong>simulate a terrain erosion over time</strong> for instance!</p> <p>And finally, you can easily set up your graph outputs to drive your material presence, directly from within the Terrain Editor interface.</p> <br> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #3: Heightfield Terrains" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_canyon_and_furrows_WM.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_canyon_and_furrows_WM_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p>The Heightfield Terrains technology comes with its set of new dedicated nodes and presets, like Erosion, Slope, Convexity, Blur or Terrace.</p> <p>New Layout Nodes also let you design a terrain's "layout" (most prominent features) using <strong>hand-drawn elements</strong> like Splines, elements from the scene, or simple shapes (circles, rectangles, rounded rectangles).</p> <center><big><big>Start as simple as drawing a line,<br>let the power of the Terrain Editor do the rest!</big></big></center> <br> <br> <p>Stay tuned for more VUE-Leaks in the coming days!</p> <br> <br> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Special Offer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="https://bit.ly/2cSzXuE"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.2016_FreeUpg_Ban_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table> VUE 2016 Leaks #2: PlantFactory Variations urn:md5:178f03dac41257d7662ba00e8094cccf 2016-09-22T09:46:00-04:00 2016-09-23T09:27:41-04:00 e-on software Vue Plant FactoryReleasesVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #2: PlantFactory Variations" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_PlantFactory_Variations2.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_PlantFactory_Variations2_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table> <center><big><big>Easily and quickly add more realism to your scenes.<br>Improve your productivity at the same time!</big></big></center> <br> <p><strong>1- In PlantFactory 2016</strong></p> <p>PlantFactory 2015 introduced the concept of Presets. PlantFactory 2016 now introduces the concept of <strong>Preset Variations</strong>.</p> <p>Preset Variations allow you to <strong>immediately</strong> include subtle differences to your plant (change the number of buds on a blooming flower, or its petal colors for instance).</p> <p>This new feature allows you to <strong>easily</strong> add variety to create <strong>realistic environments</strong> with one single plant species!</p> <p><strong>2- In VUE 2016</strong></p> <p>Within VUE 2016, you directly get access to the PlantFactory species presets and variations within the Plant Browser, the Plant Editor and within your EcoSystem population list.</p> <p>So, at every step of your scene creation process, you are able to select the species you want, the preset you want and the variations you want!</p> <center><big><big>Quick, easy, productive!</big></big></center> <br> <br> <p>Stay tuned for more VUE-Leaks in the coming days!</p> <br> <br> <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Special Offer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="https://bit.ly/2cSzXuE"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.2016_FreeUpg_Ban_m.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table> VUE 2016 Leaks #1: Interactive Path Tracer urn:md5:a30594f337bcc2ac8ed7f7689e2caf7d 2016-09-14T11:00:00-04:00 2016-09-15T11:17:05-04:00 e-on software Vue CommunityReleasesVue <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #1: Path Tracer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_ToyTrainWM.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_ToyTrainWM_m.jpg" /> </a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Hybrid GPU/CPU Interactive Path Tracer</strong></p> <p>GPU rendering comes to VUE with the new Path Tracer renderer. This renderer naturally and automatically simulates real-life lighting, and automatically calculates many effects that have to be specifically set with other methods, such as soft shadows, depth of field, caustics, ambient occlusion, and indirect lighting. </p> <p>Path tracing in VUE 2016 is available as an interactive rendering quality in the viewports, as well as an offline rendering engine.</p> <br> <center> <table width=750px> <tbody> <tr> <td> <a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #1: Path Tracer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_aerial_WM.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_aerial_WM.jpg" align=left width=350px/> </a> </td> <td> <a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #1: Path Tracer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_Tryon_WM.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_Tryon_WM.jpg" align=right width=350px/> </a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <br> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="VUE 2016 Leaks #1: Path Tracer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/VUE2016_Room_WM.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.VUE2016_Room_WM_m.jpg" /> </a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Stay tuned for more VUE-Leaks in the coming days!</p> <br> <br> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"> <a title="Special Offer" class="zgallery2016Leaks" href="https://bit.ly/2cSzXuE"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Vue/.2016_FreeUpg_Ban_m.jpg" /> </a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Save 30% on VUE and TPF 2015 - Receive 2016 for FREE urn:md5:2b44603827b053dfc6056d778c8a5f55 2016-09-12T06:34:00-04:00 2016-09-13T02:18:27-04:00 e-on software News Plant FactorySpecial OfferVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Time To Upgrade" class="zgallerySpecial" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/order"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/TimeToUpgradeSaleM_new.jpg" /> </a></td></tr></tbody></table><p class="right"><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/pricelist">&gt;&gt; Full pricelist</a></p><center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr><td style="background-color:#3e783a; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:white;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>This special offer ends on October 10, 2016.<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:white;font-size:18px" href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/order/">www.e-onsoftware.com</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center><p><small>*Special offer does not apply to Maintenance extensions, ATC licenses, License Server and Network Rendering Licenses.</small></p> Equip Your School 2016 Student Program urn:md5:5aab0373cf71cea29b52d2468310b1a1 2016-06-01T07:00:00-04:00 2016-06-01T07:00:00-04:00 e-on software News CommunityPlant FactoryVue <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Equip Your School" class="zgallery" href="mailto:edu@e-onsoftware.com"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.logo-e-on_m.png" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><center><strong><big><big>Equip Your School 2016 Student Program</big></big></strong></center><p>As an enthusiastic and passionate Artist, you are using either <strong>VUE</strong> or <strong>PlantFactory</strong> and really enjoy creating your 3D natural scenes/environments with it?</p><p>You're having fun with our tools, and you know for fact how these tools can be useful in a professional context?</p><p>You are a student and would like to share this technology and your passion with your professor and fellow students?</p><br\><center><br\><strong><big><big>Get your school equipped* and receive a full suite of e-on software products for FREE!</big></big></strong><br\><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Equip Your School" class="zgallery" href="mailto:edu@e-onsoftware.com"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/News/.equipyourschool_m.png" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr><td style="background-color:#3b81a3; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:#FFF;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>For any questions or to apply, contact:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:#FFF;font-size:18px" href="mailto:edu@e-onsoftware.com">edu@e-onsoftware.com</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center><p><small>*A School/University/Community College is considered as "equipped" when they have subscribed to e-on software ATC (Education) program</small></p> </br\> Jungle Book Art Contest Winners urn:md5:16270fed0f1abf1e2bf5f3603938fbf4 2016-05-06T10:03:00-04:00 2016-06-01T11:17:44-04:00 e-on software News CommunityCompetition <div align="center"><strong><big><big>Cornucopia3D is proud to announce the 3 winners for the Cornucopia3D Jungle Book Art Contest!</big></big></strong><br /><br />We would like to thank all Artists who entered the contest. We were more than impressed by the quality of your artwork!<br /><br />And of course, congratulations to the 3 winners for their truly superb works!</div><br\><br\><h1 class="noback" align="center">Jungle Book Art Contest Winner</h1><br\><br\><br\><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Jungle Book Art Contest Winner: Forgotten Place by Aron Kamolz" class="zgalleryJBC3D" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/1st_72424.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.1st_72424_m.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Forgotten Place</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/aronkamolz">Aron Kamolz</a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><br\><br\><br\><h2 class="noback" align="center">First Runner Up</h2><br\><br\><br\><br\><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Jungle Book Art Contest First Runner Up: Jungle River by Lars Braad Andersen" class="zgalleryJBC3D" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/2nd_72435.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.2nd_72435_m.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Jungle River</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/bigbraader">Lars Braad Andersen</a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><br\><h2 class="noback" align="center">Second Runner Up</h2><br\><br\><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Jungle Book Art Contest Second Runner Up: Alone in the jungle by Maciek Sikora" class="zgalleryJBC3D" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/3rd_72448.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.3rd_72448_m.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Alone in the jungle</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/maciek-sikora">Maciek Sikora</a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><br\><h2 class="noback" align="center">Honorable Mentions</h2><br\><br\><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Jungle Book Art Contest Honorable Mention: The Mire by Craig John" class="zgalleryJBC3D" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/hm_72431.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.hm_72431_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>The Mire</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/craig">Craig John</a></td><td align="center"><a title="Jungle Book Art Contest Honorable Mention: Small Adventures by Benjamin Aeilkema" class="zgalleryJBC3D" href="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/hm2_72316.jpg"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/.hm2_72316_s.jpg" /></a><br /><strong>Small Adventures</strong> by <a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/portfolio/benjamin">Benjamin Aeilkema</a></td></tr></tbody></table><br\><br\><br\><center><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr><td style="background-color:#6dd558; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:#FFF;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Check all entries and the prizes each winner has won!<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:#FFF;font-size:18px" href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/contests.php">www.cornucopia3d.com/contests.php</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center><br\><br\><br\><br\><br\><br\> Jungle Book Art Contest - Thousands of Dollars Worth of Prizes urn:md5:199c8563f6a196d4443482204100f1d7 2016-04-01T11:40:00-04:00 2016-06-01T11:15:45-04:00 e-on software News CommunityCompetition <table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td align="center"><a title="Jungle Book 2016 Art Contest" class="zgalleryContest" href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/contests.php"><img src="http://e-onsoftware.e-oncontent.com/news/blog/public/Competition/junglescoop.jpg" /></a></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong><big><big>Jungle Book 2016 Art Contest</big></big></strong></p><p><i><big>"He would be far away in the jungle; tasting, touching, seeing, and feeling new things."</big></i> - Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book</p><p>Spring has emerged and in the spirit of the Jungle Book Cornucopia3D is offering a new contest for the best Jungle Rendering of all time!</p><p>We want to see an explosion of vegetation, green mountains, clear skies, or maybe cloudy skies, a wild animal or two peeking from behind a tree or up in the branches.</p><p>A man or a woman might be lost in there. Any wolves?</p><br\><p>In 1894 Kipling wrote a collection of stories that were published in magazines with wild illustrations that were actually created by Kipling's father.</p><br\><p>Many have read the jungle book and seen the black and white Hollywood classic, possibly more people are familiar with the many feature films, animations, experimental pieces, and cartoons that were based on the Jungle Book plot and now, with the explosion of 3D, Disney is releasing a new version for 2016.</p><br\><p>And it's your turn, create an image that lures you into the Jungle and win great prizes from Cornucopia3D and e-on software.</p><br\><br\><br\><p><strong><big><big>Thousands of Dollars Worth of Prizes!</big></big></strong></p><br\><br\><p>With prizes from Cornucopia3D and e-on software the 3 winners will receive several thousands of dollars worth of prizes altogether.</p><center><table cellpadding="10" width="750px"><tbody><tr><td style="border: 1px solid black;"><p class="center"><b>1st place:</b></p></td><td style="border: 1px solid black;"><p class="center"><b>First Runner Up:</b></p></td><td style="border: 1px solid black;"><p class="center"><b>Second Runner Up:</b></p></td></tr><tr><td style="border: 1px solid black;" align="center"><ul><li><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/infinite">VUE Infinite 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/purchase/index.php#Studio">PlantFactory Studio 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/membership.php">1 year CClub Membership</a></li></ul></td><td style="border: 1px solid black;" align="center"><ul><li><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/complete">VUE Complete 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/purchase/index.php#Designer">PlantFactory Designer 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/membership.php">1 year CClub Membership</a></li></ul></td><td style="border: 1px solid black;" align="center"><ul><li><a href="http://www.e-onsoftware.com/esprit">VUE Esprit 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://www.plantfactory-tech.com/purchase/index.php#Artist">PlantFactory Artist 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/membership.php">1 year CClub Membership</a></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table><table border="0" width="750px"><tbody><tr><td style="background-color:#6dd558; vertical-align: middle;" align="center" valign="top" width="100%"><div style="padding:10px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:#FFF;font-size:16px;margin-top: 0;"><big><big><strong>Learn more and enter the competition:<br /><a style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;color:#FFF;font-size:18px" href="http://www.cornucopia3d.com/contests.php">www.cornucopia3d.com/contests.php</a></strong></big></big></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center></br\></br\></br\></br\></br\></br\></br\></br\>