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2018 Architectural Visualization Rendering Engine Survey Results

From CGArchitect: The 2018 Architectural Visualization Rendering Survey is an update to our original Rendering Survey conducted on CGarchitect.com in October and November of 2016. Responses were gathered between November 30, 2017 and February 3, 2018 via CGarchitect’s community (social media & email newsletter) and through Facebook groups associated with real-time engines and architectural visualization.  997 Responses came from Social media and 1,066 responses came from our email newsletter subscribers. For the purposes of Margin of Error calculations and...

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VRay Next: The Science Behind the New Hair Shader

From Vray: Rendering hair correctly in computer graphics is a fairly complex problem to solve. Because hair is made up of thousands of translucent and scaly cylinders, it’s a fairly complex surface. This makes it difficult to determine exactly how light interacts as it transmits, reflects and bounces off it. To make it even more challenging, an average head of human hair contains more than 100K hairs, and these hairs are very fine — usually...

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Maxon Cinema 4D Powers Territory Studio Workflow on Blade Runner 2049

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany — December 06, 2017, MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced London-based Territory Studio made extensive use of its acclaimed 3D software solution, Cinema 4D, as a cornerstone digital content creation tool on Blade Runner 2049 to produce story specific screen graphics and concepts for on-set and post that appear extensively throughout the Warner Bros./Alcon Entertainment iconic sci-fi sequel. Oscar Nominated VFX Blade Runner 2049, directed by the Oscar-nominated...

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