E-on software ships Vue 2015 solutions
E-on software announced the immediate availability of VUE xStream 2015 and VUE Infinite 2015, its newest digital nature solutions for CG professionals. Other products in the VUE 2015 product line -- Pioneer, Esprit, Studio and Complete -- will be released later in Q2 2015. The improvements in VUE 2015 are expansive: from faster rendering, better overall performance, a new non-photo-realistic renderer, a redesigned interface that users can customize to their liking, a new displacement mapping engine and more. There are also a number of features making it ideal for all production environments, including easy exchange of data with ZBrush, support for Alembic and Disney's PTex, and tighter integration with compositing pipelines. VUE xStream 2015 (for 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, CINEMA 4D. LightWave, and mental ray) retails for $1,995 US (with one year maintenance), and upgrades start at $659 US. VUE Infinite 2015 retails for $1,495 US (includes one year maintenance), with upgrades starting at $539 US. Upgrades from VUE 7.x or newer are also available. The company is currently offering a time-limited introductory special offer. Full licenses are discounted by 40% and upgrades by 25%. [source]
Golaem Crowd 4.0 for Maya
Golaem has released the latest version of their crowd simulation plug-in for Maya: Golaem Crowd 4.
Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 is here!
Autodesk released a 2016 version of its flagship 3ds Max software (read this announcement for information on new features).
The Foundry delivers NUKE Non-commercial!
Artists interested in exploring NUKE, NUKEX and NUKE STUDIO can now do so for free with NUKE Non-commercial, the much-anticipated offering from The Foundry.
Grass Valley's EDIUS 7.5 with improved 4K workflows
Grass Valley EDIUS 7.5, announced at NAB 2015, introduces H.
Livestream Studio HD550, Studio Surface Go, Studio 3.0
This year at NAB 2015, Livestream introduced Studio HD550, a portable all-in-one live production switcher with 5 HDMI/SDI inputs and a custom bag; Studio Surface Go, a new portable control accessory for Livestream Studio offering essential switching, graphics, and transition controls in a compact body; and Livestream Studio 3.
Fusion 8 will be available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
As revealed earlier this month, Fusion 8, Blackmagic Design's advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, will be released on Mac OS X and Linux.
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