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Chaos Group introduces V-Ray for Unreal in beta

Chaos Group has introduced a new product, V-Ray for Unreal, the new version of its V-Ray renderer for Unreal Engine, in beta. Now you can build great looking real-time experiences and ray traced renders all from a single, shared workflow using V-Ray for Unreal.

Use the workflow you already know

You can bring V-Ray scenes from 3ds Max, Maya and SketchUp directly into the Unreal Editor. 

To bring a V-Ray scene into Unreal is simple. Create the scene the same way you normally do using V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya and SketchUp. Then, export a V-Ray scene from your host application and import it using V-Ray for Unreal. That’s it, you’re in — without needing to be a game engine expert.

Smart translation of materials and lights

When you import your scene, V-Ray for Unreal automatically converts your materials and lights into real-time equivalents for UE workflows.

At the same time, your original materials from V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya and SketchUp remain connected to their real-time versions and are called up when you’re ready to render.

True photorealistic rendering directly from Unreal

When you render with V-Ray for Unreal, you get the exact same photorealistic quality that V-Ray is known for.

V-Ray taps into the full combined power of your GPUs and CPUs for ultrafast ray tracing.

Your gateway to virtual reality

V-Ray for Unreal makes it fast and easy to create high quality, immersive VR.

Once your V-Ray scene is imported, you’ll be ready to take full advantage of the VR capabilities in the Unreal Editor.

Pricing and availability

Chaos Group mentioned at the V-Ray Day last June that the commercial release date will be coming out sometime in the fall of 2018 and the pricing will not be available until then.

Meanwhile, V-Ray for Unreal is currently in closed beta. You can apply to join the beta program here: to do so, you will need to have registered for an account on Chaos Group’s website, which is free.

For quick start tutorials of V-Ray for Unreal, you can view these videos here.  If you need additional info about any of the V-Ray products, please contact us at vray@microsolresources.com.

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What’s New with Autodesk 2019?

Interested in seeing what the new Autodesk 2019 features can do for you? Join Microsol Resources’ webinar series on What’s New with Autodesk 2019 that showcase and highlight the newest features of the various Autodesk products.

We focused on the project workflow and share tips and tricks for the new software features to meet the increasing project demands while supporting productivity.

From finding out about the new AutoCAD which now includes specialized software (toolsets) in a single product offering that gives customers access to various AutoCAD vertical products, to the following:

  • AutoCAD | May 8
  • Revit | June 5
  • BIM 360 | June 12
  • Navisworks | June 22
  • Civil 3D | June 26

Stay ahead of the curve and see the demos of the new features along with Q&A with our building and infrastructure specialists.  View our recorded webinars here.

 

AutoCAD 2019

AutoCAD | May 8 – Watch the video recording

Revit 2019

Revit | June 5 – Watch the video recording

BIM 360 Design

BIM 360 | June 12 – Watch the video recording

Navisworks Manage 2019

Navisworks  | June 22 – Watch the video recording

Civil 3D 2019

Civil 3D | June 26 – Watch the video recording

 

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V-Ray Architecture Days

This June, Chaos Group and partner Microsol Resources return to Boston and New York with a huge selection of inspirational talks, and news straight from the source. An unimissable speaker line up will reveal today’s hottest releases, and offering a glimpse at the workflows of the future in V-Ray for Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, 3ds Max and Unreal.

BOSTON

June 11, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM,
Boston Society of Architects | AIA
290 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

V-Ray Architecture Day Boston will set the tone for this year’s events with V-Ray Next demonstrations, guest keynotes and a panel discussion on the latest challenges for visualization in AEC.

NEW YORK

June 13, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Center for Architecture | AIA
536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012

New York’s Center for Architecture will again provide the stage for demonstrating the latest in Chaos Group’s rendering technology. You’ll witness the power of V-Ray Next for 3ds Max and the latest V-Ray updates in SketchUp, Rhino, Revit and Unreal. Guest presenters will show you how to make the most of it in the real world with inspiring case studies.

Register now  at  www.chaosgroup.com/vrdaydayusa

 

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