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Nexenta – The need for storage speed

bluegfx is pleased to announce its partnership with Nexenta, the Global Leader in Software-Defined Storage, providing accessible, high performance, hardware independent storage for the Media and Entertainment industry. The need for storage speed Everyday digital artists in the VFX, film/TV, broadcast, Design Viz, Games and Educational industries are driving a demand for high performance, responsive, . . .

ZBrush Summit 2014 – Discover – Design – Connect

Pixologic Inc. announces the ZBrush Summit Live! – 3 days of LIVE presentations streaming around the world. Los Angeles, California – July 17th, 2014. – Pixologic Inc. makers of ZBrush, the world’s leading 3D sculpting application announce their inaugural ZBrush Summit happening August 8th, 9th and 10th, 2014.  The ZBrush Summit presents artists from leading . . .

Thinkbox Opens Deadline 7.0 Beta

Thinkbox Software has posted the first Beta build of Deadline 7, the next version of the highly scalable manager of render farms and compute resources. Featuring significant architectural changes and core technology upgrades, Deadline 7 includes built-in VMX for flexible cloud interaction, an updated MongoDB database, a new Qt interface, integrated track support and more. If you are interested . . .

Deadline v6.2

Deadline 6.2 is the latest version of the render queue management system, and includes several enhancements, bug fixes, and new application support. This version adds support for Autodesk 2015 products (3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, Composite), Anime Studio 10, Clarisse iFX, DJV Imaging, modo 8xx and modo Distributed Rendering, SketchUp 3D, and VRay’s ply2mesh tool. Additional . . .

KRAKATOA

KRAKATOA™ is Thinkbox Software’s production-proven Volumetric Particle Rendering, Manipulation and Management Toolkit.   Krakatoa is available in several distinct flavors: KRAKATOA MX for Autodesk 3ds Max. KRAKATOA MY for Autodesk Maya on Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX and Linux operating systems. KRAKATOA C4D for MAXON CINEMA 4D on Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX operating systems. KRAKATOA SR stand-alone renderer . . .

bluegfx now recruiting

MORE INFO – CLICK HERE Internal Sales – Media & Entertainment reseller bluegfx, the leading supplier of 3D technology to the Games, Design Visualisation and VFX industries, is currently looking for an energetic and proactive person with excellent communication skills to join us in a sales support role. The role will involve: Supporting the sales . . .

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, Service Pack 1 is now available

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, Service Pack 1 is now available for download at the Chaos Group Downloads page. This is a free update for all current V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp customers. With this update, V-Ray now supports SketchUp 2014. Other features include: The new Batch Render Tool allows the user to render all scene tabs . . .

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FREE 2-DAY QUBE! TRAINING COURSE & JOIN US FOR A BEER

On March 5th and 6th, PipelineFX are hosting a 2-day Qube! certified administrator (QCA) training course, designed for personnel charged with deploying and/or managing a render farm. The price is usually £1000 but on this occasion its 100% FREE*! *However, as the course size is limited, please make your reservations ASAP. REGISTERtoday to make sure . . .

Autodesk’s Celebrating Creativity—the magazine for 3D artists

Autodesk have released the second issue of their “Celebrating Creativity” digital magazine where you’ll find interactive articles, including: How Ubisoft takes players into a harrowing urban battlescape with their much anticipated game Watch_Dogs Insights about the new gaming landscape and the move toward affordable high-end tools An engaging discussion exploring the relationship between technology and . . .

V-Ray for SketchUp

V-Ray for SketchUp provides designers with faster rendering, better lighting tools, and the ability to create and visualize complex scenes. This designer-friendly rendering solution for SketchUp features dramatic improvements to visualization workflow (V-Ray RT®), image based lighting quality (V-Ray Dome Light), and a designer’s ability to quickly manage complex scenes with highly detailed models (V-Ray . . .

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