Epic Games has added native support for laser-scanned point clouds in the latest version of its Unreal Engine. Unreal Engine 4.25, released in early May, was announced with a blog and several videos covering the major new features of the platform, which included initial support for Microsoft and Sony’s upcoming next-generation consoles, real-time ray-tracing, physics […]
Adobe today has used its Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles to announce a set of new capabilities and features for its Creative Cloud software suite, including the launch Photoshop on iPad and an ‘extended’ Adobe Fresco on Microsoft Surface. The creative software company also previewed Adobe Illustrator for iPad and the new Photoshop Camera, […]
Edward Hopper’s 1942 oil on canvas painting Nighthawks is one of my favourites. It depicts a group of people in a quiet corner diner at night. I always loved the contrast between the bright yellow interior and the dark and lonely street. Inspired by the painting I decided to try and model the same scene […]
Photogrammetry software Photomodeler has released a workflow guide for Rhino 3D, demonstrating how the two software packages complement each other. Photomodeler, developed by Vancouver-headquartered Eos Systems, is designed to provide accurate 3D models and measurement across the industries of fabrication and manufacturing, forensics, engineering, architecture and surveying, mining, UAV scanning and more. Rhino 3D is […]
Customers of CAD software vendor Graphisoft, developer of ArchiCAD, are set to gain free access to an upcoming visualisation engine developed by video game software company Epic Games. Epic Games, developer of the Unreal Engine, in May this year acquired a visualisation engine developed by French studio Abvent called Twinmotion, which was developed on top […]
3D modelling software Rhino has released the fourth edition of its Essential Mathematics for Computation Design publication. The guide, put together by Rhino dev Rajaa Issa, is a comprehensive overview of “the foundational mathematical concepts necessary” to get the most out of Grasshopper, Rhino’s built-in generative modelling environment. “The text and examples explain, with some […]
Industrial 3D modelling and design software maker Dassault Systèmes has struck up a partnership with global resources giant BHP. The partnership, Dassault announced, is expected to “unlock value by applying technologies proven in other industries to the core mining fundamentals of geoscience and resource engineering”. “BHP and Dassault Systèmes share the same vision and ambition […]
Photoshop creator Adobe has revealed its acquisition of Allegorithmic, the creative software developer well known for 3D material and texture creation products Substance Painter and Substance Designer.