E-on Software Ships Vue 6 xStream and Vue 6 Infinite!

E-on Software Ships Vue 6 xStream and Vue 6 Infinite! 3D ENVIRONMENT SOLUTIONS FOR PROFESSIONALS RELEASED

e-on software, the leader in natural 3D environment solutions, announced the release of its professional product line: Vue 6 Infinite and Vue 6 xStream.

Vue 6 Infinite and Vue 6 xStream are the newest versions of the company’s flagship solutions for the creation of natural 3D environments.

Specifically designed for graphics professionals, Vue 6 Infinite and Vue 6 xStream combine a multitude of cutting edge features that easily integrate into existing production pipelines. Both Vue 6 Infinite and Vue 6 xStream are immediately available.

Vue 6 Infinite – The Standalone Solution:

Image by Michael Berg (Vue xStream & Lightwave) Vue 6 Infinite offers professional CG artists a complete toolset for creating extremely rich and realistic natural environments. It offers an all-round combination of unequaled scenery creation power, advanced rendering and full-featured animation tools.


Vue 6 xStream – The Integrated Solution:

Copyright ©2006, Industrial Light & Magic, Inc. , Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc. All Rights reserved. Created with Vue 5 Infinite Vue 6 xStream adds the ability to integrate and render your natural 3D environments inside 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave or Cinema 4D (a version for XSI is under development).

“With over 170 new features and product enhancements, we have capitalized on the breakthrough technologies introduced in version 5 and massively improved the benefits that Vue brings to CG studios around the world, as demonstrated by ILM’s recent success at the VES awards *”, said Nicholas Phelps, President of e-on software.

* “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s chest” © awarded for “Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture”

 A selection of the new features available in Vue 6 includes:

  • EcoSystem 2 technology: paint instances directly onto objects
  • Paint size, color or density of EcoSystems using a pressure sensitive tablet
  • Layered EcoSystems to control individual EcoSystem populations
  • Ultra-realistic spectral atmosphere model
  • Spectral Volume Cloud layers for extremely realistic cloudscapes
  • MetaClouds individual cloud formations
  • SolidGrowth 4 Plant technology that dramatically reduces flickering of distant plants
  • Sub-Surface Scattering: Absorption and Multiple Internal Scattering
  • High amplitude micro-polygon and one-click displacement mapping
  • Radiosity engine optimized for Indoor or infinite scenery
  • Ambient occlusion with user definable occlusion range
  • Omni and directional ventilators for local of plants and EcoSystems
  • Accurate computation of caustics and Realistic optional “spreading” of the light spectrum in caustics
  • Glaciation, alluvium and dissolve erosion effects
  • Improved rendering speed, up to 130% faster
  • Automatic object instanciation and automatic instanciation of scattered/replicated objects
  • Motion tracking import from Boujou and MatchMover
Copyright ©2005, Eran Dinur, Created with Vue 5 Infinite

An 8 minute narrated video presentation of Vue 6 is available online at: