Articles tagged in "Raytracing"

Real-time, ray-traced and rasterized rendering explained

Do you know the difference between the three Rs of rendering? We shine a light on the basics of real-time, ray-traced and rasterized rendering to break it down.

Robert Legato — VFX Supervisor and 2nd Unit Director

Meet the three-time Oscar-winner and passionate movie fan who put real tech into virtual sets via “The Aviator,” “The Jungle Book,” “The Lion King” and more.

Zap Andersson — Autodesk (Part Deux)

The Brad Pitt of rendering opens up on OSL shaders, takes a trip into the uncanny valley and talks synthesized cats, slightly annoyed rodents and arm-wrestling.

Marcos Fajardo — Founder and Software Architect, Solid Angle

Get to the choppa and discover the past, present and future of the Arnold renderer with the man who created it

Ondřej Karlík & Jaroslav Křivánek — Corona & Caustics

Caustics make good CG scenes look great — but they’re often avoided. Find out why it’s faster and easier to add this lighting phenomenon with Corona Renderer.

The new features you need to know in V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Are you using the full power of V-Ray Next in your workflow? Vlado Koylazov reveals the essential new features V-Ray Next for 3ds Max, update 2.

Matt Fairclough — Founder and Lead Developer, Terragen

How do we translate atmospheric and geological phenomenon into CG? The creator of Hollywood’s favorite scenery generator talks mountains, Mars and milk.

Phil Miller — Vice President of Product Management, Chaos Group

One of the minds behind computing’s most important creative software has brought his expertise and passion to Chaos Group. He tells Chris his incredible story.

V-Ray GPU advancements in V-Ray Next for Maya

V-Ray Next for Maya is leaps and bounds ahead of 3.6 when it comes to V-Ray GPU capabilities. We’ve compiled some of the most significant improvements.

Profiling the NVIDIA RTX cards

You’ve seen the future of ray tracing and GPU rendering. Now learn how the GeForce RTX cards performed in Vlado’s benchmarking experiments, and what it means.

Kevin Margo & Derron Ross — CONSTRUCT

After five years in production, Kevin Margo’s short film Construct has finally been released. Find out why it’s taken such a long time, and how this little film could change VFX workflows in a big way.

Zap Andersson — Autodesk

Join the Shader Wizard for a journey through the history of ray tracing and a comprehensive guide to metalness.

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Ray-Traced Rendering Accelerates to Real-Time With Project Lavina

Discover how Project Lavina is adding real-time to the ease and accuracy of ray tracing for Chaos solutions.

Ondřej Karlík & Jaroslav Křivánek — Corona Renderer

The partnership between Corona and V-Ray is starting to bear photorealistic fruit. Find out how the companies are collaborating, and the exciting new features coming soon to Corona.

Vlado — V-Ray Next

Chris spends some time with Vlado getting the lowdown on V-Ray Next