[ #Isotropix #ClarisseiFX #Rendering #FMX2015 ] Isotropix has unveiled Clarisse 2.0 and its updated PLE, the brand new major version of i...
Enhancements include major rendering advancements such as support for volume rendering via Open VDB 3.0, deep image output through OpenEXR 2.0, double sided vector displacements as well as vector displacement and a new powerful AOV engine. A new set of texture nodes is also available for look dev artists. Along with powerful file referencing updates and impressive speed and memory optimizations, Clarisse iFX 2.0 includes many workflows improvements.
Clarisse iFX 2.0 Key features:
-Rendering: Volume Rendering and OpenVDB support, Deep Output support, Double sided and vector displacement, Displacement stitching, Improved sampling quality, High sample value clamping controls, New per-item render flags.
-Look Development: Ray Switch, Dirt/Occlusion, Support Color, Rescale, Extract Geometry Properties Normal input/output, Implicit point cloud in combiners.
-Color Management: OpenColorIO Support, Real-time 2D/3D LUT display correction, Real-time display exposure control, 2D/3D LUT texture map correction, New LUT Manager.
-Layout: Groups support in Combiners and Scatterers, Scatterer Improvements, New 3D Manipulators, New 3D Clone Stamp, 1:1 Maya compatible kinematics.
-Scene Assembly: Attribute Editor improvements, New filter driven groups, New context, object and attribute locks, Per item user-comments, Alembic property support, Speed optimizations.
-File Referencing: Multi-level file referencing and attribute overriding, Reference to local conversion, Local to reference conversion, Super fast reference relinking, Light and Fast incremental value saving, Environment Variables Support, ASCII based serialization.
-User Interface: Tabbed Viewports and custom layout management, Rectangle marquee selection, New wireframe and micropolygon wireframe display, New limited region controls, Path Manager improvements, New Render History widget.
-Scripting: Improved Script Editor, Command Port, Custom Python Startup Script, Embedding Clarisse.
Find out more about Clarisse iFX 2.0 new features and advancements, here.
Pricing and AvailabilityClarisse iFX 2.0 is immediately available through Isotropix website and its authorized resellers. If you are an existing customer who has subscribed to their maintenance program, you will get your free 2.0 update by following the process described in the email you have received. If you are a new customer, Clarisse iFX 2.0 is available for as low as $999! You also can get the free non-commercial Personal Learning Edition
Isotropix will be attending FMX 2015Wednesday, May 6, Isotropix team will dedicate the full day to presentations covering Clarisse iFX 2.0 new features and enhancements at FMX 2015
Clarisse iFX day: sessions topics and speakers
Volume rendering: Introduction to the new volume rendering engine released with Clarisse iFX 2.0
File Referencing: Introduction to the brand new file referencing engine system available with Clarisse iFX 2.0
Python Scripting overview: From the simple API to the full C++ Python wrapped one, learn how to extend Clarisse iFX using Python and discover the many different facets of Python Scripting in Clarisse iFX.
Asset based workflow: Learn how to work seamlessly with external assets. Discover how to bring data in Clarisse iFX using Alembic, OBJs... and how to benefit from automatic and fast incremental updates.
3D Matte Painting: Discover how to build a realistic highly detailed futuristic city using Clarisse iFX 2.0. Overview all the latest layout tools improvements helping you design and create massive. Environments reaching a level of complexity you've always dreamed of.
Procedural Modeling as workflow booster: Clarisse procedural modeling engine is easy, powerful and unlike most other software, it is transparent. It's directly part of Clarisse's workflow. Discover how simple it becomes when you have the power to change your mind at anytime without the fear of losing your work.
The year Double Negative and Clarisse got Biblical: Peter Seager, Rendering Supervisor at Double Negative will give a talk about the key role played by Clarisse into their production over the last few months.
Isotropix team speakers include Sam Assadian, CEO and Isotropix Co-founder, Yann Couderc, product specialist at Isotropix and Rainer Duda, Clarisse iFX Evangelist!
In addition, Dan Bailey, Lead Engineer at Double Negative will give a tech talk explaining how Dneg R&D manages the rendering of billions of points in Clarisse using OpenVDB Points. The conference will be held on Wednesday, May 06, Raum Mannheim, 17:00-18:00.
To review the complete presentations schedule please, click here