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PipelineFX Announces Support for 3Delight Renderer

(February 26, 2008)
DMN Newswire--2008-2-26-- PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for film production, game development, and digital media education around the world, today announced that it has released official support for DNA Research's 3Delight RenderMan®-compliant renderer.

3Delight is a fast, high quality, RenderMan®-compliant renderer designed to produce photorealistic images in demanding production environments.  Some of its features include ray tracing, global illumination (including photon mapping, final gathering and high dynamic range lighting and rendering), realistic motion blur, depth of field, complete geometry support (including efficient rendering of hair and fur), programmable shaders, quality antialiasing and antialiased shadow maps. Advanced features include Ri filtering, network caching and highly customizable workflow. It is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

Qube!'s Maya jobtype supports 3Delight as a Maya-compliant renderer. An artist simply chooses ?3Delight as the renderer within Maya and fills in the submission dialog. The render machines launch Maya and utilize the plug-in 3Delight renderer to render the scene. Artists can then easily manage their 3Delight jobs through the Qube! GUI, the standard artist interface to a Qube!-based render farm.


?Were excited that 3Delight users will finally have the full benefit of a tight integration with Qube!, said Aghiles Kheffache, CTO of Singapore-based DNA Research. ?We love Qube!s interface that provides flexibility and configurability.  Qube! is the first product we recommend to our clients looking for a render farm management solution.  

DNA Research develops rendering solutions for the demanding CG film production pipeline environment.  For more information about DNA Research and 3Delight, www.3delight.com.

"The addition of 3Delight support provides Qube! customers with a high-quality and cost-effective option for film quality rendering," said Troy Brooks, CEO of PipelineFX.  ?DNA Research's support for 3Delight as a Maya-compliant plug-in renderer makes it incredibly easy for artists to access this extremely powerful renderer, and Qube! support makes it that much easier to distribute those jobs across a farm.

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About Qube! and PipelineFX:  Qube! is the leading enterprise-class render farm management system for film production, visual effects, game development and digital media education. Qube! is highly customizable, extensively scalable, can be integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by world-class technical support. Qube! has custom pipelines for creative applications like Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Autodesk Maya®, NUKE, SOFTIMAGE®|XSI®, Shake®, Adobe® AfterEffects®, Pixars RenderMan®, Eyeon® Digital Fusion and many more. Qube! is IBM ServerProven®, database driven and operates in Linux®, Windows® and Mac OS®X environments. PipelineFX, with headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, and offices in San Francisco and San Diego, CA and Vancouver, B.C. was founded in 2002. Qube! is used by world-class film and game studios and post houses including South Park Studios, Electronic Arts, Vanguard Animation, Rainmaker Animation, Disney Interactive Studios, Starz Entertainment, Imagi, Reel FX, and Attitude Studio. Qube! is used by schools around the world including the School of Visual Arts in N.Y., Goebelins School in Paris, Carleton School of Architecture, Full Sail, the University of Advancing Technology, Pratt Institute, the University of Hawaii-Academy for Creative Media, and Harvards Graduate School of Design.  For more information, please contact Richard Lewis, VP of Sales of PipelineFX: [email protected], Phone: 866-856-7823, 1000 Bishop Street, Suite 509, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813, USA. Also visit www.pipelinefx.com

Trademark Notice:  Qube! and Qube! Remote Control are trademarks of PipelineFX, LLC.  All other trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.  ©2008 PipelineFX, L.L.C.

 


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