Leading Immersive Nature Solution Adds Seamless Integration with ESRI CityEngine
June 26, 2013 Beaverton, Oregon: E-on software, the leader in 3D Immersive Nature technologies, today announced the immediate availability of LumenRT 4 GeoDesign. Packaged as a add-on plug-in product for LumenRT, it delivers the full power and capabilities of LumenRT Immersive Nature to users of ESRI CityEngine Advanced.
"This important new LumenRT add-on extends Immersive Nature to the emerging GeoDesign market pioneered by ESRI CityEngine," said e-on Software CEO Nicholas Phelps. "It will allow city planners and urban designers to breathe life into their designs with unprecedented ease and stunning realism."
ESRI CityEngine Integration
Seamlessly integrated into ESRI CityEngine (the leading solution for City Planning and Urban Design), LumenRT GeoDesign adds rich natural elements including wind-blown plants and trees, moving vehicles, animated people, lights, water, and skies directly to CityEngine scenes. Then, with a single command, the entire scene is transformed into an immersive, interactive LiveCube™ allowing clients, customers, contractors, and colleagues to explore designs in vivid photorealistic 3D.
With LumenRT GeoDesign, users can:
- Create urban scenes surrounded in a complete natural environmental context
- Perform lighting and time-of-day shadow studies
- Add wave-animated water such as ponds, lakes, and rivers
- Build detailed streets and intersections complete with moving vehicles and street lighting
- Design parks and forests with thousands of wind-animated trees
- Author attention grabbing videos and images for presentations
- Share designs with anyone using a PC or Mac
Pricing and Availability
The LumenRT GeoDesign Plug-In retails for $195. It requires that LumenRT 4 be installed as a prerequisite. It works with all versions of ESRI CityEngine Advanced 2010.2 or greater.
Visit www.lumenrt.com/purchase for detailed system requirements and purchasing options.
LumenRT 4 Studio is the most comprehensive system for transforming 3D models and designs into rich, nature-filled videos, images and real-time immersive experiences. Developed by the leading provider of natural scenery technology for the CG and movie industry, e-on Software’s LumenRT 4 Studio delivers breathtaking realism, superior performance, and ground-breaking ease of use.
The primary value proposition of LumenRT Immersive Nature is to win business by packaging ideas and designs into compelling stories. With LumenRT, ideas come alive and designs are more fully understood by all participants. By presenting and sharing a more complete design experience, LumenRT users have reported transformative results with higher client win percentages, improved quality, and fewer downstream errors.
About e-on software
E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments (Vue, Ozone and Carbon Scatter), as well as real-time immersive visualization tools for Architecture and GeoDesign (LumenRT). Offering a wide array of Digital Nature products and applications, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, educational and entertainment industries.
E-on software products were used in feature films such as as as "Hunger Games", "Hugo", "Tintin", "Super 8", "Thor", "Avatar", "Clash of the Titans", "Sucker Punch", "Despicable Me", "The Wolf Man", "2012", "Lovely Bones", "GI Joe – The Rise of the Cobra", "Land of the Lost", "Terminator 4, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Indiana Jones 4", "Monster Vs Aliens", "Australia", "The Spiderwick Chronicles", "KungFu Panda", "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" and TV series such as "Smallville", "Battlestar Gallactica", "Caprica", "Stargate Atlantis", "Stargate Continuum", and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software's Spotlights section: www.e-onsoftware.com/spotlight.
E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer's creativity. By investing significant resources into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning Digital Nature scenery.
E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with an European office in Paris, France.
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+33 1 83 64 46 95 (Europe)