Luxion Releases KeyShot 7

Real-time VR Rendering and VR output allows more viewing capabilities using VR headsets. Image: Formation Design

KeyShot Configurator

The KeyShot Configurator, debuted at KeyShot RenderWorld with Axalta utilizing the KeyShot Configurator at the new Axalta Customer Experience Center,  is a tool available for KeyShot Pro that allows users to present model and material variations in real-time for design reviews and/or interactive point-of-sale displays. The KeyShot Configurator Wizard guides the user through quick setup of Parent Models, Components and Component Groups and allows them to select Material Variations, Studios and define layout options for the interactive presentation mode.

The KeyShot Configurator provides an interactive, real-time interface to view an unlimited array of product variations.

Additional Features

Many other new features are available in KeyShot 7. The KeyShot resource library has been completely updated to use unit-aware materials and procedural textures. The user has a new adaptive performance mode option to speed their workflow along with the ability to re-tessellate imported models and copy the position of one model to that of another. Animation updates support the ability to add video animations as textures to objects and the support of Alembic files for the import of deformation animations. Studios is a KeyShot Pro feature that allows users to combine and save scene variations in one file for quick creation and presentation. Additionally, KeyShot Network Rendering has been completely rebuilt from the ground up to bring large companies and render farms more flexibility, more efficiency, and more customization.


KeyShot 7 is available immediately for download and purchase at and through all certified KeyShot relsellers. All customers who bought KeyShot on or after November 25th, 2016, as well as all customers who purchased KeyShot for Education or KeyShot for ZBrush will receive the upgrade to KeyShot 7 free of charge. All KeyShot customers with active annual maintenance will automatically receive the upgrade to KeyShot 7. All other customer may upgrade to KeyShot 7 for an incremental fee. For more details on pricing please contact Email Contact. For information on KeyShot 7 and the new features, please visit or follow Luxion on Facebook or Twitter.

See KeyShot 7 at SIGGRAPH 2017

This week, August 1-3, Luxion is at SIGGRAPH 2017 demonstrating the new features in KeyShot 7 including the real-time VR and VR output capabilities. Live demonstrations will be held daily at Luxion booth 1005 and AMD booth 301 – South Hall J. Information on other Luxion products, Luxion's reseller program, Education opportunities and special upgrade offers will also be available.

About Luxion

Luxion is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology.  KeyShot is the first real-time ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine based on scientific research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. Addressing the visualization needs of designers, engineers, marketing professionals, photographers and CG specialists, KeyShot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images and animations from 3D digital data. Luxion’s customer list includes many of the Fortune 1000 product manufacturers and major industrial design companies including Chrysler, Fossil, Microsoft, Motorola, Procter & Gamble, Skullcandy, IDEO and SMART Design. Visit for more information.

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Luxion, Inc.
Josh Mings
Director of Marketing
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+1 (949) 274-8871

KeyShot is a registered trademark of Luxion ApS. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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