Whether you are a feature film VFX artist, a game developer or a commercial studio, Houdini 17.5 brings you new and enhanced tools to meet your most demanding production requirements.Houdini 17.5 is a important release that includes a number of key features including the introduction of PDG | Procedural Dependency Graph. This new technology is available in the upcoming release of Houdini 17.5 as a new Houdini operating context called TOPs (Task Operators) and as a standalone application called PilotPDG™.
PDG is designed to:
- Describe complex dependencies visually with nodes
- Transform that dependency description into a set of actionable, schedulable tasks
- Distribute those tasks with the help of a scheduler and compute them in parallel
Houdini 17.5 Launch Presentation
Watch the Houdini 17.5 Launch Presentation video to learn more about the upcoming H17.5 release from SideFX's Cristin Barghiel, VP R&D, Scott Keating, Senior Product Designer, Ken Xu, Senior Software Architect - with special guest Bill Polson, Global Head of Pipeline and Workflow, MPC Film.