CG Channel reports that the Chaos Group has released Beta 1 of V-Ray for Houdini, the new edition of the renderer for SideFX’s VFX-industry-standard 3D animation and effects software. The current beta supports most of Houdini’s key features, including hair, fur, volumes, and many simulation types, and includes the new scene intelligence and GPU rendering features from V-Ray Next.
SideFX will be at SIGGRAPH this year with the Houdini HIVE - three days of presentations and learning which take place on August 14-16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in rooms 208 & 209. These sessions will include presentations using Houdini latest tools and techniques, panels geared towards students, social events and much more.
Gameloft is a French video game publisher based in Paris, founded in 1999. The company presently operates 21 development studios worldwide, and publishes games with a special focus on the mobile games market. Since the beginning Gameloft has strived to bring quality and great user experience to their players on the mobile space.