31 Jan 2012
In case you missed the announcement on our 3ds Max forum, we have a brand new 3ds Max exporter in development: IndigoMax!
Through a partnership with Jakub Jeziorski, a fully native plugin for 3ds Max using the Indigo SDK is being developed to take integration with Indigo to the next level. Early relREAD MORE
16 Dec 2011
Recent progress in the CUDA ecosystem
Less than a week after my previous post about how "only OpenCL can expose massively parallel compute capabilities in a vendor-neutral way", NVIDIA open-sourced their CUDA compiler! Obviously they are intently watching this blog, and had to react to my nay-saying.
Jokes aside, this is a big move for READ MORE
9 Dec 2011
Recent progress in the OpenCL ecosystem
Recently AMD announced an increased focus on its Accelerated Parallel Processing SDK, promising more frequent updates tied to display driver releases on all platforms; AMD Product Manager for Compute Solutions Mark Ireton wrote on their developer blog, "[...] we will also be upgrading our OpenCL solREAD MORE
27 Oct 2011
A bit more on UI improvements
As you may already know, we improved the material and medium editing user interface for the upcoming Indigo 3.2 release.
Another important change to this is the way materials and media are linked to each other. In Indigo 3.0, the link ui was just a simple dropdown, which worked, but was far from ideREAD MORE
24 Oct 2011
Indigo Shader Language and Winter talk
I gave a lightning talk (10 min talk) on Indigo Shader Language (ISL) and Winter, at the European LLVM User Group Meeting in London, on the 16th of September.
You can view the talk slides in PDF form here.
21 Oct 2011
Imaging pipeline improvements in Indigo 3.0.14
The imaging pipeline collectively refers to the sequence of processing steps which result in the final displayed image. This consists of tone mapping, white point correction, light layer processing and the image resizing from the super-sampled source data.
Previously this would require a number of aREAD MORE
10 Oct 2011
Minimalist Indigo Renders by Stinkie
Indigo forum user Stinkie uses Indigo to render extremely lifelike renders of what look like minimalist, modernist constructions.
You can see more of Stinkie's work in the Indigo forum thread here: http://www.indigorenderer.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6639
9 Oct 2011
Material Editing Imporvements
In the last couple of weeks and months, we put some more work into the material editing UI, to make it easier to use and use less space on the screen.
This is a little preview of what is to come in the next release, Indigo 3.2, and still a work in progress, so if you have any wishes and suggestions,READ MORE
4 Oct 2011
Architectural interiors by dcm / Michal Timko
Architectural visualisation specialist Michal Timko, also known as dcm on the forum, is known for his stylish and realistic interior shots. Here are some of his latest works with Indigo Renderer, enjoy!
30 Aug 2011
Saint-Gobain Glass releases glass materials for Indigo
Saint-Gobain Glass has released an official set of glass materials into the online Indigo material database.
These new glass materials are measured from real glass, allowing super-realistic rendering of real glass materials inside Indigo.
Read the announcement post here: http://www.indigorenderer.coREAD MORE