lycium's blog
25 Apr 2017

May 2017 Competition

With all the big changes since our last Indigo competition, we figured it's high time for another one! For this competition we'd like to get some new scenes to be included with Indigo. There will be at least 3 Main Prize winners, as follows: 1st place: Indigo Renderer 4.x and Chaotica Studio licenc

29 Nov 2016

Porsche Panamera Executive - Official Trailer

Indigo user David Gudelius (zeitmeister on the forums) and his colleagues at the CGI company Michel de Vries, were tasked with creating the official press trailer for Porsche AG's new Panamera Executive model. The animation sequences were rendered primarily using Indigo, and David has kindly agree

22 Sep 2016

IndigoBench: benchmark your GPUs and CPUs!

We've always enjoyed looking at benchmark results from e.g. Cinebench, since they give a good indication of how the machine will perform for rendering. Some people like fast cars, some like fast rendering engines and GPUs... with IndigoBench you can have both! Besides this, it's just fun to marvel a

7 Apr 2016

Indigo 4 public beta release

Exciting news for fans of GPU rendering: the Indigo 4 public beta is out! After a long development period a first beta of Indigo 4 is ready to make some amazing images at blazing speeds, using all your OpenCL devices - NVIDIA, AMD and Intel GPUs are all welcome to the rendering party :D Please chec

9 Mar 2015

From pre-viz to final construction

Indigo user Nikolaj Knudsen has shared some fantastic images of contruction projects visualised with Indigo side by side with photographs of the final result! Be sure to check them out on the Forum: We're really pleased to see Indigo

1 Aug 2014

Introducing Indigo's pure GPU rendering

One of the worst-kept secrets in the Indigo community is the forthcoming pure GPU rendering support, and today we'd like to show you some exciting first results! Indigo's pure GPU rendering is based on OpenCL, a vendor-neutral standard for GPU computing that notably works on AMD GPUs (which don't su

26 Mar 2014

Indigo 3.6 competition results

The Indigo 3.6 competition concluded with some amazing entries, and a lifetime licence for first prize winner Oscar J! Congratulations again to Oscar and the other prizewinners. Indigo 3.6's features were to be highlighted for this competition, and they were put to especially good use for an entry f

25 Oct 2013

3ds Max integration greatly improved and extended

IndigoMax, which integrates Indigo Renderer seamlessly into 3ds Max, has seen tremendous progress in the last weeks, with many improvements and bugfixes that make it a joy to use! The primary developer, Jakub Jeziorski, has been doing an amazing job and we'd like to encourage all 3ds Max users in ou

3 May 2013

Amazing library shot by Pibuz

Indigo archviz veteran Filippo Scarso (username Pibuz) has, in the great tradition of the "simple" interiors thread, posted an amazingly detailed and realistic shot of a soon to be refurbished and extended public library in Mestre, Venice: (Click for the full-sized image.) The Simple interiors thre

25 Mar 2013

Fantastic snowscape scene by Kklors

Continuing the amazing daily 3D scenes we reported on earlier, the ever-creative Andre Kostin (aka Kklors) is now doing weekly ones to allow for more polish, and last week's was this fantastic snowscape scene: (click for full resolution image) Be sure to check out his awesome blog here, which inclu