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Understanding V-Ray Benchmark

V-Ray Benchmark is a free utility to benchmark your hardware against other hardware when it comes to rendering with V-Ray. It is available for free with registration on chaosgroup.com and will run with no license requirements as a standalone application. It will run two raytrace rendering tests. One that will test your CPU(s) speed, and one that will test your GPU(s).

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Saliency in VR

A recent paper on computer vision from Stanford University, Universidad de Zaragoza, and University of California Berkeley explains the Saliency of VR. The research tracks the gaze from 86 different users of panoramic VR images, any of which were done as part of Chaos Group Labs.

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How to move V-Ray scenes between applications

Moving a scene from one application to render in another is not easy. FBX gets you part of the way there with geometry, basic lights, cameras and maybe animation, but it doesn’t work for specific items like V-Ray lights and materials. We developed V-Ray scene files to solve that problem. It can bring in everything.

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Understanding V-Ray Swarm

Your local office could have a huge amount of computer power that you are not using. New to V-Ray for Revit, Rhino, and SketchUp, we are introducing V-Ray Swarm, which is an evolution of Distributed Rendering.

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