Irvine, California, and Birmingham, UK, April 11th, 2013 – Luxion, the leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology, and Delcam, a leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM solutions for the manufacturing industry, today announced that Luxion’s KeyShot will be Delcam’s standard rendering solution, and as such integrated with a number of Delcam products.
With foundations that span design, engineering and manufacturing, Delcam has become one of the leading world-wide solutions for producing highly detailed, highly accurate engineering and manufacturing data. Together with Luxion, Delcam brings this focus on highly accurate representations of physical objects full circle with the integration of KeyShot into their CADCAM product line. Through this, Designers, Engineers and Manufacturers can take their 3D designs and turn them into photographic images within minutes, further simplifying the product development process while enabling them to produce the visuals needed to save time and improve quality.
Delcam continues its strong growth, helping customers gain a competitive edge. Their design and manufacturing products are known around the world for their power and flexibility available as a complete solution or completely customized. KeyShot will remain a standalone product and will be offered as a bundled solution or a separate add-on. Distribution will be through Delcam’s extensive reseller channel.
The bundled version of KeyShot will work with Delcam’s products using Luxion’s plugin and live linking technology, allowing users to push and update their designs directly to KeyShot without any necessary rework when changes occur.
Commercial Director are Delcam, Bart Simpson commented “Many companies are aware of Delcam as a leading developer of CAM solutions, however they are less aware that Delcam provides design solutions used in a variety of creative markets including the footwear, electronics & consumer products, jewellery & engraving markets. The adoption of KeyShot technology allows Delcam customers to rapidly and realistically visualize the products they are creating, vital in bring new products to market as quickly as possible.”
“Delcam is a well respected name in the CAD/CAM industry”, said Thomas Teger, Vice President of Products and Strategy at Luxion. “Having a trusted company like Delcam decide to adopt KeyShot makes us very proud. We are excited to work with Delcam on providing their user base with a solution that will allow them to create amazing images of their designs within a matter of minuted.”
Pricing & Availability
Initially, KeyShot will be available within Delcam’s Shoemaker Pro and Delcam Designer product. All new, as well as existing customers, with an active maintenance agreement will receive the bundled version of KeyShot once released. The educational version of these products will also be bundled with KeyShot. Other products bundled with KeyShot may follow at a later point in time.
In addition, Delcam customers will be able to upgrade to the bundled version of KeyShot Pro, as well as add on Luxion’s patent-pending applications KeyShot Animation and KeyShotVR.
These bundled products will become available later this spring. For further information please contact [email protected], or your local Delcam reseller.
Luxion is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology. KeyShot is the first realtime ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine based on scientific research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. Addressing the visualization needs of designers, engineers, marketing professionals, photographers and CG specialists, KeyShot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images and animations from 3D digital data. Luxion’s customer list includes many of the Fortune 1000 product manufacturers and major industrial design companies including Chrysler, Fossil, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, IDEO and SMART Design. Visit www.keyshot.com for more information.
Delcam is a world-leading developer and supplier of advanced CADCAM software, with more than 40,000 customers in over 80 countries. These clients vary from global names like Boeing and Mattel to small start-ups and individual craftsmen. Founded more than 30 years ago, Delcam is the largest developer of product development software in the UK, with subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia. Their global success has been recognized with many awards, including three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the last six years. To learn more, please visit www.delcam.com.
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