Luxion Introduces KeyShot 5 with LiveLinking Support for PTC® Creo® 3.0 

Luxion Introduces KeyShot 5 with LiveLinking Support for PTC® Creo® 3.0 

Render in real-time with KeyShot through LiveLinking of PTC Creo data and mechanisms. Model: Micael Villena / GrabCAD.

Irvine, California – June 16th, 2014 – Luxion, a leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology and makers of KeyShot®, the first real time ray-tracing and global illumination program, is pleased to introduce KeyShot 5 with integrated support for PTC® Creo®  3.0, for a seamless workflow in creating photographic 3D renderings and animated visuals throughout the product development process.

With KeyShot 5, Luxion continues to provide the smoothest integration between modeling and rendering, allowing users of PTC Creo 3.0 to open their designs directly in KeyShot from inside PTC Creo, and push all changes to their model back into KeyShot, including the ability for Mechanism Animations created within PTC Creo to be directly imported into KeyShot. NURBS geometry import is now supported for fast, accurate NURBS ray-tracing inside KeyShot 5. With additional performance improvements in KeyShot 5 and the free KeyShot for PTC Creo plugin, incredible visuals are only minutes away.

“We are very pleased to have Luxion as a PTC ® PartnerAdvantage ™ partner, bringing rich visuals to the PTC Creo platform with their 3D rendering and animation solution,” says Michael Campbell, Executive Vice President, CAD Segment, PTC. “Our users face different challenges in the product development process with the need to produce visuals throughout. With PTC Creo 3.0 and the updated KeyShot plugin for PTC Creo, we are convinced that the development process will be smoother than ever before, from concept to manufacturing, and beyond.”

The free KeyShot for PTC Creo plugin is available at KeyShot LiveLinking and PTC Creo Mechanism support is available as a core feature of the plugin. A KeyShot and PTC Creo bundle is available to students and faculty through the PTC Web store. To learn more about KeyShot please visit

About Luxion
Luxion is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology. KeyShot is the first real-time 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 Bose, Chrysler, Dell, Fossil, HP, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, and IDEO. Visit for more information.

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