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AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
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I've just implemented Intel's denoising library in AccuRender Studio. I think the results are very exciting.  Most models seem to be something like 4-10 times faster(!).  I'm pretty darn sure this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz on Wednesday.

AccuRender Studio for AutoCAD
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We're up to Build 0082.  This new major release of the AccuRender and nXt product line now includes a plugin that works entirely within AutoCAD just like previous versions. It's got a ton of new…Continue

Tags: AutoCAD, AccuRender Studio

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Apr 12, 2018.

AccuRender Studio
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Here's the latest version of the new stuff.  If you're interested, try it at your leisure and let me know what you find.  It's a work in progress, so please be kind.  We'll likely have some bugs and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Feb 7, 2018.

Cloud rendering
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In case you're interested in what I'm working on right now.  This is a new engine running on the Microsoft Azure cloud.  Took two hours using a total of 64 cores. (8 x 8-core machines).  Costs about…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Oct 6, 2017.

 

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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Yes, I don't have plans to do denoising for the current product.  ArStudio does come with a farm.  You would want to install it on each farm node and run the ArFarmNode.exe.  In this case, denoising will happen in the new image…"
Wednesday
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Does this need a new version of ArFarm to work with it?"
Tuesday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"It's not perfect, it can blur detail and it does improve with more rendering time.  It also isn't mine, it's Intel's, so many other products will have it. It is, however, revolutionary.  It makes this type of…"
Mar 5
George Ioannidis replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Impressive results Roy! Does this feature "wipes" some texture and reflections details? Luxcore and Cycles (and other rendering engines as well) have this feature for some time now, but if used with less (say 200-300) passes it blurs…"
Mar 4
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Ted Kyte's discussion Farm and multiple views
"The Batch processor in WalkAbout has a Farm Button.  I haven't tried it in a while, but that's what it's for.  Let me know if you need more specifics. *** OT-- when you get a chance give AccuRender Studio a try and let me…"
Feb 28
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Let the first one run during breakfast.  At 1hour 16 or so: Without denoising:"
Feb 26
Roy Hirshkowitz posted a discussion

AccuRender Studio with Denoiser

I've just implemented Intel's denoising library in AccuRender Studio. I think the results are very exciting.  Most models seem to be something like 4-10 times faster(!).  I'm pretty darn sure this makes AccuRender Studio faster than the original Standard Engine, with much better results and much less monkeying around (no daylight sources, reflective shaders, etc.)The Intel Open Image Denoise, unlike nVidia Optix (which I had previously implemented), does not require a specific GPU.  It runs on…See More
Feb 26
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Farm rendering crash
"Not really."
Feb 21
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to kk's discussion nXt Materials
"put a space between cd and .. "
Jan 24
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to kk's discussion nXt Materials
"Nope-- you did almost everything correctly-- pay close attention to step 3 below-- you forgot the "cd" part before the folder name in quotes. ******************************************** This is Windows 7-- 8 and 10 are similar.…"
Jan 23
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to S. Jaisimha's discussion Material with stretch map (not tile)
"I don't believe we have anything that automatically scales to object size.  Decals might not be as horrible a workaround as you think-- they need to be scaled per object anyway.  There is an import option for textured meshes-- these…"
Nov 30, 2018
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Frosted glass
"Not yet.  It's not quite like that-- where you can offload certain portions.  It's more like an all or nothing proposition."
Oct 12, 2018
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Frosted glass
"Most are using nVidia's stuff for denoising-- it's pretty impressive. They are reflective caustics which you get automatically in the new engine-- yes, I think they come from sunlight striking the chair bases.  They should be pretty…"
Oct 11, 2018
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Frosted glass
"I've been experimenting with nVidia's denoiser (requires one of their GPUs) in the new Image Editor.  Very promising-- here's regular and denoised.  Click on each image to see it full size:"
Oct 10, 2018
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Frosted glass
"I'm experimenting with nVidia's denoiser-- requires one of their GPUs.  Here's the original and denoised in the new Image Editor:"
Oct 10, 2018
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Frosted glass
"Looks like the Thin switch isn't being used?  Ignore that part: I substituted Sandpaper bump (strength = 0.2) for roughness in the acrylic material.  These are using the hybrid engine:"
Oct 8, 2018

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At 10:23am on June 30, 2016, FRANCIS SIAW said…

MR ROY PLEASE DO WE HAVE 3D WEAR HOUSE FOR NXT RENDER?

At 3:36am on January 26, 2015, traian m said…

Al hart /span>al.hart@renderplus.com>

6/18/13
to meRichard
traian,

Your Revit order in November 2011 was for license RVLD4037L. What is not working in Revit for you?

Your AutoCAD License is XAMC04487K.

You can download the latest version of nXtRender for AutoCAD from:
this was a mail from al hart about my non working revit licence.
when I asked for an upgrade, they told me I had to pay for the new version.
This is not fun, the old one never worked. And I'm not sure if the new one works. You see, there is no support, they do not answer in the forum, and instead it was you. 
The other issue, the ADT materials, if there is not possible to seamless integrate NXT in ADT (ACA) then it is a must to have updated step by step tutorials, otherwise we are obliged to build averything by hand in plain acad 3d entities, and it's cumbersome to update everything
with best regards
tm
At 2:24am on January 23, 2015, traian m said…

well, I was happy with the autocad version of accurender, so I decided to buy even a revit licence, because our office is migrating to revit. It never worked, soI talked to them about that release . Nothing happened. then they came with a new release but I was supposed to pay for an upgrade ( which I'm quite unsure if it works) . Look silly if I have to pay for somthing that does not work, then pay again wout having any clue if the new one will work. that about revit. Generally is quite confusing right now about who's who and where the border goes between the acad and revit opperation. the people on the revit side you are pointing at, write at times even on the acacd forum. 

about acad ACA/ADT materials , I'll try the trick , but somehow it 's cumbersome if I have to go outside NXT in order to assign NXT materials to entities.

thank you for your mail anyhow. I greatly appreciate your work.

best regards

At 12:34am on January 22, 2015, traian m said…

I bought nxt for revit and it never worked

a shame

moreover, I'm trying to get an answer about how to assigt nxt materials to autocad ADT entities, like windows, walls and the like. there are several poats about this issue here and there but I never managed to solve this enigma. So i'm left with two alternatives-to render in native revit, or to construct everithing with plain autocad entities and render with nxt, wich is time consuming.

At 9:16am on January 15, 2015, Aguinaldo Marinho said…
How do I buy NXT to REVIT 2015?
I already have NXT to AutoCad.
I'm upgrading to REVIT and wish the NXT as surrender!
At 3:12am on April 4, 2014, hoai hai bui said…

Hi Roy

I want to ask the following issues:
when I put the image in bitmap format bump material is skewed image after rendering. Guide me how to fix it.

Thank you very much!!!

At 11:12am on June 24, 2012, Aguinaldo Marinho said…

In AR3 was how to render fonts in Windows ... You typed the letters of any Windows font, and apply the material and everything went right .... I could not do the same NXT .... Create letters I had to manually ... how to render the letters typed by AUTOCAD??

At 9:06pm on June 23, 2012, alberto reyes said…

not not at all. yes the fore ground is what i was worry about i pasted from a image weak and i think it lost a detail i do that i gona change it. and reposted again later and thanks that is what i want a honest true thank again i upload after i refinish 

thank roy

At 5:30pm on June 22, 2012, alberto reyes said…

roy i really apreciate your comment about my latest work thanks, is part of a proyect for arquitectural contest in dominican republic  let me know about the images.

ar.

At 5:42am on March 29, 2012, Marcos Oliveira said…

ONDE VC FAZ OS DESENHOS? QUAL O PROGRAMA?

 
 
 

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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Yes, I don't have plans to do denoising for the current product.  ArStudio does come with a farm.  You would want to install it on each farm node and run the ArFarmNode.exe.  In this case, denoising will happen in the new image…"
Wednesday
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Does this need a new version of ArFarm to work with it?"
Tuesday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"It's not perfect, it can blur detail and it does improve with more rendering time.  It also isn't mine, it's Intel's, so many other products will have it. It is, however, revolutionary.  It makes this type of…"
Mar 5
George Ioannidis replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Impressive results Roy! Does this feature "wipes" some texture and reflections details? Luxcore and Cycles (and other rendering engines as well) have this feature for some time now, but if used with less (say 200-300) passes it blurs…"
Mar 4
Ted Kyte replied to Ted Kyte's discussion Farm and multiple views
"Super.....Thanks Roy... I will try the AccuRender Studio too...."
Feb 28
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Ted Kyte's discussion Farm and multiple views
"The Batch processor in WalkAbout has a Farm Button.  I haven't tried it in a while, but that's what it's for.  Let me know if you need more specifics. *** OT-- when you get a chance give AccuRender Studio a try and let me…"
Feb 28
Ted Kyte posted a discussion

Farm and multiple views

I have 4 views that I use in my AutoCAD.Can I send this to the farm and have it render all 4 views in a "batch"?I have been converting the ,JPG output of the 4 .JPG files to 4 separate PDF files and then my drawing imports them as a PDF underlay..See More
Feb 27
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio with Denoiser
"Let the first one run during breakfast.  At 1hour 16 or so: Without denoising:"
Feb 26

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