What's New in Autodesk Showcase 2010

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  • What's New in Autodesk Showcase 2010

    1. 1. Autodesk Showcase 2010 What’s New
    2. 2. Integrated Raytracing <ul><ul><li>Available with all Showcase versions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Viewer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presenter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Showcase </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showcase Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses all cores of the system for rendering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated raytracing and global illumination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nearly Identical look between Open GL and raytrace mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to understand raytracing settings </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Integrated Raytracing
    4. 4. Material Library Management <ul><ul><li>Full library functionality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create, delete, edit, rename your customized materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create, delete edit, rename new material folders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change UI size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add, rename, remove custom categories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share libraries with other users </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Advanced Materials <ul><ul><li>Unified and calibrated material library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hundreds of texture maps for color, bump, etc. are included </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully editable materials with all parameters </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Material Library Management <ul><ul><li>Full library functionality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create, delete, edit, rename your customized environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create, delete edit, rename new material folders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share libraries with other users </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Simplified Environment Creation Tools <ul><ul><li>One-click solutions from a HDRI to a Showcase environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adjust lighting in preview window </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full control over generated lighting maps (adjustable) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full control over backdrop image </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full control over backdrop geometry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No external image processing </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Save to Library HDRI Shot Read in HDRI Adjust maps Change position, size, and geometry Full Lighting Control
    9. 9. New Environment type Backdrop <ul><ul><li>One-click solutions from a HDRI to a Showcase environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mainly for still shots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less distortion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to understand </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. New Environment type
    11. 11. <ul><li>New calibrated environments </li></ul><ul><li>Included </li></ul><ul><li>DesertDawnRoad </li></ul><ul><li>Stuttgart </li></ul><ul><li>ID_Hardwood </li></ul><ul><li>ID_Tech </li></ul><ul><li>ID_Speed </li></ul><ul><li>ID_Bloom </li></ul><ul><li>ID_simpleSkylight </li></ul><ul><li>BP Generic </li></ul><ul><li>BP_conferenceRoom </li></ul><ul><li>BP_Black-White </li></ul><ul><li>BP_Attrium </li></ul>New Standard Environments
    12. 12. Key-in value on unit to move objects Integrated Unit System <ul><ul><li>No scaling problems with 3rd party file formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intuitive input for transform manipulation (ft, m, cm,...etc) </li></ul></ul>Correct scaling on import or Definable scaling for file formats that have no unit information
    13. 13. Enhanced Manipulator Control <ul><ul><li>Full control over pivot points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive scale manipulator </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. FBX Enhancements <ul><ul><li>Import FBX files (Showcase) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Import the animation from FBX files (Showcase Professional) </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Import Filtering <ul><ul><li>Exclude layers or materials that contain non relevant data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available via Autodesk® DirectConnect commands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workflow and speed improvements </li></ul></ul># # Filter settings # filter exclude layers &quot;^.*&quot; filter include layers &quot;Paint&quot; Filter
    16. 16. Compact Save <ul><ul><li>Strip down your scene to the minimum required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remove unused materials, alternatives, storyboards, etc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce file size </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One data file only. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save out scene without Nurbs information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save out selected parts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed improvement </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Compact Save
    18. 18. PSD File Support <ul><ul><li>Export as PSD file (OpenGL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separate layers for background and objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Including transparency information </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. New Example Plug-ins <ul><ul><li>Stereo custom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run Showcase in Stereo Mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Material type custom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives access to all parameters for standard shaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background custom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change the background color </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. www.AE-Solutions.com/Autodesk

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