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32 cgw m ay . j u n e 2 0 1 5 P R O D U C T S SOFTWARE C O M P O S I T I N G Nuke Non-commercial Digital artists interested in exploring The Foundry's Nuke, NukeX, and Nuke Studio now can do so without cost, with Nuke Non-commercial, a free, non-watermarked version of the entire Nuke product family, with some light functional restrictions. D I G I T A L N A T U R E New Offerings Sprouting Up E-on soware is now offering its PlantFactory 2015 product line and VUE xStream 2015 and VUE Infinite 2015 digital nature solutions for computer graphics professionals. PlantFactory is 3D vegetation modeling, anima- tion, and rendering soware. It comprises three main products, plus two specialty versions, each addressing specific customer needs and budgets. Meanwhile, the improvements in VUE 2015 include faster rendering, improved overall performance, a new non- photorealistic renderer, a redesigned interface that users can customize to their liking, a new displacement mapping en- gine, and many more features. VUE xStream 2015 retails for $1,995. VUE Infinite 2015 sells for $1,495. E D I T O R I A L F I N I S H I N G Studio in a Box The Foundry will be offering an enhanced version of Nuke Studio, commercially available this summer. New features include multiple overlay tracks and blending modes in the time- line, enhanced audio editorial tools for viewing an audio track waveform within the timeline and applying cross-fades and fade in/out to audio tracks using handles, and a burn-in so effect added to the real-time in-timeline effects. There is also native support for stereo play- back in the new version. E D I T I N G New Resolve Blackmagic Design has an- nounced DaVinci Resolve 12, a major upgrade with over 80 new features for professional editing and color grading. This update includes a new modern inter- face, multi-cam editing, new media management tools, an entirely new professional audio engine with support for VST/ AU plug-ins, shot matching, 3D keyer, updated 3D perspective tracker, enhanced curve editing, and more. The updated DaVinci Resolve 12 will be available in July for download from the Blackmagic Design website free of charge for all current DaVinci Resolve customers. R E V I E W / A S S E T M A N A G E M E N T Dynamic Duo Shotgun Soware has unveiled Shotgun 6 and RV 6, which now work together without any required end-user configuration. Shotgun is the cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management soware for film, TV, and games, recently ex- panded via acquisition with RV, a desktop image and sequence player. Shotgun 6 will now include direct access to RV 6 at no extra cost to users, with the latest releases of both Shotgun 6 and RV 6 also offering new features to boost production efficiency, including new project templates, enhanced navigation and browsing, improved Flame integration, and an updated loader. Among the new features in RV 6 is a licensing option that allows users to access RV using their Shotgun user name and password. Shotgun 6 with RV 6 integration starts at $30 per account per month with "Awesome" support. RV will also continue to be supported as a stand-alone tool. HARDWARE G P U s PNY Bundle PNY is offering integration bun- dles that accelerate user sys- tems as well as their margin. The Nvidia Quadro and NVS graphics solutions accelerate creativity across 200-plus professional applications. Now, users can enhance their system perfor- mance by combining Quadro or NVS professional graphics boards with PNY's innovative SSD product family, and save as much as 50 percent off select PNY CS1100 Series or CL4100 Series SSDs. pny-integration-bundles May.June 2015, Volume 38, Issue 3: COMPUTER GRAPHICS WORLD (USPS 665-250) (ISSN-0271-4159) is published bi-monthly with special additional issues in January and July resulting in 8 issues per year by COP Communications, Inc. Corporate offices: 620 West Elk Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204, Tel: 818-291-1100; FAX: 818-291-1190; Web Address: info@ Periodicals Postage Paid at Glendale, CA, 91205 & additional mailing offices. COMPUTER GRAPHICS WORLD is distributed worldwide. Annual subscription prices are $72, USA; $98, Canada & Mexico; $150 International airfreight. To order subscriptions, call 847-559-7310. © 2015 CGW by COP Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. No material may be reprinted without permission. 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