Friday, 9 April 2010

3D Studio Max 2011 to ship with Cityscape

Autodesk has very recently announced the release of 3ds Max 2011. In terms of urban modelling, a very interesing development regarding the new version of the acclaimed modelling package is the fact that it will be bundled with a promo of PixelActive's Cityscape.

I've blogged about Cityscape before, which at the moment is one of the leading tools in automatic/semi-automatic virtual city creation. Interestingly, this is the first time Max comes out of the box with any scripts for automatic 3D city creation. This showcases the great need for 3D urban models today and the recognition that semi-automatic creation of these is a major task. Despite of the fact that the Cityscape tool will be a scaled down version of the professional one it will still be great to see it incorporated.

Read more about this here.

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