LOS ANGELES — At SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles, Chaos Group will feature new applications for V-Ray’s advanced virtual reality tools. Chaos Group creates physically-based rendering and simulation software for artists and designers. The company’s “VR Bar” will feature installations from Steelblue, Nurulize, and Legend3D, giving attendees a chance to immerse themselves in architectural and film projects crafted for the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard.
The “V-Ray Days” series will take place on August 11th and 12th at the show, and will include presentations from Method Studios (Guardians of the Galaxy), Legend3D (Crimson Peak VR) and independent filmmakers Ruairi Robinson (The Leviathan) and Kevin Margo (Construct). Both “V-Ray Days” will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Room 510, starting at 1:00pm on Tuesday (8/11) and 11:00am on Wednesday (8/12). Additional presentations from Atomic Fiction’s work on The Walk and The Ningyo’s Miguel Ortega are also expected.
In the Chaos Group booth, guest speakers from Google Cloud Platform and Autodesk will present their V-Ray workflows. Attendees can get first looks at upcoming products like V-Ray for Nuke and V-Ray for Modo. The recent additions to V-Ray for 3DS Max and Maya will also be on hand. And the company will also be at the Nvidia booth, helping to showcase the latest advances in GPU rendering.