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3DVIA Studio Update to 2.10.74 is now available for free download!

Posted by Nagirte on Apr 8th, 2011

This announcement for this release is broken up into two parts due to the large amounts of new jaw dropping features that were included in Aprils release. Adventorous users will discover some new and awesome features not included in this release note. See the blog article for full details.

Existing Features of 3DVIA Studio can be found here.

iV - Immersive Virtuality New Features

-Sensorial User Interaction (SUI)- a data model for the users body in 3D space
-Drag and Drop support for high level SUI Scenarii
-Support for UltraHD resolutions

Sound System - Completely rebuilt from user feedback!

-MacOS Support
-Improved sound asset workflow
-Native Support for WAV and OGG files (Mono & Stereo, PCM (uncompressed), Vorbis codec, No codec dependencies on player side!
-New Sound Player with Loop mode, speed control and volume controls
-New control panel for Play/Pause/Stop integration into GUI
-3D Sound Support
-VSL and SDK bindings persistent through Studio versions (remain unchanged)

3D Curves

-Support for Curve generation from within Studio
-Editing Curves through control points & point tangents, smart tool grid helper for positioning of 3D Curve
-New building blocks added: Curve Follow, Curve edit, Control Point edit

Improved import from Solidworks 3DXML files

-Multi-Material per mesh support added

Global Search function added to ease complex project searches

-Search all VSL Scripts referenced inside your project
-Search all Shader files, including built-in .fxh files
-New shortcut key "CTRL+SHIFT+F" when inside VSL or Shader Editor

GUI Evolutions

-Task Group enhancements - List of all behavior's instances with actor names / Control behavior execution priorities.
-New Window Docking System - improved window customization
-Usability Improvements - Explicit display of unresolved components including name of component.

Multi-threaded Scripting

-Improve runtime performances by using threaded task "Parallel Task Group"

Stay tuned for the second announcment.  Hint: the new features not announced today are already in 3DVIA Studio! A keen eye will take advantage of them :)

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