Esri CityEngine 2013 Incorporates e-on software Plant Factory™ Plant Library
WORLD'S LEADING GIS SOLUTION PROVIDER ADOPTS E-ON SOFTWARE PLANT FACTORY TECHNOLOGY
December 12, 2013 Beaverton, Oregon: E-on software is pleased to announce that Esri, the world's leading GIS company, has incorporated a new Plant Factory™ tree and shrub library as part of its recently announced CityEngine 2013 solution.
Built using e-on's revolutionary Plant Factory™ technology, this library delivers exceptionally rich and realistic looking 3D plants directly inside of CityEngine scenes. In addition, this plant library is fully compatible with e-on's LumenRT GeoDesign Immersive Visualization solution which allows Esri CityEngine users to transform their models into high-fidelity, interactive LiveCubes™, videos, and images.
"We are extremely excited about Esri's adoption of our Plant Factory™ as part of CityEngine 2013," said Nicholas Phelps, CEO of e-on software.
"Esri is a world class company and the acknowledged leader in GIS. The combination of our Immersive Nature technologies such as Plant Factory™ and LumenRT with leading edge Esri solutions such as CityEngine 2013, provide customers powerful GeoDesign capabilities with a rich environmental context. We look forward to working with Esri to continue to build innovative and compelling GeoDesign solutions."
Top: CityEngine 2013 with Plant Factory Plants
Bottom: LumenRT 4 Studio Render
The CityEngine 2013 3D Plant Library
The CityEngine 2013 plant library contains over 80 species of trees, shrubs, and flowers and is available in full 3D and 2-1/2D fan-style formats. The library works directly with any CityEngine rule base to create tree-lined streets, parks, and forests directly inside a CityEngine scene. When exported into LumenRT, CityEngine plants are automatically converted into high-fidelity breeze animated vegetation.
More information on CityEngine is available at www.esri.com/CityEngine
LumenRT 4.4 GeoDesign Plugin
E-on software is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the LumenRT 4.4 GeoDesign Plugin which is fully compatible with the new ESRI CityEngine 2013. The LumenRT 4.4. GeoDesign plugin adds the ability to work directly with CityEngine 2013 plants and improves the export of CityEngine terrain objects. Current LumenRT GeoDesign users can download the plugin directly from their e-on account page.
More information on LumenRT Geodesign is available at www.lumenrt.com/overview/geodesign.php
Founded in 1969 by Jack Dangermond, Esri has evolved from a small consulting firm to the largest research & development company dedicated to GIS technology. Its flagship ArcGIS solution is the foundational GIS platform for over a 300,000 customers worldwide.
About e-on software
E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments (Vue, Ozone, Plant Factory and Carbon Scatter), as well as real-time immersive visualization tools for Architecture and GeoDesign (LumenRT). Offering a wide array of Digital Nature products and applications, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, educational and entertainment industries.
E-on software products were used in feature films such as as as "Epic","Hunger Games", "Upside Down", "Hugo", "Tintin", "Super 8", "Thor", "Avatar", "Clash of the Titans", "Sucker Punch", "Despicable Me 1 & 2", "Ice Age 4", "The Wolf Man", "2012", "Lovely Bones", "GI Joe – The Rise of the Cobra", "Land of the Lost", "Terminator 4, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Indiana Jones 4", "Monster Vs Aliens", "Australia", "The Spiderwick Chronicles", "KungFu Panda", "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" and TV series such as "Spartacus", "Smallville", "Battlestar Gallactica", "Caprica", "Stargate Atlantis", "Stargate Continuum", and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software's Spotlights section: www.e-onsoftware.com/spotlight.
E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer's creativity. By investing significant resources into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning Digital Nature scenery.
E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with an European office in Paris, France.
Visit their website at www.e-onsoftware.com.