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  1. #1
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    Default Release notes for Iray for Rhino 1.4

    Release notes for Iray for Rhino 1.4

    NVIDIA Iray for Rhinoceros, build 1.4.413.0, 2017-10-04 10:48
    neuraylib version: 2017.1, build 296300.2288, 27 Sep 2017, nt-x86-64-vc11
    bridge protocol version: 296300.1072


    This is the release version of Iray for Rhino 1.4. Iray for Rhino is a dedicated render plugin for Rhinoceros version 5 that implements NVIDIA Iray to enable users to visualize their work in physically based photoreal quality.

    New in IFR 1.4

    • Upgrade to new Iray renderer version 2017.1 with support for NVIDIA Volta Architecture
    • Denoiser feature (Under "Settings > Options > Quality")

    Feature List in IFR 1.4

    • Progressive physically based, global illumination rendering
    • GPU and CPU rendering
    • Interactive viewport rendering
    • Adjustable viewport descaling during navigation
    • Physically based, layered material model
    • Image based lighting (IBL) allowing with several projection modes. Picking feature to place IBL dome accurately
    • Implicit ground plane to catch shadows and reflections
    • Sun and Sky lighting model
    • Using Rhino sun angle calculater for sun simulation
    • IES light support
    • Emissive geometry
    • Support of Rhino UV projections
    • Hardware resource management
    • Render Layers
    • Caustic Sampler
    • Denoising
    • Tone mapping
    • Depth of field, picking feature for focus distance
    • Support for NVIDIA VCA and Iray Server streaming
    • Support for NVIDIA Queue Manager for VCA and Iray Server
    • Instancing support via blocks
    • Custom MDL library support
    • Volumetric Materials
    • Export and Import of MDL materials (compatible with other Iray plugins like Iray for Maya and Iray for 3ds Max)

    Known Problems

    • Using the Thermal Emitter material from the core definitions will cause that the Iray light objects list does not update anymore
    • Adding texture directories under "Settings > Paths": When adding new search directories for textures, Rhino needs to be restarted for the added texture directories to be actually searched
    • Opening the settings window restarts viewport rendering
    • 2 point perspective render not supported
    Last edited by ruediger; November 13th, 2017 at 09:09.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2015


    Is Iray for Rhino 1.4 out? I have not seen the push for updates...

  3. #3
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    Jun 2007


    Quote Originally Posted by guellem View Post
    Is Iray for Rhino 1.4 out? I have not seen the push for updates...
    The update should be online soon, it typically takes a little till the executable has undergone all checks. However, if you can't wait for it go to and download it from there.

    Best Regards,

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