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  • KeyShot Releases Version 6 - updated interior lighting, graphical material control, material animator, support for VR, camera path animations, priced at $995, Kyle Maxey, ENGINEERING.com, Nov 13, 2015
  • Review: KeyShot 6 Beta Preview - more options for animation of colors, depth of field, material graph editor to have more visual representation of current material, ability to add materials to label, new geometry editing environment, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, July 14, 2015
  • Interview: Richard Funnell, KeyShot Global Training Specialist - presentation at Solid Edge University, main CAD tool, source for models rendering, biggest mistakes that engineers tend to make in their renderings, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, July 14, 2015
  • KeyShot Quick Tip: Fade Animation - create fade animation to show, hide parts or transition part opacity, YouTube, June 24, 2015
  • Luxion Releases KeyShot 6 - ability to export multi-layer files, geometry splitting mode, KeyShotVR is now optimized for interior VRs, responsive website design, Kyle Maxey, ENGINEERING.com, June 15, 2015

  • KeyShot Quick Tip: KeyShot Cloud - find, share KeyShot materials, HDRI's, backplates, textures, YouTube, May 20, 2015
  • Detail Makes Your KeyShot Rendering More Believable - drag downloaded image onto KeyShot library folder, create sheet music, drag image of music onto sheet of paper from preview window, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, May 8, 2015
  • Understanding KeyShot Backgrounds - HDRI backgrounds can be used to light rendering, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, May 4, 2015 (
  • KeyShot Workflow 01 - Tablet & Stylus - learn different techniques useful in product renderings, Richard Funnell of Luxion, YouTube, Apr 1, 2015
  • How to Add a Textured Logo in KeyShot - apply logo as color texture to offset surface created in original part, add same logo as bump map, add logo as opacity map, KeyShot, Mar 16, 2015
  • Latest Rendering Software Updates Offer Variety of Improved Visualization Tools - Piranesi 6.0.3 has updated plugins; Maxwell Render V3.1 shows improved performance in Windows; V-Ray software has simplified UI, progressive rendering, faster ray trace, Jill Jerabek, SOLIDWORKS Community, Feb 23, 2015
  • Solid Edge - Rendering with KeyShot - YouTube, Jan 29, 2015
  • Automotive Rendering Artist Doug Didia Shares Tips - Q&A about managing rich CAD data in KeyShot, difference between using professional rendering and animation program, combining various different elements into single image, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Jan 2015
  • Luxion KeyShot 5.1 with Patterning Tool and Customizable Materials - procedural materials offer lot of customizing options, pattern tool helps create multiple instances of same object, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Nov 5, 2014
  • Rendering in KeyShot - import specific HDRI, backplates to work with model in KeyShot, drag files into scene, adjust camera, lighting settings, drop material from library before rendering beauty, occlusion pass, Daniele Boldi Cotti, 3DTotal, Oct 23, 2014
  • CAD Gets More Animated - KeyShot, Bunkspeed can import from all major CAD file formats, create more sophisticated animation; Deltagen application specializes in near real-time visualization of big, complex data sets, Mark Clarkson, Desktop Engineering, Sep 1, 2014
  • KeyShot Samples - use samples effectively in KeyShot to create renders more efficiently without overtaxing CPU cores, KeyShot, July 30, 2014
  • Luxion KeyShot 5 - ability to import wide variety of native CAD file formats, new NURBS-based rendering, KeyShot cloud to search, filter, find new materials, textures from Luxion libraries, ability to automatically create sun, sky HDR image, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, June 20, 2014
  • Luxion Unleash KeyShot 5 - online library to download new resources, share custom assets, ability to import, render NURBS geometry from 3D modeling apps, new fade animation feature, available for $995, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Jun 2, 2014
  • Rendering Just Took Another Step up the Quick and Easy Ladder - enhances UI, tools to speed up rendering, animation workflows, improves KeyShot cloud resources, instancing, fade animation, NURBS ray-tracing, sun & sky system for generating geographic lighting, pricing starts at $995, Scott Wertel, ENGINEERING.com, May 30, 2014
  • KeyShot 5 Adds Direct NURBS Rendering, Cloud-Based Sharing, Fade Animation - improvement in high dynamic range imaging editor, fade animation applies changing levels of opacity to parts of model, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, May 29, 2014
  • ST7: Embedded KeyShot 5 - click on KeyShot render button to open interface on top of Solid Edge, make different use of screen space by detaching parts of interface, adjust complexity of KeyShot by customizing its settings, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, May 20, 2014
  • Custom Library Locations in KeyShot - set up KeyShot resource folders to custom location, including shared folder over network or access it from NAS drive, KeyShot, Apr 23, 2014
  • Quick Tip: Illuminated Displays in KeyShot - KeyShot, Mar 19, 2014
  • Creating, Managing and Sharing Beautiful Materials in KeyShot - creating accurate plastics, managing material library, organizing customer materials with folders, YouTube, Feb 27, 2014
  • KeyShot Quick Tip: Depth Pass - achieve realistic depth of field, YouTube, Feb 19, 2014
  • KeyShot for IronCAD: Affordable, Realistic Rendering Made Easy - real-time raytracing, instant real world lighting, scientifically accurate materials, can import native file formats, TCT Magazine, Feb 11, 2014
  • Photorealistic Rendering Has Become an Essential Tool in CAD - IronCAD has 3D visualization tools based on HOOPS technology, alternatively offers integrated, low-cost version of KeyShot for producing high-end visuals based on CAD models, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Feb 12, 2014

  • Color Management in KeyShot - color management feature to ensure consistent display of colors between KeyShot realtime view, Adobe Photoshop, web, KeyShot, Jan 22, 2014
  • Finally - Fusion 360 Meets KeyShot - download KeyShot plug-in to bridge gap between Fusion 360, KeyShot, employs photorealistic rendering platform with real-world lighting, editing, maintains assembly structure, applies LiveLinking technology to allow data transfer, John Evans, AUGI Library, Jan 1, 2014
  • Model Grouping in KeyShot - add parts to groups for better selection, organization of parts for rendering, animation, KeyShot, Nov 22, 2013
  • KeyShot for Autodesk Fusion 360 - Fusion runs on thin desktop client, incorporates social media-inspired features, online community for managing cloud-hosted data while KeyShot plug-in relies on local CPUs for rendering, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 7, 2013
  • Luxion KeyShot 4.1 - focused caustics, new toon shading feature, procedural textures for rendering of complex materials, ability to import color profiles, integrated iBook, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Sep 4, 2013
  • KeyShot Renderings Less Than Perfect - On Purpose - introducing KeyShot's Toon shading that gives hand drawn sketchy finish to realistic 3D shaded model, scoring high on advertising platform, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Aug 2, 2013
  • Luxion KeyShot 4 Review - 3D rendering, animation program supports most current modelers, intuitive, user-friendly interface, small learning curve, impressive performance, Mindaugas Petrikas, Design and Motion, May 27, 2013
  • KeyShot Tip: Using Labels to Create Special Material Effects - create multi-layered materials, adjust amount of light transmitted by label, get desired effect by adjusting features, KeyShot, May 14, 2013
  • Luxion KeyShot 4.0 - ability to retain link to imported CAD geometry, Live Link concept, additional set-up options, integrated set of color palettes, greater control over metallic paint effects, DEVELOP 3D, Mar 6, 2013
  • Review: KeyShot 3.3 - imports wide variety of 3D models, real-time preview of applied material, adjust positioning, contrast, brightness of lighting environments, un-explodes exploded view easily, $2,495 for Pro version, Mark Clarkson, Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2013
  • KeyShot Quick Tip: How to Eliminate Harsh Hot Spots - keep light color white, give brightness a negative value using KeyShot HDR Editor, KeyShot, Nov 28, 2012
  • An Engineer Reviews KeyShot Rendering Software From Luxion - clean startup screen with simple toolbar, pre-defined settings deliver powerful rendering package with short learning curve, Chris McAndrew, CADdigest.com, Oct 24, 2012
  • How to Create Liquids Using Translucent Materials in KeyShot - double-click on geometry to be liquid, change material type to translucent, adjust texture color to desired color, KeyShot, Sep 18, 2012
  • Q&A: Luxion KeyShot - Windows, Mac support, lighting set up, future plans, features of KeyShot 3.3, KeyShotVR, Luxion Sabertooth technique, future of rendering developing, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, Sep 17, 2012
  • Render Liquid in a Glass With KeyShot - create top surface of liquid as surface, assign same material to inner wall of glass, Robert Voogt, GRABCAD, July 15, 2012

  • Creating Perfect Frosted Glass in KeyShot - open material properties in project box, set specular transmission to white, diffuse color to black, increase roughness transmission, KeyShot, July 23, 2012

  • 3 Tips for Applying Labels in KeyShot - adjust label, change mapping type, scale, label position, KeyShot, July 20, 2012

  • Five Tips For Creating Animations in KeyShot - rename/group animations, use timeline settings, adjust default animations, use performance mode during playback, KeyShot, July 17, 2012

  • All About KeyShot Render Options - raybounces, Anti aliasing, shadow quality, global illumination quality, pixel filter size, KeyShot, May 24, 2012

  • How to Render Transparent Materials in KeyShot - differentiating between illumination of 'solid glass' and glass, KeyShot, May 2, 2012

  • Textures in KeyShot: Adding Textures to Your 3D Model - apply material, textures, sync maps, set map type, adjust lighting, material, KeyShot, Apr 19, 2012

  • 3D Software Review: KeyShot 3 - invisible ground plane support, interface improvements, new animation feature, cut-and-paste animation, but expensive compared to mainstream apps, Steve Jarratt, 3D World, Apr 12, 2012

  • KeyShot 3.1 Released with Massive Features for Your Models - material templates, environment editor, 3Dconnexion support, metallic paint feature, improved texture mapping, network rendering, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Mar 13, 2012

  • Luxion KeyShot 3.0 - refined UI, rewritten material, texture libraries, can import majority of formats, simple to use, powerful animation tools, competitively priced, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Feb 23, 2012

  • A Look at KeyShot 3 - easy-to-use, clean UI, integrated animation tools, CPU-based renderer, easy-to-apply materials, impressive SolidWorks importer, Benjamin Lloyd, core77, Feb 1, 2012

  • Visualization Product Guide - latest offerings include: KeyShot 2.2, Modo 501, Showcase 2012, HDR Light Studio 3, DeltaGen for Teamcenter, ShaderLight, Bunkspeed Shot, DEVELOP 3D, Dec 14, 2011

  • Luxion Adding Animation to KeyShot - KeyShot 3 has realtime raytraced environment, unique, patent-pending animation system, can develop more complex animations, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Aug 19, 2011

  • Render with KeyShot. the New Features and What's to Come - KeyShot 3 will have animation add-on module, reflection, specular maps, ability to export textures, bump maps, library layout, material library, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, July 7, 2011
  • Luxion KeyShot 2.2 - easy-to-use, faster import process, region rendering function, ability to add labels, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Mar 25, 2011
  • Luxion KeyShot 2.2 with Improved Import Functions - responsive move, scale commands, option to test-render small region, ability to apply labels to material, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Mar 24, 2011
  • Bunkspeed SHOT Aims for Simplicity - automatic rendering, fast, minimum interface, material editor for retexturing, Mark Clarkson, Desktop Engineering, Jan 1, 2011
  • Luxion KeyShot 2.1 - HDR driven progressive rendering system puts photorealism available to all, Al Dean, Develop3D, Dec 1, 2010
  • KeyShot 2 - successor to HyperShot aims for real time photorealistic rendering, Gabriel Mathews, Cadalyst, Nov 24, 2010
  • More KeyShot 2.1 Smack (Plus a Rendering and a Tip on Materials)  - KeyShot rendering process, using standard material library, material adjustments, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Oct 7, 2010
  • Taking a Rip Through KeyShot 2.1  - using a variety import formats, positioning manipulator, merging BIP files, new material types, decals, scene browser, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Oct 6, 2010
  • A Look at KeyShot 2.1 (and Support for Solid Edge ST3)  - using KeyShot 2.1, turntable option for making chain of renderings, Mark Burhop, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Sep 30, 2010
  • Playing Around with KeyShot - KOMPAS-3D model, GrabCAD, importing model, applying materials, choosing lighting, setting background image, adjusting camera, hitting Render, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Sep 4, 2010
  • KeyShot 2.0. All the Raw, Real Time Render Speed You Can Squeeze - Review - product renderings, real time window, library, options, supported file formats, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Aug 5, 2010
  • Unlock Your Inner Photographer with Luxion KeyShot 2 - Bunkspeed SHOT for Windows OS, Luxion's KeyShot rendering program, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, July 19, 2010
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