E-on Software Ships Vue 8 Digital Nature Solutions for 3D Artists and Enthusiasts
November 13, 2009

E-on Software Ships Vue 8 Digital Nature Solutions for 3D Artists and Enthusiasts

Beaverton, Ore. - E-on software announced the availability of its full line of Vue 8 products for 3D enthusiasts and 3D artists. This announcement finalizes the introduction of the eighth generation of Vue solution for natural 3D environments.
E-on software offers the following products for the creation and rendering of digital nature, starting with the free Vue 8 Pioneer:
- Vue for 3D Enthusiasts: Vue 8 Pioneer & Theme-Packs and Vue 8 Frontier.
Features content-filled, easy-to-use scenic nature creation for home and family use, with the addition of the new, cost effective Vue 8 Frontier, specifically dedicated to Poser users.
- Vue for 3D Artists: Vue 8 Esprit, Vue 8 Studio and Vue 8 Complete.
Provides 3D artists with powerful modular applications to create rich 3D Digital Nature scenery and landscapes.
- Solutions for CG Professionals: Vue 8 Infinite, Vue 8 xStream, and Ozone 4.0 for CG Professionals and SFX Studios.

E-on software, despite the addition of new technologies for the creation and rendering of natural 3D environments, announced that its Vue 8 Pioneer entry-level product will remain available for free.

The Vue Theme-Packs include software tools and ready-made content for the creation and animation of themed 3D images and video clips. There are 3 different Vue Theme-Packs: Vue Science Fiction, Vue Fairy Tale, and Vue Fantasy. Each Theme-Pack includes more than$100 worth of exclusive content: 3D virtual sets, models (plants, pre-animated meshes, etc.), atmosphere presets, and more.

Vue 8 Frontier provides scenic nature and Poser character rendering for 3D enthusiasts to compose character-filled images and video clips. Based on the Vue 8 core application, Vue 8 Frontier will import any static Poser model, including Poser 8 characters. If they like, users may also render their Poser characters using the native shading tree of Poser. Vue 8 Frontier includes a free version of SkinVue 8 that adds the ability to enhance human skin realism. A VuePython powered utility, SkinVue 8 quickly and easily transforms Poser characters into vivid, realistic models.

Vue 8 Esprit is the enhanced Digital Nature application with extended import and scenery control features for serious 3D artists. It is focused on intuitive workflow, advanced rendering features and Poser integration. With a clear, uncluttered interface and state of the art features, Vue 8 Esprit combines sophistication with ease of use.

Vue 8 Studio offers powerful vegetation and rendering features for dedicated 3D artists. Focused on enhanced natural vegetation capabilities, advanced rendering features, and extended Poser integration, Vue 8 Studio provides comprehensive control over the creation of complex scenes, while maintaining an intuitive workflow.

Vue 8 Complete combines into a single package a multitude of cutting-edge features that let 3D artists easily create and control rich EcoSystems of wind-swept trees and plants, hyper-realistic spectral atmospheres, and detailed terrains in fully animated scenes.

Vue 8 Pioneer, the Vue Theme-Packs, Vue 8 Frontier as well as Vue 8 Esprit, Studio and Complete are available in English for Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 as a 32 and 64 bit application, and on Mac OSX 10.4+ as Universal Binary. Vue 8 Pioneer is free, Vue 8 Theme-Packs retail for $49.95, Vue 8 Frontier at $99. Vue 8 Esprit at $199, Vue 8 Pro Studio at $399, and Vue 8 Complete at $599. Upgrades and sidegrades from Vue 7 and Vue 6 are also available.

E-on software will be releasing a Trial version of Vue 8 Esprit, Studio, and Complete later in the year.