solidThinking with Luxion, developer of KeyShot®, has announced complete integration between solidThinking Evolve and KeyShot. This new integration allows users to generate photographic images and animations of their designs quickly with LiveLinkingTM between Evolve and KeyShot that keeps the model updated, speeds design and avoids costly rework of design changes throughout the entire design process.
Beginning in solidThinking Evolve, users are able to explore styling and design solutions with the freedom of organic surfaces and parametric, history-based solids. Then, with a single click, transfer the model directly into KeyShot. Once transferred, users can apply scientifically accurate materials, real-world lighting, and animations through simple drag-and-drop operations while seeing the results in real-time.
Additional integration of Luxion’s LiveLinking technology allows users to continue making changes to the model in Evolve and automatically update the geometry in KeyShot without the need to re-apply materials, lighting, animations or camera views. This eliminates rework, streamlines the workflow and frees time for more creative tasks.
“The integration of LiveLinking with Evolve is extremely valuable to our customers who use KeyShot,” said Darren Chilton, Program Manager, solidThinking. “The LiveLinking feature allows our users to work more efficiently and increase their productivity.”
“The integration between Evolve and KeyShot complement each other beautifully,” said Thomas Teger, Vice President of Products and Strategy at Luxion. “Both can be used on either Mac or PC, and both harness a design workflow that allows faster creation of 3D visuals from design conceptualization through manufacturing and development of images for sales and marketing.”
Filed Under: Rapid prototyping