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Golaem announces Golaem Crowd 1.2, supporting V-Ray rendering

Golaem announces Golaem Crowd 1.2, the latest update to its crowd simulation software for Autodesk Maya. Golaem Crowd 1.2 includes support for V-Ray rendering engine, support for Disney Partio particles format, and waypoint navigation.

V-Ray Rendering Engine

Golaem Crowd 1.2 now support Chaos Group V-Ray rendering engine by generating .vrscene files for the characters and providing a dedicated procedural plugin.

Take a look at our showcase video

Disney Partio

In order to support industry standards and improve performances, Golaem Crowd is now using Disney Partio as its particle format.

Waypoint navigation

Golaem Crowd characters can now navigate by using a route, defined as a list of waypoints points. You have the control back, while still getting the benefits of automatic path-finding and avoidance.

Golaem Crowd 1.2 bug fixes and improvements are detailed in the Release Notes.

To find out more about Golaem Crowd:


Stéphane Donikian, Golaem CEO, first winner of the INRIA / Dassault Systemes Innovation Prize

Stéphane Donikian, Golaem CEO, has been awarded the 2011 INRIA - Dassault Systèmes Innovation Prize for starting up Golaem and successfully transfering ten years of research on virtual humans.

For french readers, an article is available here: http://www.inria.fr/institut/inria-en-bref/prix-inria/innovation


Golaem Crowd 1.1

Golaem Crowd 1.1

Thanks to all Golaem Crowd 1.0 evaluators for your valuable feedback!
You greatly help us improve our software.

  • 3Delight support
  • Easy to use skeleton mapping and motion conversion interface
  • Easy NavMesh mapping
  • Numerous GUI improvements
  • Bug fixes

     


Golaem appoints Stéphane Donikian as CEO

Patrice Le Moing, cofounder of Golaem, occupied a crucial role for the last two years during the setting-up and launching of the company. Due to strong differences of opinion with cofounders about marketing and business plans, Patrice Le Moing has left his duty as CEO of Golaem on the 22nd of June 2010. Golaem has appointed Stéphane Donikian as CEO, with effect from June 22nd. Stéphane Donikian, formerly CTO of Golaem, cofounded the company and is an executive member of Golaem's Board of Directors.


Golaem joins the Simbiosys cluster

Golaem is proud to be a member of the Simbiosys alliance. Simbiosys' members represent the french digital industry's most active players in high-performance 3D simulation.