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3D Visualization future
« on: May 23, 2012, 06:23:32 pm »
May 23, 2012, 06:23:32 pm
Do you think that Lumion will replace the need for 3D Artists or will it be another tool at they're disposal.

I think Lumion will evolve to be a complex program that Visualizers will use instead of traditional rendering.  I can't see every Revit user jumping into Lumion - without spending the time customizing materials, modeling custom fixtures in Max or Maya, and using model libraries for project specific applications.  It would blow the projects budgets on man hours spent getting a good scene together in Lumion.  I hope it goes back to the 3D teams to do right.

Any thoughts?


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Re: 3D Visualization future
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2012, 08:57:43 pm »
May 23, 2012, 08:57:43 pm
With current digital cameras it's easier to get a properly exposed and focused picture.
With current word processors it's easier to produce a grammatically correct letter.
These tools just make it easier to translate ideas into a final product.

You still need people with good ideas to use these new tools. Otherwise, you end up with things like Mike Myers' "The Cat In The Hat".  :-r


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Re: 3D Visualization future
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2012, 09:08:12 pm »
May 23, 2012, 09:08:12 pm
I reckon the push towards real-time will continue in more rapid increments over the years to come. Software will become ever smarter no doubt and sure, at one point you'll most likely
be able to render a photorealistic image with the push of a few simple buttons. That said, the demand for specialist 3D artists has actually gone up as opposed to down with the above. Until someone invents a supercomputer that reads your mind and translates it into a movie, there will always be a need for skilled and talented people.

Ming Architect

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Re: 3D Visualization future
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012, 03:51:51 am »
May 24, 2012, 03:51:51 am
The more technology spread, the better.
Any experts will do well, average people don't have time to catch up the latest technology and adopt all the time. But experts do  ;)
It may take a day for avarage people to do well animation.
But when that time come, expert can do the same or better animation in minutes or hours.
And experts may able to finished 8 animations in one day at a decent quality.
So it's expertise that the true value lies.

Michael Betke

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Re: 3D Visualization future
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2012, 11:13:42 am »
May 24, 2012, 11:13:42 am
we will finish more in less time due the better amount of computation power and direct feedback.
tools will envolve but they still keep tools. so it depends on the artist to make good stuff but it will easier to make good stuff because maybe less knowledge is needed.
just see unbiased renderer. you usually hit the render button and it looks good. less buttons, better pictures.
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Re: 3D Visualization future
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2012, 04:32:00 pm »
May 24, 2012, 04:32:00 pm
Yes - I figure it will push artists to create more elaborate and complex animations with special effects. 
Lumion has really made it possible to easily create them.  I think the future holds more open doors than we can imagine.

Thanks Lumion!