Author Topic: LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK  (Read 3149 times)

Aliki_N

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LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK
« on: May 11, 2012, 09:40:56 pm »
May 11, 2012, 09:40:56 pm
Hi All,

I waited untill lumion 2.2.1 test drive to comment on several issues of which pricing and whether lumion ultimate users have got a raw deal or not.

Reading through the posts by various users and responses from lumion team, I felt the same way as others that lumion has given ultimate users a raw deal.
Having gone through what the team has provided in lumion ultimate 2.2.1 free update, I feel lumion ultimate early adopters, still have a better deal. Technically speaking, lumion team has delivered a satisfactory free update to all. The confusion has been that this upgrade has been delivered at the same time as the new product, Lumion Ultimate Pro. The discontinuation  of lumion ultimate by 1st June, should not worry the current ultimate users as the team has promised that the current owners will still enjoy the same benefits until lumion 3.0 and lumion 3.0 Pro are introduced towards the end of the year. I however, feel that the upgrade discounted special  should be extended to say 1st July or 1st August 2012 as this change has only been communicated nearly mid-month, which implies that it is out of budget for many of us.

In addition to the above, I would like to comment that the price of 3000 Euros is definitely too steep for the new adopters. Lumion team should reconsider this as they might just price themselves out of the market with other competitors fighting for the same market.

That said, here are the new undiscovered features;

- there is i-grass in landscape paintable feature
- there are lots of new high quality books, dhl packaging, bed side lamps, lamps, TVs, bath  
   tubs, wash hand basins, faucets that have been newly added to the indoor library.
- there is a wheel chair with rotating wheels, bicycle with rotating wheels and other items that
   have been added to the vehicle library.
- the plant library has indeed been re-organised with high quality trees. Lots of new palms have  
   been added together with other trees and plants.
- the terrain feature has been completely overhauled, thanks for this lumion, it is now a great  
   pleasure to paint pavements and grasses with existing and custom textures - 3DS max i-grass
   seriously under threat on this one.

Once again, thanks to lumion team and to all lumion forum users for the contributions.

Alickn

sach

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Re: LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 09:46:53 pm »
May 11, 2012, 09:46:53 pm
Can you share that grass pattern, looks great and without visible repetition

Aliki_N

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Re: LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 10:09:24 pm »
May 11, 2012, 10:09:24 pm
Can you share that grass pattern, looks great and without visible repetition

Sach,

The grass pattern is already part of the lumion built-in grass textures. It is called i-grass. Only the paving is a custom texture.

rauger

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Re: LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2012, 10:25:43 pm »
May 11, 2012, 10:25:43 pm
Hi All,

I waited untill lumion 2.2.1 test drive to comment on several issues of which pricing and whether lumion ultimate users have got a raw deal or not.

Reading through the posts by various users and responses from lumion team, I felt the same way as others that lumion has given ultimate users a raw deal.
Having gone through what the team has provided in lumion ultimate 2.2.1 free update, I feel lumion ultimate early adopters, still have a better deal. Technically speaking, lumion team has delivered a satisfactory free update to all. The confusion has been that this upgrade has been delivered at the same time as the new product, Lumion Ultimate Pro. The discontinuation  of lumion ultimate by 1st June, should not worry the current ultimate users as the team has promised that the current owners will still enjoy the same benefits until lumion 3.0 and lumion 3.0 Pro are introduced towards the end of the year. I however, feel that the upgrade discounted special  should be extended to say 1st July or 1st August 2012 as this change has only been communicated nearly mid-month, which implies that it is out of budget for many of us.

In addition to the above, I would like to comment that the price of 3000 Euros is definitely too steep for the new adopters. Lumion team should reconsider this as they might just price themselves out of the market with other competitors fighting for the same market.

That said, here are the new undiscovered features;

- there is i-grass in landscape paintable feature
- there are lots of new high quality books, dhl packaging, bed side lamps, lamps, TVs, bath  
   tubs, wash hand basins, faucets that have been newly added to the indoor library.
- there is a wheel chair with rotating wheels, bicycle with rotating wheels and other items that
   have been added to the vehicle library.
- the plant library has indeed been re-organised with high quality trees. Lots of new palms have  
   been added together with other trees and plants.
- the terrain feature has been completely overhauled, thanks for this lumion, it is now a great  
   pleasure to paint pavements and grasses with existing and custom textures - 3DS max i-grass
   seriously under threat on this one.

Once again, thanks to lumion team and to all lumion forum users for the contributions.

Alickn

Even if I not use Lumion myself, I will show it to all my surroundings.
Like I did with Sketchup.

I hope Lumion will be availeble for students/Kids in an easy way.
Life is fast in the young lane, so not make it to complex for em to test it out.

Spaceclaim is a horrific ver of the opposite!
They made it so difficult (inner circle) nobody cares, and it´s a nobody in the future if huge aspirations :(

Re: LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2012, 10:32:45 am »
May 12, 2012, 10:32:45 am
- there is i-grass in landscape paintable feature

A grass "displacement" effect anyway is still missing. :(

RAD

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Re: LUMION TEAM DESERVES A PAT ON THE BACK
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2012, 10:38:19 pm »
May 13, 2012, 10:38:19 pm
Looks like a lot of the new features ///Ult & Pro\\\ will cut your Lumion scene prep time down by 1/2 or more (3/4 time reduction when dealing with materials) at least - from the first version.

So that is a huge step in listening to what the users are asking for and proof they are implementing requests of anywhere here who has a valid point for improvement.

So yeah...Pat on the Back indeed.

With patience - you can see that when they can implement requests that work with their mission and the users goals - they make it happen.  Pat on the back.  Everyone here that throws out their two cents seems to be considered.  Unique.

Software evolution.  Just a few things left now.
Lumion can refine itself like a fine wine.