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Customers - Jul 26, 2011

VAX Creates Clean Concept and Product Packaging Shots with KeyShot

If you live in the UK, there's a floorcare company you've likely heard of and an iconic orange tube emblazoned in your mind. VAX has been sucking the dirt and filth from your floors for the better part of four decades. They have innovative design across floorcare product ranges with features such as[...]
Tips - Jul 25, 2011

KeyShot Alpha Channels: Two Tuts for Transparent Backgrounds

A common part of creating drop dead gorgeous 3d images, is rendering them in KeyShot, then taking them into Photoshop for some post process work - adding some flames, mixing in some filters or simply adjusting the exposure. One feature you have with KeyShot makes this even easier. You can save out a[...]
Tips - Jul 19, 2011

Create Perfect Glass and Liquid in KeyShot

Have you ever wondered how to render perfect looking glass and liquid in KeyShot? It's a topic we're often asked about. Turns out, it's quite easy and we have just the example to show your how it's done. On our forums, Jeff McCartney has created a beautiful rendering of a wine glass using KeyShot. Y[...]
News - Jul 18, 2011

KeyShot 3: What's to Come and Special Deal

If you subscribe to our newsletter (and you should!), you've probably seen a few highlights of what's to come in KeyShot 3. We're excited about it and think you will be to. If for no other reason than it's the first version that introduces KeyShot Animation to your toolset. It's more than simple tur[...]
Tips - Jul 12, 2011

Getting Started with KeyShot

How do you get started with KeyShot? Very quickly. In fact, you probably don't even need a video to show you how. Nevertheless, we have just the "getting started with KeyShot" video for you. If for nothing else, to show you an example workflow you can use to apply to any model you're rendering with [...]
Tips - Jul 6, 2011

The Most Incredible Valve Rendering You'll Ever See

If you've not been to our forum, you may be missing out. Not only do we have some mighty passionate users, we have some mighty passionate users who know how to turn out an amazing rendering in KeyShot. What started as a post on a valve rendering, turned into comments on settings and lighting to get [...]
Customers - Jun 29, 2011

Leafield Environmental: Using KeyShot to Keep You Safe

You're driving through town. You hit something. You look back. Fortunately, it wasn't old Miss Martin and her dog. You've hit a Sentinel Linsign 300 Visibol. What's that? Only one of Leafield Environmental's highly sustainable, 100% recyclable Polyethylene sign bollards. Leafield Highway division, b[...]
Customers - Jun 28, 2011

Why KeyShot is the Easiest 3D Rendering Program Ever.

Perhaps the most common comment we receive from our users is that KeyShot is incredibly easy to use. But more than that, it's easy to get great results. If you're familiar with the KeyShot interface, you'll know we take simplicity and ease-of-use seriously. Simple, minimal and maximum space for your[...]
Contest - Jun 22, 2011

Winners of the KeyShot 5-Minute Rendering Contest

What can be done with KeyShot in 5 minutes? You'd be surprised. You may have seen what Mike Doell did with the iCufflink, and that took a whole 10 minutes. Just last week, we held a contest at Planet PTC with our friends from INTEL and GrabCAD. We gave the participants 5 minutes to show what they co[...]
Customers - Jun 22, 2011

The NUT. Ultimate Protective Case for Your iPhone.

How many iPhone cases do you imagine there are? Now, how many iPhone cases do you think there are that protect your sacred device from wind, rain, mud, 30 foot falls and projectile vomit? One. It's the NUT Case from UK-based Okoqu Limited. Steve Jones and Russell Beard are the brains behind the desi[...]
Customers - Jun 20, 2011

iCufflink Design from Adafruit, Rendered in KeyShot

Your wrists. They're lacking something. No, not the hair you burnt off over the weekend. It's accessories. Your arms lack accessories... blinking, highly durable machined aluminum accessories. The iCufflink design from Adafruit is just that. It's a new, open source electronic cufflink that pulsates [...]