KeyShot and Stratasys Collaboration
Stratasys and Luxion are extremely proud that the results of our collaboration are helping designers bring new products to market faster and more profitably. We are excited to share this news and workflow with the Core77 design community with our joint support of the Core77 Design Awards for 2021.
Almost any product designer will tell you that prototyping the shape of a new design with 3D printing is fairly easy. However, accurately simulating color, material and finish, or “CMF,” can take serious time and money. But, thanks to the latest KeyShot 10 3D rendering software and Stratasys J55™ and J8 Series 3D printers, it’s little more than just click and print. The full-color, multi-material Stratasys 3D printers and the latest version of KeyShot from Luxion both now support the new 3MF file format. By saving designs to 3MF, KeyShot 10 produces files ready for printing, with accurate PANTONE™ Validated colors, bump mapping, and the ability to simulate textures like fabric, wood, and glass. The new workflow enables the CMF design phase to start earlier in the design process and can also reduce 3D print modeling time of CMF models to a single day, while traditional modeling for final iterations can take from one to three weeks. Product designers can now reap the rewards of reaching design approval faster, shortening their product development cycles, getting new products to market faster-ahead of their competition and recognizing revenue sooner.
Luxion is the leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology for Designers and Artists. KeyShot is the first real-time ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine based on research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. For over 10 years Luxion and KeyShot have been meeting the visualization needs of creators across all markets, allowing users of all skill levels to create stunning photographic images and animations from 3D digital data.
Luxion's customer list includes many of the Fortune 1000 product manufacturers and major industrial design companies including Chrysler, Fossil, Microsoft, Motorola, Procter & Gamble, Skullcandy and SMART Design.
Stratasys is the world’s leading 3D printing company. For over 30 years we have empowered global businesses to reimagine the way they design and manufacture their products using the very latest in 3D technologies. From industry-leading hardware and the widest range of materials on the market, to intuitive software and world-class customer service – our end-to-end support is designed to ensure our customers get what’s right for their business. We’ve built a reputation as a trusted 3D printing partner for the world’s biggest brands -spanning a variety of industries. From global leaders in aerospace and automotive to pioneering medical startups and giants of the tech world – our proven technologies let them work faster, more creatively and with reduced costs across their operations. In addition to our industry-leading printers and materials, we also provide decades of knowledge, consulting, training, workflow management and end-to-end support.
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