Imagination's Caustic Professional Series2 ray tracing R2500 and R2100 PC boards

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Ray tracing acceleration is shipping soonBy making Imagination’s ray tracing technology part of your rendering solution, you can deliver what many have been clamoring for: state-of-the-art real-time, interactive ray tracing. Caustic Professional is part of Imagination Technologies, a global leader in multimedia and communications technologies.

Based in San Francisco, Caustic Professional is changing how interactive cinema-quality 3D graphics are produced, used, and enjoyed. Our solutions, based on Imagination’s PowerVR OpenRL™ and PowerVR Brazil™ API ray tracing technologies, use a unique, patented approach that fundamentally changes the performance and cost metrics for production quality ray-traced images and animated content without cutting corners for quality or functionality.

To pre-order now, visit our Caustic Professional dedicated online shop and select the products you are interested in.

Imagination’s Caustic Professional Series2 ray tracing R2500 and R2100 PC boards [press releases and media coverage]

The Caustic Series2 OpenRL PC boards are designed to accelerate the Caustic Visualizer viewport plug-ins for Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max and will be available for purchase from January 2013.

Storified by Imagination PR Team· Fri, Dec 21 2012 01:10:35

The Caustic R2500 OpenRL PC board, including a copy of Caustic Visualizer, is priced at US$1495 and targets the latest high-end workstations. Meanwhile, the Caustic R2100 board, bundled with a copy of Caustic Visualizer, is a mere US$795 and can breathe some much-needed life back into existing mid-range and higher workstations.
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Alex Voica

Alex Voica

Before deciding to pursue his dream of working in technology marketing, Alexandru held various engineering roles at leading semiconductor companies in Europe. His background also includes research in computer graphics and VR at the School of Advanced Studies Sant'Anna in Pisa. You can follow him on Twitter @alexvoica.

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