SOLIDWORKS WORLD, San Antonio â€“ Jan. 25, 2011 â€“ LuxologyÂ® LLC today announced the availability of the Studio Environment Set 1 (SES 1) Kit, a new collection of high dynamic range (HDR) spherically mapped images that provide an excellent source of interior lighting for architectural renderings, industrial design presentations, engineering visualization and packaging design. This extensive library of images was produced exclusively for Luxology by Yazan Malkosh of 9b studios and is designed for use with modo 501, Bentley Systemsâ€™ MicroStation and PhotoView 360 from SolidWorks.
SES 1 provides a library of 51 HDR spherical images that provide photographic studio-like lighting for product shots, engineering visualizations, advertising art and packaging shots. The collection is designed for architects, industrial designers, engineers, packaging specialists and CAD visualization professionals who would like to be able to choose studio/interior lighting scenes without investing the time to create custom lighting set ups for each project.
â€œSES 1 will go a long way toward helping modo, MicroStation and SolidWorks users create stunning scenes in mere minutes,â€? said Brad Peebler, president of Luxology. â€œHDR images are an incredibly efficient lighting tool and this specially crafted collection provides users with true studio quality lighting.â€?
Pricing and Availability
The Studio Environment Set 1 Kit is available immediately from Luxology at a price of USD $69. modo 501 is available with dual licenses that support both Mac OS X and Windows. The software sells for a suggested retail price of USD $995 and existing modo users (any version) can upgrade for $395. To see a tour of modo 501â€™s features, and an extensive image gallery, please visit Luxologyâ€™s website at
Based in Mountain View, Calif., LuxologyÂ® LLC is an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software that enhances productivity via artist-friendly tools powered by a modern underlying architecture called NexusÂ®. Founded in 2002 by Allen Hastings, Stuart Ferguson and Brad Peebler, Luxology is home to some of the top 3D engineering expertise in the industry. More information on the company, its licensable Nexus technology, its flagship product modoÂ® and a gallery of artists’ images from the active modo community is available online at
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