Geomeric says Enlighten runs on "commodity graphics processing hardware" and can provide effects like fully dynamic lighting, indirect lighting, soft shadows, high dynamic range lighting, and more, all in real time.Here's a video from Geomeric showing you what this technology does:
The company doesn't go into much detail about how the technology works on its website, but it does nevertheless mention that Enlighten can achieve frame rates of up to 100 FPS on "common graphics hardware."
Some screenshots and a video showing off a scene with global illumination and all kinds of fancy lighting effects are available here.
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Posted on Thursday, Mar 08 2007 @ 04:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck