Comparison of 3D transparency rendering in PTC Creo Parametric 2.0 vs Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5

Posted by Tony DeYoung on April 13, 2012

This video compares PTC Creo Parametric 2.0 to Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5 for 3D transparency rendering on an AMD FirePro V7900. AMD and PTC developed a new hardware-accelerated transparency feature called Order Independent Transparency (OIT) (See post on ultra-fast GPU-accelerated 3D transparency mode for Creo Parametric 2.0). With the new OIT users can experience up to 900% faster performance in 3D transparency rendering with AMD FirePro professional graphics cards.  Check out the video to see the first public example of this. This is impressive.

About OIT in Creo 2.0
If you are interested in the technology behind OIT in Creo 2.0, check out this white paper “Order Independent Transparency (OIT) in PTC Creo Parametric 2.0”.


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