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Features for VRED, VRED Design, and VRED Professional

Virtual prototyping for automotive, industrial design

Videos and images demonstrate the features of VRED™ 3D product visualization and virtual prototyping software. Use VRED to create compelling product presentations, design reviews, and virtual prototypes in real time.

 

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Data preparation & navigation

  • New

    Asset Manager improvements

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Handle assets better with VRED software. 

  • New

    Automotive product interoperability

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Work across Autodesk automotive tools. 

  • New

    Enhanced geometry behavior

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Work with geometries more effectively.

  • New

    Navigation in a scene

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Rely on better control and navigation. 

  • Integrated file converter

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Import a wide variety of file formats with DirectConnect.

  • Import Alias layer structure

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Shorten data preparation time, improve workflow. (video: 0:44 min.)

  • Simple User Interface

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Create imagery faster. (video: 4:23 min.)

  • GeometryEditor

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Set surface normals and split objects by degrees.

  • Scripting API and command terminal

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Extensively customize your software.

  • Asset Manager

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Create predefined asset libraries. (video: 6:53 min.)

  • Camera collision detection

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Navigate through your virtual space more easily. (video: 1:02 min.)

Evaluation workflows

  • Measurement, grid, and ruler tools

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Evaluate model size and proportions.

  • Clipping module

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    VRED supports 3D clipping on digital data.

  • Analytic rendering modes

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Evaluate 3D surface shape, quality, and continuity.

  • Gap Analysis tool

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Evaluate the fit between adjacent surfaces.

  • Annotations

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Attach notes to a 3D model.

  • Alias curvature shader

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Evaluate the degree and tension of NURBS surfaces. (video: 36 sec.)

  • Visual simulation

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Use lighting distribution, color spectrum features.

Presentation

  • New

    Improvements in materials

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Better represent metallic paints. (video: 15 sec.)

  • New

    Functional enhancements

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Core functionality is expanded. 

  • New

    Simplified user interface

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Updated icons simplify the user interface.

  • Animation module

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Create keyframe animations in real time. (video: 2:03 min.)

  • Oculus Rift support

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Evaluate designs with a VR head-mounted display. (video: 0:37 min.)

  • Variants and VariantSets

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Present different configurations of your 3D model.

  • Display options

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Use a wide range of stereo modes.

  • Conferencing and collaboration

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Synchronize two or more VRED instances.

  • VRED app

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Remotely control scenes from most mobile devices. (video: 0:47 min.)

Rendering

  • New

    New modes of curvature analysis

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Analyze NURBS-based surfaces. (video: 2.59 min.)

  • New

    Better results with fewer cycles

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Reduce noise in interior scene rendering. (video: 21 sec.)

  • Multiple rendering modes

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Choose your display quality and speed.

  • Render passes and render layer

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Divide 3D environments into matching planes.

  • Sequencer

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Organize and execute complex batch processes.

  • TrueNURBS

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Build a NURBS topology or rebuild an existing one. (video: 2:09 min.)

  • Spectral rendering

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Achieve color correctness. (video: 30 sec.)

  • Online and offline rendering modules

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Use CPU clustering to shorten rendering time.

Visual setup

  • New

    Pre-rendering shadows into geometry

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Get faster results with for light shadows. (video: 30 sec.)

  • Realistic materials

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Use photorealistic glass, paint, and metal. (video: 1:58 min.)

  • Powerful lighting options

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Control lighting with a variety of features. (video: 3:07 min.)

  • Physical camera settings

    VRED, VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Parameters include focal length and shutter speed. (video: 2:25 min.)

  • Measured materials

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Visualize realistic material behavior.

  • Displacement mapping

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Simulate surface structure based on texture info.

  • Subsurface scattering

    VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Simulate the translucent behaviors of materials.

  • Layered glass material

    VRED DESIGN, VRED PROFESSIONAL

    Simulate thickness for proper index of refraction. (video: 27 sec.)