[Bf-committers] Meeting

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at pandora.be
Mon Jul 18 20:16:07 CEST 2016

On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 5:32 PM, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:
> - Ton Roosendaal announces that AMD agreed on sponsoring Blender for two projects;
> one is for supporting Mike Erwin's work on Viewport and upgrading Viewport, another
> one is an internal project to hook up Blender with their new ProRender engine.
> More will be announced next week at SIGGRAPH.

It's great to hear there is funding for the viewport project.

For the other part, am I understanding correctly that AMD is making a
FireRender addon, in the same way as for example Luxrender and PRman?
So outside of the Blender project, but perhaps written by a Blender
developer contributing improvements to the Blender render API?


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