Philadelphia University Adopts LumenRT for its Groundbreaking GeoDesign Graduate Program
E-on software, the leader in 3D Immersive Nature technologies, today announced that Philadelphia University has joined the LumenRT Luminaries program and has adopted LumenRT as part of its core GeoDesign graduate program. The Philadelphia University GeoDesign program is the first of its kind in the United States, applying GIS technologies to solve sustainable design problems in response to an overwhelming need for professionals in the field.
Visionary GeoDesign professor and former Director of Enterprise GIS for the City of Philadelphia, James Querry leads student work with advanced technologies including GIS, workflow modeling, 3D modeling, BIM and innovative visualization techniques while they help develop and test new tools that inform future industry software.
“We are excited to be working with e-on software and LumenRT as part of our MS in GeoDesign curriculum,” explained Jim Querry, Professor of Landscape Architecture and GeoDesign. “The real-time, 3D immersive visualization capabilities of LumenRT provide a seamless and engaging mechanism to showcase design and planning projects.”
“Philadelphia University is leading the way forward for advanced GeoDesign studies and we enthusiastically support this cutting-edge program,” said David Burdick, Vice President of Marketing at e-on software. “We look forward to helping Philadelphia University advance its state-of-the-art 3D GeoDesign studies and train the next generation of innovative minds serving this growing field.”
LumenRT Luminaries Program
LumenRT Luminaries is a program for leading edge education institutions in the fields of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, GeoDesign, and GIS. The program grants classroom and lab licenses of LumenRT at a 90% discount rate along with education, training and support.
Philadelphia University M.S. in GeoDesign Program
The MS in GeoDesign program is a 36-credit post professional degree primarily for designers, planners, geographers and civil engineers. GeoDesign students are directly involved in collaborative applied research projects with industry partners, state and federal grants, and community partnerships.
Graduates possess sought-after skills and are well prepared for dynamic careers in interdisciplinary firms, state and federal agencies, NGOs, academia and more. For more information, please visit www.philau.edu/msgeodesign.
LumenRT 4 Studio is the most comprehensive system for transforming 3D models and designs into rich, nature-filled videos, images and real-time immersive experiences. Developed by the leading provider of natural scenery technology for the CG and movie industry, e-on software’s LumenRT 4 Studio delivers breathtaking realism, superior performance and ground-breaking ease of use.
The primary value proposition of LumenRT Immersive Nature is to win business by packaging ideas and designs into compelling stories. With LumenRT, ideas come alive and designs are more fully understood by all participants. By presenting and sharing a more complete design experience, LumenRT users have reported transformative results with higher client win percentages, improved quality, and fewer downstream errors.
About e-on software
E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments (Vue, Ozone, Plant Factory and Carbon Scatter), as well as real-time immersive visualization tools for Architecture and GeoDesign (LumenRT). Offering a wide array of Digital Nature products and applications, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, educational and entertainment industries.
E-on software products were used in feature films such as as as “Epic”,”Hunger Games”, “Upside Down”, “Hugo”, “Tintin”, “Super 8”, “Thor”, “Avatar”, “Clash of the Titans”, “Sucker Punch”, “Despicable Me 1 & 2”, “Ice Age 4”, “The Wolf Man”, “2012”, “Lovely Bones”, “GI Joe – The Rise of the Cobra”, “Land of the Lost”, “Terminator 4, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “Indiana Jones 4”, “Monster Vs Aliens”, “Australia”, “The Spiderwick Chronicles”, “KungFu Panda”, “Pirates of the Caribbean 2” and TV series such as “Spartacus”, “Smallville”, “Battlestar Gallactica”, “Caprica”, “Stargate Atlantis”, “Stargate Continuum”, and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software’s Spotlights section: www.e-onsoftware.com/spotlight.
E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer’s creativity. By investing significant resources into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning Digital Nature scenery.
E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with an European office in Paris, France.
Visit their website at http://www.e-onsoftware.com.