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Blender 2.78 Now Includes Spherical Stereoscopic VR

The Blender Foundation was proud to release Blender 2.78 on September 30, 2016. Blender 2.78 is a major update that adds numerous new features and improvements to the popular 3D modelling and animation software, among which we can mention rendering of spherical stereo images for VR (Virtual Reality). Watch the Caminandes VR demo here under.

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Spherical Stereo VR

The Blender "Cycles" engine now supports rendering spherical stereo images for VR, including support for pole merging to reduce artifacts when looking straight up or down. cycles use the power of the GPU engine in Nvidia GTX1080 and similar graphics boards.

Watch the VR Demo

Blender Institute worked with the Google VR team to convert the opening sequence of our latest Llama cartoon into a 360 degree VR experience. More about this demo here.

More Info

Blender is an open-source application that allows you to create a wide range of 2D and 3D models. It encloses professional modeling, texturing, lighting, animation and video post-processing tools. For details, visit