Imagination Technologies ships Caustic Series2 R2500 and R2100 ray tracing acceleration boards
January 31st 2013: Imagination Technologies, a leading multimedia technologies company, is now shipping its Caustic Series2 PC boards, the R2500 and R2100, which accelerate PowerVR OpenRL applications including the Caustic Visualizer? viewport plug-ins for Autodesk® Maya® and 3ds Max® and the Neon viewport in Rhinoceros 5 from Robert McNeel and Associates.
The Caustic Series2 is the first family of high performance ray tracing accelerator PC boards using Imagination's unique ray tracing technologies in the world's first chipset dedicated to high performance, fully interactive ray tracing in a workstation environment.
The Caustic R2500 OpenRL PC board costs just US$1495, targeting the latest high-end workstations. The Caustic R2100 board is priced at an aggressive US$795, intended for upgrading a wider range of mid-range and higher workstations.