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A frequent question we get is how to use SilverLining’s alluring Atmosphere::EnableHDR() function. Customers are often confused when they enable this, only to be met with a totally white sky. Although high dynamic range is a great thing, you need...
Consider this your fair warning – the current versions of the Triton Ocean SDK (3.91) and the SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK (5.008) will be the last to offer project files, libraries, and support for Visual C++ 6.0,...
With Triton’s 3.91 release expected in a few days, we’re finally taking the plunge and updating the version of CUDA used to accelerate Triton’s wave calculations on NVidia systems – on platforms that support it, at least. What does this...
We’re proud to welcome MetaVR as a customer of our Triton Ocean SDK! They are showcasing some videos of their Virtual Reality Scene Generator (VRSG) and the new 3D ocean simulation capabilities it offers on their website. VRSG’s Triton integration...
As always, Sundog Software’s founder, Frank Kane (that’s me!), will be roaming the halls of Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center at the annual I/ITSEC conference. Every year, the military training and simulation community converges in our town for its biggest...
It’s been awhile since we’ve posted here, but that doesn’t mean we’re not busy! We did lose a couple of weeks from the impact of Hurricane Irma on our office here in Orlando, but we’re back in business now. Let’s...
SkyMaxx Pro, an add-on for the X-Plane flight simulator, now features 3D towering cumulus and cumulonimbus storm clouds! SkyMaxx Pro 4.6 is a free update for any SkyMaxx Pro 4 customer. SkyMaxx Pro 4.6 is built using the new SilverLining...
ORLANDO, Fla. (August 14, 2017) — Sundog Software today released version 5 of its SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK for simulation and game developers. SilverLining 5 offers a new representation of storm clouds, providing more immersive flight training...
We just released Triton 3.81, and it contains “experimental” support for the features we plan to release officially in Triton 4.0. If you want to live on the edge – download it and give the following things a try: OpenGL...
It’s about time to upgrade SilverLining to a new major version – 5.0. Since the release of SilverLining 4, we’ve added lots of new features such as new stratocumulus clouds, DirectX 11.1 support, and countless little performance improvements. The feature...