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Well, in our own little way. Sundog Software is involved with Project PoSSUM – a program to study noctilucent clouds from manned, suborbital flight next year. It presents an alternative to space tourism where you can conduct real science, and...
YouTube user redpiper1 has updated our demo reel with new footage from our SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK, Triton Ocean SDK, and the SkyMaxx Pro add-on for X-Plane that features SilverLining. As usual, he’s knocked it out of...
YouTube user “redpiper1” has released another amazing fan video of the X-Plane flight simulator. It includes a lot of great shots of the SkyMaxx Pro add-on for X-Plane which is built using our SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK....
Version 3.06 of the Triton Ocean SDK features an improved breaking waves effect, seen here in this image from VT MÄK’s VR-Vantage image generator. The effect now includes a foam texture to represent waves as they start to crest near...
Thank you for a great 2014! Sundog Software continued to grow, with annual sales revenue increasing 27% year over year. Sales remain strong of our SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK and the Triton Ocean SDK. We also saw...
Sundog Software will be changing from a single-member pass-through LLC to an S-Corp for tax purposes in 2015. Why does this matter to you? Well, if you’ve done business with us in the past, you might be reporting our sales...
Version 3.05 of the Triton Ocean and 3D Water SDK now has an option to apply propeller wash (AKA turbulent wake) effects on a per-pixel basis, instead of per-vertex. This leads to smoother prop wash effects, at a small performance...
Version 3.033 of the SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK features an overhauled ephemeris model – this means that the positions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars for a given time and location are now more accurate than...
We’re pleased to announce support for the Oculus Rift DK2 in Triton Oceans & 3D Water for Unity Pro! Developers using the Unity Pro engine can now add real 3D waves into their virtual reality environments. Most water solutions just...
The SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK now features visual simulation of large dust storms, also known as a “haboob”. You’ll find a new SANDSTORM cloud type, and examples of using it in our sample code and in our...