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Version 4 of our popular add-on for X-Plane is out now: SkyMaxx Pro 4! “SMP4” is built on the latest version of our SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK, and showcases our new “stratocumulus particle” cloud type, improved precipitation...
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, Saturnalia, or something else – hey, we don’t judge. We just want you to enjoy it, and spend it with people you love. To us, the holiday season is a chance...
We were skulking about the show floor at I/ITSEC 2016, and it was a surreal experience! The most common question I received was “is there anybody who isn’t using your software here?” SilverLining‘s 3D clouds and skies, and Triton‘s 3D...
An important change was rolled out in SilverLining 4.074 that may affect customers with synced, multi-monitor or multi-channel displays. Our guidelines for multiple displays used to advise using the srand() function with a consistent random seed value prior to creating...
  • I/ITSEC 2016
The 2016 I/ITSEC conference is just a month away here in Orlando! I/ITSEC is the premier annual conference for the military training and simulation industry, which remains Sundog Software’s bread and butter. We’ve already heard about some exciting displays from...
Version 4.063 of the SilverLining Sky, Cloud, and Weather SDK includes an experimental new representation for overcast clouds – the new STRATOCUMULUS_PARTICLES cloud type. This represents an entirely new way of rendering large, dense cloud layers in SilverLining that we’re...
  • 2016 Top Simulation & Training Company Ribbon
Military Training International magazine has published its 2016 directory of top training and simulation companies – and Sundog Software made the list! We’re proud to be alongside many of our customers in this directory of the most influential companies in...
After hearing rumors that the CUDA Toolkit we’re using for Triton might not work well with the new NVidia 10-series cards, we ordered a NVidia GTX1080 for the office. You know, in the name of science. My god, this thing...
People often forget just how large, and how distant clouds can be. A single cumulus congestus cloud can reach sizes of up to 5km across, and cumulonimbus clouds are even bigger. They’re also a few kilometers up. This all means...
Providing Triton with a height map of your underwater terrain enables features like smooth coastline/water blending, breaking waves at shorelines, and dampening of waves in shallow water. But getting it right can be tricky. Here are a few tips for...