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As the end of the year approaches, it might be worth asking your boss if any budget is left over for technology purposes. Often, you’ll have some funds available that are “use it or lose it” by the end of...
We’ve been investing a lot of energy lately into developing a thread-safe API for SilverLining, but we haven’t forgotten the importance of visual improvements as well! Your virtual skies not only need to be fast, they need to look convincing,...
Heads-up, SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK users! Our latest update, version 5.30, has some minor but important API changes you’ll need to know about. As we’re refactoring SilverLining to be thread-safe (and therefore better positioned for VR and...
Sundog Software’s subsidiary, Sundog Education, has released another new course: Autonomous Cars: Deep Learning and Computer Vision in Python! I’ll be honest – we’re posting about it here mostly for SEO purposes. But, I bet a lot of you who...
Sundog Software’s subsidiary, Sundog Education has a mission of teaching valuable techinical skills to students around the world at low cost. Over 180,000 students from 180 different countries have learned the basics of data science, machine learning, big data, cloud...
At Sundog Software, our main focus right now is a big internal re-architecture of the SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK to make it thread-safe. The objective is to allow you to cull, update, and draw SilverLining from different...
Pretty often, we get asked why we don’t offer a Unity integration for the SilverLining Sky, 3D Cloud, and Weather SDK or for the Triton Ocean SDK. Well, the reasons we don’t sell a Unity package ourselves are complicated. But...
We rolled out support for multi-threaded rendering in Triton 4.0; the idea was to only call Triton::UpdateSimulation() once per frame, while using the new Triton::DrawConcurrent() function to draw multiple views at once using that shared ocean state. Read the details...
Video producer “Redpiper1” has done it again, creating a great promo video for our latest product: TerraMaxx for the X-Plane flight simulator. TerraMaxx is an add-on for X-Plane that brings seasonal representations for fall, winter, “deep winter,” and summer to...
We’re happy to announce the release of TerraMaxx 1.0, an add-on for the X-Plane flight simulator that brings winter and autumn scenery to X-Plane’s world! Sundog Software developed TerraMaxx together with Maxx-XP. TerraMaxx’s features include: Automatic swapping of X-Plane’s default...