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@svenwoop svenwoop released this May 14, 2020

  • Added EMBREE_COMPACT_POLYS CMake option which enables double indexed triangle and quad
    leaves to reduce memory consumption in compact mode by an additional 40% at about
    15% performance impact. This new mode is disabled by default.
  • Compile fix for oneTBB 2021.1-beta05
  • Releases upgrade to TBB 2020.2
  • Compile fix for ISPC v1.13.0
  • Adding RPATH to in releases
  • Increased required CMake version to 3.1.0
  • Made instID member for array of pointers ray stream layout optional again.
Assets 8

@svenwoop svenwoop released this Apr 7, 2020 · 89 commits to master since this release

  • Added round linear curve geometry support. In this mode a real geometric surface for curves
    with linear basis is rendered using capped cones with spherical filling between
    the curve segments.
  • Added rtcGetSceneDevice API function, that returns the device a scene got created in.
  • Improved performance of round curve rendering by up to 1.8x.
  • Bugfix to sphere intersection filter invokation for back hit.
  • Fixed wrong assertion that triggered for invalid curves which anyway get filtered out.
  • RelWithDebInfo mode no longer enables assertions.
  • Fixed an issue in FindTBB.cmake that caused compile error with Debug build under Linux.
  • Embree releases no longer provide RPMs for Linux. Please use the RPMs coming with the package
    manager of your Linux distribution.
Assets 8

@svenwoop svenwoop released this Apr 7, 2020 · 158 commits to release since this release

New Features:

  • Added collision detection support for user geometries (see rtcCollide API function)
  • Passing geomID to user geometry callbacks.

Fixed Issues:

  • Bugfix in AVX512VL codepath for rtcIntersect1
  • For sphere geometries the intersection filter gets now invoked for
    front and back hit.
  • Fixed some bugs for quaternion motion blur.
  • RTCIntersectContext always non-const in Embree API
  • Made RTCHit aligned to 16 bytes in Embree API
Assets 9
Jan 17, 2020
experiment to localize bug

@svenwoop svenwoop released this Jan 10, 2020 · 367 commits to master since this release

  • Added quaternion motion blur for correct interpolation of rotational transformations.
  • Fixed wrong bounding calculations when a motion blurred instance di
    instantiate a motion blurred scene.
  • In robust mode the depth test consistently uses tnear <= t <= tfar now in order
    to robustly continue traversal at a previous hit point
    in a way that guarentees reaching all hits, even hits at the same place.
  • Fixed depth test in robust mode to be precise at tnear and tfar.
  • Added next_hit tutorial to demonstrate robustly collecting all hits
    along a ray using multiple ray queries.
  • Implemented robust mode for curves. This has a small performance impact but
    fixes bounding problems with flat curves.
  • Implemented issue with motion blur builder where number of time segments
    for SAH heuristic were counted wrong due to some numerical issues.
  • Fixed an accuracy issue with rendering very short fat curves.
  • rtcCommitScene can now get called during rendering from multiple threads
    to lazily build geometry. When TBB is used this causes a much lower overhead
    than using rtcJoinCommitScene.
  • Geometries can now get attached to multiple scenes at the same time, which
    simplifies mapping general scene graphs to API.
  • Updated to TBB 2019.9 for release builds.
  • Fixed a bug in the BVH builder for Grid geometries.
  • Added macOS Catalina support to Embree releases.
Assets 9
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