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Shaderlight Cloud Rendering scoops Best in Show award at AIA

Shaderlight Cloud Rendering powered by Limitless Computing is a new innovation not yet launched but it's already wowing the architectural world. At the recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Exposition in Washington DC, Architosh - the online publication devoted to Mac, iOS CAD and 3D software applications - named Shaderlight Cloud Rendering as a runner up in its Best of Show Awards.

Shaderlight Cloud Rendering scoops Best in show award at AIA

Shaderlight deserves recognition as the first cloud-based rendering solution for Google's popular SketchUp rendering program," wrote Anthony Frausto-Robledo, publisher and editor-in-chief of Architosh. "With this unique solution, SketchUp users can produce photo-realistic renders of their models at up to 5x speeds faster than on the desktop and up to 128x faster at animations."

Shaderlight Cloud Rendering powered by Limitless Computing combines the highest quality rendering from Shaderlight, the leading interactive plug-in to Google SketchUp, and proven Cloud technology from Limitless Computing - delivering the fastest and most effective workflow for SketchUp users.

It frees up desktop computers for other work, enabling users to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and offers a low-cost alternative to rendering scenes and animations in-house, pricing starts from under $10.

Shaderlight installs as a plug-in and provides simple, built-in photo-realistic rendering from within SketchUp. It runs on Mac and Windows.

Graham Wylie, CEO at ArtVPS said: "It's fantastic that the benefits of this new innovation are already being recognised. Shaderlight Cloud Rendering enables architects and designers to deliver the highest quality renders, in very little time and at a low cost – meeting the needs of all busy practices today and those who simply can not afford the significant hardware investment required to deliver these results. We're looking forward to seeing this innovative new product transforming practices for SketchUp users going forwards."

This revolutionary new product will be available in June. To register for more information, sign up at


For further information, please contact ArtVPS press office:
Becky Lamont
00 44 (0)1480 498574 / 00 44 (0)7920 888544

About ArtVPS
Founded in 2002, ArtVPS Limited quickly established itself as the leading developer of dedicated rendering hardware, developing the first processor designed exclusively to accelerate ray tracing of 3D data. ArtVPS is today leading the way in developing photorealistic rendering solutions that generate visually accurate representations of 3D scenes. Its revolutionary flagship rendering technology, Shaderlight, is a physically based, progressive ray-tracer that enables interactive, nonlinear changes to the materials, environments, lighting and textures at any stage within the rendering process – even on production-ready images. (

About Limitless Computing Limitless Computing Inc is a Boulder, CO-based company that has been providing cloud computing since 2006 and specializes in Augmented Reality. Limitless Computing brought Augmented Reality to Google SketchUp in 2011 with the release of the mobile application SightSpace 3D for Apple and added Kindle Fire and Android devices in 2012. (

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