City Engine 2009...
The CityEngine 2009 delivers new innovative tools for urban design and modeling on a citywide scale.
Key highlights of the CityEngine 2009 include:
* Interactive Editing
* Improved 3D Export Capabilities
* Building City Models from Geospatial Data
* Improved Street Geometry
* Occlusion Queries in CGA Shape Grammar
* Generic Reporting for Urban Planning
* Python Interface
* CityEngine Pro with Floating License
The CityEngine 2009 introduces interactive editing tools allowing for intuitive building geometry manipulation. In the so-called immediate mode, complex and highly detailed models are updated at interactive rates
Improved 3D Export Capabilities
The export of CityEngine 2009 comes with major improvements: (1) Large scenes can be handled better with the introduction of flexible mesh-optimization options available for all formats, and (2) the Collada exporter now supports instancing of user-defined assets which makes the CityEngine an ideal asset distribution tool for real-time applications as well as for offline rendering.